Easter Holiday Closures
February 4, 2019 – 4:52 am | Comments Off

All library locations will be closed on Friday, April 19, and Sunday, April 21 in observance of the Easter holiday.
All libraries will have normal operating hours on Saturday, April 20, and Monday, April 22.

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Game On!
Game On!

Get your game on! Join us for family-friendly video and board games. Open to All Ages. No registration required.
Tuesday, May 14
4:00 –6:00 pm
East Regional Library

History Book Club
History Book Club

Meets on the second Tuesday of each month, 6:30 – 7:30 PM at the South Regional Library
May 14 – Destiny of the Republic by Candice Millard

Milton Book Club
Milton Book Club

Meets 2nd Tuesday of each month, from 2:00 – 3:00 PM at the Milton Branch.
May 14 – Educated: A Memoir by Tara Westover

Master Gardening Series
Master Gardening Series

Master Gardening Series – learn the basics of gardening in the deep south. Presented by the Lafayette Parish Master Gardeners.
Tuesday, May 14
6:30 – 7:30 pm
East Regional Library

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.
Tuesday, May 14
2:00 – 3:00 pm
East Regional Library

North Regional Library Book Club
North Regional Library Book Club

Join us for the North Regional Library Book Club, held on the third Wednesday of each month at 1:30 PM at the North Regional Library.
May 15 – Rebecca by Daphne Du Maurier

Golden Age of Mysteries Book Club
Golden Age of Mysteries Book Club

Join fellow classic mystery mavens as we discuss our favorite books from the Golden Age of British Mysteries! This group meets the third Wednesday of each month at 6:30 PM.
May 15 – Trial and Error …

Fuse Bead Creations
Fuse Bead Creations

Melt colorful fuse beads into a work of art! Use patterns or create your own design. Registration begins on Monday, March 25. 
Wednesday, May 15
4:30 – 5:30 pm
East Regional Library

Illuminate Your Bookmark
Illuminate Your Bookmark

Using decorative paper & ingenuity, make a bookmark that transforms into a light to read by. Ages 12-18. Registration begins Monday, May 6.
Friday, May 17
4:00 – 5:30 pm
Main Library

Student Band Showcase
Student Band Showcase

Music Academy of Acadiana presents a live showcase of student musicians playing a variety of genres. Come rock out and support Acadiana’s local talent!
Sunday, May 19
2:00 – 3:30 pm
South Regional Library
 
 

Trivia Time
Trivia Time

Do you think you know trivia? Get a team together and test your skills against others in our monthly themed trivia contests. Let the team with the most trivial knowledge win!
May 20: No Wind, No …

Mystery Book Club
Mystery Book Club

Join us on the third Tuesday of every month at 6:30 PM at the South Regional Library for the Mystery Book Club! We read mystery favorites each month. Click here for Mystery Book Club news and links!
May 21 …

Emotional Wellness Support Group
Emotional Wellness Support Group

Emotional wellness is the awareness, acceptance, and expression of thoughts and feelings through positive behaviors and healthy relationships. Join Shelly Killingsworth, Licensed Professional Counselor, for monthly discussions and activities that will help you build emotional …

School’s Out Blowout
School’s Out Blowout

School’s out for the summer! Start your summer off right with a party at the library after the doors are locked and everyone else has gone home. Ages 7 – 18. Registration begins Monday, May 6.
Friday, …

Semester Abroad
Semester Abroad

Considering a semester abroad? Join Tulane student Antonio Milton as he discusses his semester in Germany and gives tips for planning and surviving a
successful semester abroad without breaking the bank.
Friday, May 24
4:00 – 5:00 pm
South …

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Family Picnic
The Very Hungry Caterpillar Family Picnic

Come out and celebrate the 50th anniversary of The Very Hungry Caterpillar with a family picnic! We will have a special outdoor storytime with activities and snacks. Please pack your own lunch and blankets! (In case of inclement weather, …

Memorial Day Closures
Memorial Day Closures

All library locations will be closed on Monday, May 27 in observance of the Memorial Day holiday. They will reopen with normal business hours on Tuesday, May 28.

Ani-May Rock Painting
Ani-May Rock Painting

Teens are welcome to hang out with fellow anime fans while painting rocks and eating snacks! Ages 12-18.
Wednesday, May 29
3:00 – 4:00 pm
South Regional Library

Library’s Official Statement about Storytime Programs
Library’s Official Statement about Storytime Programs

The Lafayette Public Library hosts an average of 60 story times per month throughout the parish. Special guests at the story time are not a new concept to the program.
Our story times are designed by our …

Introducing RENEW DAT
Introducing RENEW DAT

Introducing our new service! RENEW DAT – Automatic renewals for your non-digital library items! Here’s how it works:
* No more late fees [but we still have late fees] – your non-digital items will automatically renew before they …