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Monday May 22, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 5:30 PM  -  6:30 PM Slime Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Rona Joseph   985-536-4107   
   

Children, 8 and older, are invited to join the latest trend.  Come and customized your own slime.  For more information, call Rona Joseph, branch supervisor, 985-536-4107.

 

    Location: Reserve Branch
Wednesday May 24, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Computer Class Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: JoAnn Proctor   985-652-6857   
   

Computer classes will be taught at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., every Wednesday. The morning class will be for those who are in need of beginning classes as far as Microsoft Suite. In the afternoon, an intermediate class will be offered for those needing email, job resumes, or assistance with our databases. Patrons are encouraged to suggest topics they would like covered in class.

    Location: Central Branch
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Wee Readers Book Club Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Rona Joseph   985-536-4107   
   

Participants, ages 2-6 years, will read a story, discuss it, and do an activity associated with the book. For more information, call Rona Joseph, branch supervisor, 985-536-4107.

 

    Location: Reserve Branch
 
misc_none 2:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Butterfly Craft Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Elmira Duhe   985-535-6868   
   

Children, ages 6 and up, are invited out to make a paper plate butterfly craft.  The butterfly creation can then be hanged for all to see.  Pre-register by calling (985) 535-6868.

    Location: Garyville Branch
Thursday May 25, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Walk For Your Health Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lillian LeBlanc   985-536-4107   
   

Walking is a great way to improve or maintain your overall health.  Just 30 minutes every day can increase cardiovascular fitness, strengthen bones, reduce excess body fat, and boost muscle power and endurance.  Come join us in walking for your health.  For more information, call Lillian LeBlanc, 985-536-4107.

 

    Location: Reserve Branch
 
misc_none 5:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Pajama Evening Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Elmira Duhe   985-535-6868   
   

Children, ages 5 and up, are invited to come in their favorite pj's or favorite slippers (optional) to listen to sleepytime stories.  Please pre-register by calling, (985) 535-6868.

    Location: Garyville Branch
Friday May 26, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Story Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lynn Braud   985-652-6857   
   

This weekly program is a time for young children (Birth-Preschool) and their parents or caretakers to interact in a comfortable setting. Each session will include stories, songs, rhymes, and finger plays...and other activities. Themes vary weekly. If you’re interested in stimulating your young one’s mind, join us! For more information, call Lynn Braud, Children’s/Outreach Librarian, (985) 652-6857.

 

    Location: Central Branch
Tuesday May 30, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Prepared, Not Scared Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lynn Braud   985-652-6857   
   

This program will be presented to children ages 7 -10 by Child Advocacy Services. This community resource was developed to assist families with understanding emotions associated with severe weather. Come join the library and members of your community for the official release of this updated resource. For more information, contact Lynn Braud, Children's/Outreach Librarian, 985-652-6857.

    Location: Central Branch
Wednesday May 31, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Computer Class Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: JoAnn Proctor   985-652-6857   
   

Computer classes will be taught at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., every Wednesday. The morning class will be for those who are in need of beginning classes as far as Microsoft Suite. In the afternoon, an intermediate class will be offered for those needing email, job resumes, or assistance with our databases. Patrons are encouraged to suggest topics they would like covered in class.

    Location: Central Branch
 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Wee Readers Book Club Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Rona Joseph   985-536-4107   
   

Participants, ages 2-6 years, will read a story, discuss it, and do an activity associated with the book. For more information, call Rona Joseph, branch supervisor, 985-536-4107.

 

    Location: Reserve Branch
Thursday June 1, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 8:30 AM  -  7:00 PM Best Advice In Six Words Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Rona Joseph   985-536-4107   
   

This year's Summer Reading theme is Build a Better World.  Tell us your best advice in 6 words on how we can make the world a better place. This Passive Program will be held the entire month of June. Patrons of all ages are welcome to participate.

 

    Location: Reserve Branch
 
misc_none 8:30 AM  -  7:00 PM Tinkering Station Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Rona Joseph   985-536-4107   
   

In our Maker Space, patrons, ages 4 and older,  will be given the opportunity to build something from everyday household supplies. Activites to change weekly. This STEM activity/passive program will be held throughout the Summer Reading Program.

    Location: Reserve Branch
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misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Build A Better You Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lillian LeBlanc   985-536-4107   
   

Walking is a great way to improve or maintain your overall health.  Just 30 minutes every day can increase cardiovascular fitness, strengthen bones, reduce excess body fat, and boost muscle power and endurance.  Come join us in walking for your health.  For more information, call Lillian LeBlanc, 985-536-4107.

    Location: Reserve Branch
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Everybody Loves Buttons Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carly Maurin   985-652-6857   
   

Using the library’s button maker, participants will make and take home buttons made out of old magazines, books, and other materials. For more information, call Carly Maurin, 985-652-6857.

 

    Location: Central Branch
 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Game Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carlos Diaz   985-497-3453   
   

Tweens, ages 8-12, will partake in "Tween Scene," a program designed for kids to put down their smartphones and play some classic board games, such as Jenga, checkers, Candyland, etc., instead. For more information, call Carlos Diaz, branch supervisor, (985) 497-3453.

    Location: West Branch
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Hurricane Preparedness Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Dawn Monica   985-652-6857   
   

Adult patrons are invited to this informational program that will be presented by St. John Parish Emergency Operations in order to assist patrons to prepare for Hurricane Season. For more information, call Dawn Monica, (985) 652-6857.

    Location: Central Branch
Friday June 2, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Roger Day Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Trina Smith   985-652-6857   
   

Award-winning children's musician Roger Day has devoted his life to making sure that future generations sing loud, jump high, and--most importantly--dream big.  His signature wit, whimsy, and wordplay have helped put smiles on the faces of kids from one to ninety-two.  Roger believes that in order to "Build a Better World" we must start with children, for they are the future.  Using the gift of music and laughter, he is doing his part to, as his signature song states, "make sure hope never ends."  Join him for this wonderful event!

