Holidays Around the World
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Share your yearly holiday traditions and learn about some new ones! We will have stories, songs, snacks, and a craft. All Ages.
Thursday, December 13
6:30 – 7:30 PM
South Regional Library

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After-Hours Mini Golf
After-Hours Mini Golf

Families will have a “hole” lot of fun after hours as they play through a multi-hole mini-golf course set up throughout the library.
Saturday, February 2
6:00-7:00 pm
South Regional Library

Cookie Decorating Workshop
Cookie Decorating Workshop

Let Angelle Vidrine, owner of Cajun Cookie Company, show you how to decorate beautiful cookies using royal icing, fondant, and more! Registration begins Monday, January 28.
Wednesday, February 6
6:00 – 8:00 pm
East Regional Library

Heart & Home Craft
Heart & Home Craft

Create a mixed media hanging using a wooden plaque, scrapbook paper, and 3D decorations. Participants need to bring a 2” X 2” picture or photo. Ages 14 & up. Registration begins Monday, January 28.
Wednesday, February 6
2:00 …

Heart-Shaped Art
Heart-Shaped Art

Design your own gift tag for someone special on Valentine’s Day.
Wednesday, February 6
4:00 – 5:00 pm
North Regional Library

Create A Dog (LRT)
Create A Dog (LRT)

Use art supplies to create your own furry friend! We’ll add a leash so you and your new buddy can walk out of the library together. Ages 5-12. Registration begins Monday, January 28.
Wednesday, February 6
4:30 …

Celebrate Chinese Culture (LRT)
Celebrate Chinese Culture (LRT)

Enjoy an afternoon showcasing traditional music, dance, and aspects of Chinese culture. Ages 5- 12
Thursday, February 7
4:30-5:30 pm
Main Library

From 300 lbs to Leadville (LRT)
From 300 lbs to Leadville (LRT)

Photographer, filmmaker, and ultra runner Jason Cohen will share the inspiring story of how he lost over 120 pounds and conquered the 100 mile ”Race Across the Sky,” the Leadville Trail 100 Run.
Thursday, February 7
6:00-7:00 pm
Main Library

Oreo Taste Test Challenge
Oreo Taste Test Challenge

Are you up for a real challenge? Come taste a variety of Oreo flavors and see how many you can guess correctly.
Thursday, February 7
4:00 – 5:00 pm
North Regional Library

Pet Paw Print Plaque (LRT)
Pet Paw Print Plaque (LRT)

Show how much you love your pet with a personalized wooden plaque. Bring a photo of your furry friend for the craft. Registration begins Monday, January 28.
Friday, February 8
5:30 – 6:30 pm
North 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. Ages 8 …

Finding Gobi Book Discussion (LRT)
Finding Gobi Book Discussion (LRT)

Take part in a discussion of Finding Gobi by Dion Leonard. Our special guest is Christine Duay, Lafayette Parish School System’s Director of Early Childhood. Ms. Duay will bring along Willow, the public schools’ service dog. For Ages …

Make a Meme
Make a Meme

Love memes? So do we! Come to the makerspace, design your own meme, and heat transfer it. We’ll provide tote bags; participants may also bring one cotton tee of their own. Ages 12–18. Registration begins Monday, …

Dog Bone Picture Frame (LRT)
Dog Bone Picture Frame (LRT)

Learn about the special dog in Lafayette Reads Together title, Finding Gobi by Dion Leonard.Then  enjoy making a dog bone picture frame for a special picture. Ages 5-12. Registration begins Monday, January 28.
Tuesday, February 12
3:30 – 4:30 PM
North Regional Library

Talk to a Dog Expert (LRT)
Talk to a Dog Expert (LRT)

Are you curious why dogs act in certain ways and what they are trying to tell you? Find out with dog expert Ally Lockin from ZenDog Training to learn about canine body language, how to …

Anti-Valentine’s Day
Anti-Valentine’s Day

Love is overrated: try out Anti-Valentine’s Day instead. Punch a valentine, create a bleeding heart card, or take home a horror novel mystery date.
Wednesday, February 13
All Day
Main Library

Valentine Creation Station
Valentine Creation Station

Glitter and ribbons and lace, oh my! Come raid Cupid’s craft closet to create one-of-a-kind Valentines for all the special people in your life.  Ages 5-12. No registration required.
Wednesday, February 13
11:30 am – 12:30 pm
South Regional Library

Little Scientists
Little Scientists

Explore and discover with hands-on experiments and activities. Ages 3 – 5. Registration begins Monday, January 28.
Wednesday, February 13
4:00 – 5:00 pm
East Regional Library

Valentine Paracord Bracelet
Valentine Paracord Bracelet

Teens can make a paracord bracelet with hearts stitched into the band. Open to all teens, while supplies last.
Thursday, February 14
4:00 – 5:00 pm
North Regional Library

Treat Yourself
Treat Yourself

Treat yourself to something nice this valentine’s day! Come make your own bath and body products and enjoy sweet treats! Ages 7-12. Registration begins Monday, January 28.
Thursday, February 14
4:30 – 5:30 pm
Main Library

Biblioboard & Pressbooks Digital Tour
Biblioboard & Pressbooks Digital Tour

Sign up for a digital tour of our new BiblioBoard & Pressbooks self-publishing. Registration begins Monday, January 28.
Monday, February 18
4:30 – 6:00 pm
Main Library