Adventures Begin at the 2024 Summer Reading Kickoff!

This summer, Adventure Begins at Your Library when you sign up for the Summer Reading Challenge! Embark on a reading journey with the Lafayette Public Library and win a prize pack along the way!
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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 (LA) seeks an exceptional leader and executive who demonstrates commitment to the Library’s mission. Read the full story »

Drop-In Gaming
Drop-In Gaming

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

Crafternoon
Crafternoon

Join us for some freestyle crafting with all supplies provided. Ages 5 – 12.

LEGO Club
LEGO Club

Build unique LEGO creations based on a given theme! Ages 5 – 12.

Beyond Black History Month Book Club
Beyond Black History Month Book Club

Join us for a book club focused on black history, critical race theory, and anti-racism. Ages 14 & up.
Tuesdays, 6:00 – 7:00 pm
West Regional Library or virtually via Zoom
(337) 232-9321

Free Zumba at the Library!
Free Zumba at the Library!

 Join licensed Zumba instructor Sahra Arabaca for an energetic hour of movement and excitement! All Ages.

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. 

Needle Arts Club
Needle Arts Club

Do you have an interest in crocheting, knitting, sewing, or other needle arts? Join us for a meet-up where you can socialize with other crafters, show off your work, discuss current projects, and get new …

Book Buddy Grab & Go
Book Buddy Grab & Go

Stop by East Regional Library or West Regional Library to pick up a craft based on your favorite book characters. While you’re there, be sure to grab a book or two to read with your new …

Seniors Fit for Life
Seniors Fit for Life

This moderate exercise and strength training program offers older adults a fun and active way to stay fit. Seated/Chair Exercising is available. Ages 55 & up; no registration required.

AniManga Club
AniManga Club

Watch anime clips, discuss manga favorites, and argue subs vs. dubs in this fun, teen gathering! Ages 12-18. 

En Garde! Fencing @ the Library
En Garde! Fencing @ the Library

Learn the basics of Historical Fencing with a group of dedicated practitioners. Protective gear will be provided. Ages 8 & up. 

Mah Jongg at the Library
Mah Jongg at the Library

Players of all experience levels can join us for a game of Mah Jongg at the library. Ages 18 & up.

Line Dancing
Line Dancing

Scoot your boots over to the East Regional Library for some line dancing fun! Be sure to wear hard-soled shoes you can slide in. Ages 18 & up only; no registration required.

LEGO WeDo Workshop
LEGO WeDo Workshop

 
Builders and brick enthusiasts assemble! Explore the basics of robotics engineering with LEGO WeDo Kits. Take building to a new level!

Tech Assistance by Appointment
Tech Assistance by Appointment

Have a technology question? Have a device and want to learn how to use it? Tech Assistance to the rescue!

Summer Performers: The Actor’s Lunch Break
Summer Performers: The Actor’s Lunch Break

Join us for an action-packed theater adventure tailored for kids and their families led by professional actor and teaching artist, Jimez Alexander!

The Velvet Collab
The Velvet Collab

Contribute your style to a colorful exhibit of velvet art minis. 

Teen Art Collective
Teen Art Collective

West Regional Library has several arts and crafts opportunities going on for teens to explore their creativity! From tie-dye to charcoal art, our umbrella program, Teen Art Collective, has much to offer. For ages 12 – …

Computer Classes at Lafayette Public Library
Computer Classes at Lafayette Public Library

Our libraries offer free classes for adults at several public libraries in Lafayette Parish. For a list of the types of classes we offer, and to see dates, times,  and registration information, visit our calendar. Registration …