LIBRARY CLOSURES: Thanksgiving Holiday
October 1, 2022 – 6:53 am | Comments Off

All library locations will close on Wednesday, November 23 at 6:00 pm in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. Libraries will remain closed through the holiday weekend and will reopen with normal hours on Monday, November …

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Chess Club
Chess Club

Join us at the library for an evening of chess. All skill levels are welcome! Ages 7 & up; registration is required.

Milton Book Club
Milton Book Club

Join us on the second Wednesday of every month from 2:00 – 3:00 pm as we discuss an exciting novel. Ages 18 & up; no registration required.

Art Journaling Group
Art Journaling Group

Instructor Chris Menard will guide you in combining literature & art to create amazing journal pages! Ages 14 & up; registration begins 2 weeks before program start date.
 

Make and Munch
Make and Munch

Let’s make no bake snacks! Join us and learn how to make ”cinnamon rolls” and cookie dough bites. Registration is required.

Café Bibliothèque
Café Bibliothèque

It’s Café Bibliothèque! Join library staff for a cup of coffee and a side of coffee knowledge on the third Friday of every month.

Strange Cinema
Strange Cinema

Join us as we screen horror films and other oddities from all corners of the cinematic universe. Ages 18 & up.

Fuse Bead Holiday Ornaments
Fuse Bead Holiday Ornaments

Come Make your own holiday ornament or gift using Fuse Beads! Don’t want an ornament? Make a magnet instead. Ages 12- 18. Registration is required. 

Gingerbread House Workshop
Gingerbread House Workshop

Create your very own gingerbread house using the supplies provided! Registration is required.

Mystery Book Club
Mystery Book Club

Join us on the third Tuesday of every month from 6:30 – 7:30 pm  to discuss a great mystery novel. Ages 18 & up.
 
 

Museums at the Library
Museums at the Library

Come learn about what the Children’s Museum of Acadiana and the UL Lafayette Science Museum have to offer! The museums are coming to East Regional Library to tell patrons all about the educational fun times they provide the …

Grinch-A-Palooza
Grinch-A-Palooza

Wear your pajamas and join us for crafts, snacks, and a viewing of The Grinch (2018). Ages 5–12.

Seasonal Sewing
Seasonal Sewing

Sew a drawstring bag to gift or to keep this holiday season. Ages 12- 18. Registration is required. 

Holiday Double Feature
Holiday Double Feature

Join us for two holiday classics: Home Alone and Elf. Refreshments provided. For ages 0-18. 

Painted Bookends
Painted Bookends

Help Beautify the library and showcase your artistic talent by painting our bookends. Ages 12-18. Registration is required. 

DIY New Year Crackers
DIY New Year Crackers

Come make DIY crackers to ring in the new year! Ages 12- 18. Registration is required. 

Snow Day
Snow Day

It’s snow day at the library! Enjoy snow-themed crafts, games, and other activities. For ages 3-12; registration is required.

Pandemic Fiction Book Discussion
Pandemic Fiction Book Discussion

Come join a lively discussion on the new novel Joan Is Okay by Weike Wang, which has been praised in the New York Times among other glowing reviews. Join us in person or via Zoom!

Migratory Birds and the Mississippi River: CANCELED
Migratory Birds and the Mississippi River: CANCELED

This program has been canceled. We apologize for any inconvenience.
Dr. Erik Johnson with the National Audubon Society will talk about conservation efforts underway that are designed to benefit birds and people along the Mississippi River. Ages …

Read to Me Book Club Promotes Early Literacy
Read to Me Book Club Promotes Early Literacy

Learning begins at birth, and part of Lafayette Public Library’s early literacy initiative, Read to Me Book Club, supports learning for children from birth to age 5. The library has partnered with talkingisteaching.org’s early literacy campaign …

Library Resource Guide
Library Resource Guide

This resource guide is meant to serve an an introduction to our digital and physical resources available to you. As a service to you, the Lafayette Public Library subscribes to a large selection of online databases …