 

    Location: Central Branch
Monday June 5, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  9:00 PM Neighborhood Photo Scavenger Hunt Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Dawn Monica   985-652-6857   
   

Patrons will have to identify the historic places that will be featured on our Facebook page. There will be one photo added each week for seven weeks. Completed lists can be turned in at the circulation desk from July 17 to July 27 to be entered into a drawing for a prize. Take part in the fun!

    Location: Central Branch
 
misc_none 4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Wordles Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Rona Joseph   985-536-4107   
   

Tweens and teens are invited to create a word cloud about themselves.  Finished projects will be mounted on a colorful board created by them! For more information, call Rona Joseph, branch supervisor, (985) 536-4107.

 

    Location: Reserve Branch
Tuesday June 6, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Drop In & Play Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Elmira Duhe   985-535-6868   
   

Children, ages 1 to 5, are invited out with their parents for some play time and enjoy sharing legos, puzzles, and play-doh. All children must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. For more information, call the Garyville Library, (985) 535-6868.

    Location: Garyville Branch
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Chemo-Caps Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Dawn Monica   985-652-6857   
   

Adult patrons are invited out to knit or crochet caps for local cancer patients. Yarn will be provided by the library, but patrons may also donate yarn for this wonderful cause. For more information, call Dawn Monica, (985) 652-6857.

    Location: Central Branch
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Recycled Material Art Board Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carly Maurin   985-652-6857   
   

Using found items and other recycled materials, participants will create a mixed media art piece using glue and spray paint. They will be “Building a Better World,” by making recycling fun! For more information, call Carly Maurin, 985-652-6857.

 

    Location: Central Branch
 
misc_none 2:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Summer Blockbuster Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carlos Diaz   985-497-3453   
   

Let's take a break from the heat and come inside to watch a cool summer blockbuster movie with us at the library. Refreshments will be served. For more information, call Carlos Diaz, branch supervisor, (985) 497-3453.

    Location: West Branch
Wednesday June 7, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Wee Readers Book Club Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Vionne Miller   985-536-4107   
   
Participants, ages 2-6 years, will read a story, discuss it, and do an activity associated with the book. For more information, call Rona Joseph, branch supervisor, 985-536-4107.
    Location: Reserve Branch
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Thursday June 8, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Build A Better You Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lillian LeBlanc   985-536-4107   
   

Walking is a great way to improve or maintain your overall health.  Just 30 minutes every day can increase cardiovascular fitness, strengthen bones, reduce excess body fat, and boost muscle power and endurance.  Come join us in walking for your health.  For more information, call Lillian LeBlanc, 985-536-4107.

    Location: Reserve Branch
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Paperback Book Wallet Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carly Maurin   985-652-6857   
   

Getting to destroy books in a library is unheard of, unless you are making a paperback book wallet! This craft is exactly what it sounds like, a wallet made from the cover of an old paperback book! Join us for this creative and fun craft! For more information, call Carly Maurin, 985-652-6857.

 

    Location: Central Branch
 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Game Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carlos Diaz   985-497-3453   
   

Tweens, ages 8-12, will partake in "Tween Scene," a program designed for kids to put down their smartphones and play some classic board games, such as Jenga, checkers, Candyland, etc., instead. For more information, call Carlos Diaz, branch supervisor, (985) 497-3453.

    Location: West Branch
 
misc_none 5:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Pajama Evening Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Elmira Duhe   985-535-6868   
   
Children, ages 5 and up, are invited to come in their favorite pj's or favorite slippers (optional) to listen to sleepytime stories. Children must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. Please pre-register by calling, (985) 535-6868.
    Location: Garyville Branch
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Father's Day Craft Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Rona Joseph   985-536-4107   
   

In celebration of Father's day, children, ages 4 and up, are invited to make Perler Bead Keyrings for their dads. Please join us for this awesome event. For more information, call Rona Joseph, branch supervisor, (985) 536-4107.

    Location: Reserve Branch
Friday June 9, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Tablet/E-Reader Tutoring Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kari Pivaral   985-535-6868   
   
Adults please come out to the Garyville Branch to learn more about your e-reader or tablet.  Please bring in your Nook, Kindle, iPad, or any other device so the staff can help you with any questions or concerns that you may have.  Please call (985) 535-6868 to register for the program. 
    Location: Garyville Branch
Monday June 12, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Make Shoppe Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Rona Joseph   985-536-4107   
   

Adult patrons are invited to join Mrs. Joseph in painting a customized stepping stone to welcome guests to their home.  Registration is required for this program. For more information, call Rona Joseph, branch supervisor, (985) 536-4107.

    Location: Reserve Branch
Tuesday June 13, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM The Wetland Express Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Trina Smith   985-652-6857   
   

The Wetland Express is a mobile educational program that offers an up-close, hands-on experience with some of our wetland’s most important inhabitants.  Patrons will learn about the wildlife that depends on the wetlands for their homes, meals, and nurseries.  The Wetland Express helps patrons make connections to wetland animals and their habitats that will help foster future stewardship and protect one of Louisiana’s most important resources. Join us!

 

    Location: Central Branch
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM T-Shirt Bags Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carlos Diaz   985-497-3453   
   

Children, ages 6-10, can make a bag/sack that will hold their things when going out for a walk, to the laundry room or to the gym. No sewing is required. T-shirts will be provided or you can bring your own. For more information, call Carlos Diaz, branch supervisor, (985) 497-3453.

    Location: West Branch
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Drop In & Play Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Elmira Duhe   985-535-6868   
   

Children, ages 1 to 5, are invited out with their parents for some play time and enjoy sharing legos, puzzles, and play-doh. All children must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. For more information, call the Garyville Library, (985) 535-6868.

