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Friends of the Library’s Fall Book Sale: Now through Sept.18
August 31, 2021 – 9:35 am | Comments Off

Save the Date! The Friends of the Lafayette Public Library Fall Book Sale takes place this week at the Heymann Convention Center Ballroom.

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Fall-Themed Scrapbook Page Workshop
Fall-Themed Scrapbook Page Workshop

Discover the joy of scrapbooking! Bring one or two personal photos and join us to create a fall-themed scrapbook page or greeting card. You can also modify it to fit an 8″x10″ frame (not provided). Ages …

String Art
String Art

You’re sure to nail this DIY string art using 4 items or less. Wooden you like to join us? Ages 12-18. Registration begins 2 weeks before program start date. 
 
 

Tech Assistance by Appointment
Tech Assistance by Appointment

Got a new device and don’t know how to use it? Want to learn how to download e-books and e-audiobooks on your device via Libby or Overdrive? Tech Assistance to the rescue! Register and someone …

Crafternoon
Crafternoon

Come play with us!  Join us for some crafty fun. Ages 3 – 10. Registration begins 2 weeks before program start date.
 

Halloween Candy Championship
Halloween Candy Championship

It seems as if everyone has a strong opinion about Halloween candy. The Halloween Candy Championship is your opportunity to make that opinion count! Cast your vote here, or stop by the info desks at …

Hurray for PreK!
Hurray for PreK!

Get your little ones ready for preschool at this fun program where we’ll read a story and practice motor skills, all while reinforcing concepts such as colors, numbers, and letters. Ages 3-5. Registration begins 2 …

L’Atelier de la Table Française
L’Atelier de la Table Française

The French Table provides a forum to improve your verbal skills in both Louisiana and standard French through casual conversation. Some knowledge of French is required. 18 & up only.
 
 
 
 

YA Virtual Book Club
YA Virtual Book Club

Do you love young adult books? Join our group LPL YA Virtual Book Club on Goodreads to discuss a new book each month. Also, join us monthly for a Zoom chat with a moderator!

Ask a Virologist
Ask a Virologist

Francois Villinger from the UL Biology Department will be at the library to give a virus update and answer some frequently asked questions: what is herd immunity? Do we have to worry about future COVIDs?  And more. …

Makerspace Basics
Makerspace Basics

Learn the basics of creating and printing on different machines in the Makerspace. Ages 14 and up. Registration begins 2 weeks before program start date.
 
 

Tech Talks: Cut the Cord
Tech Talks: Cut the Cord

Join us for an informal discussion about new technologies and digital services!
 

Meet a Firefighter!
Meet a Firefighter!

Meet a firefighter and tour a fire truck! Ages 3-12. Registration begins 2 weeks before program start date. 
 
 

Workshops for Small Businesses
Workshops for Small Businesses

These workshops will help current small business owners make well-informed decisions and will provide aspiring small business owners with helpful resources. Presented by instructors from Louisiana Small Business Development Center at Lafayette. Registration required – …

Ollie Robot Lab
Ollie Robot Lab

Meet your need for speed with the Ollie racing robot! The power is in your hands as you navigate obstacle courses, execute tricks, and take on other fun challenges. Ages 8 – 12.  Registration begins Monday,

 
 

American Girl Club
American Girl Club

Meet a new American Girl every other month and enjoy activities based on her interests. All dolls, American Girl or other Ages 7-12. Registration begins 2 weeks before program start date.

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 classic (This book club is both in-person and online. Zoom link here).
 
 

East Regional Library Book Club
East Regional Library Book Club

Join us on the first Thursday of each month for an engaging book discussion as we revive our book club in person. Ages 18 & up.
 
 

Homeschool Hangout
Homeschool Hangout

An afternoon of learning stations revolving around different themes for homeschooling families. Ages 5-12.  Registration begins 2 weeks before program start date. 
 

Crafting for a Cause
Crafting for a Cause

LPL is dedicated to making our community a better place. This series of craft programs create items to be donated to charitable organizations. This month we will be making fleece blankets for Emily House.  Ages 14 …

Little Scientists
Little Scientists

Explore the wonders of science with a themed story and an activity. Please come dressed for a mess! Ages 3-5. Registration begins 2 weeks before the program start date.