Unplugged Mondays
October 9, 2017 – 4:22 am | Comments Off

Families can unplug and play games of all sorts! Bring your own games or choose from ours. Open to all ages.
Monday, October 23
4:00 – 5:30 PM
Main Library

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Kappa Delta Pi Storytime
Kappa Delta Pi Storytime

Join our Future Teachers for these special Saturday storytimes! Ages 3 – 6.
Saturdays: 10:00 – 10:30 AM
October 28
South Regional Library

Student Support Sundays
Student Support Sundays

Need help getting started on a school project? Sign up for a one-hour slot for one-on-one help from a librarian. Open to all ages. Call to reserve your time slot. Children/Teens: 261-5778; Adults: 261-5787.
Sundays:
October 29
November 5, 12, …

Drop-In Gaming
Drop-In Gaming

Play Wii or PS4 games, or bring board/card games from home! Ages 12–18.
Monday: October 30, 5:00 – 6:30 PM
Wednesday: November 29, 4:00 – 6:00 PM
Wednesday: December 27, 3:00 – 4:00 PM
Main Library

It’s Alive! A History of Frankenstein
It’s Alive! A History of Frankenstein

Dr. William Robinson, Professor of History at Southeastern Louisiana University, presents a discussion of Frankenstein from Mary Shelley to Boris Karloff to Mel Brooks and beyond.
Monday, October 30
7:00 – 8:00 PM
South 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 – November 9
Main Library

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 – November 9
Main Library

Makerspace & Tech Labs: Upcoming Programs
Makerspace & Tech Labs: Upcoming Programs

Come MAKE with us at the Main and South Regional Libraries! Our Makerspace and Tech Labs offer classes in digital media, paper/textile arts, electronics, robotics, and fabrication (3D Printing, Laser Cutting, etc..).

Friends Annual Author Dinner
Friends Annual Author Dinner

Join the Friends of the Library for their Annual Author Dinner featuring local author Dianne Dempsey-Legnon. She is the author of Belair Cove and A Louisiana Soldier: Willis A. Fontenot.
Thursday, November 2
6:30 – 9:00 PM
Petroleum …

Snow Ball
Snow Ball

Step into a winter wonderland with stories, songs, dancing, and an indoor snowball fight! No registration required. Ages 3-12.
Friday, December 22
10:00 – 11:00 AM
South Regional Library

Holiday Greeting Cards
Holiday Greeting Cards

Add a personal touch to this season’s greetings by crafting your own holiday cards. All supplies provided. Adults only, please.
Monday, December 11
1:00 – 2:30 PM
Chenier Branch

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.

Google Docs for Parents & Students
Google Docs for Parents & Students

Teens and kids ages 8 and up can attend this class (with a parent) to learn how to use Google Docs to create and share documents with their peers and teachers.  
Monday, November 6
4:30 – 6:00 …

East Regional Library Health Fair
East Regional Library Health Fair

UL Lafayette nursing students and Minute Med Urgent Care Clinic will offer a variety of free health screenings: blood sugar, blood pressure, pulse oxygen, body composition, stroke screening, vision and hearing. All ages welcome.
Wednesday, November …

Board Game Basement
Board Game Basement

Saunter down to the basement to enjoy board games and tabletop gaming. Feel free to bring your own games. Refreshments provided. Open to ages 15 and up.
Wednesdays:
November 1, 15; December 6, 20
5:30 – 8:30 PM
Main Library

Winter Storytimes
Winter Storytimes

A variety of storytimes are available at many of our branches around Lafayette parish.  For information about the types of storytimes available, visit our storytime page.
For a list of all storytimes available through the Lafayette …

Teen DIY Crafts
Teen DIY Crafts

We’ll provide the craft. You provide the creativity! Come in and make something amazing! Registration begins Monday, October 23.

Wednesday, November 1; 2:00 – 4:00 pm
Wednesday, December 6;  5:00 – 6:00 pm
Wednesday, December 13; 2:00 – …

Crafternoon!
Crafternoon!

Come play with us! Drop in and join us for some crafty fun. Ages 5-12.
Wednesday, November 1
2:00 – 3:30 PM
Main Library

Movie Night with M. Night: the Shyamalan-athon
Movie Night with M. Night: the Shyamalan-athon

Join us for a Shyamalan-athon! Celebrate the modern master of suspense with four of the director’s greatest films. Teens and adults welcome.

All films begin at 6:00 pm:
* November 2: The Sixth Sense (1999, 107 minutes, …

LEGO Club
LEGO Club

Patrons will build unique brick creations based on a given theme! Ages 5 & up; Registration begins Monday, October 23.
Thursdays: Nov 2 & Dec 7
4:00 – 5:00 pm
Milton Branch

La Table Française (The French Table): South Regional Library
La Table Française (The French Table): South Regional Library

French Table South provides a forum for those wanting to improve their verbal skills in both Cajun and Standard French through casual conversation. Historical documentary films and personal narratives are incorporated to make learning fun! Adults …