Fandom Friday
February 4, 2019 – 11:36 am | Comments Off

What’s your fandom? Hang out, make friends, and have fun with other members of the fandom community. It’s the perfect place to complain about your ship sinking! Ages 12-18.
March 8 – Attack on Titan
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Sink or Float? The Titanic
Sink or Float? The Titanic

Come learn some interesting facts about the Titanic, then get your chance to create your own “unsinkable” boat! Will it pass the test, or sink like the real Titanic? Ages 7-12. Registration begins Monday, February 11.
Friday, …

Animal Tales (LRT) *CANCELLED*
Animal Tales (LRT) *CANCELLED*

Practice your reading-aloud skills with trained therapy animals from Pet Partners of Acadiana! Ages 5-10. Registration begins Monday, February 11. Call 445-3168 to schedule a time slot.
Saturday, February 23
1:30 – 2:30 pm
East Regional Library

Read Across America Celebration
Read Across America Celebration

You’re invited to Read Across America Celebration! Come enjoy readings of Dr. Seuss’s classic books, meet the Cat in the Hat, eat some cake, and maybe win some giveaways! Ages 3 – 12.
Sponsored by Lafayette Parish …

Marathon Running by Dr. Damien Chaisson (LRT)
Marathon Running by Dr. Damien Chaisson (LRT)

Join Dr. Damien Chaisson of the Cajun Road Runners Club as he discusses the training, nutrition, travel, and recovery involved with marathon running. Ages 10 & up.
Monday, February 25
6:00 – 7:00 PM
South Regional Library

My Pet Is the Best (LRT)
My Pet Is the Best (LRT)

Stop by your local library and bring a photo of your pet with a short description of why your pet is the best. Photos and descriptions will be on display for all to see!
Monday, January …

Manic Monday
Manic Monday

Got a case of the Mondays? Come do homework, play games, or have a snack. We’ve got just the cure for your Monday blues.
Mondays:
February 25; March 25; April 29
5:30 – 7:30 pm
Main Library

Book Bingo
Book Bingo

It’s bingo, but with books! Prizes will be provided. Ages 14 & up. Registration begins Monday, February 11.
Tuesday, February 26
6:00 – 7:00 pm
East Regional Library

Teen Lego Lab
Teen Lego Lab

LEGO-loving teens can hang out, build original creations for display, and explore LEGO Mindstorms in this monthly meetup.
Tuesday, February 26
4:30 – 5:30 pm
East Regional Library

Noisy Art Night
Noisy Art Night

A night of various LOUD art projects, including painting with egg shakers and rubber bands. Dress for a mess! Ages 3-5. Registration begins Monday, February 11. 
Wednesday, February 27
4:30 – 5:30 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 …

Courir de Mardi Gras
Courir de Mardi Gras

Celebrate the traditions of both Cajun and Creole Mardi Gras at the library. Make costumes and learn about Courir de Mardi Gras! Ages 3-12.
Thursday, February 28
4:30 – 5:30 pm
Main Library

Test Prep: Strategies and Resources
Test Prep: Strategies and Resources

Students, get ready for the SAT, ACT, or prepare for AP exams by mastering key concepts and powerful test-taking strategies with fun and engaging videos by Homework Louisiana’s free databases.
Students must have a valid …

All About Chinese Dumplings (LRT)
All About Chinese Dumplings (LRT)

Ms. Carol Wong and her helpers will show how Chinese dumplings are made. Afterward, all will get a taste of these wonderful appetizers! Ages 14 and up. Registration starts Monday, February 11.
Sunday, March 3
3:00 – 4:30 PM
South …

My First Book Club
My First Book Club

Join us as we read and discuss longer picture books and early readers together. We’ll finish with a fun activity and craft based on the book. Children do not need to be reading on their …

Make A Mardi Gras Mask
Make A Mardi Gras Mask

Create your own fabulous mask in time for Fat Tuesday!  Ages 5-12; registration begins Monday, February 11.
Monday, March 4
2:00 – 3:00 pm
South Regional Library

Family Movies
Family Movies

Come watch family movies at your local library!
Wednesdays: 3:30 – 5:00 pm
March 6 - Minions (PG, 2015)
April 17 - Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation (PG, 2018)
North Regional Library

Stranger Things Escape Room
Stranger Things Escape Room

Something strange is happening in Hawkins… Can you figure out this otherworldly mystery before you’re caught in the midst of even stranger things? For ages 14 & up. Registration begins February 11, by phone 261-5778.
Wednesday, March …

Pet-A-Palooza
Pet-A-Palooza

Meet and greet some cool reptiles from all around the world with Schoolhouse Safari then make something to take home to your animal friends. Ages 5 – 12.
Wednesday, March 6
1:00 – 2:30 pm
Main Library

Slime Time
Slime Time

Take your slime-making to the next level! We’ll make fluffy slime, crunchy slime, glittery slime, and more. Ages 7-12. Registration begins Monday, February 11.
Wednesday, March 6
2:00-3:30 pm
South Regional Library

Homemade Fortune Cookies (LRT)
Homemade Fortune Cookies (LRT)

Celebrate Chinese culture in honor of our Lafayette Reads Together selected book, Finding Gobi, and learn how to make homemade fortune cookies. Ages 12 – 18. Registration begins Monday, February 25.
Thursday, March 7
3:00 – 4:30 pm
South …