September is Library Card Sign-up Month!

It’s Gumbo Weather at the Lafayette Public Library! Each September, the Lafayette Public Library joins the American Library Association (ALA) and libraries nationwide to remind students, parents, and caregivers that signing up for a library card …

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AniManga Club

This week’s AniManga Club has been rescheduled to meet on Saturday, October 8 at the West Regional Library. (It will not meet on October 1.) We apologize for any inconvenience.

Watch anime clips, discuss manga favorites, and argue subs vs. dubs in this fun, teen gathering! Ages 12-18; refreshments will be provided. Read the full story »

L’Atelier de la Table Française (The French Table)
L’Atelier de la Table Française (The French Table)

The French Table provides a forum to improve your verbal skills in both Louisiana and standard French through casual conversation. Some knowledge of French is required. Ages 18 & up only.

LPL Makerspace: Open Access Hours
LPL Makerspace: Open Access Hours

Open access time allows patrons to explore and experiment as they independently work on projects of their choosing. Self-guided online tutorials are available for most applications. For more information about the Makerspaces and a list …

Drop-In Gaming
Drop-In Gaming

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

Anime Character Battle Royale
Anime Character Battle Royale

Have you ever wondered what would happen if all of the best anime characters battled it out to see who is most popular? Wonder no more: vote in the Battle Royale and choose the champion. …

Nerf War: North Regional Library
Nerf War: North Regional Library

Hey, Nerf fans!  Come join us after-hours in the library for nerf gun fun.  Bring your own unmodified Nerf dart guns. Ages 12-18.  All attendees must have parental consent.  Participants should arrive and check in before …

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.
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Discover Genealogy
Discover Genealogy

Lafayette Genealogical Society hosts monthly meetings with guest speakers for those interested in exploring genealogy. Ages 18 & up.

Genealogy Tuesdays
Genealogy Tuesdays

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

Beginner’s Acrylic Painting
Beginner’s Acrylic Painting

Join local artist Natalie Christophe as she shares acrylic painting techniques in this hands-on program. Ages 18 & up; registration is required.

Body Talk Class
Body Talk Class

The program covers the basics of puberty for young adolescents. Instructors will discuss topics such as the five stages of development, good hygiene habits, and feelings and emotions. This program is medically accurate and a …

LEGO Club
LEGO Club

Build unique LEGO creations based on a given theme! Ages 5-12. Registration is required only for the North Regional Library events and begins 2 weeks before the program dates. 

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! Ages 7 – 12. Registration is required and begins 2 weeks before the program …

Board Game Basement
Board Game Basement

We’re back! 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.
 

Fabricadabra!
Fabricadabra!

 Learn the “magic” of sewing while watching these YouTube tutorials and making small, beginner projects! Ages 14 & up.

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.

Teen LibCrate
Teen LibCrate

Sign up to receive a free Teen LibCrate from the Main or Regional Libraries! You’ll receive a themed box containing a library book, a snack, a craft, and more! When you’re done with the book, …

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.

After School Special
After School Special

Join us for afternoon fun! Each week is a different surprise activity. Ages 5-12. No registration is required.

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.
 

Dungeons & Dragons One-Shots
Dungeons & Dragons One-Shots

Join us for one-shot sessions of Dungeons & Dragons (5th edition). Bring your own level five character (level six, beginning March 8), or use one of our pre-built sheets! Ages 18 & up; Registration begins 2 …