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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Chess Club
Chess Club

A chance to practice your chess moves on other players. All playing levels (including beginners) welcome. Ages 8 & up. Registration begins Monday, August 20.
Wednesday, September 12
6:00 – 7:00 pm
South Regional Library

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.
 

Friends of the Library – Fall Book Sale
Friends of the Library – Fall Book Sale

The Friends of the Library Book Sale will take place from September 14 – 16 at the Heymann Convention Center Ballroom (1373 S. College Rd).  Buy gently used hardcover and paperback books, sold by the inch.

How to Have a Healthy Back
How to Have a Healthy Back

Dr. Damien Chaisson from the Lightfoot Clinic of Chiropractic will share simple tips to keep your back healthy and in running order.
Wednesday, September 12
6:30-7:30 pm
South Regional Library

Teen DIY
Teen DIY

We’ll provide the craft – you provide the creativity! Come by and make something amazing! Ages 12 – 18. Registration begins Monday, August 20.
Wednesdays: September 12; October 10
6:00 – 7:00 PM
East Regional Library

Feed Your Mind
Feed Your Mind

Kids will make a healthy trail mix while having drop-in activities such as more advanced coloring sheets, board games, bingo based on pop culture or current events, trivia and more. Ages 5-12.

Wednesdays: 4:30 – 5:30 …

Harry Potter Book Club
Harry Potter Book Club

Harry Potter fans unite! Join us for spell-binding book discussions, crafts, and activities about all things Hogwarts. Recommended for Ages 10 – 17.
Wednesdays: 4:30 – 5:30 pm
September 12 – Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone …

Pixelate It
Pixelate It

We challenge you to design and build your own video game using our hands-on Bloxels boards! For Ages 7–12. Registration begins Monday, August 20
Thursday, September 13
4:30 – 6:00 pm
East Regional Library

Revolting Recipes
Revolting Recipes

There’s no better way to celebrate Roald Dahl’s birthday than to make some of the delectable delights from some of his books. Hear the story and have some treats! Recommended for Ages 5-12.
Thursday, September 13
4:30-5:30 …

Small Folk Studio
Small Folk Studio

An opportunity for toddlers to create and explore art mediums. Caregivers should dress for mess! Ages 18 months – 3 years. Registration begins Tuesday, September 4.

Saturday Morning Retro Cartoons
Saturday Morning Retro Cartoons

Bring your family to the East Regional Library for breakfast and a selection of classic Saturday morning cartoons from the 80s, 90s and beyond! Be sure to wear your pajamas and bring pillows and blankets. …

Woodturning
Woodturning

The Acadiana Woodturners Society will demonstrate how to turn wood using a lathe, a machine for shaping wood, metal, or other material by means of a rotating drive that turns the piece being worked on against …

Henna 101
Henna 101

Discover the art and history of Mehndi body painting from local artist and Henna expert, Laura Westbrook. Ages 18 & up. Registration begins Tuesday, September 4.

Hospice Provides Hope
Hospice Provides Hope

 What exactly is hospice care? Many people think of “doom and gloom” when they think of hospice, or they feel like they are “giving up.” Hospice sees things differently. It is meant to provide the …

Animal Tales
Animal Tales

Practice your reading-aloud skills with trained therapy animals from Pet Partners of Acadiana! Ages 5-10. Registration begins Tuesday, September 4. Call 981-1028 to schedule a time slot.

Geek Cinema
Geek Cinema

Watch various Sci-Fi, Fantasy and Superhero films at the East Regional Library! Open to teens and adults. 

Weekdays, 6:00- 8:00 pm
September 19: Rampage (PG-13, 2018, 115 min.)
October 22: A Quiet Place (PG-13, 2018, 90 min.)

East Regional Library

Fuse Bead Creations
Fuse Bead Creations

Melt colorful fuse beads into a work of art! Use patterns or create your own design. No registration necessary.
Wednesday, September 19
2:00 – 3:30 PM
South Regional Library

Pirate Party
Pirate Party

Ahoy, Mateys! Come to the librARRRy to learn how to talk like a pirate, track down a hidden treasure, and learn the skills of a true pirate. Costumes welcome! Recommended for Ages 5 – 12.
Wednesday, September …

Teen Artists Round Table
Teen Artists Round Table

In the collaborative spirit of the Algonquin Round Table, an informal group of teen artists meet monthly at the library to exchange ideas, techniques and banter.
Thursdays: September 20; October 18
4:00 – 5:00 pm
North Regional Library

Hot Wheels Speedway
Hot Wheels Speedway

Fun ways to experience math and science concepts through creative play with tracks, ramps, and loops to create the ultimate Hot Wheels race car experience! Recommended for Ages 5-12. Registration begins Tuesday, September 4.