Grand Re-Opening of the Main Library
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Please join us for the GRAND RE-OPENING of the MAIN LIBRARY, located at 301 W. Congress Street in Downtown Lafayette, on Monday, July 6, 2015. There will be a flag raising outside the entrance of the …

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Main Movie Matinee
Main Movie Matinee

Ages 5-12. Join us at the Main Library for a matinee!
Friday, July 24
Annie (2014) 118 min, PG
2:00 pm
Main Library

Meet a Firefighter!
Meet a Firefighter!

Tour a fire truck and talk to firefighters after storytime.
Tuesday, July 7
10:00 AM
South Regional Library
 

Superhero Cartooning Workshop with Mike Artell
Superhero Cartooning Workshop with Mike Artell

The workshop will include tips for drawing superheroes and methods to add excitement to your superhero cartoons! Ages 7-12. Registration begins Monday, June 22.
Tuesday, July 7
9:30 – 10:30 am
North Regional Library
11:00 am – 12:00 …

Green Screen Movie Magic with AOC
Green Screen Movie Magic with AOC

Acadiana Open Channel staff walk teens through the art of faking it with one of the most commonly used visual effects in television and movies, chroma key. From virtual sets to motion capture, the ability …

The Art of Herbal Syrups
The Art of Herbal Syrups

Wednesday, July 8
6:00 PM
North Regional Library
Bring summer flavor to your kitchen! Master Gardener and herbalist Lanier Cordell will show simple ways to make unique herbal syrups that bring surprising flavor to iced drinks, cakes and …

Technology for Tots
Technology for Tots

Wednesday, July 8
11:00 – 11:30 AM
Main Library
Ages 3 – 6. Stick around after Story Castle to get hands-on experience with positive and productive apps and activities handpicked for young ones.
 

Super Reader Graphics Fun with Chuck Galey
Super Reader Graphics Fun with Chuck Galey

Kids ages 7 – 12 are invited to come and create some Super Read Graphics with artist Chuck Galey! Create your own superhero, superdog or supercat, and design your own superhero costume! Registration begins Monday, June …

Summer Sweets for Teens
Summer Sweets for Teens

Chocolate goes with everything, particularly fruit! Learn how best to pair chocolate with fruit and other goodies. Registration begins Monday, June 8.
Wednesday, July 8
2:00 – 3:30 pm
Main Library

Recipe Swap
Recipe Swap

What are you making in your kitchen? Bring multiple copies of your favorite recipes and swap with others!
Thursday, July 9
6:00 – 7:00 PM
Main Library

Wild Goose Chase
Wild Goose Chase

Ages 3-12. Matt Sandbank presents his shadow puppet show. Sponsored by the Friends of the Lafayette Public Library.
Thursday, July 9
10:00 – 10:45 am
Carencro Community Center next to North Regional Library

3:00 – 3:45 PM
Main Library

Friday, July 10 …

Superhero Paper Bag Puppet
Superhero Paper Bag Puppet

Join us to make a rockin’ superhero paper bag puppet! Open to ages 5 – 12. Registration begins Monday, June 22.
East Regional Library 
Thursday, July 9
2:00 pm
South Regional Library
Thursday, July 9
2:00 pm
Scott Branch
Thursday, July …

Discover Genealogy
Discover Genealogy

Anyone interested in genealogy is welcome to attend Lafayette Genealogical Society’s “Genealogy 101” series and monthly meetings.  Both meetings are open to the public.
Genealogy 101
9:30 am
July 11, August 1
Main Library
 
Monthly Meeting
July 16, August 20
6:00 PM
South …

Lego Club
Lego Club

Registration begins Monday, June 1 for all June sessions and Wednesday, July 1 for all July sessions. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Ages 7 – 12. Register using the links below.
East Regional Library 
Saturday, July 11
2:00 …

10Drop-In Gaming for Teens
10Drop-In Gaming for Teens

July 23, August 15 
3:00 – 4:30 pm
South Regional

July 13, July 27
2:00 – 3:30 pm
Jefferson Street Branch

Drop in to the library and play some games! Bring board/card games from home or play Super Smash Bros. Registration …

Teen AniManga Club
Teen AniManga Club

Watch and discuss anime and manga favorites while enjoying refreshments. Open to teens ages 12 – 18.
Monday, July 13
1:00 – 2:30 pm
South Regional Library
Wednesday, July 22
6:00 – 7:30 pm
East Regional Library

SRL Science Fiction Book Club
SRL Science Fiction Book Club

The South Regional Science Fiction Book Club meets on the second Tuesday of each month at the South Regional Library. Join us to discuss science fiction favorites!
South Regional Library

2nd Tuesday, 6:30 pm

July 14
Lock In by …

Harvey Rabbit and Friends Show
Harvey Rabbit and Friends Show

One of our patron favorites, Harvey Rabbit and Friends will be at both the East Regional and the Main Library! This program, great for ages 3 – 12, is sponsored by the Friends of the …

FUN-tastic Art
FUN-tastic Art

Ages 7-12. Use exciting art techniques and materials to create unique works of art.
Tuesday, July 14
2:00 – 3:00 PM
North Regional Library
Registration begins Wednesday, July 1.

Dragonfly Workshop for Teens
Dragonfly Workshop for Teens

Trish Ransom, “Debris Artist,” will guide teens in creating a funky dragonfly from junk materials. Registration begins Monday, June 22. Register using the links below.
Tuesday, July 14
2:30 – 4:00 pm
East Regional Library
Wednesday, July 15
2:00 – …

NRL Book Club
NRL Book Club

Join us for the NRL Book Club, which meets on the third Wednesday of each month at 2:00 PM.
July 15

Still Alice by Lisa Genovese

August 19
Lifeboat by Charlotte Rogan