Friends Annual Author Dinner
October 16, 2014 – 8:00 am | No Comment

The Friends of the Library will be hosting its annual Author Dinner on Thursday, October 30.  This year’s event features award-winning columnist Rheta Grimsley Johnson. The dinner will take place at the Petroleum Club from …

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A Moving Tale Presentation of The Wish Fish
A Moving Tale Presentation of The Wish Fish

Ages 5–12. Interactive storytelling and yoga. Register online using the links below beginning Monday, November 3.
Tuesday, November 11
4:00 pm
South Regional Library
Tuesday, November 18
4:00 pm
North Regional Library

SRL Sci-Fi Fantasy Book Club
SRL Sci-Fi Fantasy Book Club

Join us for the South Regional Library Sci-Fi Fantasy Book Club! We meet on the second Tuesday of each month at 6:30 pm.
November 11
The Age of Miracles
by Karen Thompson Walker
The Sci-Fi Fantasy Book Club will not meet …

Princess and Prince Storytime
Princess and Prince Storytime

Wear your finest regal attire for this special royal storytime. Local pageant queens representing the Lafayette and Acadiana areas will read a princess story and take pictures with children.
Wednesday, November 12
10:30 am
North Regional Library
Saturday, November 22
11:00 am
South Regional Library

Bayou State Book Talks
Bayou State Book Talks

Bayou State Books Talks is a free series offered by the Center for Louisiana Studies in partnership with the Lafayette Public Library System.
November 13
6:30 PM
South Regional Library
Genaro Ky Ly Smith
The Land Baron’s Sun: The Story …

Bayou State Book Talks
Bayou State Book Talks

Meet authors and fellow readers, explore the writing process and discover new books in this series from the Center for Louisiana Studies.
South Regional Library 981-1028
Thursday, November 13
6:30 pm
Genaro Kỳ Lý Smith
The Land Baron’s Sun: The …

Popcorn Theater
Popcorn Theater

Enjoy a great movie with free popcorn and drinks! Ages 5–12. All showings take place at the South Regional Library.

Thursday, November 13
4:00 PM
Mr. Peabody & Sherman (2014) 92 min, PG
Tuesday, November 25
2:00 PM
Earth To Echo …

Steampunk and Makers Fair
Steampunk and Makers Fair

Saturday, November 15
11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Parc Sans Souci in Downtown Lafayette
Stop by the Lafayette Public Library tent for a steampunk storytime and craft, maker technology petting zoo and author readings! For a complete list of everything planned for the …

International Games Day @ Your Library
International Games Day @ Your Library

Celebrate International Games Day with Wii games and an assortment of board and card games! Registration begins November 1.
Saturday, November 15
2:00 – 4:00 PM
North Regional Library

Turkey Gobble Cup Craft
Turkey Gobble Cup Craft

Children ages 5 – 12 are invited to come and make a cute turkey centerpiece that will be a great addition to any Thanksgiving table. Registration is required and begins November 4.
Tuesday, November 18
4:00 pm
South …

SRL Sleuths Mystery Book Club
SRL Sleuths Mystery Book Club

Join us for the South Regional Sleuths Mystery Book Club on the third Tuesday of each month at 6:30 pm.
November 18
The Old Buzzard Had It Coming
by Donis Casey
December 16
Mrs. Jeffries and the Feast of St. …

“My Photographic Journal” Photography by Barbara L. Kincannon
“My Photographic Journal” Photography by Barbara L. Kincannon

Photography by Barbara L. Kincannon
Exhibit Dates: November 19, 2014 – January 6, 2015
Galerie Lafayette in Jefferson Street Branch
Featured at ArtWalk on December 13.
Barbara Kincannon feels at one with nature when photographing the birds of Louisiana. …

Lego Club
Lego Club

Children will build different Lego structures based on a theme. Participants must be accompanied by an adult. Ages 7 and up. Registration is required.
North Regional Library
Saturday, November 22
2:00 – 3:00 pm
Registration begins Saturday, November 15.
Saturday, …

Computer Classes at Lafayette Public Library
Computer Classes at Lafayette Public Library

Martin Cooperson, Electronic Resources Librarian, will conduct free classes for adults at several public libraries in Lafayette. For a complete list of programs and times click on the following link. Registration information will be also …

Thankful Picture Frame Craft
Thankful Picture Frame Craft

Bring your favorite picture to frame in this fun, personal picture frame. Registration begins Monday, November 3. Open to children ages 5 – 12.
Monday, November 24
2:00 pm
South Regional Library

Gaming @ Your Library
Gaming @ Your Library

Show how you can brawl with the best in a Super Smash Bros. Brawl or bring board and card games from home! Registration begins November 3 for the November dates and November 24 for the …

Teen Book-to-Movie Discussion
Teen Book-to-Movie Discussion

Tuesday, November 25
4:00 – 5:00 pm
North Regional Library
Join in a guided discussion of The Maze Runner and its movie adaptation. Registration begins November 17.

Teen Performance Troupe
Teen Performance Troupe

Rehearsal:
Tuesday, November 25 10:00 am – noon
South Regional Library
Rehearsals & Performances:
December 22 & 23
9:30 – 11:30 am
South Regional Library
Teen volunteers are needed for voice actors, puppeteers, and behind-the-scenes help for puppet shows to be performed for families …

Teen Advisory Board
Teen Advisory Board

Teens will give voice in the planning of programs, book selections and other resources. Registration begins November 3.
Tuesday, November 25
1:00 – 2:30 pm
South Regional Library
Saturday, December 20
10:00 – 11:30 am
South Regional Library

Thanksgiving Holiday Hours
Thanksgiving Holiday Hours

In honor of the Thanksgiving holiday,all locations of the Lafayette Public Library will be close at 6:00 PM on Wednesday, November 26 and will be closed all day on Thursday, November 27. All locations (except …

Images of America: Carencro
Images of America: Carencro

Saturday, November 29
10:30 am – noon
North Regional Library
Authors Stacey Judice, Kathy Higginbotham and Donna Latiolais discuss and sign their new book about the history of Carencro.