Princess Party
February 14, 2017 – 8:28 am | Comments Off

Come to the library to meet Belle, Tiana, and Rapunzel! Hear a story, sing along with the princesses and participate in other royal activities fit for a princess or prince! Come dressed up! Ages 3-12.

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Shabby Chic Birdhouse Decor
Shabby Chic Birdhouse Decor

Use various materials to create a beautiful decoration. Adults only, please. Registration begins Monday, March 20.
Wednesday, April 5
1:00 – 3:00 PM
North Regional Library

Spring Soap Making
Spring Soap Making

Explore the safe and easy melt and pour soap making method with artist Connie Boustany. Add your own herbs and scents to create a personal delight! Adults only, please. Registration begins Monday, March 20.
Wednesday, April 5
6:30 …

LEGO WeDo Workshop
LEGO WeDo Workshop

Builders and brick enthusiasts assemble!  Explore the basics of robotics engineering with LEGO WeDo. Take building to a new level! Ages 7 & up. Registration online for March and April events begins Monday, Febrary 20.
Wednesday, April …

Tabletop Gaming Night
Tabletop Gaming Night

Calling all gamers! Grab your D20 and join us for an evening of strategy games like Catan and Carcassonne. Adults only, please.
Thursday, April 6
5:30 – 8:30 PM
Main Library

Beyond Black History Month Lecture Series
Beyond Black History Month Lecture Series

Beyond Black History Month Lecture Series showcases prominent speakers on the topic of Black History.
Thursday, April 6
6:30 – 7:30 PM
Main Library

Needle Arts Club
Needle Arts Club

The Lafayette Public Library offers Needle Arts Clubs at two of its locations: the East Regional Library and the Main Library. Join us for stitching fun!
East Regional Library
Join local stitch artists and learn something new! …

Teen Animanga Club
Teen Animanga Club

Watch anime clips and discuss manga favorites in this fun teen gathering! Refreshments provided. Ages 12 – 18.
Friday, April 7
5:00 – 6:30 PM
South Regional Library 

Board Game Café
Board Game Café

Meetup for adults to play their favorite board games – bring your own or come play one of ours! Coffee and tea provided.
Fridays:
April 7, 21; May 5, 19
3:00 – 5:30 PM
Main Library

Holiday Sign Away
Holiday Sign Away

Learn St. Patrick’s Day and Easter-themed signs from UL Lafayette’s American Sign Language Club. No signing experience necessary! Ages 5-12.
Sunday, April 9
2:00 – 3:00 PM
South Regional Library 

Tech Assistance
Tech Assistance

Drop in for one-on-one help with your mobile device or learn how to access the library’s collection of eBooks, audiobooks and magazines! No registration required.
Tuesdays:
April 11; May 9
1:00 – 3:00 PM
East Regional Library 

Bayou State Book Talks
Bayou State Book Talks

Meet local authors in this series from the Center for Louisiana Studies.
Tuesday, April 11
6:30 – 8:30 PM
John Troutman: Kīkā Kila: How the Hawaiian Steel Guitar Changed the Sound of Modern Music
Main 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.
Wednesday, April 12
1:30 – 2:30 PM
North Regional Library

Chess Club
Chess Club

Learn the rules and practice your moves. All levels welcome, including beginners! Ages 8 and up. Registration begins on Monday, March 6.

Wednesday, April 12
6:00 – 7:00 PM
South Regional Library 
Wednesday, May 24
6:00 – 7:00 PM
North Regional Library  

Little Scientists
Little Scientists

Discover with a science-themed story and hands-on experiments.
Ages 3–5. Registration begins Monday, February 27.
Wednesday, April 12
4:00 – 4:45 PM
East Regional Library 
 
 

Homeschool Hangout
Homeschool Hangout

An afternoon of learning stations for Homeschooling families revolving around different themes! Ages 5-12. Registration starts Monday, February 27.
Wednesday, April 12
2:00 – 4:00 PM
Main Library
* April: Recycling 

“Just Cuttin’ Up” Exhibit
“Just Cuttin’ Up” Exhibit

Just Cuttin’ Up
Fiber Art by Ellen Caillouet
March 10 through June 8, 2017
Main Library

“quilts Quilts QUILTS” Exhibit
“quilts Quilts QUILTS” Exhibit

quilts Quilts QUILTS
Fiber Art by Sheri Martin
March 10 through May 4, 2017
Main Library

Good Friday Library Closures
Good Friday Library Closures

All library locations will be closed on Friday, April 14 in honor of the Good Friday holiday. Libraries will reopen Saturday, April 15 at their usual times. All library locations will be closed on Sunday, …

Family Movies
Family Movies

Lights! Camera! Action! Fun for the entire family. Open to all ages.
Main Library
Saturday, April 15
2:00 – 3:30 PM
Alice in Wonderland
(1951, G, 75 minutes)
*This movie will be interactive. 

Easter Sunday Library Closures
Easter Sunday Library Closures

All libraries will be closed on Sunday, April 16 in honor of the Easter holiday.