Drop-In Gaming
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Play Switch or PS4 games, or bring board/card games from home! Ages 12–18.
Wednesday, April 18
4:00 – 5:30 PM
Main Library

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French Fun Day
French Fun Day

Join us for workshops, activities and special guests presented en français. Ages 5-12. Registration begins Monday, February 26.
Saturday. April 21: Culinary Critique with Kelon George, “The Youngest Food Critic in Town”
10:30 – 11:30 AM
Main Library

ACT Practice Test
ACT Practice Test

Take an ACT practice test provided by the Princeton Review in a fully-proctored test-like environment.  Registration begins Monday, April 9th.
 
 

Henna 101
Henna 101

Learn all about the art of henna from expert Laura Westbrook.  Registration begins March 12.
Saturday, April 21
2:00 – 4:00 PM
Main Library

In the Mind of the Maker with Guest Speaker C.E. Richard: Alexandre Mouton House
In the Mind of the Maker with Guest Speaker C.E. Richard: Alexandre Mouton House

Sunday, April 22
2:00 – 3:00 PM (doors open at 1:30 PM)
Alexandre Mouton House/Lafayette Museum
Limited seating and admission is free. Refreshments will be served.
C. E. Richard is a writer and filmmaker specializing in the history, culture, and ecology …

Computer Classes at Lafayette Public Library
Computer Classes at Lafayette Public Library

Our libraries offer free classes for adults at several public libraries in Lafayette Parish. For a list of the types of classes we offer, and to see dates, times and registration information, click here.

Love Our Earth
Love Our Earth

In honor of Earth Day, join us for a showing of Disney Nature’s Born in China (2016, 79 minutes, Rated G) while making an Earth-themed craft. Ages 5-12. No registration required.
Tuesday, April 24
4:00 – 5:30 PM
South Regional Library

#FESTIVALREADY
#FESTIVALREADY

Everything you need for Festival International! Registration begins Monday, April 9.
Tuesday, April 24
4:30 – 6:00 PM
Main Library

Homeschool Hangout
Homeschool Hangout

An afternoon of learning stations for Homeschooling Families revolving around different themes. Registration begins Monday, February 26.
April: Polar Exploration

Crafternoon
Crafternoon

Come play with us! Drop in and join us for some crafty fun. Ages 5 – 12.
Thursday, April 26
2:00 – 4:00 PM
North Regional Library
 
 

My First Book Club
My First Book Club

Join us as we read and discuss longer picture books and early readers together. We’ll finish with a fun activity and craft based on the book. Children do not need to be reading on their …

LPL Coding Club
LPL Coding Club

LPL Coding Club is for young people who like working with computers and want to know more about computer programming. Join the club to learn from each other and take self-guided lessons in programming languages …

Star Wars Day: May the Fourth Be with You
Star Wars Day: May the Fourth Be with You

Celebrate the rich universe of Star Wars with various games, activities, trivia and fun. Wear your best costume or make one with us. May the Force be with you!
Friday, May 4
3:30 – 5:00 PM
Main Library

Tie Dye Workshop
Tie Dye Workshop

Join us for hands-on tie dye fun at the library! We’ll provide all the materials, including a bandana, but feel free to bring a plain white cotton t-shirt of your own!  Registration begins Monday, March 12.
Friday, …

Teen Animanga Club
Teen Animanga Club

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

Star Wars Day: Revenge of the Fifth
Star Wars Day: Revenge of the Fifth

Calling all rebels and Sith lords! Join us for a fun-filled day of Star Wars-themed crafts and activities for the whole family.
Saturday, May 5
11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
North Regional Library

Discover Genealogy
Discover Genealogy

Genealogy 101
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:
May 5
9:30 AM – 12:00 PM
Main Library

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!
Monday, May 7: U.S. History
6:00 – 7:00 PM
South …

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.
Monday, May 7
The Terrible Two by Mac Barnett and Jory John
5:30 – 6:30 PM
East Regional Library

 
 

Red Beans, Rice & Reading
Red Beans, Rice & Reading

The evening will include an interactive storytime, with special guest readers, free books thanks to the Friends of the Lafayette Public Library, special prizes and a meal of red beans and rice provided by sponsors.

Master Gardening Series
Master Gardening Series

Master Gardening Series – learn the basics of gardening in the deep south. Presented by the Lafayette Parish Master Gardeners.
May 8: Year-Round Color
6:30 – 7:30 PM
East Regional Library