The Main Library will host A Universe of Stories Summer Reading Kickoff Celebration from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. In addition to the live performances by The Crescent Circus and Magician Mitch Richard, children can enjoy a fun jump, crafts, community fun with downtown organizations, as well as a special visit by Schoolhouse Safari.
Community organizations that will offer family-friendly activities include the Acadiana Center for the Arts, Children’s Museum of Acadiana, Lafayette Science Museum, Paul and Lulu Hilliard University Art Museum, Deuxième Vie Creative, Alliance Française de Lafayette, AOC Community Media and more. Food trucks will be on-hand selling a variety of treats.
Children, teens and adults can join the Summer Reading Program now through July 31 at any library location or online at LafayettePublicLibrary.beanstack.org. Read your favorite books, attend library programs, and earn prizes! The Summer Reading Program’s theme this summer is space to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo Moon Landing. For details about the Summer Reading Program and Kickoff, visit LafayettePublicLibrary.org/summer or call 261-5779 or 981-1028.