Big Nate Fan Day

An afternoon of Big Nate trivia, crafts, and laughs.  Come hang out with all your fellow Big Nate fans! Ages 7-12. Registration begins Monday, December 30.
Tuesday, January 21
4:30 – 5:30 pm
Main Library

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Make a Paracord Bracelet

Create your own paracord survival bracelet that is both fashionable and functional. It’s a perfect accessory for wilderness adventures or in case of emergency. Ages 12–18. Registration by phone or in person begins Monday, December 30.

Tuesday, January 21
3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
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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, February 1
9:30 – 11:30 am
Main Library

Harry Potter Book Club
Harry Potter Book Club

Spellbinding book discussions and more for teens and adults that NEED to discuss theories out of earshot from muggles. Ages 12 & up. Tuesdays, 6:30 – 7:30 at the Main Library
January 21 – Harry Potter …

Mystery Book Club
Mystery Book Club

Join us on the third Tuesday of every month at 6:30 PM at the South Regional Library for the Mystery Book Club! We read mystery favorites each month. Click here for Mystery Book Club news and links!
January 21  …

Acrylic Painting for Beginners–Fleur de Lis
Acrylic Painting for Beginners–Fleur de Lis

Have you always wanted to learn how to paint? In this class, you will learn the basics of acrylic painting and create an original work of art. Ages 14 & up. Registration begins Monday, December 30.
Tuesday, …

LEGO WeDo Workshop
LEGO WeDo Workshop

Builders and brick enthusiasts assemble! Explore the basics of robotics engineering with the fun, easy-to-use LEGO WeDo kits.  Take building to a new level! Ages 7 – 12.    Registration begins Monday, December 16.
Tuesdays: January 21; February 18
4:30 …

Tech Assistance
Tech Assistance

Register for one-on-one help with your mobile device or learn how to access the library’s collection of eBooks, eAudiobooks, and magazines! Ages 18 & up.  Registration begins Monday, December 30.
Tuesdays:  January 21; February 18
2:00 – 3:00 pm
Main Library

Maker Meetup
Maker Meetup

Like crafting, building, creating, and making of all kinds? Join like-minded makers for a short presentation and socialization each month leading to Maker Faire 2020 (March 28, 2020). These gatherings are sure to get your …

Think Like a Mythbuster
Think Like a Mythbuster

Use the scientific method to prove (or debunk) popular myths! Ages 7 – 12. Registration begins Monday, December 30. 
Tuesday, January 21
4:30 – 5:30 pm
South Regional Library

To Be Continued Book Club
To Be Continued Book Club

Come join us as we read aloud a chapter book for the next few weeks. When we finish we’ll have a fun activity that goes with the book!
January – Fortunately, the Milk by Neil Gaiman
February …

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 …

“Me in 2020” Vision Board
“Me in 2020” Vision Board

Create a vision type board to help you reach all your 2020 goals by attaching inspiring quotes, magazine clippings, colorful scrapbook paper, and other ephemera to a poster that can be viewed daily. Ages 14 …

Trivia Night @ Broaddus Burger
Trivia Night @ Broaddus Burger

Round up your smartest friends and bring them to Broaddus Burger for weekly trivia! Ages 18 & up.
Wednesdays: January – February
7:00 – 8:00 pm
Broaddus Burger (call East Regional Library for Information) 

Small Business Development: Small Business 101
Small Business Development: Small Business 101

An ongoing series hosted by the Louisiana Small Business Development Center at UL Lafayette. Call 482-6312 for a full description of these exciting and informative workshops. Ages 14 & up.
January 22 - SEBD – Certification to Grow …

Write with Us!
Write with Us!

If you’ve ever wanted to try your hand at creative writing, this program is for you! We offer support and guidance in your writing efforts. Ages 18 & up.
Wednesdays: January – February (except January 1)
6:00 …

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.
Wednesdays: January 22; February 5, 19
4:00 – 5:00 pm
North Regional …

Chess Club
Chess Club

A chance to practice your chess moves on other players. All playing levels (including beginners) welcome. Ages 8 & up. Registration begins Monday, December 30.
Wednesday, January 22
6:00 – 7:00 pm
North Regional Library

Crayon Recycling
Crayon Recycling

Help us turn our old, broken crayons into something new! Ages 12–18. Registration begins Monday, January 13.
Wednesday, January 22
4:30 – 5:30 pm
Main Library

It’s Chinese New Year!
It’s Chinese New Year!

2020 is the Year of the Rat. Come celebrate with us! Ages 7 – 12. Registration begins Monday, January 13. 
Wednesday, January 22
4:30 – 5:30 pm
West Regional Library
 
 

Make a Rainstick
Make a Rainstick

How did past civilizations respond to times of drought? Come learn some history and folklore, then make a rainstick of your own! Ages 7 – 12. Registration begins Monday, January 13. 
Wednesday, January 22
4:30 – 5:30 …

Fuse Bead Creations
Fuse Bead Creations

Melt colorful fuse beads into a work of art! Use patterns or create your own design. Ages 7-12.  Registration begins Monday, January 13. 

Wednesday, January 22
4:30 – 6:00 pm
East Regional Library