Calcasieu libraries announce programs for March 16-22 - KPLC 7 News, Lake Charles, Louisiana

Calcasieu libraries announce programs for March 16-22

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CALCASIEU PARISH, LA (KPLC) -

The following is a news release from Calcasieu Parish Public Library:

Various Calcasieu Parish Public Library locations have announced the following events for March 16-22:


Programs for adults:

Central Library, 301 W. Claude Street, 721-7116

Friends of the Library-Calcasieu Book Sale:  10:00 a.m., Tuesday, March 18. The Friends of the Library-Calcasieu will have books for sale until 12:00 p.m.

Central Library Book Club:  6:00 p.m., Wednesday, March 19.  Adults will discuss "Last Night at the Lobster" by Stuart O'Nan. 

Friends of the Library-Calcasieu Book Sale:  4:00 p.m., Thursday, March 20. The Friends of the Library-Calcasieu will have books for sale until 6:00 p.m.

Maker Hours:  5:00 p.m., Thursday, March 20.  Visit the Innovation Studio at Central Library every Thursday evening and some Saturdays to tinker with fun technology.  For more information visit www.calcasieulibrary.org/innovatelibrary.

Friends of the Library-Calcasieu Book Sale:  10:00 a.m., Saturday, March 22. The Friends of the Library-Calcasieu will have books for sale until 12:00 p.m.

Maker Hours:  10:00 a.m., Saturday, March 22.  Visit the Innovation Studio at Central Library every Thursday evening and some Saturdays to tinker with fun technology.  For more information visit www.calcasieulibrary.org/innovatelibrary.

Riders on the Orphan Train:  2:00 p.m., Saturday, March 22.  In a full, multi-media presentation with songs, storytelling, and video, songwriters Phil Lancaster and Alison Moore will tell the story of the mass relocation of thousands of children from 1854-1929. 

DeQuincy Library, 102 W. Harrison St., 721-7087, 786-4213 (DeQuincy residents)

Garden Path:  10:00 a.m., Thursday, March 20.  Adults will decorate a flower pot and watch a movie.  Registration is required.

Free Notary Services:  11:00 a.m., Thursday, March 20.  Patrons can have documents notarized for free by a licensed Notary Public.  Please bring your photo ID.

Epps Memorial Library, 1320 North Simmons St., 721-7090

Couponing:  6:00 p.m., Tuesday, March 18.  Tameka Nelson will present money saving tips. 

Epps Book Discussion:  6:00 p.m., Thursday, March 20.  Adults will discuss a book that was chosen at the previous meeting. 

Fontenot Memorial Library, 1402 Center St., Vinton, 721-7095

Coffee and History:  9:30 a.m., Monday, March 17.  Patrons in the community will share photos and articles of history about the surrounding area.

Spring Planting Time:  1:00 p.m., Tuesday, March 18.  Adults will decorate a planter.  Registration is required.

Free Income Tax Services:  9:00 a.m., Friday, March 21.  VITA will be available for free income tax services for all those who are eligible.

Moss Bluff Library, 261 Parish Road, 721-7128

Mardi Gras Bead Mosaics:  6:00 p.m., Tuesday, March 18.  Adults will transform Mardi Gras beads into works of art.  Registration is required.

Starks Library, 113 S. Hwy. 109, 743-6560 (Starks residents) or 721-7107

Pots of Light:  10:00 a.m., Wednesday, March 19.  Adults will listen to a book talk, create pots of light crafts, and watch a movie.  Registration is required.

Westlake Library, 937 Mulberry Street, 721-7113

Friends of the Library-Calcasieu Book Sale:  12:00 p.m., Monday, March 17. The Friends of the Library-Calcasieu will have books for sale until 4:00 p.m.

Friends of the Library-Calcasieu Book Sale:  12:00 p.m., Tuesday, March 18. The Friends of the Library-Calcasieu will have books for sale until 4:00 p.m.

Friends of the Library-Calcasieu Book Sale:  12:00 p.m., Wednesday, March 19. The Friends of the Library-Calcasieu will have books for sale until 4:00 p.m.

Friends of the Library-Calcasieu Book Sale:  12:00 p.m., Friday, March 21. The Friends of the Library-Calcasieu will have books for sale until 4:00 p.m.

 

Programs for teenagers:

Central Library, 301 W. Claude Street, 721-7116

Emoticon Contest:  During branch hours through March 31.  Log on to www.calcasieulibrary.org and vote for your favorite photo/emoticon.  Contact (337) 721-7121 for more information.