    Location: Garyville Branch
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Fire Prevention Safety & Fire Truck Tour Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lillian LeBlanc   985-536-4107   
   

St. John Volunteer Fire Department will be giving a presentation for children on fire prevention and safety measures to take in and around the house. A fire truck tour will take place afterwards. Let's give our children in the community the information to stay safe and have fun at the same time. For more information, call Lillian LeBlanc, (985) 536-4107.

    Location: Reserve Branch
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Egg Drop Contest Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carly Maurin   985-652-6857   
   

Put your engineering skills to test and try to save your egg from being smashed when it is dropped from a tall place within the library. Come join us for this simple yet difficult task. For more information, call Carly Maurin, 985-652-6857.

 

    Location: Central Branch
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misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM The Wetland Express Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Elmira Duhe   985-535-6868   
   

The Wetland Express is a mobile educational program that offers an up-close, hands-on experience with some of our wetland’s most important inhabitants.  Patrons will learn about the wildlife that depends on the wetlands for their homes, meals, and nurseries.  The Wetland Express helps patrons make connections to wetland animals and their habitats that will help foster future stewardship and protect one of Louisiana’s most important resources. Join us!

 

    Location: Garyville Branch
Wednesday June 14, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Wee Readers Book Club Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Vionne Miller   985-536-4107   
   
Participants, ages 2-6 years, will read a story, discuss it, and do an activity associated with the book. For more information, call Rona Joseph, branch supervisor, 985-536-4107.
    Location: Reserve Branch
 
misc_none 5:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Crochet Class Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: JoAnn Proctor   985-652-6857   
   

Patrons are invited out to a brand new crocheting class.  Beginning crochet techniques will be introduced to everyone in attendance.  The final result will be a simple, but beautiful afghan pattern. For more information, call JoAnn Proctor, branch supervisor, (985) 652-6857.

 

    Location: Central Branch
Thursday June 15, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Build A Better You Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lillian LeBlanc   985-536-4107   
   

Walking is a great way to improve or maintain your overall health.  Just 30 minutes every day can increase cardiovascular fitness, strengthen bones, reduce excess body fat, and boost muscle power and endurance.  Come join us in walking for your health.  For more information, call Lillian LeBlanc, 985-536-4107.

    Location: Reserve Branch
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM The ZOOmobile Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carlos Diaz   985-497-3453   
   

The ZOOmobile brings the Zoo and the wonders of the natural world to you.  Patrons will have fun learning about exotic animals through interactive presentations and hands-on animal encounters. From rainforest animals in need of protection to threatened species from around the world, ZOOmobile programming can show patrons that all animals are important and need our help! Join us!

 

    Location: West Branch
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM The ZOOmobile Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Rona Joseph   985-536-4107   
   

The ZOOmobile brings the Zoo and the wonders of the natural world to you.  Patrons will have fun learning about exotic animals through interactive presentations and hands-on animal encounters. From rainforest animals in need of protection to threatened species from around the world, ZOOmobile programming can show patrons that all animals are important and need our help! Join us!

 

    Location: Reserve Branch
 
misc_none 4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Game Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carlos Diaz   985-497-3453   
   

Tweens, ages 8-12, will partake in "Tween Scene," a program designed for kids to put down their smartphones and play some classic board games, such as Jenga, checkers, Candyland, etc., instead. For more information, call Carlos Diaz, branch supervisor, (985) 497-3453.

    Location: West Branch
 
misc_none 5:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Pajama Evening Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Elmira Duhe   985-535-6868   
   
Children, ages 5 and up, are invited to come in their favorite pj's or favorite slippers (optional) to listen to sleepytime stories. Children must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. Please pre-register by calling, (985) 535-6868.
    Location: Garyville Branch
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Chemo-Caps Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Dawn Monica   985-652-6857   
   

Adult patrons are invited out to knit or crochet caps for local cancer patients. Yarn will be provided by the library, but patrons may also donate yarn for this wonderful cause. For more information, call Dawn Monica, (985) 652-6857.

    Location: Central Branch
Friday June 16, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Leading on the Big Screen: Brooklyn Castle Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Rona Joseph   985-536-4107   
   

Tweens and teens are invited out to Leading on the Big Screen: Brooklyn Castle.  This feature film depicts the challenges and triumphs facing members of a junior high school's champion chess team at I.S. 318 in Brookyn, New York.  Join Us!

 

 

    Location: Reserve Branch
Monday June 19, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  9:00 PM What Is The State Capital Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Dawn Monica   985-652-6857   
   

Patrons will be given a sheet with states listed and will have to fill in the blank for its capital. It must be completed at the circulation desk to be entered into a drawing for a prize. The program will run for one week.

    Location: Central Branch
Tuesday June 20, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Elizabeth Bragdon Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Trina Smith   985-652-6857   
   

Elizabeth Bragdon is a moving Storyteller, who will tell a story and act it out simultaneously, using elements of creative movement, natural movement, and Yoga.  The audience will follow along, doing the movements with her.  There will also be a Rest/Meditative Cool Down after the story and a short Follow-Up Activity. Join us!

 

    Location: Central Branch
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misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Drop In & Play Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Elmira Duhe   985-535-6868   
   

Children, ages 1 to 5, are invited out with their parents for some play time and enjoy sharing legos, puzzles, and play-doh. All children must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. For more information, call the Garyville Library, (985) 535-6868.

    Location: Garyville Branch
 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Library Cinema Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Vionne Miller   985-536-4107   
   

Join the Reserve Library as they show an awesome movie to patrons of all ages. Refreshments will be served to all guests. For more information, call Vionne Miller, (985) 536-4107.

    Location: Reserve Branch
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Chemo-Caps Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Dawn Monica   985-652-6857   
   

Adult patrons are invited out to knit or crochet caps for local cancer patients. Yarn will be provided by the library, but patrons may also donate yarn for this wonderful cause. For more information, call Dawn Monica, (985) 652-6857.

