Mardi Gras Library Closures
February 15, 2017 – 5:04 am | Comments Off

Friday, February 24 (parades)
Main Library closes at 5:00 PM.
Saturday, February 25 (parades)
Main Library closed all day.

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The Cat in the Hat’s Stuffed Friends Sleepover
The Cat in the Hat’s Stuffed Friends Sleepover

Wear your PJs and bring a stuffed friend to the library for a very zany storytime in celebration of Dr. Seuss’s 113th birthday. After storytime, your friend will stay at the library for a sleepover …

Board Game Café
Board Game Café

Meetup for adults to play their favorite board games – bring your own or come play one of ours! Coffee and tea provided.
Fridays: March 3, 17;
April 7, 21; May 5, 19
3:00 – 5:30 PM
Main Library

Hollywood South: Glamour, Gumbo and Greed
Hollywood South: Glamour, Gumbo and Greed

Author Linda Thurman discusses her book on the rise and subsequent corruption of movie making in Louisiana.
Saturday, March 4
11:00 AM – noon
South Regional Library 

The French Table South
The French Table South

La Table Française
Improve your French speaking through casual conversation! Adults only, please. No registration required.
Saturday, March 4
9:30 – 11:30 AM
South Regional Library

The French Table South: La Table Française
The French Table South: La Table Française

The French Table meeting will provide a forum for individuals who want to improve their verbal skills in both Cajun and Standard French through casual conversation. Leaders plan to use historical documentary films, vocabulary, basic …

Read Across America
Read Across America

Read Across America is making a stop at the Main Library! Sponsored by the Lafayette Parish Association of Educators, there will be stories to tell and crafts to make, the Cat in the Hat and …

Holiday Sign Away
Holiday Sign Away

Learn St. Patrick’s Day and Easter-themed signs from UL Lafayette’s American Sign Language Club. No signing experience necessary! Ages 5-12.
Saturday, March 4
10:30 – 11:30 AM
South Regional Library 

East Regional Library Walking Club
East Regional Library Walking Club

All fitness levels welcome! The Walking Club meets each Monday in the library’s entryway to walk around the adjoining park. Adults only, please.
Mondays at 9:30 AM

Unplugged Mondays
Unplugged Mondays

Families can unplug and play games of all sorts! Bring your own games or choose from one of ours. Open to all ages.
Monday, March 6
1:00 – 2:00 PM
Main Library

Start and Finance a Small Business
Start and Finance a Small Business

Explore the feasibility of a business idea, learn to write a business plan and more. Hosted by UL Lafayette’s Louisiana Small Business Development Center.
Wednesday, March 8
5:30 – 7:00 PM
East Regional Library

Vision Boards
Vision Boards

Engage your imagination! Create an artful undertaking that will inspire you to pursue your dreams. Materials provided but feel free to bring personal photos and trinkets.  Registration begins on Monday, February 27.
Wednesday, March 8
6:00 – …

Coloring for Adults
Coloring for Adults

Your focus and creativity will be your utensils, while we provide a plethora of prints and colored pencils. Adults only, please. No registration required.
Wednesday, March 8
1:30 – 2:30 PM
North Regional Library

Thursday Movies at the Library
Thursday Movies at the Library

Join us each Thursday at the South Regional Library for a new movie (or a movie connected to a new movie). Adults welcome.
South Regional Library
981-1028
March 9
7:00 – 8:30 PM
Cloverfield
(2008, PG-13, 85 minutes)

Needle Arts Club
Needle Arts Club

The Lafayette Public Library offers Needle Arts Clubs at two of its locations: the East Regional Library and the Main Library. Join us for stitching fun!
East Regional Library
Join local stitch artists and learn something new! …

Small Folk Studio
Small Folk Studio

An opportunity for toddlers to create and explore are mediums. Caregivers be warned…dress for mess! Ages 18 months – 3 years. Registration begins Monday, February 27.
Friday, March 10
10:30 – 11:15 AM
East Regional Library

Teen Animanga Club
Teen Animanga Club

Watch anime clips and discuss manga favorites in this fun teen gathering! Refreshments provided. Ages 12 – 18.
Friday, March 10
5:00 – 6:30 PM
South Regional Library

“Just Cuttin’ Up” Exhibit
“Just Cuttin’ Up” Exhibit

Just Cuttin’ Up
Fiber Art by Ellen Caillouet
March 10 through June 8, 2017
Main Library

“quilts Quilts QUILTS” Exhibit
“quilts Quilts QUILTS” Exhibit

quilts Quilts QUILTS
Fiber Art by Sheri Martin
March 10 through May 4, 2017
Main Library

Evolution of Diversity in Comics
Evolution of Diversity in Comics

Brannon Costello, Associate Professor at LSU, will discuss race and ethnicity as represented in comic books.
Saturday, March 11
2:00 PM
South Regional Library

Teen Library Corps
Teen Library Corps

Meet friends, earn volunteer time and help plan library events. Open to ages 12 – 18.
Saturday, March 11
1:00 – 2:00 PM
South Regional Library