Tech Teens:  4:30 p.m., Monday, March 17.  Teens who love technology and gadgets will enjoy exploring new and trending technology.  Registration is required.

Cartooning for Teens: 4:30 p.m., Tuesday, March 18.  Teens that admire and enjoy copying their favorite manga/comic artist and would like to improve their drawing skills will enjoy exploring this popular art form with instructor David Doucet.  Registration is required.

ACT Practice Test Results:  4:00 p.m., Wednesday, March 19.  Teens who took the ACT practice test will receive feedback on their results. 

Teen Advisory Board:  2:00 p.m., Saturday, March 22.  The Central Library TAB group will help choose library YA programs, plan new clubs/groups, and give their opinion on what is popular with teens in the community.  Registration is required.

Epps Memorial Library, 1320 North Simmons St., 721-7090

Animation Club:  3:30 p.m., Friday, March 21.  Teens will broaden their knowledge and understanding of Asian cultures and traditions while enjoying Anime movies. 

Iowa Library, 107 East First St., 721-7101, 582-3597 (Iowa residents)

Design an African Drum:  3:00 p.m., Thursday, March 20.  Teens will make a functional drum from supplied materials.  Registration is required.

Sulphur Regional Library, 1160 Cypress Street, 721-7141

Movie Matinee:  3:00 p.m., Monday, March 17.  Teens will enjoy popcorn and a movie.

Wii Wednesday:  3:00 p.m., Wednesday, March 19.  Teens will enjoy an afternoon of Wii games. 

 

Programs for children:

Carnegie Memorial Library, 411 Pujo St., 721-7084

Story Time:  10:30 a.m., Wednesday, March 19.

Central Library, 301 W. Claude Street, 721-7116

Story Time:  10:00 a.m., Monday, March 17.

Story Time:  6:30 p.m., Tuesday, March 18. 

DeQuincy Library, 102 W. Harrison St., 721-7087, 786-4213 (DeQuincy residents)

Recycle Fun:  4:00 p.m., Tuesday, March 18.  Tweenkies (grades K-2) will have a book talk, create window art, and watch a movie.  Registration is required.

Story Time:  2:00 p.m., Wednesday, March 19.

Epps Memorial Library, 1320 North Simmons St., 721-7090

Story Time:  11:00 a.m., Wednesday, March 19.

Reading for Results – AR Book Club:  5:00 p.m., Thursday, March 20.  Teens and Tweens are invited.  Staff will provide an AR level book for reading to discuss at the next meeting. 

Fontenot Memorial Library, 1402 Center St., Vinton, 721-7095

Story Time:  10:00 a.m., Thursday, March 20.

Hayes Library, 7709 Perier St., 721-7098, 622-3605 (Hayes residents)

Story Time:  10:00 a.m., Wednesday, March 19.

Crafter-noon:  3:00 p.m., Wednesday, March 19.  Children will complete a variety of crafts. 

Family Movie Friday:  4:00 p.m., Friday, March 21.  Families will enjoy snacks and a family-oriented  movie. 

Iowa Library, 107 East First St., 721-7101, 582-3597 (Iowa residents)

Book Bunch-Design an African Drum:  3:30 p.m., Monday, March 17.  The Book Bunch will make a functional drum out of supplied materials.  Registration is required.

Story Time:  10:00 a.m., Wednesday, March 19.

Maplewood Library, 91 Center Circle, 721-7104

Story Time:  1:00 p.m., Thursday, March 20.

Moss Bluff Library, 261 Parish Road, 721-7128

Story Time:  10:00 a.m., Wednesday, March 19.

Starks Library, 113 S. Hwy. 109, 743-6560 (Starks residents) or 721-7107

Show Me the Rainbow:  4:00 p.m., Tuesday, March 18.  Tweens (grades 3-5) will have a book talk and create a rainbow craft.  Registration is required.

Story Time:  2:00 p.m., Thursday, March 20. 

Sulphur Regional Library, 1160 Cypress Street, 721-7141

Family Story Time:  2:30 p.m., Sunday, March 16. 

Story Time:  10:00 a.m., Monday, March 17.

Westlake Library, 937 Mulberry Street, 721-7113

Story Time:  10:30 a.m., Thursday, March 20.

 

For a complete listing of library programs, resources and services please visit http://calcasieulibrary.org.

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