    Location: Central Branch
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Elizabeth Bragdon Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Elmira Duhe   985-535-6868   
   

Elizabeth Bragdon is a moving Storyteller, who will tell a story and act it out simultaneously, using elements of creative movement, natural movement, and Yoga.  The audience will follow along, doing the movements with her.  There will also be a Rest/Meditative Cool Down after the story and a short Follow-Up Activity. Join us!

 

    Location: Garyville Branch
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Trivia Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carly Maurin   985-652-6857   
   

It’s a Teen Trivia Challenge with all kinds of categories and fun questions and answers. Prizes will be given to the King and Queen of Trivia. For more information, call Carly Maurin, 985-652-6857.

 

    Location: Central Branch
Wednesday June 21, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Elizabeth Bragdon Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carlos Diaz   985-497-3453   
   

Elizabeth Bragdon is a moving Storyteller, who will tell a story and act it out simultaneously, using elements of creative movement, natural movement, and Yoga.  The audience will follow along, doing the movements with her.  There will also be a Rest/Meditative Cool Down after the story and a short Follow-Up Activity. Join us!

 

    Location: West Branch
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Elizabeth Bragdon Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Rona Joseph   985-536-4107   
   

Elizabeth Bragdon is a moving Storyteller, who will tell a story and act it out simultaneously, using elements of creative movement, natural movement, and Yoga.  The audience will follow along, doing the movements with her.  There will also be a Rest/Meditative Cool Down after the story and a short Follow-Up Activity. Join us!

 

    Location: Reserve Branch
Thursday June 22, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Build A Better You Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lillian LeBlanc   985-536-4107   
   

Walking is a great way to improve or maintain your overall health.  Just 30 minutes every day can increase cardiovascular fitness, strengthen bones, reduce excess body fat, and boost muscle power and endurance.  Come join us in walking for your health.  For more information, call Lillian LeBlanc, 985-536-4107.

    Location: Reserve Branch
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Seed Swap/Decorate Pots Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carly Maurin   985-652-6857   
   

Participants are encouraged to bring seeds to exchange with others and decorate their flower pots with unique pieces. Gardening tips will also be available. For more information, call Carly Maurin, 985-652-6857.

 

    Location: Central Branch
 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Game Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carlos Diaz   985-497-3453   
   

Tweens, ages 8-12, will partake in "Tween Scene," a program designed for kids to put down their smartphones and play some classic board games, such as Jenga, checkers, Candyland, etc., instead. For more information, call Carlos Diaz, branch supervisor, (985) 497-3453.

    Location: West Branch
 
misc_none 5:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Pajama Evening Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Elmira Duhe   985-535-6868   
   
Children, ages 5 and up, are invited to come in their favorite pj's or favorite slippers (optional) to listen to sleepytime stories. Children must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. Please pre-register by calling, (985) 535-6868.
    Location: Garyville Branch
 
misc_none 5:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Text Message Mini Pillows Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Vionne Miller   985-536-4107   
   

Tweens and teens will make a unique pillow using text messages or emojis that can be used as a decorative piece for their room. For more information, call Vionne Miller, (985) 536-4107.

    Location: Garyville Branch
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Monday June 26, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Lego Challenge Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Rona Joseph   985-536-4107   
   

Kids getting bored? Bring them to the Reserve Library for a fun STEM activity. Use our challenge cards to create something using science and your imagination. Sign up is required. For more information, call Rona Joseph, branch supervisor, (985) 536-4107.

    Location: Reserve Branch
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM The World of 4-H Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Elmira Duhe   985-535-6868   
   

Discovering The World of 4-H presentation will be presented by LSU Ag Center for all school aged children. 4-H is fun and you can learn new things and make new friends. Please pre-register by calling, (985) 535-6868.

    Location: Garyville Branch
Tuesday June 27, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Drop In & Play Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Elmira Duhe   985-535-6868   
   

Children, ages 1 to 5, are invited out with their parents for some play time and enjoy sharing legos, puzzles, and play-doh. All children must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. For more information, call the Garyville Library, (985) 535-6868.

    Location: Garyville Branch
 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Library Cinema Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Vionne Miller   985-536-4107   
   

Join the Reserve Library as they show an awesome movie to patrons of all ages. Refreshments will be served to all guests. For more information, call Vionne Miller, (985) 536-4107.

    Location: Reserve Branch
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Dog Toys/Adoption Day Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carly Maurin   985-652-6857   
   

The St. John Animal Shelter will be here with adoptable pets for anyone who is interested. Participants will be urged to make dog toys to donate to the shelter. For more information, call Carly Maurin, 985-652-6857.

 

    Location: Central Branch
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Tablet/E-Reader Tutoring Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kari Pivaral   985-535-6868   
   
Tweens and teens please come out to the Garyville Branch to learn more about your e-reader or tablet.  Please bring in your Nook, Kindle, iPad, or any other device so the staff can help you with any questions or concerns that you may have. Please call (985) 535-6868 to register for the program. 
    Location: Garyville Branch
Wednesday June 28, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM The Hampstead Stage Company Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Rona Joseph   985-536-4107   
   

The Hampstead Stage Company hosts interactive educational tours year-round.  They include two professional actors, each playing multiple roles.  The scripts are original adaptations, based directly on literary classics, and include children and adults from the audience.  The plays last one hour, with a question and answer session following the performance.  “Pinocchio” and “Beauty and the Beast” will be performed at the branches. Join us!

 

    Location: Reserve Branch
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Simply Paint Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: LaDean Troutt   985-535-6868   
   

School aged children are invited to come out and paint a beautiful summertime picture. Pre-registration isrequired to reserve a space, no exceptions. Please call, (985) 535-6868 for more information.

