Code Like a Girl!
May 8, 2017 – 7:08 am | Comments Off

Hey, Girls! Want to learn how to code? Join us in the Main Makerspace for an ongoing series of coding activities to show the world how to code like a girl! Ages 7 – 12.
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Summer Reading Program
Summer Reading Program

Build a Better World with us this summer at the Lafayette Public Library! Children up to 12 years old can join our Summer Reading Program beginning May 15 at any Lafayette Public Library location. They can …

Crafternoon
Crafternoon

Come play with us! We will set out some craft supplies for you to drop in and join us for crafty fun. Ages 5 – 12.
Thursdays: June 29, July 20
2:00 – 3:00 PM
North Regional Library

Whispers of My Soul: Encaustic Art by Trudie Bowden Wolking
Whispers of My Soul: Encaustic Art by Trudie Bowden Wolking

Whispers of My Soul:
Encaustic Art by Trudie Bowden Wolking
June 9 – September 7
Main Library

Free Audiobooks with SYNC
Free Audiobooks with SYNC

SYNC Audiobooks are now available to download, and they’re completely free! SYNC is a free summer audiobook program for teens ages 13 and up. It runs April 27 through August 17th, with two audiobooks available …

Hampstead Stage Company Presents: Beauty and the Beast
Hampstead Stage Company Presents: Beauty and the Beast

Presented by the Hampstead Stage Company: Beauty and the Beast is a classic French tale that tells the story of a young girl, Belle, who is sent by her father to live in a beautiful palace …

They Came From the Darkness: James McDowell
They Came From the Darkness: James McDowell

They Came From the Darkness:
Fused Glass and Encaustic Art by James McDowell
June 9 – September 7
Main Library

Murder in the Stacks
Murder in the Stacks

*GASP* There’s been a nefarious murder in the library! It’s up to you and fellow teens to follow the clues and bring the perpetrator to justice. Registration begins Monday, June 5. Open to teens. NOTE: …

Discover Genealogy
Discover Genealogy

The Lafayette Genealogical Society presents “Genealogy 101″ on the first Saturday of each month at 9:30 AM. Anyone interested in genealogy or local history may attend these presentations.
Saturdays: July 1, August 5
9:30 – 10:30 AM
Main …

Library Closure: Independence Day
Library Closure: Independence Day

In honor of Independence Day, all Lafayette Public Library locations will be closed on Tuesday, July 4.
Did you know that the Main Library has a flag recycling bin? Bring by your worn flags so that they can be properly recycled.

Boardgame Basement
Boardgame Basement

Ages 15 and up. Meetup for adults to play their favorite board games – bring your own or come play one of ours! Refreshments provided.
South Regional Library
Wednesdays 6:00 – 8:00 pm
July 12, August 2

Frankentoys – POSTPONED
Frankentoys – POSTPONED

*PLEASE NOTE: This event has been postponed until a later date.
Break them and remake them! Mix and match old toys to create something new. Registration begins on June 26. Open to teens.
Thursday, July 6

Geek Cinema at the Library
Geek Cinema at the Library

Sci-Fi, Fantasy and Superhero films! Open to teens and adults.
East Regional Library
Friday, July 7
3:00 – 5:30 pm
Assassin’s Creed (2016, PG-13, 115 minutes)

Clay Studio Workshop
Clay Studio Workshop

Local artist Adele Devalcourt from Hand Star Clay Studio will guide children through a process of creating a ceramic piece. Registration begins Monday, June 26.
Open to ages 9 – 12.
Friday, July 7
11:00 am – …

Family Fort Night
Family Fort Night

Build forts, hear stories and more! Please bring your own fort-building materials such as blankets and pillows. Open to all ages.
Friday, July 7
5:45 – 7:00 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. Registration begins Monday, May 22.
Friday: July 7
10:30 – 11:30 AM
East Regional Library

Holy Escape Room, Batman!
Holy Escape Room, Batman!

Can you escape Joker’s lair in 30 minutes or less? Find hidden clues and solve puzzles to help Batman save the day! Registration begins on June 5.  Please call your local branch to schedule a …

All Day Anime
All Day Anime

UL Lafayette’s Anime Club is back to host an amazing day of cosplay, anime workshops, snacks, and a drawing contest. Bring a bag lunch. Open to teens.
Saturday, July 8
10:30 AM – 4:30 PM
Main Library

Drum Roll Please with Lady Chops
Drum Roll Please with Lady Chops

Lady Chops, also known as Elizabeth Vidos, is a Louisiana native and talented percussionist whose past work includes performing in the hit Off-Broadway show STOMP. Her one woman drumming show titled “Drum Roll Please” is …

Family Campout
Family Campout

Put on your pajamas, bring a sleeping bag or blanket, and join us for stories and songs around a pretend campfire! Then, head home for a good night’s sleep.  For ages 3 – 11.
Monday, July …

Wine Glass Painting
Wine Glass Painting

It’s even better in a pretty glass! Make a glass to keep or give as a unique gift. Adults only, please. Registration begins Monday, June 26.
Tuesday, July 11
2:00 – 4:00 pm
Main Library
Tuesday, July 18 …