2014 Reading Programs
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Welcome to the Lafayette Public Library Reading Programs. What are you reading?

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Upcoming Events
Title
Date
Saturday, January 03, 2015
Time
9:30 AM - 9:30 AM
Description
The Lafayette Genealogical Society presents “Genealogy 101,” a series of presentations for the research novice and expert alike. The group also holds monthly meetings featuring guest speakers. Anyone interested in genealogy may attend either event. All meetings are held at the South Regional Library.
Library
South Regional Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, January 06, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
No prerequisite.
Material covered: Basic computer components and architecture; use of the mouse and keyboard; instruction on working with windows, toolbar, and command menus; running multiple Windows applications; and more.
Library
South Regional Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, January 06, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Learn how to use those techie gifts you got in December! Get one-on-one help to learn how to use your computer, tablet, eReader or smartphone to access FREE library eBooks, audiobooks and eMagazines!
Library
South Regional Library

Title
Date
Thursday, January 08, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
No prerequisite.
Material covered: Basic computer components and architecture; use of the mouse and keyboard; instruction on working with windows, toolbar, and command menus; running multiple Windows applications; and more.
Library
South Regional Library

Title
Date
Thursday, January 08, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Bring your iPad and learn how to use it. Discover all your
tablet’s amazing capabilities, including email, web browsing,
installing apps, music and more. Bring any questions you
may have about your device, and we’ll answer those, too!
Registration is required and begins Monday, November 24.
Library
North Regional Library

Title
Date
Thursday, January 08, 2015
Time
6:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Description
The Center for Louisiana Studies presents this series that allows you to meet authors and fellow readers, explore the writing process, and discover new books.
Thursday, January 8 6:30 pm
W. Geoff Gjertson
Generating Hope: Stories of the BeauSoleil Louisiana Solar Home
Library
South Regional Library

Title
Date
Monday, January 12, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Description
No prerequisite.
Material covered: Basic computer components and architecture; use of the mouse and keyboard; instruction on working with windows, toolbar, and command menus; running multiple Windows applications; and more.
Library
Milton Branch

Title
Date
Monday, January 12, 2015
Time
6:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Description
Free classes taught by certified yoga instructors. Wear
comfortable clothes and bring a mat. Register online beginning
Monday, January 5 at LafayettePublicLibrary.org. Please register
for each date you are interested in attending.
Library
South Regional Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, January 13, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Learn how to use those new techie gifts you got in December! Get one-on-one help to learn how to use your computer, tablet, eReader or smartphone to access FREE library eBooks, audiobooks and eMagazines!
Library
Jefferson St Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, January 13, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Electronic Resources Librarian Martin Cooperson will teach Word Processing classes. Prerequisite: Introduction to Computing Using Windows classes. Material covered: The composition and editing of documents; basic page formatting; converting documents created in different applications; creating headers, footers, footnotes, etc.; utilizing views and styles, spelling and grammar checking and more.
Library
South Regional Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, January 13, 2015
Time
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Description
Tips and advice from local chiropractor Shawn Johnston.
Fall Prevention: January 13
ACL Injury Prevention: February 10
Library
North Regional Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, January 13, 2015
Time
6:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Description
Join local health enthusiast Elle Veg for an introduction to
vegetarian cooking, eating and meal planning. Sample a three
course meal of vegetarian chili, salad and dessert! Register at
LafayettePublicLibrary.org beginning Monday, December 29.
Library
South Regional Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, January 13, 2015
Time
6:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Description
2nd Tuesday, 6:30 pm
January 13
A Case of Conscience
by James Blish

February 10
The Martian
by Andy Weir
Library
South Regional Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, January 14, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Description
No prerequisite.
Material covered: Basic computer components and architecture; use of the mouse and keyboard; instruction on working with windows, toolbar, and command menus; running multiple Windows applications; and more.
Library
Milton Branch

Title
Date
Wednesday, January 14, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
If you like to read and talk about books, share your thoughts
about forming a new book club at the North Regional Library.
Wednesday, January 14 2:00 & 6:00 pm
North Regional Library 896-6323
Library
North Regional Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, January 14, 2015
Time
6:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Description
If you like to read and talk about books, share your thoughts
about forming a new book club at the North Regional Library.
Wednesday, January 14 2:00 & 6:00 pm
North Regional Library 896-6323
Library
North Regional Library

Title
Date
Thursday, January 15, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Electronic Resources Librarian Martin Cooperson will teach Word Processing classes. Prerequisite: Introduction to Computing Using Windows classes. Material covered: The composition and editing of documents; basic page formatting; converting documents created in different applications; creating headers, footers, footnotes, etc.; utilizing views and styles, spelling and grammar checking and more.
Library
South Regional Library

Title
Date
Thursday, January 15, 2015
Time
6:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Description
The Lafayette Genealogical Society presents “Genealogy 101,” a series of presentations for the research novice and expert alike. The group also holds monthly meetings featuring guest speakers. Anyone interested in genealogy may attend either event. All meetings are held at the South Regional Library.
Library
South Regional Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, January 20, 2015
Time
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Bring your iPad and learn how to use it. Discover all your
tablet’s amazing capabilities, including email, web browsing,
installing apps, music and more. Bring any questions you
may have about your device, and we’ll answer those, too!
Registration is required and begins Monday, August 25.
Register online at LafayettePublicLibrary.org.
Library
South Regional Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, January 20, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Learn to create professional resumes in Microsoft Word. This free computer class will be taught by Electronic Resources Librarian Martin Cooperson.
Library
South Regional Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, January 20, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Learn how to use those new techie gifts you got in December! Get one-on-one help to learn how to use your computer, tablet, eReader or smartphone to access FREE library eBooks, audiobooks and eMagazines!
Library
North Regional Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, January 20, 2015
Time
6:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Description
Join the SRL Sleuths Mystery Book Club! We discuss mysteries on the third Tuesday of each month at 6:30 PM at the South Regional Library.

* Due to Mardi Gras, SRL Sleuths will meet on the 4th Tuesday of February.
January 20
Dante’s Wood
by Lynn Raimondo
February 24*
Vanishing Act
by Thomas Perry
Library
South Regional Library

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Sign up for the Adult Summer Reading Program today!

Weekly prize drawings June-July for Summer Reading Program participants and a grand prize drawing at the end of July for a Nook HD+.

To enter, log each book (novel, nonfiction, manga, or comic) you read or listen to this summer.

Summer Reading Program Rules
Reviews
Booty bones
Title
Booty Bone
Author
Carolyn Haines
Rate this book: 5 is highest
Philomena: a mother, her son, and a fifty-year search
Title
Philomena
Author
Martin Sixsmith
Rate this book: 5 is highest
An unquiet mind
Title
An unquiet mind
Author
Kay redfield Jamison
Review
Extraordinary peek into a first hand account of someone that lives with and studies manic depressive d/o.   An unquiet mind
Rate this book: 5 is highest
The heist: a novel
Title
The Heist
Author
Janet Evanovich
Rate this book: 5 is highest
North Country mom
Title
North Country Mom
Author
Lois Richer
Review
pleasant reading, no vulgarity, inspirational  North Country mom
Rate this book: 5 is highest