    Location: Garyville Branch
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM The Hampstead Stage Company Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carlos Diaz   985-497-3453   
   

The Hampstead Stage Company hosts interactive educational tours year-round.  They include two professional actors, each playing multiple roles.  The scripts are original adaptations, based directly on literary classics, and include children and adults from the audience.  The plays last one hour, with a question and answer session following the performance.  “Pinocchio” and “Beauty and the Beast” will be performed at the branches. Join us!

 

    Location: West Branch
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Wee Readers Book Club Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Vionne Miller   985-536-4107   
   
Participants, ages 2-6 years, will read a story, discuss it, and do an activity associated with the book. For more information, call Rona Joseph, branch supervisor, 985-536-4107.
    Location: Reserve Branch
 
misc_none 5:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Crochet Class Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: JoAnn Proctor   985-652-6857   
   

Patrons are invited out to a brand new crocheting class.  Beginning crochet techniques will be introduced to everyone in attendance.  The final result will be a simple, but beautiful afghan pattern. For more information, call JoAnn Proctor, branch supervisor, (985) 652-6857.

 

    Location: Central Branch
Thursday June 29, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Build A Better You Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lillian LeBlanc   985-536-4107   
   

Walking is a great way to improve or maintain your overall health.  Just 30 minutes every day can increase cardiovascular fitness, strengthen bones, reduce excess body fat, and boost muscle power and endurance.  Come join us in walking for your health.  For more information, call Lillian LeBlanc, 985-536-4107.

    Location: Reserve Branch
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misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM The Hampstead Stage Company Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Elmira Duhe   985-535-6868   
   

The Hampstead Stage Company hosts interactive educational tours year-round.  They include two professional actors, each playing multiple roles.  The scripts are original adaptations, based directly on literary classics, and include children and adults from the audience.  The plays last one hour, with a question and answer session following the performance.  “Pinocchio” and “Beauty and the Beast” will be performed at the branches. Join us!

 

    Location: Garyville Branch
 
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Blood Drive Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Dawn Monica   985-652-6857   
   

In aticipation of the increased need for blood, the Central Library will host a Blood Drive on the week before the 4th of July. Patrons are invited to come and maybe help save someone's life. For more information, call Dawn Monica, (985) 652-6857.

    Location: Central Branch
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM The Hampstead Stage Company Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Trina Smith   985-652-6857   
   

The Hampstead Stage Company hosts interactive educational tours year-round.  They include two professional actors, each playing multiple roles.  The scripts are original adaptations, based directly on literary classics, and include children and adults from the audience.  The plays last one hour, with a question and answer session following the performance.  “Pinocchio” and “Beauty and the Beast” will be performed at the branches. Join us!

 

    Location: Central Branch
 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Game Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carlos Diaz   985-497-3453   
   

Tweens, ages 8-12, will partake in "Tween Scene," a program designed for kids to put down their smartphones and play some classic board games, such as Jenga, checkers, Candyland, etc., instead. For more information, call Carlos Diaz, branch supervisor, (985) 497-3453.

    Location: West Branch
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Mason Jar Terrariums Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carly Maurin   985-652-6857   
   

Using mason jars, plants, and other materials, participants will assemble a beautiful terrarium that will look amazing anywhere. For more information, call Carly Maurin, 985-652-6857.

 

    Location: Central Branch
 
misc_none 5:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Pajama Evening Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Elmira Duhe   985-535-6868   
   
Children, ages 5 and up, are invited to come in their favorite pj's or favorite slippers (optional) to listen to sleepytime stories. Children must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. Please pre-register by calling, (985) 535-6868.
    Location: Garyville Branch
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Chemo-Caps Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Dawn Monica   985-652-6857   
   

Adult patrons are invited out to knit or crochet caps for local cancer patients. Yarn will be provided by the library, but patrons may also donate yarn for this wonderful cause. For more information, call Dawn Monica, (985) 652-6857.

    Location: Central Branch
Monday July 3, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  9:00 PM US Buildings and Landmarks Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Dawn Monica   985-652-6857   
   

Patrons will be given a sheet and must list the names of famous US buildings and landmarks. The sheet must be completed at the circulation desk to be entered into a drawing for a grand prize. The program will run for one week. For more information, call Dawn Monica, (985) 652-6857.

    Location: Central Branch
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Animal Architects Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carlos Diaz   985-497-3453   
   

Animal Architects will bring a fun and interactive animal show or exhibit to the library system.  Patrons will be educated and entertained with positive interactions between animal ambassadors and the audience.  The show will be customize to fit the individual needs and circumstances of the viewing audience.  Patrons of all ages are invited out!

 

    Location: West Branch
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Animal Architects Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Rona Joseph   985-536-4107   
   

Animal Architects will bring a fun and interactive animal show or exhibit to the library system.  Patrons will be educated and entertained with positive interactions between animal ambassadors and the audience.  The show will be customize to fit the individual needs and circumstances of the viewing audience.  Patrons of all ages are invited out!

 

    Location: Reserve Branch
Wednesday July 5, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Lady Chops Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Trina Smith   985-652-6857   
   

Elizabeth Vidos, also known as “Lady Chops,” is bringing her one woman drumming show to the library.  She is a talented percussionist whose past work includes performing in the hit Off-Broadway show "STOMP."  Her program titled “Drum Roll Please” is energetic, interactive, and fun for all ages as she incorporates over 15 different instruments including buckets, body percussion, and the Cajun rubboard. Patrons of all ages are invited to attend.

 

    Location: Central Branch
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Tablet/E-Reader Tutoring Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kari Pivaral   985-535-6868   
   

Tweens and teens please come out to the Garyville Branch to learn more about your e-reader or tablet.  Please bring in your Nook, Kindle, iPad, or any other device so the staff can help you with any questions or concerns that you may have. Please call (985) 535-6868 to register for the program. 

