Unplugged Mondays
October 9, 2017 – 4:22 am | Comments Off

Families can unplug and play games of all sorts! Bring your own games or choose from ours. Open to all ages.
Monday, October 23
4:00 – 5:30 PM
Main Library

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LEGO WeDo Workshop
LEGO WeDo Workshop

Builders and brick enthusiasts assemble! Explore the basics of robotics engineering with the fun, easy-touse LEGO WeDo kits.  Take building to a new level!  Ages 7 – 12; Registration begins Monday, October 23.
Thursdays, November 2, December …

Small Folk Studio
Small Folk Studio

An opportunity for toddlers to create and explore art mediums. Caregivers be warned…dress for mess! Ages 18 months – 3 years. Registration begins Monday, October 23.
Fridays:
November 3, December 1
10:30 – 11:15 AM
East Regional Library
Fridays:
November 10, …

Teen Animanga Club
Teen Animanga Club

Watch anime clips and discuss manga favorites in this fun teen gathering! Refreshments provided. Ages 12 – 18.
Friday, November 3
Friday, December 1
5:00 – 6:30 PM
South Regional Library 

Discover Genealogy
Discover Genealogy

Genealogy 101
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.
Saturdays:
November 4; December 2
9:30 AM
Main Library

NaNoWriMo Write-In
NaNoWriMo Write-In

Take the challenge to write a 50,000-word novel in one month! We’ll help by providing a space. For more information or to sign up, visit nanowrimo.org.
Write-Ins:
Saturdays: November 4, 11, 18, 25
9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
South Regional …

“My Love Affair with Food – My Culinary Journey” by Marcelle Bienvenu: Alexandre Mouton House
“My Love Affair with Food – My Culinary Journey” by Marcelle Bienvenu: Alexandre Mouton House

Alexandre Mouton House/Lafayette Museum presents
Guest Speaker: Marcelle Bienvenu
Sunday, November 5
2:00 – 3:00 PM (doors open at 1:30 PM)
Alexandre Mouton House/Lafayette Museum
1122 Lafayette Street, Downtown Lafayette

Broke Holidays Craft
Broke Holidays Craft

Here come the holidays and there goes your money! Save your cash & craft your frugal heart out with us. Get crafty and re-use everyday items for decorative purposes. Choose from galaxies in a bottle, 8-bit ornaments, candle …

Teen Library Corps
Teen Library Corps

Meet friends, new and old, and help plan future library programs. Ages 12 – 18.
Monday, November 6
5:00 – 6:00 PM
Main Library

Fermented Foods
Fermented Foods

Microbiologist Kaitlynn Fenley of Cultured Guru will teach about the microbiology of fermented foods, how to safely and correctly ferment foods and visually demonstrate how to make sauerkraut at home.
Tuesday, November 7
6:00 – 8:00 PM
Main …

Shibori: Dyeing with Indigo
Shibori: Dyeing with Indigo

Learn the basics of shibori-inspired folding and binding techniques to create beautiful patterns on fabric with a natural indigo dye. Wear old clothes for this hands-on program!  Registration begins Monday, October 23.
Tuesday, November 7
3:00 – 5:00 …

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.
Wednesday, November 8
1:30 – 2:30 PM
North Regional Library

Dracula Movie Marathon
Dracula Movie Marathon

Celebrate 120 years of Dracula and the birthday of author Bram Stoker with a Dracula movie marathon featuring Bela Lugosi, Lon Chaney, Jr., and the classic Universal Studios Monsters.
Wednesday, November 8
noon: Dracula (1931, NR)

2:00 PM: Dracula’s Daughter …

Shabby Chic Christmas Ornaments
Shabby Chic Christmas Ornaments

Sonya Flemming, owner of Gathering Fragments, will demonstrate how to create holiday snippet ornaments! Registration begins Monday, October 23.

Wednesday, November 8
6:00 – 7:00 PM
East Regional Library

Homeschool Hangout
Homeschool Hangout

An afternoon of learning stations for Homeschooling Families revolving around different themes. Registration begins Monday, October 23.
November: Traditions Near and Far
Wednesday, November 8
2:00 – 3:30 PM
Main Library

Coffee Filter Art
Coffee Filter Art

Make totally terrific tie-dye works of art using markers and coffee filters! Ages 5-12. Registration begins Monday, October 23.
Thursday, November 9
4:00 – 5:00 PM
East Regional Library

Fandom Fridays
Fandom Fridays

Calling teens of all fandoms! Join us for an fun afternoon of cosplay, trivia and more. Ages 12-18.
East Regional Library
Friday, November 10
Friday, December 8
4:00 – 5:30 PM

Day Dreams and Day Trips: Paintings by Margo Baker
Day Dreams and Day Trips: Paintings by Margo Baker

Day Dreams and Day Trips:
Paintings by Margo Baker
November 10, 2017 – January 11, 2018
Main Library

Doors, Arches, and Stairways – Openings to Adventure: Photography by Dr. Jay Culotta
Doors, Arches, and Stairways – Openings to Adventure: Photography by Dr. Jay Culotta

Doors, Arches, and Stairways – Openings to Adventure:
Photography by Dr. Jay Culotta
November 10, 2017 – January 11, 2018
Main Library

Author’s Alley
Author’s Alley

Join the Library and the Writers’ Guild of Acadiana to meet and support local authors as they gather to sell and sign their books. Authors may reserve a table beginning Monday, October 23 by calling …

Red Beans, Rice and Reading
Red Beans, Rice and Reading

Hosted by the Lafayette Public Library System, Iberia Comprehensive Community Health Center, Inc., and Mccomb- Veazey Neighborhood Coterie, this free event is open to all ages and will highlight the connection between reading and health.
The evening will …