Unplugged Mondays
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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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Books & Bites Tween Book Club
Books & Bites Tween Book Club

Join our book club! It’s simple: read the book, then come talk about it with us while enjoying some yummy snacks.  These meetings take place at 5:30 PM. Open to ages 9 – 12. All …

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:
November 13; December 12
2:00 – 4:00 PM
East Regional Library

3D Paper Pumpkins
3D Paper Pumpkins

Learn how to make fun and festive 3D Paper Pumpkins just in time for Thanksgiving. All supplies provided. Adults only, please.
Monday, November 13
1:00 – 2:30 PM
Chenier Branch

Diabetes: Truths and Myths
Diabetes: Truths and Myths

November 14th is World Diabetes Day. Join Registered Dietitian & Certified Diabetes Educator Lanah J. Brennan for this seminar on diabetes and the myths that make managing diabetes more difficult.
Tuesday, November 14
10:00 – 11:00 AM
Main …

Medicinal Plants of Louisiana
Medicinal Plants of Louisiana

MaryAnn Armbruster, co-chair of the Healer’s Demonstration Garden at Vermilionville, will discuss native medicinal plants.
Tuesday, November 14
6:30 – 7:30 PM
East Regional Library

Railroads in America
Railroads in America

Join us for showings of short documentaries that explore the history and development of railroads in the United States.
Wednesday, November 15
6:30 – 8:00 PM
South Regional Library

Chess Club
Chess Club

A chance to practice your chess moves on other players. All playing levels (including beginners) welcome. Ages 8 & up. Registration begins Monday, October 23.
Wednesday, November 15
6:00 – 7:00 PM
South Regional Library
Wednesday, December 13
6:00 – 7:00 …

Little Scientists
Little Scientists

Explore and discover with hands-on experiments and activities. Ages 3-5. Registration begins Monday, October 23.
Wednesday, November 15
4:00 – 5:00 PM
East Regional Library

POP! Art Pizza
POP! Art Pizza

Who doesn’t like pizza ― a giant slice?! Kids will learn how popular culture translates to art as they make their own giant slice. Registration begins Monday, October 23.
Thursday, November 16
4:30 – 5:30 PM
Main Library

Fall Fest
Fall Fest

Celebrate fall at the library with autumn-themed games, crafts, and treats. Fun for the whole family!
Friday, November 17
4:00 – 5:30 PM
East Regional Library

LPL Coding Club
LPL Coding Club

LPL Coding Club is for young people who like working with computers and want to know more about computer programming. Join the club to learn from each other and take self-guided lessons in programming languages …

Holiday Sign Away
Holiday Sign Away

Enjoy a fun hour of holiday-themed signs presented by the UL American Sign Language Club. No sign language experience needed.
Saturday, November 18
1:00 – 2:00 PM
South Regional Library
Sunday, December 10
1:00 – 2:00 PM
South Regional Library

Southern Screen Filmmaking Workshop for Youth
Southern Screen Filmmaking Workshop for Youth

Bckstry will provide a filmmaking workshop in conjunction with the Southern Screen Film Festival, where kids can recreate scenes from classic movies. Register online at southernscreen.org.
Saturday, November 18
10:30 AM – noon
Main Library

Star Wars Escape Room
Star Wars Escape Room

Calling all rebels and Jedi! Can you escape the clutches of the Galactic Empire before time runs out? Find out if The Force is really with you in this fun Star Wars-themed escape game. Ages 12 and …

Master Puppet Theater
Master Puppet Theater

Come join us for our puppet shows that are sure to entertain! Ages 5-12.
Monday, November 20
10:30 – 11:00 AM
South Regional Library

Snack Attack
Snack Attack

Make delicious creations from easy, no-bake recipes! Registration required. Ages 12 – 18.
Main Library
Monday, November 20, 2:00 – 3:00 PM
Monday, December 18, 5:00 – 6:00 PM

Make a Book Page Wreath
Make a Book Page Wreath

Design an ingenious wreath out of rolled book pages. Adults only please; Registration begins Monday, November 6.
Tuesday, November 21
2:00 – 4:00 PM
East Regional Library

Adopt a Rock
Adopt a Rock

Use your creativity to turn an ordinary rock into a forever friend! All rocks will go home with a certificate of adoption and tips for proper care. Ages 5-12. Registration begins Monday, November 6.
Tuesday, November 21
2:00 …

Pucci Percussion Workshop
Pucci Percussion Workshop

Facilitated by Herb “Pucci” Green, children will get to experience the art of hand drumming using African and Latin instruments and percussion techniques. Registration begins Monday, November 6.
Tuesday, November 21
2:00 – 3:00 PM
Main Library

Thanksgiving Day & Acadian Day: Closures
Thanksgiving Day & Acadian Day: Closures

All library locations will close at 6:00 PM on Wednesday, November 22 in observance of the Thanksgiving Day holiday. They will remain closed on Thanksgiving Day (Thursday) and Acadian Day (Friday) and will reopen on …