    Location: Garyville Branch
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misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Wee Readers Book Club Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Vionne Miller   985-536-4107   
   
Participants, ages 2-6 years, will read a story, discuss it, and do an activity associated with the book. For more information, call Rona Joseph, branch supervisor, 985-536-4107.
    Location: Reserve Branch
Thursday July 6, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Lady Chops Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Elmira Duhe   985-535-6868   
   

Elizabeth Vidos, also known as “Lady Chops,” is bringing her one woman drumming show to the library.  She is a talented percussionist whose past work includes performing in the hit Off-Broadway show "STOMP."  Her program titled “Drum Roll Please” is energetic, interactive, and fun for all ages as she incorporates over 15 different instruments including buckets, body percussion, and the Cajun rubboard. Patrons of all ages are invited to attend.

 

    Location: Garyville Branch
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Ask-A-Lawyer Clinic Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Rona Joseph   985-536-4107   
   
Are you interested in learning more about your LEGAL QUESTIONS? Southeast Louisiana Legal Services, will provide a free legal aid clinic on various legal topics at the Reserve Library.  Learn more about your legal options and what resources are available to you. Contact a friendly staff member at the Leroy D. Williams Memorial Branch (985-536-4107) to schedule an appointment.  Walk-ins accepted as time permits.  
    Location: Reserve Branch
 
misc_none 4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Game Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carlos Diaz   985-497-3453   
   

Tweens, ages 8-12, will partake in "Tween Scene," a program designed for kids to put down their smartphones and play some classic board games, such as Jenga, checkers, Candyland, etc., instead. For more inforamtion, call Carlos Diaz, (985) 497-3453.

    Location: West Branch
 
misc_none 5:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Pajama Evening Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Elmira Duhe   985-535-6868   
   
Children, ages 5 and up, are invited to come in their favorite pj's or favorite slippers (optional) to listen to sleepytime stories.  Please pre-register by calling, (985) 535-6868.
    Location: Garyville Branch
 
misc_none 5:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Plastic Bottle Flowers Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Vionne Miller   985-536-4107   
   

Tweens and teens are invited out to make plastic bottle flowers. Come and repurpose those old plastic bottles into gorgeous flowers at the Reserve Library. For more information, call Vionne Miller, (985) 536-4107.

    Location: Garyville Branch
Friday July 7, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Leading on the Big Screen: He Named Me Malala Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Rona Joseph   985-536-4107   
   

Tweens and teens are invited out to Leading on the Big Screen: He Named Me Malala. This feature film is an intimate portrait of Pakistani teenager Malala Yousafzai  who emerges as a leading advocate for children's rights and the youngest-ever Nobel Peace Prize Laureate. Join us for this interesting movie!

 

    Location: Reserve Branch
Monday July 10, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM The Aquavan Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Elmira Duhe   985-535-6868   
   

The Aquavan will bring the excitement of the Audubon Aquarium of the Americas into our library.  Patrons will explore the natural treasures of a tropical rainforest, discover an ocean teeming with life, and even meet some animal neighbors from their own backyard!  The Aquavan comes with amazing animals, enthusiastic presenters, and an endless fascination of nature’s wonders.  The program will feature live aquatic or terrestrial animals and interactive hands-on displays. Patrons of all ages are invited to attend.

 

    Location: Garyville Branch
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM The Aquavan Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Trina Smith   985-652-6857   
   

The Aquavan will bring the excitement of the Audubon Aquarium of the Americas into our library.  Patrons will explore the natural treasures of a tropical rainforest, discover an ocean teeming with life, and even meet some animal neighbors from their own backyard!  The Aquavan comes with amazing animals, enthusiastic presenters, and an endless fascination of nature’s wonders.  The program will feature live aquatic or terrestrial animals and interactive hands-on displays. Patrons of all ages are invited to attend.

 

    Location: Central Branch
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Make Shoppe-Craft Swap Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Rona Joseph   985-536-4107   
   

If you're a crafter, you may look around and wonder where did all this "stuff" come from, will I ever finish this project, or why did I buy this.  Did you know there is someone looking for those scraps of felt, mis-matched buttons or anything not useful to you anymore? Join us at our Craft Room De-stash and Swap event. Kindly bring items to be swapped July 5th-8th, 2017 to the Reserve Library.  Patrons are encouraged to bring along a PhD (Project half-Done) to work on. For more information, call Rona Joseph, branch supervisor, (985) 536-4107.

    Location: Reserve Branch
Tuesday July 11, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Drop In & Play Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: LaDean Troutt   985-535-6868   
   
Children, ages 1 to 5, are invited out with their parents for some play time and enjoy sharing legos, puzzles, and play-doh. All children must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. For more information, call the Garyville Library, (985) 535-6868.
    Location: Garyville Branch
 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Library Cinema Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Vionne Miller   985-536-4107   
   

Join the Reserve Library as they show an awesome movie to patrons of all ages. Refreshments will be served to all guests. For more information, call Vionne Miller, (985) 536-4107.

    Location: Reserve Branch
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misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Chemo-Caps Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Dawn Monica   985-652-6857   
   

Adult patrons are invited out to knit or crochet caps for local cancer patients. Yarn will be provided by the library, but patrons may also donate yarn for this wonderful cause. For more information, call Dawn Monica, (985) 652-6857.

    Location: Central Branch
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Shrinky Dinks Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carly Maurin   985-652-6857   
   

Participants will design a piece of recycled plastic and then put it in the oven to be shrunk. The result is a tiny art piece that can be made into key chains, necklaces, or gifts. For more information, call Carly Maurin, 985-652-6857.

 

    Location: Central Branch
Wednesday July 12, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Wee Readers Book Club Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Vionne Miller   985-536-4107   
   
Participants, ages 2-6 years, will read a story, discuss it, and do an activity associated with the book. For more information, call Rona Joseph, branch supervisor, 985-536-4107.
    Location: Reserve Branch
 
misc_none 5:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Crochet Class Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: JoAnn Proctor   985-652-6857   
   

Patrons are invited out to a brand new crocheting class.  Beginning crochet techniques will be introduced to everyone in attendance.  The final result will be a simple, but beautiful afghan pattern. For more information, call JoAnn Proctor, branch supervisor, (985) 652-6857.

