Chess Club
August 4, 2017 – 2:22 am | Comments Off

Learn the rules and practice your moves. All levels welcome, including beginners! Ages 8 and up. Registration begins on Monday, June 5.
Wednesday, August 23
6:00 – 7:00 PM
East Regional Library

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French Fun Day
French Fun Day

Join us for workshops, activities and special guests presented in français. Ages 5-12. Registration begins Monday, August 21.
Saturday, September 16: Gardening with Bob Châtelain
10:30 – 11:30 AM
Main Library

Teche: A History of Louisiana’s Most Famous Bayou
Teche: A History of Louisiana’s Most Famous Bayou

Alexandre Mouton House/Lafayette Museum and the Lafayette Public Library present
Teche: A History of Louisiana’s Most Famous Bayou
with guest speaker Shane K. Bernard
Sunday, September 17
2:00 – 3:00 PM (doors open at 1:30 PM; Limited Seating)
Alexandre Mouton …

Cane Chair Repair
Cane Chair Repair

Don’t toss it, fix it! Bring your broken chair and learn the various materials, tools and methods used to repair it in this six-session workshop. (See supply list below.)
This is a six-week program; participants must …

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:
September 18; October 23
4:00 – 5:30 PM
Main Library

Beyond Black History Month
Beyond Black History Month

Join us for a screening of Loving (123 minutes, PG-13), the story of one interracial couple’s fight to end miscegenation laws.
Tuesday, September 19
6:00 – 8:00 PM
Main Library

Pirate Party
Pirate Party

Ahoy, mateys! Come to the librARRRy to learn how to talk like a pirate, go on a treasure hunt and do other activities fit for a pirate. Ages 5-12.
Tuesday, September 19
4:00 – 5:30 PM
East Regional …

Adulting 101
Adulting 101

Learn the life hacks that you will need to successfully adult! Open to teens; registration begins Monday, September 11.
Main Library
Tuesday, September 19
3:00 – 4:00 pm

Make Your Own Movie Trailer!
Make Your Own Movie Trailer!

Make your own movie trailer using an iPad and the iMovie app! Ages 8-12. Registration begins Tuesday, September 5.
Wednesday, September 20
4:30 – 6:00 PM
South Regional Library

DIY Teen Crafts
DIY Teen Crafts

Drop in during this open craft time and explore your creativity with a variety of materials. We’ll provide you with snacks and everything you need to make a unique work of art; pains, fuse beads, …

The Art of Construction
The Art of Construction

Interior designers and engineers unite! Construct a room out of paper and create your own tiny world to enjoy. Ages 5-12. Registration begins Monday, September 11.
Thursday, September 21
4:30 – 5:30 PM
Main Library

Whispers of My Soul: Encaustic Art by Trudie Bowden Wolking
Whispers of My Soul: Encaustic Art by Trudie Bowden Wolking

Whispers of My Soul:
Encaustic Art by Trudie Bowden Wolking
June 9 – November 9
Main Library

They Came From the Darkness: James McDowell
They Came From the Darkness: James McDowell

They Came From the Darkness:
Fused Glass and Encaustic Art by James McDowell
June 9 – November 9
Main Library

Citizenship Information Session
Citizenship Information Session

Are you or someone you know interested in the United States Citizenship process? Anne M. Hackett, Community Relations Officer for the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services field office in New Orleans, will present information on …

Next Stop for Author Matt de la Peña
Next Stop for Author Matt de la Peña

Author Matt de la Peña, winner of the 2016 Newbery Medal for his picture book Last Stop on Market Street, will speak about his journey from a reluctant reader to award-winning author. He will talk about what …

Pixelate It!
Pixelate It!

Challenge your child to design and build a video game using our hands-on Bloxels boards! Ages 7-12. Registration begins Monday, September 11.
Thursday, September 28
4:30 – 6:00 PM
Main Library

Crafternoon!
Crafternoon!

Come play with us! Drop in and join us for some crafty fun. Ages 5-12.
Thursday, September 28
4:00 – 6:00 PM
East Regional Library

Star Wars Reads Celebration
Star Wars Reads Celebration

Calling all Jedi! Drop by for fun activities, photo ops, snacks and Star Wars themed-crafts. May the Force be with you! All ages are welcome.
Saturday, September 30
2:00 – 4:00 PM
East Regional Library

ACT Practice Tests
ACT Practice Tests

Take an ACT practice test provided by the Sylvan Learning Center in a fully-proctored test-like environment. Results will be emailed to the test taker. Ages 12-18; registration begins Monday, August 21.
South Regional Library
Saturday, September 16
9:30 AM …

History of Lafayette with Lynn Guidry
History of Lafayette with Lynn Guidry

Join local architect Lynn Guidry for an engaging presentation on the history of the Hub City and the conditions that led to its growth.
Tuesday, October 3
6:30 – 8:00 PM
Main Library

Fuse Bead Creations
Fuse Bead Creations

Melt colorful fuse beads into a work of art! Use patterns to create your own design. Ages 8-12. Registration begins Monday, September 11.
Wednesday, October 4
4:30 – 5:30 PM
East Regional Library