Author’s Alley Book Sale & Signing
October 19, 2016 – 7:34 am | Comments Off

Meet and support local authors as they gather to sell and sign their books. Authors may call the library to reserve a table. Space is limited.
Saturday, December 3
1:00 – 3:00 PM
Main Library (261-5787)
East Regional Library (445-3168)

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Signing Santa
Signing Santa

Come sign away the holidays! Enjoy a fun hour of Christmas songs and signs with a special appearance by Santa himself.  No sign language experience needed. Presented by the UL American Sign Language Club.
Saturday, December …

Homeschool Hangout
Homeschool Hangout

An afternoon of learning stations for Homeschooling Families revolving around different themes! Register online beginning October 24. Open to ages 5 – 12 years.
South Regional Library
Tuesday, December 13
1:00 – 3:00 PM
Main Library
Wednesday, December 14
1:00 – …

Unique Holiday Ornaments
Unique Holiday Ornaments

Join local glass artist Ginger Kelly as you create a dazzling tree decoration. This collaborative craft is fun for parent and child! Ages 5 & up. Registration begins Monday, November 28.
Tuesday, December 13
4:00 – 6:00 pm
North …

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.
North Regional Library
Wednesday, December 14
1:00 PM
East Regional Library
Tuesday, December 20
6:00 PM
Main Library
Wednesday, …

Board Game Café
Board Game Café

Meetup for 20 to 30-year olds. Join us for an evening of games. Play ours or bring one of your own. Coffee and tea will be provided!
Wednesday, December 14
6:00 – 7:00
North Regional Library

Chess Club
Chess Club

Practice chess moves on others. All playing levels welcome. Registration begins Monday, October 24. Open to ages 8 and up.
Wednesday, December 14
6:00 – 7:00 PM
South Regional

Delicious Construction
Delicious Construction

Test your construction skills using graham crackers and icing to build a house good enough to eat! Registration begins Monday, November 28. Ages 5 – 12.
Thursday, December 15
4:30 – 5:30 PM
Main Library

French Fun Day
French Fun Day

Stories, activities and special guests, presented en français! Open to all ages.
Saturday, December 17
10:30 AM – noon
Main Library
 

Holiday I Spy Craft
Holiday I Spy Craft

Create a game to play with your friends over the holidays! Ages 5-12. Registration begins Monday, December 5.
Tuesday, December 20
4:00 – 4:45 pm
East Regional Library
Tuesday, December 20
4:30 – 5:15 pm
Chenier Branch
Wednesday, December 21
2:00 – 2:45 pm
South Regional …

Dickens of a Christmas
Dickens of a Christmas

Wednesday, December 21
1:00 – 3:00 PM
South Regional Library
Make Victorian holiday ornaments and crafts. Adults only, please. Register starting Monday, December 5.

Last-Minute Gifts for Teens
Last-Minute Gifts for Teens

Create delicious desserts to share with friends and family. Registration begins Monday, December 5. Open to teens ages 12 – 18.
Wednesday, December 21
3:00 – 4:00 PM
East Regional Library
Thursday, December 22
1:00 – 2:00 PM
Main Library 

Master Puppet Theater
Master Puppet Theater

Join us for entertaining puppet shows! Open to ages 5 – 12.
East Regional Library
10:30 – 11:00 AM
December 22, 28

Healthy Cooking Social
Healthy Cooking Social

Have fun eating healthy with others! Bring a fully prepared healthy dish and the recipe to share. Adults only, please.
Thursday, December 22
2:00 PM
East Regional Library

Milk and Bookies
Milk and Bookies

Join Santa’s helper for a festive morning of books, crafts and cookie decorating!
Thursday, December 22
10:00 – 11:30 AM
North Regional Library

Christmas Carols Performed by Rene Rost Middle School
Christmas Carols Performed by Rene Rost Middle School

Join Kaplan Rene Rost Middle School Chorus, an award winning group consisting of 6th – 8th grade students, as they perform Christmas carols.
Thursday, December 22
6:00 PM
South Regional Library

Gumdrop Engineering
Gumdrop Engineering

Who can build the tallest or strongest structure? See what you can build with gumdrops and toothpicks! Registration begins Monday, December 5. Ages 7 – 12.
Thursday, December 22
2:00 – 3:00 PM
South Regional Library

Beaded Bracelets
Beaded Bracelets

Thursday, December 22
2:00 – 3:30 PM
South Regional Library
Make a last-minute gift for your bestie or even yourself. Registration begins Monday, December 5. Open to teens ages 12 – 18.

Holiday Hours
Holiday Hours

Please note the following schedule for the upcoming holidays. Happy holidays from the Lafayette Public Library!
Friday, December 23: All locations close at 3:00 PM.
Saturday, December 24: All locations close at 1:00 PM.
Sunday, December 25: All …

All Aboard The Polar Express
All Aboard The Polar Express

Friday, December 23
10:30 AM  – 12:30 PM
South Regional Library
Wear your PJs to watch The Polar Express and enjoy cookies and juice. Ages 3 – 12.

Family Movies
Family Movies

Join us at several branches for Family Movies! Open to all ages.
Tuesday, December 27
2:00 – 3:30 PM
East Regional Library
The Secret Life of Pets (2016, PG, 87 min)
Friday, December 30
2:00– 3:30 PM
Main Library
Finding Dory (2016, PG, 97 …