Code Like a Girl!
May 8, 2017 – 7:08 am | Comments Off

Hey, Girls! Want to learn how to code? Join us in the Main Makerspace for an ongoing series of coding activities to show the world how to code like a girl! Ages 7 – 12.
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Tech Assistance
Tech Assistance

Drop in for one-on-one help with your mobile device or learn how to access the library’s collection of eBooks, audiobooks and magazines! No registration required.
Tuesdays: July 11, August 8
2:00 – 4:00 PM
East Regional Library

Needle Arts Club
Needle Arts Club

The Lafayette Public Library offers Needle Arts Clubs at three of its locations: the East and North Regional Libraries and the Main Library. Join us for stitching fun!
East Regional Library
Join local stitch artists and learn …

Edible Architecture
Edible Architecture

Calling all engineers! Come replicate world-famous structures with edible materials. Ages 8-12; registration begins Monday, May 22.
Tuesday, July 11
2:00 – 3:00 pm
North Regional Library

Snack Attack
Snack Attack

Create easy no-bake recipes. Registration begins Monday, May 22. Open to teens.
Tuesdays: July 11
1:00 – 2:00 pm
South Regional Library

Get Ready for the Eclipse!
Get Ready for the Eclipse!

A partial solar eclipse will be visible on Monday, August 21! Lafayette Science Planetarium curator Dave Hostetter will discuss solar eclipses. Patrons will get to make a safe eclipse viewer and decorate solar cookies. Ages …

LPL Coding Club
LPL Coding Club

LPL Coding Club is for young people who like working with computers and want to know more about computer programming. Join the club to learn from each other and take self-guided lessons in programming languages …

Kiddie Coding
Kiddie Coding

Ages 5–8. Enjoy wacky and fun “offline” games to introduce commands and sequencing to budding computer coders. Registration begins Monday, June 26.

Thursday, July 13
2:00 – 3:00 pm
Main Library

Afternoon Snack
Afternoon Snack

Afternoon snack for kids and teens, 18 years of age and younger, this summer. No registration required. Provided by Second Harvest Food Pantry.
Monday-Friday 3:30-4:30 pm
June 12-July 28
Main Library

Storm the Castle!
Storm the Castle!

Use your creativity, along with a little glue and cardboard, to construct a medieval castle. Add knights and dragons, then defend the castle walls! Ages 5-12; registration begins Monday, June 26.
Friday, July 14
2:00 – 4:00 pm
South …

Teen Animanga Club
Teen Animanga Club

Watch anime clips and discuss manga favorites in this fun teen gathering! Refreshments provided. Ages 12 – 18.
Fridays: July 14, August 11
3:00 – 5:00 PM
South Regional Library 

Teen Library Corps
Teen Library Corps

Meet friends, earn volunteer time and help plan library events. Open to ages 12 – 18.
Saturday, July 15
1:00 – 2:00 PM
South Regional Library
 
 
 

Messy Munchkins
Messy Munchkins

Your little ones will squish and smush their way to a good time in this multi-sensory playtime. Dress for mess! Ages Birth – 36 months.
Saturday, July 15
10:30 – 11:30 AM
East Regional Library 

National Ice Cream Month
National Ice Cream Month

July is National Ice Cream Month! Patrons will be treated to a free scoop of ice cream (while supplies last).
Monday, July 17
6:00 – 7:00 pm
Main Library

Unplugged Mondays
Unplugged Mondays

Families can unplug and play games of all sorts! Bring your own games or choose from ours. Open to all ages.
Mondays: July 17
1:00 – 2:30 PM
Main Library

Cardboard Challenge
Cardboard Challenge

If you can dream it, you can build it! Use your imagination to design a creation using cardboard and other recycled materials.  For ages 6 – 12.  Adult participation is required for this program. Registration …

The Legend of Walter Weirdbeard
The Legend of Walter Weirdbeard

Matt Sandbank’s Shadow Factory presents his shadow puppet show. The Legend of Walter Weirdbeard” follows a crew of pirates on their search for buried treasure.  After much tragedy and travail on the high seas, the pirates …

Play With Your Food
Play With Your Food

Now you can play with your food and eat it, too. It’s science! It’s silly! It’s guaranteed to be yummy. Ages 5 – 12.
Tuesdays: July 18
2:30 – 3:30 PM
Chenier Branch  

Chess Club
Chess Club

Learn the rules and practice your moves. All levels welcome, including beginners! Ages 8 and up. Registration begins on Monday, June 5.
Wednesday, July 19
6:00 – 7:00 PM
South Regional Library

Ten Steps to Taking Great Photos
Ten Steps to Taking Great Photos

Want to take pictures that really *POP*?! Learn what professionals do in ten easy steps.  Whether you shoot for hobby, or just want better pics from your phone, this class will help you take that next step! No …

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.
Wednesdays: July 19, August 16
1:30 – 2:30 PM
North Regional Library