Transformation Through Stillness: Meditation Workshop
May 8, 2016 – 10:36 am | Comments Off

Think you can’t meditate? You can! Our expert guide will demonstrate practices that anyone can master. Adults only, please.
Wednesday, June 1
6:00 – 7:00 PM
North Regional Library

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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.
Please note that the June 1 Chocolate Games has been canceled. We apologize for any inconvenience.
Wednesday, June 8
2:30 …

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: June 15; July 20; August 17
1:00 – 2:30 PM
Main …

Intro to Yoga and Meditation
Intro to Yoga and Meditation

Empowering teens with inner peace and outer strength. Please bring a yoga mat. Ages 12–18.
Wednesdays: June 8, 15, 22
3:00 – 4:00 PM
North Regional Library

Crafternoon!
Crafternoon!

Come play with us! We will open up the Craft Room for you to drop in and make summertime crafts. Ages 5–12.
Thursday, June 9
2:00 – 4:00 PM
Main Library Craft Room

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. Registration begins Monday, May 23.
Friday, June 10
10:30 – 11:15 AM
Main Library Craft Room
Monday, June 27
10:30 …

Getting Started with Ancestry.com
Getting Started with Ancestry.com

Learn how to set up a free guest account, build your basic family tree, and search genealogical databases. An active email address is required. Adults only, please. Registration begins Wednesday, June 1.
Saturday, June 11
1:00 – 3:30 …

Dark Bayou: Infamous Louisiana Homicides
Dark Bayou: Infamous Louisiana Homicides

New Orleans college professors and authors Alan Gauthreaux and Daryl Hippensteel will discuss their collection of the most mysterious, bizarre, and often overlooked killings in Louisiana history.
Saturday, June 11
1:00 – 1:45 PM
South Regional Library

The Magic Yo Yo: Matthew Noel
The Magic Yo Yo: Matthew Noel

Yo-yos, juggling, magic, comedy and more! The Magic Yo Yo, Matthew Noel, artfully brings his stage show to audiences of all ages using magic, yo-yos, juggling, and comedy. Ages 3 and up.
Monday, June 13
10:30 – …

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.
Tuesday, June 14
5:00 – 6:00 PM
North Regional Library
Wednesday, July …

Butterfly Snack Bag
Butterfly Snack Bag

Create a cute snack bag that looks like a butterfly. Ages 3–12. Registration begins Monday, May 23.
Tuesday, June 14
2:30 – 3:30 PM
East Regional Library
Storytime Room 

Book Clubs at the Lafayette Public Library
Book Clubs at the Lafayette Public Library

The Lafayette Public Library is pleased to offer multiple book clubs for its patrons at various libraries. We offer book clubs at the Main Library, South Regional Library, North Regional Library, and East Regional Library.
Main …

Make Your Mark
Make Your Mark

Design your own stamps on Styrofoam that can be used to create wall art, cards and more. Ages 5–12. Registration begins Monday, May 23.
Tuesday, June 14
2:00 – 3:00 PM
North Regional Library
Thursday, June 16
2:00 – 3:00 PM
Main …

Comic Book Workshop with Kody Chamberlain
Comic Book Workshop with Kody Chamberlain

Learn the basics of writing and drawing comics with award-winning comic book creator Kody Chamberlain. If you have a passion for comics, webcomics, manga or graphic novels, then you won’t want to miss this exclusive …

Fireside Gathering: Hearthstone
Fireside Gathering: Hearthstone

Join fellow Hearthstone players to talk about the game and enjoy a few battles. Please bring your own device for playing. Ages 12–18.
Tuesdays: June 14; August 16
6:00 – 7:30 PM
South Regional Library

Fourth of July Hat
Fourth of July Hat

Make a fourth of July hat out of red, white and blue! Don’t forget the stars – it’s the fourth of July! Ages 5–12. Registration begins Monday, May 23.
Thursday, June 16
10:15 – 11:00 PM
Milton Branch
(Note: No registration required …

“The Great Pizza Contest” with Page Turner Adventures
“The Great Pizza Contest” with Page Turner Adventures

In a Page Turner Adventure show, the entire audience is the main character, so they’re standing up, sitting down, running, jumping and moving throughout the show – exercising their bodies AND imaginations! In The Great Pizza Contest, …

Candle Making
Candle Making

You choose the color and scent, local artist Connie Boustany shows you how to make it! Ages 12–18. Registration begins Monday, May 23.
Friday, June 17
2:30 – 4:00 PM
North Regional Library
Tuesday, June 21
2:00 – 3:30 PM
Main Library
Wednesday, …

L’Opéra de Lafayette et Lagniappe: Best Loved Arias
L’Opéra de Lafayette et Lagniappe: Best Loved Arias

Think you don’t like opera? Give these arias a try! Enjoy this free concert by local, classically-trained singers.
Saturday, June 18
3:30 – 4:30 PM
South Regional Library

Teen Book Swap
Teen Book Swap

Freshen your book collection and find new faves by exchanging your books with other teens.
Saturday, June 18
11:00 AM – noon
South Regional Library

Teen Library Corps
Teen Library Corps

Teens are invited to help plan children’s programs and suggest future library events.
Saturdays: June 18; July 16; August 20
1:00 – 2:00 PM
South Regional Library