Author’s Alley Book Sale & Signing
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Meet and support local authors as they gather to sell and sign their books. Authors may call the library to reserve a table. Space is limited.
Saturday, December 3
1:00 – 3:00 PM
Main Library (261-5787)
East Regional Library (445-3168)

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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.
Tuesday, December 27
2:00 – 4:00 PM
Main Library Craft Room
 

Breakout! Escape Challenge
Breakout! Escape Challenge

Engaging, adventurous and FUN! Can you BREAKOUT? Join us for this team-based escape challenge for teens and adults! Find hidden clues and solve puzzles to complete the challenge and help your team “escape.” Registration begins Monday, November …

DIY Snow Globe
DIY Snow Globe

Wednesday, December 28
2:00 2:45 PM
East Regional Library
Use a baby food jar to make a wintery decoration! Registration begins Monday, December 5. Ages 5 – 12.

Teen Fandom Frenzy
Teen Fandom Frenzy

Wednesday, December 28
4:00 – 5:00 PM
East Regional Library
Let your fandom flag fly! Enjoy themed activities, games and lively debates with your fellow fanatics. The December meeting will be all about Harry Potter, the boy who lived. …

Snow Day at the Library
Snow Day at the Library

Enjoy winter-themed crafts, games and other activities. Open to ages 3 – 12.
Thursday, December 29
10:30 AM – noon
2:30 – 4:00 PM
East Regional Library

Upcycled Pallet Sign
Upcycled Pallet Sign

Thursday, December 29
2:00 – 3:15 PM
Main Library
Join our partners from the Lafayette Habitat for Humanity ReStore to make a personalized sign using a wooden pallet. Registration begins Monday, December 5. Ages 5 – 12.

Who Dunnit?
Who Dunnit?

Thursday, December 29
2:00 – 4:00 PM
South Regional Library
Can you solve the crime? Participate in forensic experiments to find out “who dunnit.” Registration begins Monday, December 5. Ages 9 – 12.

Family Fort Night
Family Fort Night

Friday, December 30
5:45 – 7:00 PM
East Regional Library
Build forts, hear stories and more during this special after hours event. Please bring your own fort-building materials such as blankets, pillows, and flashlights.

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.

Teen Screen
Teen Screen

Join us for awesome movies at your Library! Ages 12 – 18.
East Regional Library
Films begin at 3:00 PM
Friday, December 30: Ghostbusters (2016, PG-13, 116 min.)

“Two Eyes on Nature” Exhibit
“Two Eyes on Nature” Exhibit

“Two Eyes on Nature”
Photography by Gary Meyers and Kerry Griechen
September 30 through January 12, 2017
Main Library

“In and Out” Exhibit
“In and Out” Exhibit

“In and Out”
Paintings by Susan Hamilton
September 30 through January 12, 2017
Main Library

Water Damaged Materials
Water Damaged Materials

Water/Flood Damaged Books
If you can return your water damaged items, do so in person. Do not put wet items in the book drop or items will damage other items. Place items in plastic and bring …

Take the Challenge: Join 100 Book Club!
Take the Challenge: Join 100 Book Club!

Read or listen to 100 books between January 1 and December 31, 2016, and you will become a member of the 100 Book Club. Earn cool prizes and the bragging rights to say you accomplished something few others will! Complete rules are available …

Free Audiobooks with SYNC
Free Audiobooks with SYNC

SYNC Audiobooks are now available to download, and they’re completely free! SYNC is a free summer audiobook program for teens ages 13 and up. It runs May 5th through August 17th, with two audiobooks available …

Create Professional Resumes with Cypress Resume
Create Professional Resumes with Cypress Resume

The Lafayette Public Library now offers Cypress Resume, an online tool that helps you easily create professional-looking resumes in just a few minutes with little-to-no help, regardless of your computer or writing skills. With Cypress Resume, there …

New Online Catalog Now Available!
New Online Catalog Now Available!

The Lafayette Public Library is online with our new catalog upgrade!
If you have a bookmark to the old catalog, please click “ONLINE CATALOG” above and update your bookmarks accordingly.

iPads for Children Available at Main!
iPads for Children Available at Main!

The Lafayette Public Library Children’s Department at  the Main Library is now checking out ipads to be used in the Children’s department. In an effort to provide early and equal access to digital resources, iPads will …

Renew on OverDrive!
Renew on OverDrive!

Did you know that you can renew your ebooks and audiobooks that you have checked out on OverDrive? If there isn’t a hold placed on the item you have checked out, simply log into your …

Download Your Favorite Magazines
Download Your Favorite Magazines

The Lafayette Public Library offers two digital magazine services that allow patrons to check out and read magazines on mobile devices, tablets or computers. You see the same material you get in print. Some of the available magazines …