 

    Location: Central Branch
Thursday July 13, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM The BUGmobile Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Rona Joseph   985-536-4107   
   

The BUGmobile is a mobile education program brought to you by Audubon Zoo educators.  This interactive educational program offers up-close encounters with arthropods from your backyard and around the world.  Patrons can connect to science benchmarks, such as life-cycle, habitats, classification and much more with age appropriate lessons and activities. Join us!

 

    Location: Reserve Branch
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Game Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carlos Diaz   985-497-3453   
   

Tweens, ages 8-12, will partake in "Tween Scene," a program designed for kids to put down their smartphones and play some classic board games, such as Jenga, checkers, Candyland, etc., instead. For more information, call Carlos Diaz, branch supervisor, (985) 497-3453.

    Location: West Branch
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Morse Code Bracelets Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carly Maurin   985-652-6857   
   

Come and learn about Morse Code, then make bracelets using beads to spell out words using a Morse Code Key. For more information, call Carly Maurin, 985-652-6857

    Location: Central Branch
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM The BUGmobile Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carlos Diaz   985-497-3453   
   

The BUGmobile is a mobile education program brought to you by Audubon Zoo educators.  This interactive educational program offers up-close encounters with arthropods from your backyard and around the world.  Patrons can connect to science benchmarks, such as life-cycle, habitats, classification and much more with age appropriate lessons and activities. Join us!

 

    Location: West Branch
 
misc_none 5:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Pajama Evening Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Elmira Duhe   985-535-6868   
   
Children, ages 5 and up, are invited to come in their favorite pj's or favorite slippers (optional) to listen to sleepytime stories.  Please pre-register by calling, (985) 535-6868.
    Location: Garyville Branch
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Chemo-Caps Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Dawn Monica   985-652-6857   
   

Adult patrons are invited out to knit or crochet caps for local cancer patients. Yarn will be provided by the library, but patrons may also donate yarn for this wonderful cause. For more information, call Dawn Monica, (985) 652-6857.

    Location: Central Branch
Monday July 17, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  9:00 PM Architectural Wonders Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Dawn Monica   985-652-6857   
   

Patrons will be given a sheet and must fill in the missing letters of famous architectural wonders. The sheet must be completed at the circulation desk to be entered into a drawing for a grand prize. The program will run for one week. For more information, call Dawn Monica, (985) 652-6857.

    Location: Central Branch
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Animal Architects Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Trina Smith   985-652-6857   
   

Animal Architects will bring a fun and interactive animal show or exhibit to the library system.  Patrons will be educated and entertained with positive interactions between animal ambassadors and the audience.  The show will be customize to fit the individual needs and circumstances of the viewing audience.  Patrons of all ages are invited out!

 

    Location: Central Branch
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misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Careageous Kids Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Rona Joseph   985-536-4107   
   

Angela Golden from Child Advocacy Services will do a presention on Care·ageous Kids. It will assist children in an age-appropriate manner with developing positive social skills that will reduce their likelihood of perpetration. Ms. Golden will discuss topics such as Bullying, Managing Anger and Every Action Has a Consequence. Fore more information, call Rona Joseph, branch supervisor, (985) 536-4107.

    Location: Reserve Branch
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Animal Architects Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Elmira Duhe   985-535-6868   
   

Animal Architects will bring a fun and interactive animal show or exhibit to the library system.  Patrons will be educated and entertained with positive interactions between animal ambassadors and the audience.  The show will be customize to fit the individual needs and circumstances of the viewing audience.  Patrons of all ages are invited out!

 

    Location: Garyville Branch
Tuesday July 18, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Drop In & Play Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: LaDean Troutt   985-535-6868   
   
Children, ages 1 to 5, are invited out with their parents for some play time and enjoy sharing legos, puzzles, and play-doh. All children must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. For more information, call the Garyville Library, (985) 535-6868.
    Location: Garyville Branch
 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Library Cinema Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Vionne Miller   985-536-4107   
   

Join the Reserve Library as they show an awesome movie to patrons of all ages. Refreshments will be served to all guests. For more information, call Vionne Miller, (985) 536-4107.

    Location: Reserve Branch
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Chemo-Caps Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Dawn Monica   985-652-6857   
   

Adult patrons are invited out to knit or crochet caps for local cancer patients. Yarn will be provided by the library, but patrons may also donate yarn for this wonderful cause. For more information, call Dawn Monica, (985) 652-6857.

    Location: Central Branch
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Memory Jars Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carly Maurin   985-652-6857   
   

Come and learn about the folklore tradition of memory jars, and then make one! Memory jars are assembled by pressing various little trinkets into a mortar covered glass jar. This project is a messy one, so wear your art clothes. For more information, call Carly Maurin, 985-652-6857.

 

    Location: Central Branch
Wednesday July 19, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Wee Readers Book Club Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Vionne Miller   985-536-4107   
   
Participants, ages 2-6 years, will read a story, discuss it, and do an activity associated with the book. For more information, call Rona Joseph, branch supervisor, 985-536-4107.
    Location: Reserve Branch
Thursday July 20, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Rosa Metoyer Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Rona Joseph   985-536-4107   
   

Storyteller, Rosa Metoyer will visit the libraries to tell stories that teach, heal, inspire, and entertain all under the heading of the Butterbean Tales.  The Butterbean Tales include African and African-American folktales, Bible stories, fairy tales, Anansi tales, and stories from around the world.  Join us to hear some interesting stories!

