Library Closure: Fourth of July
May 8, 2016 – 7:02 am | Comments Off

In honor of Independence Day, all Lafayette Public Library locations will be closed on Monday, July 4.

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Twisty Sports Mobile
Twisty Sports Mobile

Make a twisty sports mobile and add all the sports you want to add! Ages 5–12. Registration begins Monday, June 27.
Tuesday, July 12
2:00 – 2:45 PM
South Regional Library
Thursday, July 14
10:15 – 11:00 AM
Milton Branch
(Note: No registration …

Learn to Use Your iPad
Learn to Use Your iPad

Bring your iPad and discover its amazing capabilities! Registration begins Monday, June 27.
Tuesday, July 12
9:30 – 11:30 AM
South Regional Library

LEGO WeDo Workshop
LEGO WeDo Workshop

Builders and brick enthusiasts assemble! Explore the basics of robotics engineering with the fun, easy-to-use LEGO WeDo kits. Take building to a new level! Ages 8–12. Registration begins Monday, May 23.
Tuesday, July 12
2:00 – 3:30 PM
North …

Facebook Basics
Facebook Basics

Learn Facebook basics from one of our experts. Registration begins Monday, June 27.
Tuesday, July 12
2:00 – 3:00 PM
East Regional Library

Minute to Win It
Minute to Win It

Sixty seconds to complete fifteen challenges using common household items. You’ve got a minute to win it! Ages 12–18. Registration begins Monday, June 27.
Tuesday, July 12
2:00 – 3:30 PM
Main Library

Green Cleaning
Green Cleaning

Rebeccah Young of Southern Green Clean will discuss alternatives to chemicals. Learn the science behind these cleaners, as well as tips on how to make your own.
Wednesday, July 13
1:00 – 2:00 PM
East Regional Library

Get Moving by Line Dancing
Get Moving by Line Dancing

Have fun while exercising! Learn to line dance with local instructor Sis Barras.
Wednesday, July 13
10:00 – 11:00 AM
South Regional Library

Life Size Gaming
Life Size Gaming

Play giant versions of Hungry Hungry Hippos, Pac Man and more! Snacks and crafts provided. Ages 9 & up.
Wednesday, July 13
3:00 – 4:30 PM
East Regional Library

Teen Snack Attack
Teen Snack Attack

Learn to create some easy and delicious no-bake recipes! Ages 12–18. Registration begins Monday, May 23.
Wednesday, July 13
1:00 – 2:00 PM
South Regional Library
Tuesday, July 26
2:00 – 3:00 PM
Main Library

Choose Your Own Adventure with AOC
Choose Your Own Adventure with AOC

Make a digital choose-your-own-adventure story with staff from Acadiana Open Channel! Write diverging plot lines, shoot and edit video and let the viewers choose the ending. Ages 12–18. Registration begins Monday, May 23.
Wednesday, July 13
2:30 – …

The Art of the Mask
The Art of the Mask

Louisiana artist Season Bivens shows tweens how to make their own masks. Ages 9–12. Registration begins Monday, May 23.
Thursday, July 14
2:00 – 3:30 PM
Main Library Craft Room
Friday, July 15
2:00 – 3:30 PM
North Regional Library

Sheriff and K-9 Show and Tell
Sheriff and K-9 Show and Tell

Meet a local sheriff and his fellow four-legged officer. Ages 5–12.
Friday, July 15
11:00 – 11:30 AM
South Regional Library

Kiddie Drive-In Movie
Kiddie Drive-In Movie

Make a cardboard car, then climb in to watch a short movie. Ages 2–5. Registration begins Monday, June 13.
Friday, July 15
10:30 – 11:30 AM
East Regional Library 

Teen Library Corps
Teen Library Corps

Teens are invited to help plan children’s programs and suggest future library events.
Saturdays: July 16; August 20
1:00 – 2:00 PM
South Regional Library

DebrisFish
DebrisFish

Trish Ransom demonstrates how to make your trash into a treasure! Registration begins Monday, June 27. Participants must attend both dates.
Monday, July 18 & Wednesday, July 20
6:30 – 8:30 PM
Main Library
Meeting Room (2nd Floor)

Family Field Day
Family Field Day

Bring the whole family for an afternoon of playing games and putting your teamwork to the test. Fun for all ages! Registration begins Monday, June 13.
Tuesday, July 19
2:00 – 3:30 PM
South Regional Library
Large Meeting Room
Saturday, July …

Fun-tastic Art
Fun-tastic Art

Use exciting art techniques and materials to create unique works of art. Ages 7–12. Registration begins Monday, June 13.
Tuesday, July 19
2:00 – 2:45 PM
North Regional Library
Meeting Room

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.
South Regional Library
Wednesdays: July 20; August 17
1:00 – 2:30 PM
Main Library
Wednesdays: July …

Chocolate Games
Chocolate Games

Get in the game…relays, team and word games galore, all with chocolate! Ages 12–18. Registration begins Monday, May 23.
Tuesday, July 19
2:00 – 3:30 PM
Main Library 

Transformation Through Stillness: Meditation Workshop
Transformation Through Stillness: Meditation Workshop

Think you can’t meditate? You can! Our expert guide will demonstrate practices that anyone can master. Adults only, please.
Wednesday, July 20
6:00 – 7:00 PM
South Regional Library
Wednesday, July 27
6:00 – 7:00 PM
Main Library