Chess Club
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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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Decorate a Cupcake
Decorate a Cupcake

Learn to decorate your own “creep”cake in honor of National Bake & Decorate Month and Halloween. Adults only, please. Registration begins Monday, September 11.
Thursday, October 5
6:00 – 8:00 PM
Main Library

Shoot for the Moon
Shoot for the Moon

The newest class of astronaut candidates was announced this summer. Come and explore what it takes to be an astronaut and shoot for the moon! Ages 5-12. Registration begins Monday, September 11.

Thursday, October 5
4:30 – …

La Table Française (The French Table): South Regional Library
La Table Française (The French Table): South Regional Library

French Table South provides a forum for those wanting to improve their verbal skills in both Cajun and Standard French through casual conversation. Historical documentary films and personal narratives are incorporated to make learning fun! Adults …

Code Like a Girl
Code Like a Girl

Hey, Girls! Want to learn how to code? Join us for an ongoing four-part series of coding activities to show the world how to code like a girl! Ages 7 – 12. Registration begins Monday, September 25.
Saturdays:
October …

“Dr. Lippi Leonpacher – The Flying Vet”: Alexandre Mouton House
“Dr. Lippi Leonpacher – The Flying Vet”: Alexandre Mouton House

Leslie Leonpacher will talk about her amazing grandfather, Dr. Lippi Leonpacher, a German immigrant who settled in Lafayette.
Dr. Leonpacher, one of the first licensed veterinarians in the area, specialized in large animals and would fly …

Book Cover Bingo
Book Cover Bingo

Celebrate Teen Read Week by trying your luck at Book Cover Bingo!  Discover new books and win prizes! Ages 12 – 18; registration starts Monday, September 26.
Monday, October 9
5:00 – 6:00 PM
Main Library

Where’s Sam? An Adult Scavenger Hunt: Main Library
Where’s Sam? An Adult Scavenger Hunt: Main Library

Embark on a scavenger hunt through the literary world as you search for the elusive ‘Sam’. Small prizes awarded to those finishing within the time limit. Adults only, please.
Wednesday, October 11
6:00 – 7:30 PM
Main Library

Slime Time!
Slime Time!

Ooze into a gooey hour of sliming around. Discover several different kinds of slime and make your own to take home. Ages 5-12. Registration begins Monday, September 25.
Wednesday, October 11
4:00 – 5:00 PM
East Regional Library

East Regional Library Walking Club
East Regional Library Walking Club

All fitness levels welcome! The Walking Club meets each Wednesday in the library’s entryway to walk the adjoining park. Adults only, please.
Wednesdays:
October 11, 18, 25
9:00 AM
East Regional Library

To Escape a Killer
To Escape a Killer

You have been kidnapped by a horror fanatic who plans to join the ranks of Freddy, Jason, and Hannibal. Can you escape the basement of this copycat killer in 30 minutes or less? Ages 12 and …

Start & Finance a Small Business
Start & Finance a Small Business

Explore the feasibility of a business idea, learn to write a business plan and more. Hosted by UL Lafayette’s Louisiana Small Business Development Center.
Tuesday, October 17
5:30 – 7:00 PM
East Regional Library

Vintage Mixed Media Tags
Vintage Mixed Media Tags

Sonya Flemming, owner of Gathering Fragments, will demonstrate how to tea stain paper for a vintage look to create bookmarks, labels and much more. Adults only, please. Registration begins Monday, October 2.
Wednesday, October 18
6:00 – 7:00 …

Rocks, Crystals and Minerals
Rocks, Crystals and Minerals

Begin a new hobby as a rock hound! Tim O’Bryan and Chris Raby from the Acadian Gem and Mineral Society will explain how to collect and identify rocks, crystals and minerals.
Wednesday, October 18
6:00 – 7:00 …

Crazy Cute Clipboard Craft
Crazy Cute Clipboard Craft

Learn how to use stencils and black board paint to decorate a nifty small clipboard. Adults only, please. Registration begins Monday, October 2.
Thursday, October 19
5:00 – 7:00 PM
North Regional Library

Meet a Firefighter!
Meet a Firefighter!

Kids will have a chance to meet a firefighter and tour a firetruck. Ages 3-12.
Thursday, October 19
11:00 – 11:30 AM
East Regional Library

Minecraft: Library Mode
Minecraft: Library Mode

Put your Minecraft skills to the test to build some of your favorite Minecraft creations. Ages 5-12.
Friday, October 20
2:00 – 3:30 PM
Main Library

Make Your Own Pom Pom Owl
Make Your Own Pom Pom Owl

Make your own furry friend with pom poms and feathers at the library! Ages 7-12. Registration begins Monday, October 2.
Friday, October 20
2:00 – 3:00 PM
South Regional Library

Murder in the Stacks
Murder in the Stacks

*GASP* There’s been a nefarious murder in the library! It’s up to you and fellow teens to follow the clues and bring the perpetrator to justice. Ages 12 – 18; registration begins Monday, October 2.
NOTE: …

Lawyers in Libraries
Lawyers in Libraries

“Ask a Lawyer” sessions allow registered patrons to ask questions about their individual legal issues during a 15 – 20 minute consultation with a volunteer attorney. Provided by the Louisiana State Bar Association. Registration begins Monday, …

Frankenscience
Frankenscience

Indulge your inner mad scientist with a variety of spooktacular experiments. Ages 7-12. Registration begins Monday, October 2.

Tuesday, October 24
4:30 – 5:30 PM
South Regional Library