So Bad It’s Good Movie Nights
August 2, 2018 – 2:04 am | Comments Off

A continuing series of movie nights showcasing the very best of the worst, from bad acting and horrific plot holes to deeply flawed decision making.

Tuesdays, 6:00 – 8:00 PM
August 21: Waterworld

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Make Your Own Paper
Make Your Own Paper

Transform junk mail into decorative sheets of paper in this hands-on program. All supplies will be provided. Ages 12 & up. Registration begins Tuesday, September 4.
Friday, September 21
2:00 – 3:30 PM
Main Library Makerspace

Parachute Play
Parachute Play

Up, down, and all around! Join us for a magical morning of songs and games around our colorful parachute. Recommended for ages 18 – 36 months. Registration begins Tuesday, September 4. 
Friday, September 21
10:30 – 11:00 …

Family Campout
Family Campout

Put on your PJs, grab a sleeping bag, and come hang out around a pretend campfire! Don’t worry – we’ll finish in time for everyone to sleep in their own beds. Recommended for Ages 3-12.

Saturday Study Hall: Middle School Edition
Saturday Study Hall: Middle School Edition

Get an early edge on middle school Math & English.
Middle school students ages 10 & up learn the core math and English concepts with fun, fast online video lessons using Homework Louisiana’s free databases. Laptop …

FULL STAFF MEETING – ALL LIBRARIES OPEN AT 1:00 PM
FULL STAFF MEETING – ALL LIBRARIES OPEN AT 1:00 PM

Due to a staff inservice, all Lafayette Public Library locations will open at 1:00 pm.

Adult Show and Tell: Tattoos
Adult Show and Tell: Tattoos

Show and tell isn’t just for kids! Every tattoo has a story. Come to show off one of your tattoos (or a picture of it), and tell us the story.
Tuesday, September 25
6:00-7:00 pm
North Regional Library

Harry Potter Mystery Dinner
Harry Potter Mystery Dinner

Witches and wizards, gather around the dinner table to solve one of Hogwarts’ most perplexing mysteries. One among you may be the culprit! Refreshments will be provided. Ages 18 and up. Registration begins Monday, September …

Snack Attack
Snack Attack

Learn to create some easy recipes! Amaze your friends and families with the things you can make in this teen program. Ages 12 – 18. Registration begins Tuesday, September 4.
 Tuesday, September 25
4:30 – 5:30 PM
Main Library

Pokémon League
Pokémon League

Do you want to be the very best, like no one ever was? Come Play Pokémon console games, do Pokémon crafts and activities, and bring your trading cards or DS to battle with other players. …

Children’s Books: From Publishing to Publicizing
Children’s Books: From Publishing to Publicizing

Join us for a panel discussion and Q&A session with local authors and illustrators of children’s books, plus special guest Jan Risher, publicist and author. Get to know local authors, buy a book if interested, and enjoy …

Nerf Battle
Nerf Battle

The Library is quiet. Suddenly, Nerf ammo flies between the bookshelves and you’re locked in an after-hours Nerf Battle at the Library. Bring your own unmodified Nerf dart guns. Registration begins Monday, September 17.
Friday, September 28
6:30 …

Adulting 101: ACT Test Prep
Adulting 101: ACT Test Prep

Get test ready! Teens will explore the library’s databases and other free online resources to help them study and prep for ACT testing. Ages 12-18. Registration begins Monday, August 20.
Saturday, September 29
10:30 – 11:30 AM
Main Library

French Fun Day
French Fun Day

French language programs for the whole family! Recommended for Ages 5 – 12.
Yoga with Erin Segura
Saturday, September 29
2:00 – 3:00 PM
Main Library

Mouton House Lecture Series: Maurice Heymann – Leader and Visionary
Mouton House Lecture Series: Maurice Heymann – Leader and Visionary

Sunday, September 30
2:00 – 3:00 PM
Alexandre Mouton House (1122 Lafayette Street)
Speaker Jan Swift wears many hats, but the latest is serving as host and producer of Discover Lafayette, a podcast and television production focused on the people and …

A Very Haunted Film Series
A Very Haunted Film Series

Join us each Monday in October for a screening of a haunted house film, from the classic to the contemporary.
Mondays:
October 1 - The Pit and the Pendulum (NR, 1961, 85 min.)

Character Flower Pot Craft
Character Flower Pot Craft

Paint a clay flower pot as a cute, wise owl, as a sugar skull, or as another colorful seasonal character. Ages 14 and up. Registration begins Monday, September 17.

Owl Pellet Investigation
Owl Pellet Investigation

Have a hoot while learning all about owls’ unique digestive systems. We’ll take apart sterilized owl pellets and analyze their contents. Will you be able to determine what your owl ate? Recommended for ages 7 …

Rocks, Crystals and Minerals
Rocks, Crystals and Minerals

Learn how to collect and identify rocks, crystals, and minerals from a demonstration presented by Tim O’Bryan and Chris Raby from the Acadian Gem and Mineral Society.
Wednesday, October 3
6:00-7:00 pm
Main Library

Build a Gnome House
Build a Gnome House

Come create your own gnome house that is a perfect size for a forest dweller! Recommended for ages 7 – 12. Registration begins Monday, September 17. 
Wednesday, October 3
4:30 – 6:00 pm
South Regional Library

Make A Halloween Wreath
Make A Halloween Wreath

Impress your friends and neighbors with a stylish Halloween wreath that you made yourself! Ages 14 and up. Registration begins Monday, September 17.
Thursday, October 4
2:00-4:00 pm
Main Library