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Virtual Teen Snack Attack

Learn to create some easy recipes! Amaze your friends and families with the snacks you can make. Ages 12-18.

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September is Library Card Sign-up Month!

September is Library Card Sign-up Month, a time when the Lafayette Public Library joins the American Library Association (ALA) and libraries nationwide to remind parents, caregivers, and students that signing up for a library card is the first step on the path to academic achievement and lifelong learning. Read the full story »

Cheers to 75 Years! Lafayette Public Library Celebrates Anniversary
Cheers to 75 Years! Lafayette Public Library Celebrates Anniversary

The Lafayette Public Library is celebrating 75 years of serving Lafayette Parish this year! On Tuesday, August 6, 1946, the parish library opened its doors.

Governor’s Mask Mandate in Effect Through September 29
Governor’s Mask Mandate in Effect Through September 29

By order of the Governor of Louisiana, beginning Wednesday, August 4 through at least Wednesday, September 29, all persons must wear a mask indoors regardless of vaccination status. Thank you to our patrons for your cooperation.

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 begins 2 weeks before program start date. 
 

Teen Drawing Round Table
Teen Drawing Round Table

Calling teen artists of all skill levels! Come meet at the library to exchange ideas, techniques, and banter while you draw. Some art supplies provided.
 
 
 
 

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

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

After School Special
After School Special

Join us for an after-school craft or activity every other week! Ages 5-12.
 

Studio Ghibli Film Fest
Studio Ghibli Film Fest

Join us throughout September and October as we watch some of the best films Studio Ghibli has to offer!

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 2 weeks before program start date. 
 

Teen/Adult Grab & Go Crafts
Teen/Adult Grab & Go Crafts

Swing by a Lafayette Public Library drive-thru (Main Library and all Regional Libraries) and pick up a bag full of fun! Grab & Go bags will include all the supplies you’ll need plus instructions. Recommended …

Drop-In Gaming
Drop-In Gaming

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

Coloring for Adults
Coloring for Adults

Your focus and creativity will be your utensils, while we provide a plethora of prints and colored pencils. Ages 18 & up.
 
 
 
 

Digital Storytime
Digital Storytime

Lafayette Public Library will be hosting Digital Storytime on Facebook each Monday at 10:00 AM!  Tune in each week for stories, songs, and laughter!

Musical Monday
Musical Monday

Learn the basics of electric or acoustic guitar! Bring your own or borrow one from our M.I. Brary located at the Clifton Chenier Center. You only need to know 3 chords to start rocking! Ages 14 and …

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.
 
 
 
 

To Be Continued Book Club
To Be Continued Book Club

Join us virtually as we read the first few chapters of a story, then check it out to continue! Find us on YouTube.
Find the book in our catalog!
 
 
 

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.
 

Computer Classes at Main
Computer Classes at Main

Lafayette Public Library provides computer classes for those wishing to brush up on their computer and related technology skills. Ages 18 and up. Registration begins 2 weeks before program date.
 
 
 
 

Learn to Make
Learn to Make

Learn to use different machines and programs in our Makerspaces! Registration begins 2 weeks before program start date. 
 
 
 
 

Virtual Write with Us
Virtual Write with Us

Get into creative writing with our biweekly workshops, meeting virtually over Zoom. We offer support and guidance in your writing efforts. Ages 18 & up.
 
 

Fall-Themed Scrapbook Page Workshop
Fall-Themed Scrapbook Page Workshop

Discover the joy of scrapbooking! Bring one or two personal photos and join us to create a fall-themed scrapbook page or greeting card. You can also modify it to fit an 8″x10″ frame (not provided). Ages …