Unplugged Mondays
October 9, 2017 – 4:22 am | Comments Off

Families can unplug and play games of all sorts! Bring your own games or choose from ours. Open to all ages.
Monday, October 23
4:00 – 5:30 PM
Main Library

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Tower Defenders
Tower Defenders

Stretch your engineering skills by building a catapult capable of knocking down a tower. Registration begins Monday, November 6.
Thursday, November 30
4:30 – 6:00 PM
Main Library

Santa Claus is Coming to Town
Santa Claus is Coming to Town

Don’t miss Santa’s visit to the library. Children will be able to sit on Santa’s lap for a picture–don’t forget your camera! There will be candy canes and a craft. No registration necessary; Ages Birth to …

Christmas at North Regional Library
Christmas at North Regional Library

Free fun for the whole family! Visit the library while enjoying the Carencro Country Christmas at the the Carencro Community Center and the Children’s Christmas Parade. Holiday Craft for ages 5-12 (while supplies last). Open to all ages.
Saturday, December 2
10:00 …

First Cousins: Cajun and Creole Music in South Louisiana
First Cousins: Cajun and Creole Music in South Louisiana

Join us for a showing of First Cousins: Cajun and Creole Music in South Louisiana (55 minutes), a documentary that explores the rich musical heritage of Cajuns and Creoles, South Louisiana’s multi-ethnic, French-speaking people who have danced …

Watercolor Greeting Card Workshop
Watercolor Greeting Card Workshop

Paint with watercolors a vintage bird greeting card. Adults only, please. Registration begins Monday, November 20.
Tuesday, December 5
2:00 – 4:00 PM
South Regional Library
Thursday, December 7
2:00 – 4:00 PM
East Regional Library
Tuesday, December 12
2:00 – 4:00 PM
North Regional …

Blu Ray Theater
Blu Ray Theater

Take advantage of the South Regional Library’s new projectors and screens by enjoying modern movies and classics.
All films begin at 6:00 pm:
* December 7: Rogue One (2016, 133 minutes, Rated PG-13)
* December 14: The Force Awakens (2015, 136 minutes, …

Christmas Kids Alive!
Christmas Kids Alive!

Open to all ages! Sponsored by the Sigma Alpha Iota musical fraternity, this fun family event features performances by local music students and a reading of “The Night Before Christmas” by Mrs. Claus.
Saturday, December 9
10:00 – 11:15 AM
South …

Wrapped Candy Gifts
Wrapped Candy Gifts

You will create special wrapped candy gift treats in this hands-on program taught by Sonya Flemming, owner of Gathering Fragments. Registration begins Monday, November 20.
Wednesday, December 13
6:00 – 7:00 PM
East Regional Library

Hot Wheels Speedway
Hot Wheels Speedway

Join us for creative play and use tracks, ramps and loops to create the ultimate Hot Wheels race car experience! Registration begins Monday, November 20.
Thursday, December 14
4:30 – 5:30 PM
Main Library

French Fun Day
French Fun Day

Join us for workshops, activities and special guests presented in français. Ages 5-12.
Saturday, December 16
10:30 – 11:30 AM
Main Library

Holiday Wrap Up
Holiday Wrap Up

Don’t face those presents alone! Bring your gifts, wrapping paper and ribbon. We’ll bring the cocoa and craft supplies.
Tuesday, December 19
6:00 – 7:30 PM
Main Library

Elf Academy
Elf Academy

Do you have what it takes to be one of Santa’s helpers? Take lessons in gift wrapping, candy making and more! Ages 7-12. Registration begins Monday, December 4. 
Wednesday, December 20
4:30 – 5:30 PM
South Regional Library

Snow Day!
Snow Day!

It’s snow day at the library! Enjoy snow-themed crafts, games, and other activities. No registration required. Ages 3-12. 
Thursday, December 21
4:30 – 5:30 PM
Main Library
Wednesday, January 3
1:00 – 3:00 PM
East Regional Library

Christmas Eve Observed: Closures
Christmas Eve Observed: Closures

All library locations will close on Friday, December 22 at 1:00 pm in observance of the Christmas Eve holiday. They will reopen with normal business hours on Saturday, December 23.

Christmas Holiday: Closures
Christmas Holiday: Closures

All library locations will be closed on Sunday, December 24 and Monday, December 25 in observance of the Christmas holiday. They will reopen with normal business hours on Tuesday, December 26.

Monster Lab
Monster Lab

Personalized monsters at your fingertips! Start with salt dough and add all the crazy pieces to make your monster unique. Ages 5-12.
Tuesday, December 26
2:00 – 3:30 PM
Chenier Branch

Home Decor Organizer
Home Decor Organizer

Start the New Year off by organizing your daily routine. Join the Lafayette Habitat for Humanity ReStore in upcycling pallet wood pieces into a wooden home decor organizer to hang your keys and collect your …

Family Gaming Night
Family Gaming Night

Bring in the family for some friendly competition as we set up our online and offline games for serious family fun.
Thursday, December 28
6:30 – 8:00 PM
Main Library

Noon Year’s Eve Party
Noon Year’s Eve Party

Say goodbye to 2017 and hello to 2018 as we countdown to noon! Ring in the new year early with crafts, dancing, and treats. No registration required. Ages 3-12.
Friday, December 29
10:30 AM – 12:30 PM
East Regional …

Mason Jar Organizer
Mason Jar Organizer

Habitat for Humanity will help you assemble and personalize a mason jar organizer to store your stuff! Registration begins Monday, October 23.

East Regional Library
Friday, December 29
2:00 – 4:00 PM