Tech Assistance
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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, August 20
2:00 – 4:00 pm
Main Library

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Teen Library Corps
Teen Library Corps

Teens are welcome to hang out with friends, discuss old and new programs, and work on upcoming library projects. Refreshments will be provided. Ages 12–18.
Friday, September 13
5:00 – 6:00 pm
South Regional Library

Family Campout
Family Campout

Put on your PJs, grab a sleeping bag, and hang out around a pretend campfire! Don’t worry – we’ll finish in time for everyone to sleep in their own beds! Ages 3-12.
Friday, September 13
4:30 – …

Small Folk Studio
Small Folk Studio

An opportunity for toddlers to create and explore art mediums. Dress for a mess! Ages 18 months-3 years. Registration begins Monday, August 26.
Friday, September 13
10:30 – 11:15 am
South 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.
Saturdays: September 14; October 5
2:00 – 3:30 pm
West Regional Library
 
 
 

Homeschool Hangout
Homeschool Hangout

An afternoon of learning stations revolving around different themes for homeschooling families. Ages 5-12. Registration begins Monday, August 26. 
September – Butterflies (Presented by Acadiana Park Nature Station)
October – Music 
Mondays: September 16; October 14
1:00 – 2:30 pm
West Regional …

The Who Was Book Club
The Who Was Book Club

Meet up with fellow Who Was fans for games, trivia, and fun activities. We’ll focus on a different historical figure each month! Ages 7–12. Meets on Tuesdays monthly, 4:30 – 5:30 pm at South Regional Library.
September 17 - …

Huichol Nierikas
Huichol Nierikas

Nierika (near-eeka) is a yarn painting technique developed by the native Huichol tribe in Mexico that incorporates brightly colored yarn and bold patterns. We will create our own yarn painting as this event. Ages 18 …

Little Scientists
Little Scientists

Explore and discover with hands-on experiments and activities. Dress for a mess! Ages 3-5. Registration begins Monday, August 26.
Tuesday, September 17
4:30 – 5:30 pm
Main Library
 
 

Make Armpit Fudge!
Make Armpit Fudge!

Create fudge using basic baking items, friction, and your armpit! Ages 7-12.  Registration begins Monday, September 9.
Wednesday, September 18
4:30 – 5:30 pm
South Regional Library

Little Artists
Little Artists

Preschoolers will explore open-ended art activities and different art mediums while learning about color, texture, and more. Ages 3-5. Registration begins Monday, September 9.
Wednesday, September 18
4:00 – 5:00 pm
East Regional Library

Cuteness crafted in a pillow. We’ll supply the materials; you’ll design and sew the pillow. Ages 12–18. Registration begins Monday, September 9.
Thursday, September 19
4:00 – 5:00 pm
North Regional Library

Buccaneer Bash
Buccaneer Bash

Ahoy, Mateys! Come to the librARRRy to learn how to talk like a pirate, track down hidden treasure, and learn the skills of a true pirate. Costumes welcome! Ages 5–12.
Thursday, September 19
3:30 – 5:00 pm
West Regional …

Treasure Hunt
Treasure Hunt

Avast! Pirates have hidden their loot in the library! Follow the clues that lead to its location. If you find it, you get to take a piece home! Ages 3-12.
Thursday, September 19
9:00 am – 9:00 pm
South …

The Book Was Better – Book Club
The Book Was Better – Book Club

Discussions on books that were DEFINITELY better than their adaptations. Meets monthly, 3:00 – 4:00 pm at the East Regional Library
September 20 – Where’d You Go, Bernadette by Maria Semple
October 18 – Woman in the Window by …

Dog Tug Toys
Dog Tug Toys

Give a shelter dog a good time by making braided dog tug toys to donate to Lafayette Animal Shelter and Care Center (LASCC). Ages 14 & up. Registration begins Monday, September 9.
Friday, September 20
10:00 – …

French Fun Day
French Fun Day

Join us for stories, activities, and special guests presented en français! Ages 5-12.
Saturdays:
September 21: Fun and Games with Rachel Perry
October 19 - Louisiana Werewolf Legends with Rachel Doherty
10:30 – 11:30 am
Main Library

 

Lego Science Challenge
Lego Science Challenge

Can you build a LEGO tower that can withstand an earthquake, save a minifigure trapped in ice, or build the fastest LEGO racer? Try these and other fun science-based challenges and maybe learn a few …

Krazy for K-pop
Krazy for K-pop

K-pop fans are invited to come listen to music, enjoy some Korean-inspired foods, play board games, and complete a K-pop craft. Ages 12–18.
Sunday, September 22
2:00 – 3:30 pm
South Regional Library

Resin Banned Book Necklace

Support uncensored reading by making a resin necklace with your favorite quote from a banned book. Ages 12–18. Registration begins Monday, September 9.
Monday, September 23
5:30 – 6:30 pm
North Regional Library

Harry Potter Book Club
Harry Potter Book Club

Spellbinding book discussions and more for teens and adults that NEED to discuss theories out of earshot from muggles. Ages 12 & up.
Tuesdays:
September 24 & October 22
6:30 – 7:30 pm
Main Library