Winter Break Anime for Teens
December 19, 2014 – 11:14 am | Comments Off

Saturday, December 20
1:00 – 4:00 pm
South Regional Library
The Lafayette Public Library and LouisiANIME are bringing anime fun to your winter break! Registration begins December 3.

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HTML for Teens
HTML for Teens

Teens are invited to learn basic HTML webpage coding. Registration begins December 29.
Thursday, January 22
6:00 – 8:00 PM
South Regional Library 

Teen Performance Troupe
Teen Performance Troupe

Teen volunteers are needed for voice actors, puppeteers and behind-the-scenes help for puppet shows for families and children. Registration begins January 5.
Rehearsal
Thursday, January 22
12:00 – 2:00 pm
North Regional Library
Rehearsal & Performance
Thursday, February 19
12:00 – 2:00 pm
North Regional …

Tenth Cinema on the Bayou Film Festival
Tenth Cinema on the Bayou Film Festival

Cinema on the Bayou is an annual five-day film festival held throughout Lafayette, aimed at advancing the understanding of Cajun and Creole cultures through film screenings, panels and cultural exchanges among French Louisiana, the U.S. and Francophone countries. The festival …

Lego Club
Lego Club

Children ages 7 and up are welcome to come and make cool Lego creations! Children must be accompanied by an adult. Register online using the links below.
North Regional Library
Saturday, January 24
2:00 – 3:00 pm
Registration begins …

Saturday Storytime en Français
Saturday Storytime en Français

Join us at the South Regional Library for a special Saturday storytime en français!
January 24 and February 28
11:00 AM
South Regional Library

Lafayette Reads Together: Documentary & Book Discussion
Lafayette Reads Together: Documentary & Book Discussion

This year, Cox Communications presents a new community-wide initiative with the Lafayette Public Library and the Lafayette Parish School System, Lafayette Reads Together. This shared reading and learning experience centers around the same book, which this year is A …

Lafayette Reads Together: Photo Presentation
Lafayette Reads Together: Photo Presentation

This year, Cox Communications presents a new community-wide initiative with the Lafayette Public Library and the Lafayette Parish School System, Lafayette Reads Together. This shared reading and learning experience centers around the same book, which this year is A …

ACT Practice Test
ACT Practice Test

Teens are invited to take an ACT practice test in a fully-proctored test-like environment. This practice test is sponsored by Kaplan, who will provide teens with a comprehensive analysis detailing individual strengths and weaknesses via …

Play Ball
Play Ball

Learn more about the history of African Americans in baseball with this display and movie showing at the South Regional Library.
“African Americans in Baseball” display: February 1 – 28
Movie Showing
Wednesday, February 25
6:30 PM
42: The Jackie …

Lafayette Reads Together: Sudanese Pottery Craft
Lafayette Reads Together: Sudanese Pottery Craft

This year, Cox Communications presents a new community-wide initiative with the Lafayette Public Library and the Lafayette Parish School System, Lafayette Reads Together. This shared reading and learning experience centers around the same book, which this year is A Long …

Valentine Heart Dude Craft
Valentine Heart Dude Craft

Create a cute Valentine Heart Dude for your sweetheart! Made out of a cup with long bendy arms and legs, he’s sure to delight anyone you give it to! Open to children ages 5 – …

Heartfelt Art Journaling
Heartfelt Art Journaling

Create a scrapbook journal with special meaning. Supplies are provided, and you can bring your own mementos. Register online beginning Monday, January 12 using the link below.
Thursday, February 5
1:00 – 2:30 PM
South Regional Library

Mardi Gras Closures
Mardi Gras Closures

Saturday, February 7 (parades)
North Regional closed all day.
Jefferson Street closes at 1:00 PM.
Friday, February 13 (parades)
Jefferson Street closes at 5:00 PM.
Saturday, February 14 (parades)
Jefferson Street closed all day.
Monday, February 16 (parades)
Jefferson Street closes at 5:00 PM.
Tuesday, February 17 (Mardi Gras)
All …

Remembering Lafayette: 1930 – 1955
Remembering Lafayette: 1930 – 1955

Author Ann Dobie will talk about one of her books, “Remembering Lafayette 1930-1955″. Her talk will cover the pre-World War 2 years, development of education and the university, local businesses, entertainment and making a living …

Gung Hay Fat Choy!
Gung Hay Fat Choy!

2015 is the Year of the Goat! Celebrate with an origami craft and food! Registration begins February 2. Open to teens ages 12 – 18.
Thursday, February 12
4:00 – 5:00 PM
North Regional Library
 

Paper Jester Hat
Paper Jester Hat

Kids are welcome to come and make a cool paper jester hat! Open to ages 5–12. Registration begins Monday, February 2.
Friday, February 13
4:00 PM
South Regional Library

Lafayette Reads Together: African Cuisine and Culture
Lafayette Reads Together: African Cuisine and Culture

This year, Cox Communications presents a new community-wide initiative with the Lafayette Public Library and the Lafayette Parish School System, Lafayette Reads Together. This shared reading and learning experience centers around the same book, which this year is A Long …

Family Puppet Theater
Family Puppet Theater

Join us as the North Regional Library Teen Performance Troupe presents a classic tale retold for the ages! Ages 5– 12.
Thursday, February 19
1:30 PM
North Regional Library

Lafayette Reads Together: Chat with Linda Sue Park
Lafayette Reads Together: Chat with Linda Sue Park

This year, Cox Communications presents a new community-wide initiative with the Lafayette Public Library and the Lafayette Parish School System, Lafayette Reads Together. This shared reading and learning experience centers around the same book, which this year is A Long …

Lafayette Reads Together: Discussion & Reception
Lafayette Reads Together: Discussion & Reception

This year, Cox Communications presents a new community-wide initiative with the Lafayette Public Library and the Lafayette Parish School System, Lafayette Reads Together. This shared reading and learning experience centers around the same book, which this year is A Long …