Lafayette libraries announce activities for July, August

Lafayette libraries announce activities for July, August

Lafayette, LA (KPLC) - The following is a news release from the Lafayette Public Library System:

The Lafayette Public Library System has announced the following events for the months of July and August:

Gentle Yoga

Mondays at 6:00 pm

East Regional Library:

July 6, 13, 20, 27

Chair Yoga

Thursdays at noon

North Regional Library:

July 9, 16, 23, 30

Superhero Training Camp

Calling all future superheroes! Children ages 7 – 12 are invited to come and train to become a superhero. Registration begins Monday, June 1. Register using the links below.

Tuesday, July 21

2:00 – 3:30 PM

East Regional Library

Thursday, July 30

2:00 – 3:30 PM

South Regional Library

Doctor Who: A Party in Time and Space

Whovians Unite! Celebrate the time-hopping madman in a box with crafts, games and food. Costumes welcome! Registration begins Monday, June 1.

Tuesday, July 21

2:00 – 4:00 PM

Main Library

Kick It Up a Notch: Life Coaching Workshops

Wednesday, July 8

6:00 pm

East Regional Library

Saturday, July 11

11:00 am

Main Library

Superhero Cartooning Workshop with Mike Artell

The workshop will include tips for drawing superheroes and methods to add excitement to your superhero cartoons! Ages 7-12. Registration begins Monday, June 22.

Tuesday, July 7

9:30 – 10:30 am

North Regional Library

11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Main Library

The Art of Herbal Syrups

Bring summer flavor to your kitchen! Master Gardener and herbalist Lanier Cordell will show simple ways to make unique herbal syrups that bring surprising flavor to iced drinks, cakes and more.

Wednesday, July 8

6:00 PM

North Regional Library

Super Reader Graphics Fun with Chuck Galey
Kids ages 7 – 12 are invited to come and create some Super Read Graphics with artist Chuck Galey! Create your own superhero, superdog or supercat, and design your own superhero costume! Registration begins Monday, June 22. Register using the links below.

Wednesday, July 8

10:30 – 11:30 AM

East Regional Library

2:30 – 3:30 PM

South Regional Library

Wild Goose Chase!

Ages 3-12. Matt Sandbank presents his shadow puppet show. Sponsored by the Friends of the Lafayette Public Library.

Thursday, July 9

10:00 – 10:45 am

Carencro Community Center next to North Regional Library

3:00 – 3:45 PM

Main Library

Friday, July 10

10:00 – 10:45 am

East Regional Library

3:00 – 3:45 PM

South Regional Library

Harvey Rabbit and Friends Show

One of our patron favorites, Harvey Rabbit and Friends will be at both the East Regional and the Main Library! This program, great for ages 3 – 12, is sponsored by the Friends of the Lafayette Public Library.

Tuesday, July 14

10:00 – 11:00 AM

East Regional Library

3:00 – 4:00 PM

Main Library

Dragonfly Workshop for Teens

Trish Ransom, "Debris Artist," will guide teens in creating a funky dragonfly from junk materials. Registration begins Monday, June 22. Register using the links below.

Tuesday, July 14

2:30 – 4:00 pm

East Regional Library

Wednesday, July 15

2:00 – 3:30 pm

Main Library

Thursday, July 16

2:30 – 4:00 pm

North Regional Library

Friday, July 17

2:00 – 3:30 pm

South Regional Library

Act Like an Animal!

Hampstead Stage Company presents "Act Like an Animal!" Become your favorite animal through games and other activities. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Register starting Wednesday, July 1 by using the link below.

Thursday, July 16

9:15 – 10:15 AM

Carencro Community Center (next to the North Regional Library)

Robin Hood

The Hampstead Stage Company presents "Robin Hood." An adaptation of the classic folktale chronicling the adventures of the infamous outlaw with a heart of gold.

Thursday, July 16

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Main Library

3:00 – 4:00 PM

South Regional Library

Aspiring Astronaut Alyssa Carson

Wednesday, July 29

2:30 – 3:30 pm

Main Library

Teen aspiring astronaut and Louisiana native, Alyssa Carson, will be discussing her extensive training and preparation to fulfill her dream of reaching Mars.

A Commemorative: Hurricane Katrina

August marks ten years since Hurricane Katrina devastated the gulf coast. Take a look back at the newspaper headlines from the days following the storm.

August 15 – September 15

Main Library

Get Creative @ Your Library!

There are great makerspaces at three of our branches! Be sure to visit the South Regional, North Regional and Main Library to see what we've got cooking in these cool and innovative labs that allow you to create. Check LafayettePublicLIbrary.org to see what's happening at each branch.