 

    Location: Reserve Branch
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Game Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carlos Diaz   985-497-3453   
   

Tweens, ages 8-12, will partake in "Tween Scene," a program designed for kids to put down their smartphones and play some classic board games, such as Jenga, checkers, Candyland, etc., instead. For more information, call Carlos Diaz, branch supervisor, (985) 497-3453.

    Location: West Branch
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Marshmallow Challenge Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carly Maurin   985-652-6857   
   

Participants will be instructed to build the tallest freestanding structure using only the given materials. Join us for this fun team building activity. For more information, call Carly Maurin, 985-652-6857.

 

    Location: Central Branch
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Rosa Metoyer Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carlos Diaz   985-497-3453   
   

Storyteller, Rosa Metoyer will visit the libraries to tell stories that teach, heal, inspire, and entertain all under the heading of the Butterbean Tales.  The Butterbean Tales include African and African-American folktales, Bible stories, fairy tales, Anansi tales, and stories from around the world.  Join us to hear some interesting stories!

 

    Location: West Branch
 
misc_none 2:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Simply Paint Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Elmira Duhe   985-535-6868   
   
School aged children are invited to come out and paint items that can be seen at the beach. Pre-registration isrequired to reserve a space, no exceptions. Please call, (985) 535-6868 for more information.
    Location: Garyville Branch
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misc_none 5:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Pajama Evening Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Elmira Duhe   985-535-6868   
   
Children, ages 5 and up, are invited to come in their favorite pj's or favorite slippers (optional) to listen to sleepytime stories.  Please pre-register by calling, (985) 535-6868.
    Location: Garyville Branch
Friday July 21, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Tablet/E-Reader Tutoring Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kari Pivaral   985-535-6868   
   

Adults please come out to the Garyville Branch to learn more about your e-reader or tablet.  Please bring in your Nook, Kindle, iPad, or any other device so the staff can help you with any questions or concerns that you may have. Please call (985) 535-6868 to register for the program. 

    Location: Garyville Branch
Tuesday July 25, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Drop In & Play Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: LaDean Troutt   985-535-6868   
   
Children, ages 1 to 5, are invited out with their parents for some play time and enjoy sharing legos, puzzles, and play-doh. All children must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. For more information, call the Garyville Library, (985) 535-6868.
    Location: Garyville Branch
 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Library Cinema Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Vionne Miller   985-536-4107   
   

Join the Reserve Library as they show an awesome movie to patrons of all ages. Refreshments will be served to all guests. For more information, call Vionne Miller, (985) 536-4107.

    Location: Reserve Branch
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Cupcake Wars Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carly Maurin   985-652-6857   
   

Participants will be given a challenge to design a cupcake based on any book they may have read. Many toppings and other food items will be displayed for use. The most  creative and best cupcake overall will be awarded prizes. For more information, call Carly Maurin, 985-652-6857.

 

    Location: Central Branch
Wednesday July 26, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Wee Readers Book Club Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Vionne Miller   985-536-4107   
   
Participants, ages 2-6 years, will read a story, discuss it, and do an activity associated with the book. For more information, call Rona Joseph, branch supervisor, 985-536-4107.
    Location: Reserve Branch
 
misc_none 5:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Crochet Class Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: JoAnn Proctor   985-652-6857   
   

Patrons are invited out to a brand new crocheting class.  Beginning crochet techniques will be introduced to everyone in attendance.  The final result will be a simple, but beautiful afghan pattern. For more information, call JoAnn Proctor, branch supervisor, (985) 652-6857.

 

    Location: Central Branch
Thursday July 27, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Build A Better You Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lillian LeBlanc   985-536-4107   
   

Walking is a great way to improve or maintain your overall health.  Just 30 minutes every day can increase cardiovascular fitness, strengthen bones, reduce excess body fat, and boost muscle power and endurance.  Come join us in walking for your health.  For more information, call Lillian LeBlanc, 985-536-4107

    Location: Garyville Branch
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Cardboard Sculptures Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carly Maurin   985-652-6857   
   

Participants will construct abstract sculptures using various pieces of painted cardboard. This program is sure to put your architectural skills to use. For more information, call Carly Maurin, 985-652-6857.

 

    Location: Central Branch
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Cardboard Sculptures Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carly Maurin   985-652-6857   
   

Participants will construct abstract sculptures using various pieces of painted cardboard. This program is sure to put your architectural skills to use. For more information, call Carly Maurin, 985-652-6857.

 

    Location: Central Branch
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Wind Chime Craft Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: LaDean Troutt   985-535-6868   
   

Tweens and teens are invited to create a one of a kind wind chime with beautiful beads. Pre registration is required, as seating is limited. Please call the Garyville Library, (985) 535-6868 for more information.

    Location: Garyville Branch
 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Game Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carlos Diaz   985-497-3453   
   

Tweens, ages 8-12, will partake in "Tween Scene," a program designed for kids to put down their smartphones and play some classic board games, such as Jenga, checkers, Candyland, etc., instead. For more inforamtion, call Carlos Diaz, (985) 497-3453.

    Location: West Branch
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misc_none 5:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Pajama Evening Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Elmira Duhe   985-535-6868   
   
Children, ages 5 and up, are invited to come in their favorite pj's or favorite slippers (optional) to listen to sleepytime stories.  Please pre-register by calling, (985) 535-6868.
    Location: Garyville Branch
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Chemo-Caps Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Dawn Monica   985-652-6857   
   

Adult patrons are invited out to knit or crochet caps for local cancer patients. Yarn will be provided by the library, but patrons may also donate yarn for this wonderful cause. For more information, call Dawn Monica, (985) 652-6857.

    Location: Central Branch
Monday July 31, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Teen Art Show Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carly Maurin   985-652-6857   
   

Join us for a gallery opening of teen art in all different mediums. Teen art will be displayed for viewing and snacks will be provided. For more information, call Carly Maurin, 985-652-6857.

 

    Location: Central Branch
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