So Bad It’s Good Movie Nights
August 2, 2018 – 2:04 am | Comments Off

A continuing series of movie nights showcasing the very best of the worst, from bad acting and horrific plot holes to deeply flawed decision making.

Tuesdays, 6:00 – 8:00 PM
August 21: Waterworld

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After School Snacks
After School Snacks

Hungry after a long day of class? Come discover yummy recipes that are easy enough to make on your own! Recommended for ages 7-12. Registration begins Monday, August 20. 
Wednesday, September 5
4:30 – 5:30
South Regional Library

Homeschool Hangout
Homeschool Hangout

An afternoon of learning stations revolving around different themes for homeschooling families. Recommended for ages 5 – 12. Registration begins Monday, August 20. 
September: Insects and Creepy Crawlies
October: Kinesiology

Fantastic Films at the Library
Fantastic Films at the Library

Join us for movies that gain a great deal when seen on a big screen.
Thursdays
South Regional Library

Holiday Greeting Cards
Holiday Greeting Cards

Create a set of 20 assorted holiday greeting cards out of 3 pieces of 12”X12” paper. Ages 14 & up. Registration begins Monday, August 20.
Thursday, September 6
2:00– 4:00 PM
Main Library

Intro to LEGO Mindstorms
Intro to LEGO Mindstorms

Learn the basics of LEGO Mindstorms to create a robot in this introductory program. Ages 12 – 18. Registration begins Monday, August 20.
Thursday, September 6
4:00 – 5:30 PM
North Regional Library

Marbleized Paper
Marbleized Paper

Do you admire the kaleidoscopic designs of marbleized paper? If you have ever wondered how such intricate designs are created, sign up for this craft. Ages 18 & up. Registration begins Monday, August 20.
Friday, September …

Craft Stick Lanterns
Craft Stick Lanterns

Make a night light lantern from craft sticks and decorative paper. Ages 12 & up. Registration begins Monday, August 20.
Friday, September 7
11:00 AM – 12:30 PM
Main Library Makerspace

Teen Animanga Club
Teen Animanga Club

Watch anime clips and discuss manga favorites in this fun teen gathering! Refreshments provided. Ages 12 – 18.
Fridays: September 7; October 5
4:30 – 6:00 PM
South Regional Library 

Adulting 101: Resume Building
Adulting 101: Resume Building

Teens will receive hands-on instruction on how to create a resume using Google Docs by Guidance and College Counselor, Caitlin Neal-Jones. Laptops will be provided, but teens are welcome to bring their own laptops or …

Saturday Study Hall: High School Edition
Saturday Study Hall: High School Edition

Students, get ready for the SAT, ACT, or prepare for AP exams by mastering key concepts and powerful test-taking strategies with fun and engaging Videos by Homework Louisiana’s free databases. Computers will be provided, but …

Sights and Sounds of the Bayou
Sights and Sounds of the Bayou

In partnership with the Center for Louisiana Studies, author Margaret Simon will facilitate an interactive writing and zine making workshop in the context of Bayou Song: Creative Explorations of the South Louisiana Landscape, a new release from …

Bring Your Grandparents to the Library Day
Bring Your Grandparents to the Library Day

It’s Grandparents Day! Celebrate them (or another special adult) with an afternoon of crafts, cookie decorating, and more.  Recommended for Ages 3-12. Registration begins Monday, August 20.
Sunday, September 9
2:00 – 3:00 pm
South Regional Library

Family Movies
Family Movies

Come watch family movies at your local library!
Mondays, 5:30 – 7:00 PM
September 10: Early Man (PG, 2018, 89 min.)
October 8: Frankenweenie (PG, 2012, 90 min.)
North Regional Library

Red Beans, Rice and Reading
Red Beans, Rice and Reading

The evening will include storytelling, free books thanks to Friends of the Lafayette Public Library, and a meal of red beans and rice. We’ll have a special guest reader and red beans by a local …

Trivia Time
Trivia Time

Do you think you know trivia? Get a team together and test your skills against others in our monthly themed trivia contests. Let the team with the most trivial knowledge win!
Mondays, 6:00 – 7:00 PM
September 10: Mysteries
October …

Money Smart
Money Smart

Learn how to manage your personal finances and gain financial freedom in these two-part sessions presented by United Way of Acadiana. Participants are encouraged to attend both dates of either Session 1 or 2.
Session 1
Mondays, …

Books & Bites Tween Club
Books & Bites Tween Club

Join our book club! It’s simple: read the selected book then come talk about it with us while enjoying some yummy snacks. Ages 8 – 12.

Game On!
Game On!

Get your game on! Join us for family-friendly video and board games. Open to All Ages. No registration required.

Tuesdays:
September 11; October 9, 23
3:30 – 5:00 PM
Chenier Branch

Bayou State Book Talks
Bayou State Book Talks

Meet authors and discover new books in this series from the Center for Louisiana Studies.
Creoles of South Louisiana by Elista Istre
Tuesday, September 11
6:30 – 8:30 PM
Main Library

American Girl Club
American Girl Club

Meet a new American Girl each month and enjoy activities based on her interests and era. Dolls welcome! (American Girl or other). Ages 7-12.
Registration for August begins Monday, May 21. Registration for September and October begins …