Mardi Gras Library Closures
February 15, 2017 – 5:04 am | Comments Off

Friday, February 24 (parades)
Main Library closes at 5:00 PM.
Saturday, February 25 (parades)
Main Library closed all day.

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Study Space for Teens
Study Space for Teens

Need a spot to study, work on a group project or write that paper you’ve been putting off? We’ll provide the space and snacks! Ages 12 – 18.

Medicare: Understanding Your Healthcare Options
Medicare: Understanding Your Healthcare Options

Gain a better overall understanding of Medicare, how and when to enroll and the insurance options available to you. Adults only, please.
Tuesday, March 14
6:00 – 7:00 PM
East Regional Library 

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:
March 14; April 11; May 9
1:00 – 3:00 PM
East Regional Library

Bayou State Book Talks
Bayou State Book Talks

Meet local authors in this series from the Center for Louisiana Studies.
Tuesday, March 14
6:30 – 8:30 PM
Janet Allured: Remapping Second-Wave Feminism: The Long Women’s Rights Movement in Louisiana
Main Library

’80s Craft – Safety Pin Bracelet
’80s Craft – Safety Pin Bracelet

Bring back the past by making this popular ’80s accessory!
Wednesday, March 15
6:00 – 8:00 PM
Main Library 

Back to the Eighties
Back to the Eighties

Take a totally rad trip down memory lane as we celebrate the 1980s with games, food and fun! Adults only, please.
Wednesday, March 15
6:00 – 8:00 PM
Main Library 

Celebrate National Craft Month
Celebrate National Craft Month

In celebration of National Craft Month the library is hosting a craft supply swap in which participants can utilize materials provided to make a creation of their own. No registration required. Adults only, please. 
Wednesday, March 15
1:00 …

Little Scientists
Little Scientists

Discover with a science-themed story and hands-on experiments.
Ages 3–5. Registration begins Monday, February 27.
Wednesday, March 15
4:00 – 4:45 PM
East Regional Library
Wednesday, April 12
4:00 – 4:45 PM
East Regional Library 
 
 

Homeschool Hangout
Homeschool Hangout

An afternoon of learning stations for Homeschooling families revolving around different themes! Ages 5-12. Registration starts Monday, February 27.
Wednesday, March 15
2:00 – 4:00 PM
Main Library
* March: Archaeology

Friends of the Library’s Spring Book Sale
Friends of the Library’s Spring Book Sale

The Friends of the Library’s Spring Book Sale will take place from March 15 – 18 at the Heymann Convention Center Ballroom (1373 S. College Rd).

Discover Genealogy
Discover Genealogy

The Lafayette Genealogical Society presents “Genealogy 101″ on the first Saturday of each month at 9:30 AM. Anyone interested in genealogy or local history may attend these presentations.

French Fun Day
French Fun Day

Stories, activities and special guests presenting en français. Open to all ages.

Saturday, March 18
10:30 AM – noon
Main Library
* Philip Gould will discuss his French Train Station project and bring along his accordion as well.

Saturday, April …

A. Hays Town: Homes with Simplicity and Comfort
A. Hays Town: Homes with Simplicity and Comfort

Guest Speaker:
Leslie Hays Gladney, granddaughter of A. Hays Town
Sunday, March 19
2:00 – 3:00 PM
Alexandre Mouton House

Gentle Yoga for Adults
Gentle Yoga for Adults

Free classes taught by certified yoga instructors. Wear comfy clothes and bring a mat or large towel. No registration required. Adults only, please.
Tuesdays: March 21, 28;
April 4, 11, 18, 25
6:00 – 7:00 PM
East Regional Library

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.
Tuesday, March 21
4:30 – 5:30 PM
Chenier Branch 

Tuesday, April 25
4:30 – 5:30 PM
Chenier …

Chinese Acupressure Facial Massage
Chinese Acupressure Facial Massage

Learn this ancient practice that tones muscles and increases circulation to soften fine lines and wrinkles as well as diminish eye puffiness, double chins and more. Adults only, please. Registration begins Monday, March 6.
Wednesday, March 22
6:00 – …

Chess Club
Chess Club

Learn the rules and practice your moves. All levels welcome, including beginners! Ages 8 and up. Registration begins on Monday, March 6.

Wednesday, March 22
6:00 – 7:00 PM
East Regional Library

SPLAT!
SPLAT!

Explore the science of gravity through art! Ages 5 – 12.
Thursday, March 23
4:00 – 5:00 PM
North Regional Library 

Speed Racer Science
Speed Racer Science

Learn what makes vehicles go, then build a miniature race car to take home. Ages 5-12.
Registration begins Monday, March 6.
Thursday, March 23
4:00 – 5:00 PM
East Regional Library 

LEGO Mindstorm Challenge
LEGO Mindstorm Challenge

Take the LEGO Mindstorm Challenge to build with and compete against others! Ages 9 & up. Registration begins Monday, March 6.
Thursday, March 23
4:00 – 6:00 PM
Main Library