So Bad It’s Good Movie Nights
August 2, 2018 – 2:04 am | Comments Off

A continuing series of movie nights showcasing the very best of the worst, from bad acting and horrific plot holes to deeply flawed decision making.

Tuesdays, 6:00 – 8:00 PM
August 21: Waterworld

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Mad Science
Mad Science

Join us for some chemistry exploration and experiments with the University of Louisiana at Lafayette’s chemistry instructor Dr. Ryan Simon. Recommended for Ages 9-12. Registration begins Monday, September 17.
Thursday, October 4
4:30-6:00 pm
Main Library

Fandom Friday
Fandom Friday

What’s your fandom? Hang out, make friends, and have fun with other members of the fandom community. It’s the perfect place to complain about your ship sinking! Ages 12-18. 
Friday, October 5
4:30 – 5:30 PM
Main Library

Meet a Firefighter!
Meet a Firefighter!

October is fire safety month! Kids will have a chance to meet a firefighter and tour a firetruck. Recommended for Ages 3–12.
Friday, October 5
10:30 – 11:00 am
South Regional Library

The French Table
The French Table

L’Atelier de la Table Française (The French Table) Workshop provides a forum to improve your verbal skills in both Cajun and standard French through casual conversation. Historical documentary films and personal narratives are incorporated to …

Drag Queen Story Time
Drag Queen Story Time

Join us for an afternoon of books, songs, and activities led by drag queens from UL Lafayette’s Delta Lambda Phi chapter. Recommended for Ages 3 – 6 and their families.
Saturday, October 6
2:00 – 3:00 PM
Main Library

Fingerprint Magnets
Fingerprint Magnets

Create a piece of art as unique as yourself! Recommended for Ages 5 – 12. Registration begins Monday, September 17.
Tuesday, October 10
4:30-5:30 pm
South Regional Library

Arduino Basics
Arduino Basics

Join LSUE computer science professor Laurie Seeder to learn the beginnings of wiring and programming an Arduino, a microcontroller that can be used to interact with buttons, LEDs, motors, speakers, and much more. Recommended for …

Star Wars Reads Celebration
Star Wars Reads Celebration

Calling all Jedi! Let’s party like we’re in a galaxy far, far away at East Regional Library’s annual Star Wars celebration! Drop by for fun activities, photo ops, snacks and Star Wars themed-crafts. May the …

Tech-Free Family Night
Tech-Free Family Night

Turn off your technology and come to the library for a night of family fun! Play a board game, listen to a story, make a craft or explore the other activities on this special night …

Storybook Pumpkin Patch
Storybook Pumpkin Patch

Transform a pumpkin into your favorite book character! Paint or decorate it at home (no carved pumpkins, please), then bring it to the South Regional Library to be displayed in our pumpkin patch. Submissions can …

Make Your Movie Trailer
Make Your Movie Trailer

Make your very own movie trailer using an iPad and iMovie! Recommended for Ages 7 – 12. Registration begins Monday, September 17.
Tuesday, October 16
2:00-3:30 pm
South Regional Library

LEGO Free-Build Challenge
LEGO Free-Build Challenge

Show off your creativity & ingenuity! Participants will be given a random assortment of Lego bricks and one hour to create an original masterpiece. Library staff will assess entries and award prizes based on various …

The Science of Small
The Science of Small

Putting big ideas into small hands! Discover Nano Science, how small particles work and how they impact our everyday lives. Recommended for Ages 5 – 9.
Thursday, October 18
4:30-5:30 pm
Main Library

Ink Stamped Candle Holders
Ink Stamped Candle Holders

Make a plain tea light holder beautiful by stamping on alcohol inks in various vibrant colors. Registration begins Monday, October 8. Recommended for Age 12 & up.
Friday, October 19
3:30 – 4:30 PM
Main Library Makerspace

Tape Town
Tape Town

Zoom down the streets of our pretend town while making stops at the car wash, bakery and more. Please bring a small toy vehicle to participate.  Recommended for Ages 2-5. Registration begins Monday, October 8.
Friday, October 19
11:00 …

Master Puppet Theater
Master Puppet Theater

Come join us for our puppet shows that are sure to entertain! Recommended for Ages 3 – 12.
Monday, October 22
10:30-11:00 am
East Regional Library
 

Batty About Bats
Batty About Bats

Come to the library and make an adorable or super spooky bat to hang in your room for fall!  Recommended for Ages 5-12. Registration begins Monday, October 8.
Monday, October 22
2:00-3:00 pm
South Regional Library

Laboratory Lockdown Puzzle Room
Laboratory Lockdown Puzzle Room

Captured by a crazed chemist, can you escape the laboratory before you become the latest test subject for his crazy concoctions? Ages 7-12. Register by phone (261-5779) or in person. Registration begins October 8.

Small Business 101
Small Business 101

Explore the feasibility of a business idea! The discussion will include startup fundamentals, marketing and business planning, financing, licenses, business structures, and more. Hosted by the Louisiana Small Business Development Center at the University of …

Teen Scream Cinema
Teen Scream Cinema

Do you like scary movies? Then come join us for some spooky film fun. Refreshments will be provided.
Tuesday, October 23
The Sixth Sense (PG-13, 1999, 108 min.)
4:30 – 6:30 PM
Main Library