Lafayette Reads Together selects Haben
December 2, 2020 – 11:24 am | Comments Off

Lafayette Reads Together (LRT) is entering its seventh year as a community-wide reading program and you are invited to be a part of it! This annual event was created to get our community reading, sharing, …

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Snack Attack
Snack Attack

Learn to create some easy recipes! Amaze your friends and families with the snacks you can make. Ages 12-18.
Wednesdays, on Youtube

Classics Book Club
Classics Book Club

Join us at 11:30 am on the first Thursday of each month for a lively discussion of a great classic.
February 4: Beloved by Toni Morrison; Zoom link here.

American Girl Club at Home
American Girl Club at Home

Meet a new American Girl each month and enjoy fun, at-home activities based on her interests. Ages 7-12.
Pick up an activity bag at the South Regional Library while supplies last

January 11: 2021 American Girl of the Year
February …

History Book Club
History Book Club

Join us on the second Tuesday of each month to discuss history books on a variety of topics and eras.
On February 9, we’ll discuss The Fighters: Americans in Combat in Afghanistan and Iraq by C.J. Chivers.

Learn About the Louisiana Center for the Blind
Learn About the Louisiana Center for the Blind

Pamela Allen, the Executive Director of the Louisiana Center for the Blind, will be here to talk about the center and discuss her interactions with Haben Girma.
Join us on Zoom for this program
Wednesday, February 10
6:30 …

Virtual Computer Seminars
Virtual Computer Seminars

Adult patrons can attend virtual computer classes in Microsft Word and Microsoft Excel via Zoom.
Microsoft Excel
Wednesday, February 10
1:00pm – 2:00pm

Mystery Book Club
Mystery Book Club

Join us on the third Tuesday of every month at 6:30 PM for the Mystery Book Club! We read mystery favorites each month.

Romance Book Club
Romance Book Club

Love to read romance? Join us on Zoom for our virtual Romance Book Club. In January we’ll be discussing ”You Had Me At Hola” by Alexis Daroa,  and February will be “Tempest” by Beverly Jenkins. We’ll have discussions …

Virtual Trivia Night
Virtual Trivia Night

Join us for a Zoom-enabled trivia contest in conjunction with Dupré Library that will plumb your knowledge in a wide variety of categories. Register at bit.ly/clubdupre.  Ages 18 & up.
Wednesdays
February 23
6:30 – 8:30 PM

The Wizard’s Dilemma: An Interactive Story
The Wizard’s Dilemma: An Interactive Story

Play through this tale of a mysterious door and a talking cat. Like the Choose Your Own Adventure books, your choices affect the story, so choose wisely! Ages 7 – 12.
 
 
 
 

Cravings, Weight Gain and the Blood Sugar Roller Coaster
Cravings, Weight Gain and the Blood Sugar Roller Coaster

Join Valerie Willis, a Registered Dietitian and the Nutritional Health Coach from Natural Grocers, to learn about how achieving your healthiest weight is not about dieting or even pure willpower, but understanding how certain foods affect …

MiFi Hotspots Available for Checkout at Main Library
MiFi Hotspots Available for Checkout at Main Library

Lafayette Public Library patrons can borrow a MiFi (Mobile WiFi) Hotspot to take the internet wherever they may go. A hotspot is a portable device that provides WiFi internet access to computers, smartphones, and tablets …

DIY Squishies Tutorial
DIY Squishies Tutorial

Learn to make your own squishies with polyfoam, silicone molds, and fabric paint in this video tutorial.
Find it on Youtube, on Tuesday, November 17.

Felt Letter Board
Felt Letter Board

Use your words with this trendy and cute DIY felt letter board craft that will perfectly personalize any space. Ages 12 – 18.
Watch on Youtube on Tuesday, December 15.

Be B.R.A.V.E. Mini Camp
Be B.R.A.V.E. Mini Camp

Be brave and complete the B.R.A.V.E. Mini-Camp where kids will learn to identify and put a stop to bullying behaviors. Kids who take the B.R.A.V.E. pledge can pick up a small prize from the Main …

Get Growing!
Get Growing!

Expert gardening tips presented by the Lafayette Master Gardeners. Ages 18 & up.
Virtual Presentation – Herbs: Garden to Table

 Virtual Presentation - Organic Practices

Learn to Finger Knit
Learn to Finger Knit

Finger knitting is a fun and easy craft! It’s a simple stitch, requires no experience or expertise. All you need is yarn, scissors, and your hands!
Click here to get started!

Personal Time Capsule
Personal Time Capsule

Teens are encouraged to make a personal time capsule using recycled household containers to capture the COVID-19 historical event.

Instructions here

Grow with Google Webinar Series
Grow with Google Webinar Series

Learn how can Google can help your small business succeed! The Grow with Google Programs for Libraries series are self-guided tutorials that you can access at your own pace to learn about Google applications, how to apply for …

Take the 100 Book Club challenge!
Take the 100 Book Club challenge!

Read or listen to 100 books between January 1 and December 31, 2020, and you will become a member of the 100 Book Club. Earn cool prizes and the bragging rights to say you accomplished something few others will! Complete rules are available …