50th Anniversary of Flat Stanley
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Calling All Kids!
Ages 3-12
November 1 – December 1
Design your own Flat Stanley and take a photo of him on an adventure, around town or across the globe! We want to see your creative Flat Stanley photos, in honor of his …

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Author’s Alley: Book Sale and Signing
Author’s Alley: Book Sale and Signing

Meet and support local authors as they gather to sell and sign their books. Signed books make great gifts! Authors may reserve a table at the South Regional Library by calling 981-1028 by Friday, November …

Surprise Book Gifts! (Ages 5 – 12)
Surprise Book Gifts! (Ages 5 – 12)

December 8 – 26
South Regional Library
Kids, looking for a holiday surprise this year? Why not check out one of our specially-chosen wrapped books? Look under our tree and pick out a beautifully wrapped
book to keep you busy during the holiday season and school break!

FUN-tastic Art
FUN-tastic Art

Ages 7-12. Use exciting art techniques and materials to create unique works of art.
Tuesday, December 9
4:00 – 5:00 PM
North Regional Library
Registration begins Monday, December 1.

Christmas Mouse Ornament
Christmas Mouse Ornament

Kids ages 5–12 are invited to come and make a fun mouse ornament, complete with a candy cane tail! Registration begins Tuesday, November 25.
Tuesday, December 9
4:00 PM
South Regional Library
Tuesday, December 16
4:00 PM
Youngsville Branch
Wednesday, December 17
4:00 …

Recycled Ornaments: Adult Craft
Recycled Ornaments: Adult Craft

Use book pages and embellishments to make old ornaments new again. All supplies will be provided. Registration begins Monday, November 24 at LafayettePublicLibrary.org.
Thursday, December 11
6:00 – 7:00 PM
North Regional Library
Tuesday, December 16
1:00 – 2:30 PM
South Regional Library 

NASA Family Night
NASA Family Night

South Regional Library along with NASA Stennis Center in Mississippi presents Family Night with NASA. Students will have the opportunity to participate in several activities such as: Design an Egg Lander, Launch Your Satellite, Rockets …

Bayou State Book Talks: The Public Art of Robert Dafford
Bayou State Book Talks: The Public Art of Robert Dafford

Thursday, December 11
6:30 PM
South Regional Library
The Center for Louisiana Studies presents this series that allows you to meet authors and fellow readers, explore the writing process, and discover new books.
December’s program will be about the …

Christmas Kids Alive!
Christmas Kids Alive!

Sponsored by the Lafayette Public Library System and the Sigma Alpha Iota musical fraternity, this fun family event features performances by local music students and a reading of “The Night Before Christmas” by Mrs. Claus.
Saturday, December 13
10:00 am – …

Saturday Storytime en Français
Saturday Storytime en Français

Join us for a special Saturday Story Time en Français at the South Regional Library!
December 13
11:00 AM
South Regional Library

Second Saturday ArtWalk
Second Saturday ArtWalk

Join us for the Second Saturday ArtWalk held each month at the Galerie Lafayette in the Jefferson Street Branch. The December ArtWalk will feature “My Photographic Journal” by Barbara L. Kincannon.
Saturday, December 13
6:00 – 8:30 …

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.
December 16
Mrs. Jeffries and the Feast of St. Stephen
by Emily Brightwell

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, December 18
4:00 PM
Planes: Fire & Rescue (2014) 83 min, PG
Tuesday, December 30
2:00 PM
How To Train …

Winter Break Anime for Teens
Winter Break Anime for Teens

Saturday, December 20
1:00 – 4:00 pm
South Regional Library
The Lafayette Public Library and LouisiANIME are bringing anime fun to your winter break! Registration begins December 3.

Teen Advisory Board
Teen Advisory Board

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

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, December 20
2:00 – 3:00 pm
Registration begins Saturday, December 13.
Youngsville …

Button Wreath Craft for Tweens
Button Wreath Craft for Tweens

Kids ages 8–12 will make a cute wreath for the holidays out of buttons. Registration begins Monday, December 1.
Monday, December 22
2:00 PM
South Regional Library

Family Movie Matinee
Family Movie Matinee

Join us at the North Regional Library for a special matinee showing of The Polar Express!
Monday, December 22
2:30 PM
North Regional Library
The Polar Express (2004)
100 min., Rated G

The Christmas Spider
The Christmas Spider

Ages 5 – 12. This heartwarming holiday puppet show encourages kids to sing along to the carols throughout the show.
Monday, December 22
Tuesday, December 23
10:30 AM
South Regional Library

Teen Performance Troupe
Teen Performance Troupe

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 and children. Registration begins November 3.

Reese’s Christmas Trees
Reese’s Christmas Trees

Ages 5 – 12. Make a holiday-theme edible craft using Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups, Hershey’s Kisses and frosting. Registration begins Monday, December 1.
Tuesday, December 23
11:30 AM
South Regional Library