LPL Conducts Search for New Director

The Director of the Lafayette Public Library serves as the CEO of the public library in what has often been called the Happiest City in the United States. The Lafayette Public Library Board of Control …

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Little Artists
Little Artists

Preschoolers will explore open-ended art activities and different art mediums while learning about color, texture, and more. Ages 3-5. Registration is required and begins 2 weeks before the program date.

Hurray for Pre-K!
Hurray for Pre-K!

Get your little ones ready for preschool at this fun program where we’ll read a story and practice motor skills, all while reinforcing concepts such as colors, numbers, and letters. Ages 3 – 5. Registration is …

Let’s Make Music!
Let’s Make Music!

Join us for a musical story, then create your own musical instrument using random household items! All supplies will be provided. Ages 4 – 6. Registration is required.

Makerspace Grab & Go Crafts
Makerspace Grab & Go Crafts

Grab & Go bags will include all the supplies you’ll need plus instructions, you can pick yours up at the Main Library Makerspace during Open Access Hours. Recommended for teens and adults.  No registration necessary; available while …

Paperbag Monsters
Paperbag Monsters

Explore your creativity through your very own paperbag puppet monster! Ages 3 – 6. Registration is required.

It’s Puzzling
It’s Puzzling

Work together with your peeps to complete jigsaw puzzles. Ages 12-18. 

Cajun Country Chronicles: CANCELED
Cajun Country Chronicles: CANCELED

This event has been canceled. We apologize for any inconvenience.
 
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Join William J. Thibodeaux, a native of Rayne, LA, for a discussion of his third non-fiction book: Cajun Country Chronicles. This book is a …

Movie Critic
Movie Critic

Come join us for a poorly-rated movie so we can critique it in real time. Talking is encouraged during this screening of Super Mario Bros. (1993). Ages 12 -18. 

Chess Club
Chess Club

Join us at the library for an evening of chess. All skill levels are welcome! Ages 7 & up; registration is required.

Board Game Basement
Board Game Basement

Saunter down to the basement to enjoy board games and make new friends. Feel free to bring your own games. Refreshments provided. Ages 14 & up.
 

Painted Dinner Candles
Painted Dinner Candles

Paint your own decorative candles with a floral design. Ages 18 & up; registration is required.

Laser Cutting 101
Laser Cutting 101

 Learn the basics of creating and printing on a laser cutter using CorelDraw.  Ages 13 & up; registration is required.

Drop-In Gaming
Drop-In Gaming

Join old and new friends to play on various gaming consoles or tabletop games. Ages 12-18.

Manic Monday
Manic Monday

Got a case of the Mondays? Come color, play games, or have a snack. We’ve got just the cure for your Monday blues. Ages 12 – 18.

Frame by Frame
Frame by Frame

Stop motion animation session, focused on obtaining fluid character movements.

After School Special: Canceled on April 15
After School Special: Canceled on April 15

 Join us for afternoon fun at the next scheduled After School Special, which features a different surprise activity every time. Ages 5 – 12.
 

 
 

Playdough Playtime
Playdough Playtime

Have fun with Playdough!  We provide the tools and you provide creativity! Ages 3 – 5. Registration is required.

Mystery Book Club
Mystery Book Club

Join us on the third Tuesday of every month from 6:30 – 7:30 pm to discuss a great mystery novel. Ages 18 & up.
 
 

Genealogy Tuesdays
Genealogy Tuesdays

Receive individual assistance while researching family history. Ages 18 & up.

Write With Us
Write With Us

Get into creative writing with our biweekly workshops. We offer support and guidance in your writing efforts.