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Friends of the Library’s Fall Book Sale: Now through Sept.18
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Save the Date! The Friends of the Lafayette Public Library Fall Book Sale takes place this week at the Heymann Convention Center Ballroom.

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Tape Town
Tape Town

Zoom down the streets of our pretend town while making stops at the car wash, bakery, and more. Please bring a small toy vehicle to participate. Age 2-5. Registration begins 2 weeks before program start date. 
 
 
 
 

Online ACT Practice Test
Online ACT Practice Test

Take a fully proctored ACT practice test at home. This free test will be presented live by the Princeton Review. Register here.
Saturday, October 9
9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Princeton Review Virtual Classroom
 
 

Introduction to Quilting
Introduction to Quilting

Do you have basic sewing skills, but you’re curious about trying your hand at quilting? This workshop is for you! Learn to make a basic nine-patch pillow with instruction provided by a member of the Quilters’ Guild Acadienne. …

Puppy Season
Puppy Season

Lynn Bourque from the Lafayette Animal Shelter & Care Center will stop by to talk about the time of year when the shelter has plenty of puppies to foster and adopt. Find out how you can …

History Book Club
History Book Club

Join us on the second Tuesday of each month to discuss books of a historical nature. This book club is both in-person and online. Zoom link here.
 
 
 
 

Beginner Pilates
Beginner Pilates

Join us for this beginner pilates class led by Trista Badeaux.  She will teach pilates basics that you can continue using on your own.  Bring your own mat or one will be provided. ages 18 & up.
 
 
 
 

Hot Wheels Speedway
Hot Wheels Speedway

Fun ways to use tracks and loops to create the ultimate Hot Wheels race car experience! Ages 5 – 12. Registration begins 2 weeks before program start date. 
 
 
 
 

Pumpkin Catapults
Pumpkin Catapults

Create a mini catapult and see how far you can launch a candy pumpkin! Ages 7-12. Registration begins 2 weeks before program start date. 
 
 
 
 

Fabricadabra! Pretty Pillowcase
Fabricadabra! Pretty Pillowcase

Watch the magic of sewing as “Amanda the Librarian” makes a pretty pillowcase. Ages 14 & up.
Sunday, October 17
Click here for more Fabricadabra! videos. 

Creepy Iron-Ons
Creepy Iron-Ons

Use the Cricut vinyl cutter to make a Halloween glow-in-the-dark iron-on. Feel free to bring a t-shirt or costume with you for application. Ages 12 – 18. Registration begins 2 weeks before program start date. 
 
 
 
 

North Regional Library Book Club
North Regional Library Book Club

Join us on the third Wednesday of each month for the North Regional Library Book Club. Ages 18 & up. Registration begins 2 weeks before program start date. 
 
 

Fall Pumpkin Tile Craft
Fall Pumpkin Tile Craft

Join local artist Gail Trim to learn how to apply alcohol ink to tile for an excellent piece of home decor. Ages 18 & up. Registration begins 2 weeks before program start date. 
 
 

Natural Hacks to Support a Healthy Mood
Natural Hacks to Support a Healthy Mood

Don’t worry be happy, lose the ‘tude, turn that frown upside down… all easier said than done until now. Gain a new understanding of the many complexities that play a role in either supporting or hindering …

Japanese Stab Bookbinding
Japanese Stab Bookbinding

Create your own handmade book using the traditional Japanese Stab Binding method. Ages 12 – 18. Registration begins 2 weeks before program start date. 
 
 
 
 

Teen Scream Contest
Teen Scream Contest

Have you ever wondered how loud you can scream? Just in time for Halloween, wonder no longer. Stop by the library to test your scream’s decibel level on an audiometer. There will be a prize …

Learn to Crochet: The Very Basics
Learn to Crochet: The Very Basics

Join us for a video series that will teach you how to crochet. This month, we are going back to the basics, so it’s perfect for the beginner! Ages 14 & up
Sunday, October 24

Board Game Basement: The Return
Board Game Basement: The Return

We’re back! Saunter down to the basement to enjoy board games and make new friends. Feel free to bring your own games. Refreshments provided. ages 14 & up.
 
 
 
 

Sew Awesome
Sew Awesome

Use the sewing machine to create a simple project (all supplies provided). Ages 9-12. Registration begins 2 weeks before program start date.
 

Horror Comics: A Discussion
Horror Comics: A Discussion

A gathering of horror comic book enthusiasts will show and discuss some of their favorite horror titles. Ages 18 & up.
 
 
 
 

Murder in the Stacks: Teen After-Hours Scavenger Hunt
Murder in the Stacks: Teen After-Hours Scavenger Hunt

Police have apprehended a murder suspect in the library! Follow the clues and collect the evidence to put them away for good.