Water Damaged Materials
August 17, 2016 – 8:27 am | Comments Off

Water/Flood Damaged Books
If you can return your water damaged items, do so in person. Do not put wet items in the book drop or items will damage other items. Place items in plastic and bring …

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Pamper Yourself
Pamper Yourself

September is Skin Care Awareness Month.  Carolyn Ward of Paradisus Oasis Wellness Center and Spa will guide you in  the basics of skin care while pampering you with a facial. Register beginning online Monday, August 22. Adults …

Bayou State Book Talks
Bayou State Book Talks

Meet authors and discover new books in this series from the Center for Louisiana Studies.
Tuesday, September 13
6:30-8:00 PM
Madame Grand Doigt by Yvette Landry
Main Library (Meeting Room)
Tuesday, October 11
6:30-8:00 PM
Jean-le-Chasseur et Ses Chiens by Barry Ancelet
Main …

Lego WeDo
Lego WeDo

Builders and brick enthusiasts assemble!  Explore the basics of robotics engineering with LEGO WeDo.  Take building to a new level! Register online beginning August 22.
Main Library
Thursday, September 8
Thursday, October 6
4:30 – 6:00 PM
Chenier Branch
Wednesday, September …

Community Outreach Seminar Series
Community Outreach Seminar Series

How does insurance work? How does court work? How does immigration work? Please join us for these seminars and learn about immigration, insurance and the court system. Seminars will be translated in Spanish.
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Crafternoon
Crafternoon

Come play with us! We will open up the Craft Room for you to drop in and join us for crafty fun. Ages 5 – 12.
Wednesday, September 14
Friday, October 21
2:00 – 4:00 PM
Main Library Craft Room
 

Line Dance @ Your Library!
Line Dance @ Your Library!

Celebrate National Line Dance Week by learning how to line dance with local instructor Sis Barras at the South Regional Library. Adults only, please.
Wednesday, September 14
10:00 – 11:00 AM
South Regional Library

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: September 14; October 12
1:00 – 2:30 PM
Main Library
Wednesdays: September …

Board Game Café
Board Game Café

Meetup for those in their 20s and 30s. Join us for an evening of games. Play ours or bring one of your own. Coffee and tea will be provided!
Wednesdays: September 14, October 12
6:00 – 7:00 PM
North …

Friends Book Sale & Silent Auction
Friends Book Sale & Silent Auction

**PLEASE NOTE: In preparation for the Fall Book Sale, the Friends are not accepting book donations at this time. They will resume taking donations on October 1.**
 
The Friends of the Lafayette Public Library are having …

Airplane Science
Airplane Science

Learn about the science of flight then construct paper airplanes for a paper airplane flying contest. Register beginning Monday, August 29. Open to ages 5 – 12.
Thursday, September 15
4:00 – 5:00 PM
East Regional Library
 

International Dot Day
International Dot Day

Reading of Peter H. Reynolds’ The Dot followed by a discussion of creativity and inspiration while doing dot art projects. Register online beginning Monday, August 29.
Thursday, September 15
4:30 – 5:30 PM
Main Library

Little Scientists
Little Scientists

Ages 3–5. Discover with a science-themed story and hands-on experiments. Registration begins Monday, August 29.
Fridays: September 16 & October 14
10:00 – 11:00 am
South Regional Library
Wednesdays: September 28 & October 26
4:00 – 5:00 pm
East Regional Library

Small Folk Studio
Small Folk Studio

An opportunity for toddlers to create and explore art mediums. Caregivers be warned…dress for mess! Ages 18 months – 3 years.  Register online beginning August 29.
Fridays: September 9 and October 14
10:30-11:30 AM
East Regional Library
Fridays: September 16 …

Snack Attack
Snack Attack

Teens, learn to create some easy and delicious no-bake recipes! Registration begins Monday, August 29.
Thursday, September 8
4:30 – 5:30 pm
Main Library
Friday, September 16
4:30 – 5:30 pm
South Regional
Thursday, October 6
4:30 – 5:30 pm
Main Library
Friday, October 14
4:30 …

French Fun Day
French Fun Day

Stories, activities and special guests, presented en français! Open to all ages.
Saturdays: September 17 and October 22
10:30 AM – Noon
Main Library
 

Dig In! Community Gardening
Dig In! Community Gardening

Saturday, September 17
10:00 AM –  Noon
North Regional Library
Bring your own tools or use some of ours and Dig In! to the Carencro Community Garden behind the library. Help us weed, water and plant (weather permitting). …

Healthy Cooking Social
Healthy Cooking Social

Wednesdays: September 21, October 19
2:00 – 3:00 PM
East Regional Library
Have fun eating healthy with others! Bring a fully prepared healthy dish and the recipe to share.

Homeschool Hangout
Homeschool Hangout

An afternoon of learning stations for Homeschooling Families revolving around different themes! Registration begins August 29.
Wednesdays: September 21, October 19
1:00 – 3:00 PM
Main Library Craft Room

A Visit from Zoosiana
A Visit from Zoosiana

Friday, September 23
4:00 – 5:00 PM
South Regional Library
Show-and-tell with live, native Louisiana animals, including a small alligator! Ages 3 – 12.

Murder, Mayhem and Munchies
Murder, Mayhem and Munchies

Tuesday, September 27
6:00 – 8:00 PM
North Regional Library
Bring a recipe from one of your favorite foodie mysteries and enjoy an evening of tasting and talking about these yummy capers.