Water Damaged Materials
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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 …

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Political Pins Display
Political Pins Display

Visit the South Regional lobby to view an exhibit of a variety of political pins!
October 10 – November 30
South Regional Library

Fuse Bead Art
Fuse Bead Art

Melt colorful beads into a work of art! Use patterns or create your own design. Ages 12-18. Registration begins Monday, September 19.
Wednesday, October 12
6:00 – 7:00 PM
East Regional Library
Tuesday, October 25
4:30 – 5:30 PM
South Regional Library 

Cyber Security Awareness
Cyber Security Awareness

Online safety is vital in a world more interconnected than ever before. Get tips from the Better Business Bureau of Acadiana on how to recognize and combat cyber crime.
Thursday, October 13
9:30 – 10:30 AM
South Regional Library

Photography Classes
Photography Classes

Learn the fundamentals of picture-taking from internationally-acclaimed photographer Greg Daley.Adults only, please. Registration begins Monday, September 19.
Thursdays, 6:30 – 8:30 PM
South Regional Library
October 13: Basic Concepts
October 20: Photography Equipment
October 27: Post Processing
November 3: Color Space Constraints in …

Make Some Noise
Make Some Noise

Ages 5–12. Enjoy crafts related to Cajun and Zydeco music and culture. Registration begins Monday, October 3.
Thursday, October 13
4:30 – 5:30 PM
Main Library

Cupcake Wars
Cupcake Wars

Trick or treat! A creative cupcake decorating competition. Open to teens, ages 12 – 18.
Thursday, October 13
4:00 – 5:00 PM
North Regional Library

Teen Screen
Teen Screen

Teens, come and enjoy awesome movies with us!
Thursday, October 13
6:30 – 8:30 PM
South Regional Library
The Birds(1963, 120 minutes, Rated PG-13)
Friday, October 21
3:00 – 5:30 PM
East Regional Library
Captain America: Civil War (2016, PG-13, 146 min)

Guest Author Kathi Appelt
Guest Author Kathi Appelt

Meet Newbery Honor-winner and National Book Award finalist Kathi Appelt! Ages 3 and up.
Monday, October 17
In Her Own Words
10:30 – 11:15 AM
South Regional Library
Join her in a storytime with her picture books and a question-and-answer …

Floating Paint
Floating Paint

Create beautiful marbled papers by floating colorful inks on water and combing with a variety of tools -  just as it’s been done for hundreds of years.  NOTE:  This project can be messy, dress appropriately. …

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

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
Image courtesy of National Novel …

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 …