Treasure Hunt

Avast! Pirates have hidden their loot in the library! Follow the clues that lead to its location. If you find it, you get to take a piece home! Ages 3-12.
Thursday, September 19
9:00 am – 9:00 pm
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2019 Summer Reading Results

The Lafayette Public Library had a blast with “A Universe of Stories” Summer Reading Program! Here’s an infographic to show how this year’s Summer Reading Program went by the numbers.

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Needle Arts Club
Needle Arts Club

Do you have an interest in crocheting, knitting, sewing, or other needle arts? Bring your own project and get new ideas. No registration required. All skill levels welcome, join us for stitching fun! Ages 18 …

Board Game Basement
Board Game Basement

Saunter down to the basement to enjoy board games and tabletop gaming. Feel free to bring your own games. Refreshments provided. Open to ages 14 and up.
Thursdays: September– October (except October 3)
5:30 – 8:30 pm
Main Library

Discover Genealogy
Discover Genealogy

The Lafayette Genealogical Society presents ”Genealogy 101″ on the first Saturday of each month at 9:30 AM. Anyone interested in genealogy or local history may attend these presentations.
Genealogy 101
Saturday, October 5
9:30 – 11:00 am
Main Library

Feed Your Mind
Feed Your Mind

Kids will make a healthy trail mix while having drop-in activities such as more advanced coloring sheets, board games, bingo-based on pop culture or current events, trivia and more. Ages 5-12.

Thursdays: September – October
4:30 – …

Friday Zumba
Friday Zumba

Get moving and make some noise with Zumba on Friday afternoons! Licensed instructor Sahra Arabaca will lead an energetic workout for all ages.
Fridays:
September 20;
October 4, 18
5:00 – 6:00 PM
South Regional Library

The Book Was Better – Book Club
The Book Was Better – Book Club

Discussions on books that were DEFINITELY better than their adaptations. Meets monthly, 11:30 am – 12:30 pm at the East Regional Library
September 20 – Where’d You Go, Bernadette by Maria Semple
October 18 – Woman in the Window …

Dog Tug Toys
Dog Tug Toys

Give a shelter dog a good time by making braided dog tug toys to donate to Lafayette Animal Shelter and Care Center (LASCC). Ages 14 & up. Registration begins Monday, September 9.
Friday, September 20
10:00 – …

Teen Drawing Round Table
Teen Drawing Round Table

In the collaborative spirit of the Algonquin Round Table, an informal group of teen artists meets monthly at the library to exchange ideas, techniques, and banter.
Fridays: September – October
4:00 – 5:00 pm
North Regional Library

Small Folk Studio
Small Folk Studio

An opportunity for toddlers to create and explore art mediums. Dress for a mess! Ages 18 months-3 years. Registration begins Monday, August 26.
Fridays: September 20; October 18
10:30 – 11:15 am
Main Library
 
 

Teen Library Corps
Teen Library Corps

Teens are welcome to hang out with friends, discuss old and new programs, and work on upcoming library projects. Refreshments will be provided. Ages 12–18.
Saturdays: September 21 & October 19
1:00 – 2:00 pm
South Regional Library

Drop-In Gaming
Drop-In Gaming

Join old and new friends to play on various gaming consoles or bring card/board games from home. For Ages 12-18.
Saturdays: September 21 & October 19
2:30 – 4:00 pm
South Regional Library

French Fun Day
French Fun Day

Join us for stories, activities, and special guests presented en français! Ages 5-12.
Saturdays:
September 21: Fun and Games with Rachel Perry
October 19 - Louisiana Werewolf Legends with Rachel Doherty
10:30 – 11:30 am
Main Library

 

LEGO Club
LEGO Club

Kids will build unique LEGO creations based on a given theme! Ages 5 & up.
Saturdays: September 21; October 19
2:00 – 3:00 pm
North Regional Library

Lego Science Challenge
Lego Science Challenge

Can you build a LEGO tower that can withstand an earthquake, save a minifigure trapped in ice, or build the fastest LEGO racer? Try these and other fun science-based challenges and maybe learn a few …

Krazy for K-pop
Krazy for K-pop

K-pop fans are invited to come listen to music, enjoy some Korean-inspired foods, play board games, and complete a K-pop craft. Ages 12–18.
Sunday, September 22
2:00 – 3:30 pm
South Regional Library

Ollie Robot Lab
Ollie Robot Lab

Meet your need for speed with the Ollie racing robot! The power is in your hands as you navigate obstacle courses, execute tricks, and take on other fun challenges. Ages 8 – 12. Registration begins …

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.
Mondays: September – October (except holidays)
6:00 – 7:00 pm
Main Library

Teen Snack Attack
Teen Snack Attack

Learn to create easy recipes! Amaze your friends and families with the things you can make.  Ages 12–18. Registration begins Monday, August 26.
Monday, September 23
4:30 – 5:30 pm
West Regional Library

Resin Banned Book Necklace
Resin Banned Book Necklace

Support uncensored reading by making a resin necklace with your favorite quote from a banned book. Ages 12–18. Registration begins Monday, September 9.
Monday, September 23
5:30 – 6:30 pm
North Regional Library

After-School Special
After-School Special

Join us for after school fun. Each week is a different surprise activity! Ages 5–12.
Mondays: September–October (except holidays)
4:30 – 5:30 pm
Chenier Branch