The Shape of Strength
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Compete to build the strongest structure. Registration begins Monday, September 19. Ages 5 – 12.
Thursday, September 29
4:30 – 5:30 PM
Main Library

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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.
North Regional Library
Wednesday, October 12
1:00 – 2:00 PM
East Regional Library
Tuesday, October 18
6:00 …

Board Game Café
Board Game Café

Meetup for those in their 20s and 30s. Join us for an evening of games. Play ours or bring one of your own. Coffee and tea will be provided!
Wednesday, October 12
6:00 – 7:00 PM
North Regional Library

Cyber Security Awareness
Cyber Security Awareness

Online safety is vital in a world more interconnected than ever before. Get tips from the Better Business Bureau of Acadiana on how to recognize and combat cyber crime.
Thursday, October 13
9:30 – 10:30 AM
South Regional Library

Photography Classes
Photography Classes

Learn the fundamentals of picture-taking from internationally-acclaimed photographer Greg Daley.Adults only, please. Registration begins Monday, September 19.
Thursdays, 6:30 – 8:30 PM
South Regional Library
October 13: Basic Concepts
October 20: Photography Equipment
October 27: Post Processing
November 3: Color Space Constraints in …

Make Some Noise
Make Some Noise

Ages 5–12. Enjoy crafts related to Cajun and Zydeco music and culture. Registration begins Monday, October 3.
Thursday, October 13
4:30 – 5:30 PM
Main Library

Halloween Cupcake Wars
Halloween Cupcake Wars

Trick or treat! A creative cupcake decorating competition. Open to teens, ages 12 – 18.
Thursday, October 13
4:00 – 5:00 PM
North Regional Library

Teen Screen
Teen Screen

Teens, come and enjoy awesome movies with us!
Thursday, October 13
6:30 – 8:30 PM
South Regional Library
The Birds(1963, 120 minutes, Rated PG-13)
Friday, October 21
3:00 – 5:30 PM
East Regional Library
Captain America: Civil War (2016, PG-13, 146 min)

Little Scientists
Little Scientists

Ages 3–5. Discover with a science-themed story and hands-on experiments. Registration begins Monday, August 29.
Fridays: October 14
10:00 – 11:00 am
South Regional Library
Wednesdays: October 26
4:00 – 5:00 pm
East Regional Library

Teen Library Corps
Teen Library Corps

Meet friends, earn volunteer time and help plan library events. Open to teens ages 12 – 18.
Saturday, October 15
1:00 – 2:00 PM
South Regional Library
Tuesday, October 18
4:30 – 5:30 PM
Main Library
 

Guest Author Kathi Appelt
Guest Author Kathi Appelt

Meet Newbery Honor-winner and National Book Award finalist Kathi Appelt! Ages 3 and up.
Monday, October 17
In Her Own Words
10:30 – 11:15 AM
South Regional Library
Join her in a storytime with her picture books and a question-and-answer …

Floating Paint
Floating Paint

Create beautiful marbled papers by floating colorful inks on water and combing with a variety of tools -  just as it’s been done for hundreds of years.  NOTE:  This project can be messy, dress appropriately. …

Healthy Cooking Social
Healthy Cooking Social

Wednesday, October 19
2:00 – 3:00 PM
East Regional Library
Have fun eating healthy with others! Bring a fully prepared healthy dish and the recipe to share.

Homeschool Hangout
Homeschool Hangout

An afternoon of learning stations for Homeschooling Families revolving around different themes! Registration begins August 29.
Wednesday, October 19
1:00 – 3:00 PM
Main Library Craft Room

Board Game Bonanza
Board Game Bonanza

Stop by to play your favorite table top games. Open to teens ages 12 – 18.
Thursday, October 20
4:30 – 5:30 PM
Main Library

Explore with Littlebits!
Explore with Littlebits!

Build “useful” gadgets using magnetic electronic modules from our littleBits kits! Open to ages 7 and up. Register online beginning Monday, October 3.
Thursday, October 20
4:00 – 5:00 PM
North Regional Library

Crafternoon
Crafternoon

Come play with us! We will open up the Craft Room for you to drop in and join us for crafty fun. Ages 5 – 12.
Friday, October 21
2:00 – 4:00 PM
Main Library Craft Room
 

Oh, the Horror!
Oh, the Horror!

Work with others to write, film and edit your own horror movie trailer. Registration starts Monday, October 3. Open to teens ages 12 – 18.
Friday, October 21
2:00 – 4:30 PM
Main Library

French Fun Day
French Fun Day

Stories, activities and special guests, presented en français! Open to all ages.
Saturday, October 22
10:30 AM – Noon
Main Library
 

Writing Down Dementia
Writing Down Dementia

This workshop offers caregivers and those who have a loved one with dementia creative expression and support. No writing experience is necessary. Please bring a pen and notebook.
Tuesday, October 25
6:00 – 7:00 PM
North Regional Library

Computer Classes at Lafayette Public Library
Computer Classes at Lafayette Public Library

Our libraries offer free classes for adults at several public libraries in Lafayette Parish. For a list of the types of classes we offer, and to see dates, times and registration information, click here.