Code Like a Girl!
May 8, 2017 – 7:08 am | Comments Off

Hey, Girls! Want to learn how to code? Join us in the Main Makerspace for an ongoing series of coding activities to show the world how to code like a girl! Ages 7 – 12.
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Static Science
Static Science

Explore the world of science and learn about static forces and bridge building. Ages 7 and up; registration begins Monday, May 22.
Wednesday, July 19
1:00 – 3:00 PM
South Regional Library

Build a Better Plane
Build a Better Plane

Learn how to make different paper airplanes, then test your skill with a flying contest!  For ages 8 – 12.
Friday, July 21
2:00 – 3:00 PM
North Regional Library

Harvey Rabbit & Friends Show
Harvey Rabbit & Friends Show

Featuring Harvey Rabbit, Cecil the Orangutan, and T-Boy the Alligator with Mr. Tim and Miss Laura in a fun-filled, energetic show of puppetry, music, comedy, magic, ventriloquism, and audience participation. Sponsored by the Friends of …

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Join other teens to discuss what you’re reading, listening to, or even binge-watching on Netflix. Open to teens.
Friday, July 21
2:00 – 3:00 pm
Main Library

Fandom Fridays
Fandom Fridays

Calling teens of all fandoms! Join us for an fun afternoon of cosplay, trivia and more. Open to teens.
Friday, July 21
3:00 – 5:00 pm
Main Library

Lotus & Shamrock
Lotus & Shamrock

Speaker Karen Dean shares her photographic travelogue of India and Ireland.
Saturday, July 22
10:00 – 11:00 AM
South Regional Library

Touch-a-Truck
Touch-a-Truck

Don’t miss this hands-on interactive family event featuring vehicles that dig, crunch, honk, rescue and more! (The first 30 minutes will be horn and siren free so that patrons with sensitivities may enjoy the vehicles.) …

Kindness Week
Kindness Week

Families can drop-in the week of July 24 – 28 to complete activities that will create a ripple of kindness in our world at these branches: Butler, Chenier, East Regional, North Regional, South Regional and …

Open Mic Night
Open Mic Night

Bring a performance piece or just come to hang out. Writers and performers of all genres welcome. Open to teens.
Mondays: July 24
4:00 – 6:00 pm
Main Library

Master Puppet Theater
Master Puppet Theater

Join us for our puppet shows that are sure to entertain!  Recommended for ages 5 – 12.
July 24, 25, 26
10:30 – 11:00 AM
South Regional Library

Shibori Textile Dyeing Workshop
Shibori Textile Dyeing Workshop

Join local artist Deborah Simeral for this hands-on workshop in the Japanese art of Shibori fabric dyeing. Teens will learn history & techniques and will be provided materials to dye and take home! Open to teens. Registration begins …

Adult Recess
Adult Recess

Let out your inner child! Join us for a night of throwback fun including games, fort-building, socializing and more. Adults only, please.
Wednesday, July 26
6:00 – 8:00 pm
Main Library

Summer Reading Wrap Up Party
Summer Reading Wrap Up Party

Sad to see summer go? Give it a proper send-off at the Main Library! We will set out some craft supplies, have a dance party, and chow down on some refreshments! Open to children and teens.
Thursday, …

Ready! Set! Sign!
Ready! Set! Sign!

Learn back-to-school themed signs from the UL Lafayette American Sign Language Club. No experience necessary! Ages 5-12.
Thursday, July 27
1:00 – 2:00 PM
South Regional Library

Mediums & Connections to Loved Ones
Mediums & Connections to Loved Ones

See how mediums work firsthand! Two members of The Mediumship Information Gallery will discuss connecting with, and will give messages from, loved ones who have crossed over. Adults only, please.
Saturday, July 29
1:00 – 3:00 PM
South Regional …

Elvis Movie Marathon
Elvis Movie Marathon

Celebrate the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll, Elvis Presley, with a marathon of his best films!
Wednesday, August 16
noon – 8:00 pm
Main Library
12:00 PM: Viva Las Vegas 
2:00 PM: Speedway 
4:00 PM: Jailhouse Rock 
6:00 PM: King Creole 

Fall and Winter Vegetable Gardening
Fall and Winter Vegetable Gardening

Many vegetables and herbs grow and thrive in the cooler temperatures of fall and winter. Join Marcus Descant, owner of The Urban Naturalist, to get tips on fall gardening, and bring home an herb or …

Take the Challenge: Join 100 Book Club!
Take the Challenge: Join 100 Book Club!

Read or listen to 100 books between January 1 and December 31, 2017, and you will become a member of the 100 Book Club. Earn cool prizes and the bragging rights to say you accomplished something few others will! Complete rules are available …

Introducing Playaway Launchpad
Introducing Playaway Launchpad

The Lafayette Public Library has recently added Playaway Launchpads to our collection! These pre-loaded tablets have everything your child needs to challenge their minds and increase their brain power! Launchpads are a secure way to …

Water Damaged Materials
Water Damaged Materials

Water/Flood Damaged Books
If you can return your water damaged items, do so in person. Do not put wet items in the book drop or items will damage other items. Place items in plastic and bring …