LRT Children and Tween Programs
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The Science of Superheroes
Holy gadgets and gizmos, Batman! Test out the science behind superpowers! Register starting Tuesday, December 27. Ages 9–12.
Tuesday, January 17
4:30 – 5:30 PM
North Regional Library

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East Regional Walking Club
East Regional 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
9:30 am
January: 23, 30
February: 6, 13, 20
East Regional Library

Cane Chair Repair
Cane Chair Repair

Don’t toss it, fix it! Bring your broken chair and learn the various materials, tools and methods used to repair it in this three-session workshop. Registration begins Monday, January 9. See supply list below. Contact …

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

Our libraries offer free classes for adults at several public libraries in Lafayette Parish. For a list of the types of classes we offer, and to see dates, times and registration information, click here.

WWII Guest Speaker: George Schneider
WWII Guest Speaker: George Schneider

George F. Schneider, author of Survivor: Memoirs of a WWII Vet, shares his experiences fighting in the European Theater of the Second World War and answers questions from the audience following the talk.
Tuesday, January 24
6:30 – …

Tech Assistance
Tech Assistance

Drop in for one-on-one help with your mobile device or learn how to access the library’s collection of eBooks, audiobooks and magazines! No registration required.
Main Library
Tuesday, February 21
2:00 – 4:00 PM
East Regional Library
Tuesdays: January 24; February …

Makerspaces & Tech Labs: Upcoming Programs
Makerspaces & Tech Labs: Upcoming Programs

Come MAKE with us at the Main and South Regional Libraries! Our Makerspaces and Tech Labs offer classes in digital media, paper/textile arts, electronics, robotics, and fabrication (3D Printing, Laser Cutting, etc..). Open access hours are …

Play With Your Food
Play With Your Food

Now you can play with your food and eat it, too. It’s science! It’s silly! It’s guaranteed to be yummy. Ages 5 – 12.
Tuesdays:
January 24 & February 21
4:30 – 5:30 PM
Chenier Branch 

Chess Club
Chess Club

Practice chess moves on others. All playing levels welcome. Registration begins Monday, January 9. Open to ages 8 and up.
Wednesday, January 25
6:00 – 7:00 PM
East Regional Library
Wednesday, February 22
6:00 – 7:30 PM
South Regional Library

Little Scientists
Little Scientists

Discover with a science-themed story and hands-on experiments.
Ages 3–5. Registration begins Tuesday, December 27.

Wednesday, January 25
4:00 – 4:45 PM
East Regional Library
Friday, February 3
10:00 – 10:45 AM
South Regional Library
Wednesday, February 22
4:00 – 4:45 PM
East Regional Library
 

Make Your Own Comic Strip
Make Your Own Comic Strip

Create a “super” adventure of your own by using an iPad and the Comic Life app! Ages 9 – 12. Registration online begins Monday, January 9.
Wednesday, January 25
4:30 – 6:00 PM
South Regional Library 

Illustrate It!
Illustrate It!

Join us for a story time featuring past Caldecott Medal winners then create your own masterpiece inspired by their artwork! Ages 5 – 12. Registration begins Monday, January 9.
Thursday, January 26
4:30 – 5:30 PM
North Regional Library 

Teach Your Children to Clean Their Room in 10 Minutes
Teach Your Children to Clean Their Room in 10 Minutes

Professional organizer Sandra McKinney of “Organize It” has the secret every parent wants to know! No registration required.
Thursday, January 26
6:00 PM
South Regional Library

Express Yourself
Express Yourself

Suit up in your own dynamic work of art to show your true superhero self! Ages 5-12. Registration begins Tuesday, December 27.

Thursday, January 26
4:30 – 5:30 PM
Main Library Craft Room
Wednesday, February 8
3:30 – 4:30 PM
South …

National Puzzle Day
National Puzzle Day

Drop by the Main Library at any time during this fun holiday to put a few pieces of our puzzles in place. Or, you can stay a while to finish one! Fun for All Ages.
Main …

Journey to the Twilight Zone
Journey to the Twilight Zone

Join Jordan Prejean and Brian Durant of the Twilight Zone Vortex blog for a screening of Twilight Zone: the Movie and learn about the history and challenges of bringing the classic television series to the …

Cinema on the Bayou Film Festival
Cinema on the Bayou Film Festival

Cinema on the Bayou is an annual eight-day film festival held throughout Lafayette, aimed at advancing the understanding of Cajun and Creole cultures through film screenings, panels and cultural exchanges among French Louisiana, the U.S. …

The Beatles: The Band of the Sixties
The Beatles: The Band of the Sixties

This 60-minute part-history, part-analysis multimedia presentation spans the band’s seminal visits to Hamburg to Beatlemania to Abbey Road. The program will be supplemented with audio clips of music and excerpts from interviews with the band …

Downtown Writers’ Group
Downtown Writers’ Group

Join a group of writers in downtown Lafayette on the first Wednesday of the month for support and discussion of individual writing efforts.
Wednesday, February 1
6:00 – 7:30 PM
Main Library

LRT Documentaries & Discussions
LRT Documentaries & Discussions

Documentary & Talk
Join us for a screening of The Muslims I Know (2008, 56 minutes, Not Rated) and then discuss the book, Ms. Marvel.

Thursday, February 2
Movie: 6:00 PM
Talk: 7:00 PM
South Regional Library
Wednesday, February 22
Movie: 6:00 PM
Talk: 7:00 PM
North …

Tabletop Gaming Night
Tabletop Gaming Night

Calling all gamers! Grab your D20 and join us for an evening of strategy games like Catan and Carcassonne.
Thursday, February 2
5:30 – 8:30 PM
Main Library