Teen DIY
October 16, 2019 – 2:26 am | Comments Off

We’ll provide the craft, and you bring the creativity! Come in and make something amazing. Registration begins Monday, August 26.
Monday, October 21
5:00 – 6:00 pm
South Regional Library

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Life-Sized Clue
Life-Sized Clue

What’s more fun than playing the board game Clue? Playing life-sized Clue! Ages 8 and up. Registration in person or by phone begins Monday, December 16.
Monday, December 30
10:00 am – 4:00 pm
West Regional Library

It’s an Elephant and Piggy Party!
It’s an Elephant and Piggy Party!

Celebrate all that is great about the awesome books by Mo Willems, especially our favorite elephant and pig, Gerald and Piggie! Play games, hear stories, have snacks, and more! Ages 4-7. Registration begins Monday, December 16.
 Monday, …

Harry Potter Puzzle Room
Harry Potter Puzzle Room

The big quidditch game is about to begin, but you’re stuck in detention! The professor locked the door and can’t remember the spell to open it. You have one hour to solve this series of …

Happy Noon Year!
Happy Noon Year!

It’s New Year’s Eve! Celebrate early, and count down to 12:00 (pm!) with us. Ages 5-12.
Tuesday, December 31
11:30 am – 12:15 pm
East Regional Library
South Regional Library
West Regional Library

Teen Fandom Art: Deathly Hallows Galaxy Painting
Teen Fandom Art: Deathly Hallows Galaxy Painting

Join us for this beginner’s acrylic painting workshop just for teens! Learn basic acrylic painting techniques and create an original work of art with a fandom twist. Ages 12–18. Registration begins Monday, December 16.
Thursday, January …

The Great Library Race
The Great Library Race

Explore the new West Regional Library by competing in a scavenger hunt and a series of challenges. The first team to find all the clues and complete all the challenges wins! Ages 8-14. Registration in person …

Candy Science
Candy Science

Candy Science is the best kind of science: edible. Come experiment and see what your favorite candy can do! Ages 12–18. Registration begins Monday, December 16.
Friday, January 3
2:00 – 3:00 pm
Main Library

Battle of the Gamers
Battle of the Gamers

Compete for bragging rights against fellow gamers in organized tournaments featuring Nintendo Switch and PS4. Ages 12–18.
Friday, January 3
2:00 – 4:00 pm
West Regional Library

Lafayette Public Library Unveils Its New Mobile Branch
Lafayette Public Library Unveils Its New Mobile Branch

The Bookmobile is 32 feet long, handicap accessible, and outfitted with a mobile hotspot. The vehicle will be stocked with a diverse collection of books, DVDs and audiobooks available to check out as part of its outreach services. It …

New Calendar of Events for Event Registration
New Calendar of Events for Event Registration

Please note! We have switched over to a new calendar and bookings system! Our new calendar can be found at lafayettela.libcal.com.
While the old system has been removed from our website, you may need to update your bookmarks …

Summer Reading Program 2019: “A Universe of Stories”
Summer Reading Program 2019: “A Universe of Stories”

DON’T FORGET: Earn badges for completing our Summer Activities for All Ages! Log in to your Summer Reading Program online account to get started, or come pick up a paper reading log at your nearest library branch.

Writes of Spring Contest Winners Announced
Writes of Spring Contest Winners Announced

The Lafayette Public Library is pleased to announce the winners of the 2019 Writes of Spring Writing Contest. We congratulate the winners and recognize the efforts of all students who contributed their entries. We also …

Try BiblioBoard: A New Indie Author Composition Service
Try BiblioBoard: A New Indie Author Composition Service

Introducing BiblioBoard: A New Indie Author Composition Service!
Are you looking for the perfect platform to publish that dystopian thriller you wrote last NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month)? Look no further! The Lafayette Public Library is …

Introducing RENEW DAT
Introducing RENEW DAT

Introducing our new service! RENEW DAT – Automatic renewals for your non-digital library items! Here’s how it works:
* No more late fees [but we still have late fees] – your non-digital items will automatically renew before they …

AR Information Now Shown in Catalog
AR Information Now Shown in Catalog

School is back in session and Accelerated Reader (AR) requirements will be here before you know it. The Lafayette Public Library now has AR information displayed within card catalog search results. Patrons will now be …

Introducing Playaway Launchpad
Introducing Playaway Launchpad

The Lafayette Public Library has recently added Playaway Launchpads to our collection! These pre-loaded tablets have everything your child needs to challenge their minds and increase their brain power! Launchpads are a secure way to …

Water Damaged Materials
Water Damaged Materials

Water/Flood Damaged Books
If you can return your water damaged items, do so in person. Do not put wet items in the book drop or items will damage other items. Place items in plastic and bring …

Speck Air Quality Monitors Available for Checkout
Speck Air Quality Monitors Available for Checkout

Learning about the quality of the air you breathe should be as easy and inexpensive as borrowing a book from a library. And in Lafayette Parish, it now is! Thanks to Carnegie Mellon University researchers, …

Create Professional Resumes with Cypress Resume
Create Professional Resumes with Cypress Resume

The Lafayette Public Library now offers Cypress Resume, an online tool that helps you easily create professional-looking resumes in just a few minutes with little-to-no help, regardless of your computer or writing skills. With Cypress Resume, there …

New Online Catalog Now Available!
New Online Catalog Now Available!

The Lafayette Public Library is online with our new catalog upgrade!
If you have a bookmark to the old catalog, please click “ONLINE CATALOG” above and update your bookmarks accordingly.