A Visit from Zoosiana
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Friday, September 23
4:00 – 5:00 PM
South Regional Library
Show-and-tell with live, native Louisiana animals, including a small alligator! Ages 3 – 12.

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Board Game Bonanza
Board Game Bonanza

Stop by to play your favorite table top games. Open to teens ages 12 – 18.
Thursday, October 20
4:30 – 5:30 PM
Main Library

Explore with Littlebits!
Explore with Littlebits!

Build “useful” gadgets using magnetic electronic modules from our littleBits kits! Open to ages 7 and up. Register online beginning Monday, October 3.
Thursday, October 20
4:00 – 5:00 PM
North Regional Library

Oh, the Horror!
Oh, the Horror!

Work with others to write, film and edit your own horror movie trailer. Registration starts Monday, October 3. Open to teens ages 12 – 18.
Friday, October 21
2:00 – 4:30 PM
Main Library

French Fun Day
French Fun Day

Stories, activities and special guests, presented en français! Open to all ages.
Saturday, October 22
10:30 AM – Noon
Main Library
 

Writing Down Dementia
Writing Down Dementia

This workshop offers caregivers and those who have a loved one with dementia creative expression and support. No writing experience is necessary. Please bring a pen and notebook.
Tuesday, October 25
6:00 – 7:00 PM
North Regional Library

NaNoWriMo Kickoff
NaNoWriMo Kickoff

Join us to kick off National Novel Writing Month! Refreshments provided.  For more information on National Novel Writing Month or to sign up, visit nanowrimo.org.
Wednesday, October 26
6:30 – 8:30 PM
South Regional Library
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Make It to Fake It
Make It to Fake It

Create fake blood, scabs, and other special effects to use for Halloween. Ages 9-12. Registration begins Monday, October 3.
Thursday, October 27
4:30  – 5:30 PM
Main Library
Friday, October 28
4:00 – 5:00 PM
South Regional Library

Spooky Stories and Songs with Mike Anderson
Spooky Stories and Songs with Mike Anderson

The wind blows, the moon comes out, it gets very quiet… BOO! Mike Anderson has a bunch of spooky songs and stories to thrill the listener. Ages 5-12
Saturday, October 29
10:30 – 11:15 AM
North Regional Library
Saturday, …

Not-So-Scary Halloween Party
Not-So-Scary Halloween Party

Looking for some fun, safe activities to enjoy on Halloween? Come to the library for spooktacular crafts (while supplies last), games, and more before you go trick-or-treating. We’ll also have face painting to enhance your …

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, 2016, 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 …

Free Audiobooks with SYNC
Free Audiobooks with SYNC

SYNC Audiobooks are now available to download, and they’re completely free! SYNC is a free summer audiobook program for teens ages 13 and up. It runs May 5th through August 17th, with two audiobooks available …

Create Professional Resumes with Cypress Resume
Create Professional Resumes with Cypress Resume

The Lafayette Public Library now offers Cypress Resume, an online tool that helps you easily create professional-looking resumes in just a few minutes with little-to-no help, regardless of your computer or writing skills. With Cypress Resume, there …

New Online Catalog Now Available!
New Online Catalog Now Available!

The Lafayette Public Library is online with our new catalog upgrade!
If you have a bookmark to the old catalog, please click “ONLINE CATALOG” above and update your bookmarks accordingly.

iPads for Children Available at Main!
iPads for Children Available at Main!

The Lafayette Public Library Children’s Department at  the Main Library is now checking out ipads to be used in the Children’s department. In an effort to provide early and equal access to digital resources, iPads will …

Renew on OverDrive!
Renew on OverDrive!

Did you know that you can renew your ebooks and audiobooks that you have checked out on OverDrive? If there isn’t a hold placed on the item you have checked out, simply log into your …

Download Your Favorite Magazines
Download Your Favorite Magazines

The Lafayette Public Library offers two digital magazine services that allow patrons to check out and read magazines on mobile devices, tablets or computers. You see the same material you get in print. Some of the available magazines …

City Transit to Begin Servicing the South Regional Library
City Transit to Begin Servicing the South Regional Library

Lafayette Transit System announced today that it will begin servicing South Regional Library with its Route 25 on Monday, December 1.
“We are thrilled that the Lafayette Transit System has agreed to offer our South Regional …

Holds and Overdue Notifications
Holds and Overdue Notifications

Please note that our automated PHONE notification system for holds and overdue items is not in operation. Patrons with overdue materials will no longer receive automatic notifications by phone, but will receive notices in the …

LPL: Your Lifelong Learning Toolkit
LPL: Your Lifelong Learning Toolkit

Whether you’re heading back to school this fall, need new job skills or just want to improve your mind, the Lafayette Public Library has many free tools to help you out!
Most of these resources will …

Pronunciator is here!
Pronunciator is here!

The Lafayette Public Library is proud to introduce its newest service: Pronunciator. This service offers patrons the ability to learn 80 languages at their own pace. There is also a mobile app that lets patrons …