But Is It a Christmas Movie?
December 2, 2019 – 4:22 am | Comments Off

There are plenty of movies that are set during the winter holidays, but are they Christmas movies? You be the judge. Ages 18 & up.
Thursdays, 6:00 – 8:00 pm
December 12 – Die Hard (R, 1988)
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Teen Tech Lab
Teen Tech Lab

The library is for books! Pssh, the library is for TECH! Come play with our technology in a teen-friendly environment. Ages 12–18.  Registration begins Monday, October 21. Registration for January/February dates begins on Monday, December 30.
Thursday, December …

School’s Out Special
School’s Out Special

No school and nothing to do? Join us for an afternoon of fun with a surprise activity! Ages 5-12.
Thursdays: December 26; January 2
2:00 – 3:00 pm
Chenier Branch

Master Puppet Theater
Master Puppet Theater

Join us for our puppet shows that are sure to entertain! Ages 3-12.
Thursday, December 26
10:30 – 11:00 am
East Regional Library
 
 

Code a Dance Party
Code a Dance Party

Using drag-and-drop block coding, create an animated dance party to some of today’s biggest hit songs! Ages 9 – 12. Registration begins Monday, December 16.

Friday, December 27
1:00 – 3:00 pm
Main Library

Geek Cinema: Avengers: Endgame
Geek Cinema: Avengers: Endgame

Enjoy geeky movies for teens and adults! Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up.
Weekdays
December 27, Avengers: Endgame - 3:00 – 6:00 pm
East Regional Library

Winter Edible Craft
Winter Edible Craft

Join us for snack time and make an edible winter craft! Ages 5-12. Registration begins Monday, December 16.
Friday, December 27
1:00 – 1:45 pm
South Regional Library

Family Fort Night
Family Fort Night

Come to the library in your pajamas and build blanket forts during this special after-hours event. Bring your own fort-building materials like blankets, pillows, and games to play. All families welcome!
Friday, December 27
5:45 – 7:00 …

Snow Day
Snow Day

It’s snow day at the library! Enjoy snow-themed crafts, games, and other activities. Ages 5 – 12.
Friday, December 27
2:00 – 3:30 pm
West Regional Library
 
 

Family Retro Cartoons
Family Retro Cartoons

Bring the family to the library for snacks and a selection of classic cartoons from the ’80s, ’90s, and beyond! Be sure to bring pillows and blankets. All ages.
Saturday, December 28
10:30 am – 12:00 pm
East Regional Library

Life-Sized Clue
Life-Sized Clue

What’s more fun than playing the board game Clue? Playing life-sized Clue! Ages 8 and up. Registration in person or by phone begins Monday, December 16.
Monday, December 30
10:00 am – 4:00 pm
West Regional Library

It’s an Elephant and Piggy Party!
It’s an Elephant and Piggy Party!

Celebrate all that is great about the awesome books by Mo Willems, especially our favorite elephant and pig, Gerald and Piggie! Play games, hear stories, have snacks, and more! Ages 4-7. Registration begins Monday, December 16.
 Monday, …

Harry Potter Puzzle Room
Harry Potter Puzzle Room

The big quidditch game is about to begin, but you’re stuck in detention! The professor locked the door and can’t remember the spell to open it. You have one hour to solve this series of …

My First Book Club
My First Book Club

Join us as we read and discuss longer picture books and early readers together. We’ll finish with a fun activity and craft based on the book. Children do not need to be reading on their …

Happy Noon Year!
Happy Noon Year!

It’s New Year’s Eve! Celebrate early, and count down to 12:00 (pm!) with us. Ages 5-12.
Tuesday, December 31
11:30 am – 12:15 pm
East Regional Library
South Regional Library
West Regional Library

LIBRARY CLOSURE: New Year’s Eve & New Year’s Day
LIBRARY CLOSURE: New Year’s Eve & New Year’s Day

All Lafayette Public Library locations will close at 5:00 pm on Tuesday, December 31 (New Year’s Eve). They will remain closed on Wednesday, January 1 (New Year’s Day). The Library will resume normal business hours …

Teen Fandom Art: Deathly Hallows Galaxy Painting
Teen Fandom Art: Deathly Hallows Galaxy Painting

Join us for this beginner’s acrylic painting workshop just for teens! Learn basic acrylic painting techniques and create an original work of art with a fandom twist. Ages 12–18. Registration begins Monday, December 16.
Thursday, January …

The Great Library Race
The Great Library Race

Explore the new West Regional Library by competing in a scavenger hunt and a series of challenges. The first team to find all the clues and complete all the challenges wins! Ages 8-14. Registration in person …

Candy Science
Candy Science

Candy Science is the best kind of science: edible. Come experiment and see what your favorite candy can do! Ages 12–18. Registration begins Monday, December 16.
Friday, January 3
2:00 – 3:00 pm
Main Library

Battle of the Gamers
Battle of the Gamers

Compete for bragging rights against fellow gamers in organized tournaments featuring Nintendo Switch and PS4. Ages 12–18.
Friday, January 3
2:00 – 4:00 pm
West Regional Library

Classics Book Club
Classics Book Club

Meets on the first Thursday of each month, 11:30 – 12:30 PM at the South Regional Library.
January 2 - Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte
February 6 - All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque