Mardi Gras Closures
February 2, 2020 – 2:35 am | Comments Off

The following library locations will be closed for Mardi Gras events:
Saturday, February 15: Main Library & North Regional Library Closed
Sunday, February 16: West Regional Library Closed
 
 
 

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Little Scientists
Little Scientists

Explore and discover with hands-on experiments and activities. Dress for a mess! Ages 3-5.  Registration begins Monday, February 24.
Tuesday, March 17
4:30 – 5:30 pm
Main Library

Community Health Fair
Community Health Fair

Get happy and healthy at the library! UL Lafayette nursing students will offer several free health screenings and provide health information. All ages.
Wednesday, March 18
9:00 am – 2:00 pm
North Regional Library

Crafting for a Cause
Crafting for a Cause

LPL is dedicated to making our community a better place. This series of craft programs create items to be donated to charitable organizations. Ages 14 & up.
Cards for “Cardz for Kidz”
Wednesday, March 18
2:00 – 3:00 …

Teen Spa Day
Teen Spa Day

Teens will make bath bombs and body scrub. Ages 12–18. Registration begins Monday, March 9.
Wednesday, March 18
4:30 – 6:00 pm
Main Library

Acrylic Painting for Beginners
Acrylic Painting for Beginners

Have you always wanted to learn how to paint? In this class, you will learn the basics of acrylic painting and create an original work of art. Ages 14 & up. Registration begins Monday, March 9.
Friday, …

ACT Practice Test
ACT Practice Test

Take a free ACT practice test provided by the Princeton Review in a fully-proctored test-like environment. Please bring your own #2 pencils and a non-graphing calculator. Ages 12–18. Register online at PrincetonReview.com
Saturday, March 21
10:30 am …

French Fun Day
French Fun Day

Join us for fun activities en français with special guests from Lafayette High’s French program! Ages 5 to 12.
Saturday, March 21
10:30 – 11:30 am
Main Library

 

Inclusive Family Storytime
Inclusive Family Storytime

An interactive storytime for families of all abilities. Presented in partnership with D.R.E.A.M.S. Foundation of Acadiana.
Sunday, March 22
3:00 – 4:00 pm
West Regional Library

Red Beans, Rice and Reading
Red Beans, Rice and Reading

Enjoy an interactive storytime with special guest readers, free books, special prizes, and a meal of red beans and rice provided by sponsors. The bookmobile will be on-site for a visit as well!
Hosted by the …

Easter Canvas Painting
Easter Canvas Painting

Create an Easter painting on a canvas support with local artist, Diana Menard. Ages 14 & up. Registration begins Monday, March 9.
Tuesday, March 24
2:00 – 4:00 pm
South Regional Library

Create With Clay
Create With Clay

Ready to be creative? Join us for fun with modeling clay! Ages 5 – 12. Registration begins Monday, March 9.
Tuesday, March 24
4:30 – 5:30 pm
South Regional Library

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. Age 2-5. Registration begins Monday, March 9. 
Tuesday, March 24
4:30 – …

Gaming Unplugged
Gaming Unplugged

No screens allowed! Join us for an afternoon of snacks and a fun selection of card & board games. Ages 8–18.
Thursdays: March 26; April 23; May 21
4:30 – 6:00 pm
East Regional Library

Nailed It!
Nailed It!

Looking for some cool DIY Nail Art ideas? When it comes to the best nail art designs, creativity is your best friend. In this workshop, learn proper polishing techniques and nail art design. Ages 12–18. …

Shrinky Dinks
Shrinky Dinks

Draw a design onto special plastic, then pop it in the toaster oven and watch it shrink before your eyes! Use the finished product to create jewelry, magnets, and more! Ages 7 – 12. Registration begins Monday, …

Sew Awesome: Fabric Scrap Key Chain
Sew Awesome: Fabric Scrap Key Chain

Design, measure, and sew! Use the sewing machine to stitch a fabric scrap key chain. Once you’ve learned to sew one, make lots of them to give as gifts! Ages 9 – 12; Registration begins Monday, …

National “Poetree” Month
National “Poetree” Month

In celebration of National Poetry Month, patrons are invited to write poems on paper leaves and add them to the paper “poetree” that will be on display in the teen area of the library.
April 2020
West …

Documentary Movie Month
Documentary Movie Month

April is documentary movie month at South Regional with topics as diverse as opera, volcanoes, factories, sports, and – of course – Mr. Rogers. Ages 14 & up.
April 2 - Pavarotti (2019, PG-13, 1 hr 54 …

Paint a Clay Flower Pot
Paint a Clay Flower Pot

Add some color to your garden with a freshly painted flower pot. All supplies provided. Ages 5 – 12. Registration begins Monday, March 23. 
Thursday, April 2
4:00 – 5:00 pm
North Regional Library

Paper Easter Wreath
Paper Easter Wreath

Make an Easter wreath to add to your holiday decor! Ages 5-12.
Thursday, April 2
4:00 – 5:00 pm
West Regional Library