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CALCASIEU PARISH, LA (KPLC) -

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

All branches of the Calcasieu Parish Public Library will be closed for the Memorial Day holiday on Monday, May 26.

Materials may be dropped off in the Book Drop boxes located at each branch. Items can be renewed online at www.calcasieulibrary.org and clicking on the My Account icon at the top of the page.

Patrons can also renew items by calling 437-4153 or toll free at 1-800-240-0212, and following the directions you hear. A library card number and PIN number will be needed for both. 

Various Calcasieu Parish Public Library locations have announced the following activities for May 25-31:

Programs for adults:

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

Friends of the Library-Calcasieu Book Sale:  3:00 p.m., Sunday, May 25. The Friends of the Library-Calcasieu will have books for sale until 5:00 p.m.

Computer Security:  9:30 a.m., Tuesday, May 27.  Adults will cover basic computer security and the best measures for securing computer hardware, software, and data.  Registration is required.

Friends of the Library-Calcasieu Book Sale:  10:00 a.m., Tuesday, May 27. The Friends of the Library-Calcasieu will have books for sale until 12:00 p.m.

Sassy Oil and Vinegar: 6:00 p.m., Wednesday, May 28.  Adults will indulge in some sweet and savory science with Liz Fuselier from Sassy Oil and Vinegar.  Registration is required.

Friends of the Library-Calcasieu Book Sale:  4:00 p.m., Thursday, May 29. The Friends of the Library-Calcasieu will have books for sale until 6:00 p.m.

Maker Hours:  5:00 p.m., Thursday, May 29.  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.

Maker Hours:  10:00 a.m., Saturday, May 31.  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.

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

Let's Move:  10:00 a.m., Thursday, May 29.  Adults will participate in a book talk, create a bookmark, and discuss an exercise DVD.  Registration is required.

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

Doctor Whoolligans:  3:00 p.m., Saturday, May 31.  Fans of the show, Doctor Who, will meet to discuss all things related to the hit TV series.

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

Bottle Art:  10:00 a.m., Wednesday, May 28.  Adults will participate in a book talk and create a message in a bottle art craft.  Registration is required.

Westlake Library, 937 Mulberry Street, 721-7113

Friends of the Library-Calcasieu Book Sale:  12:00 p.m., Tuesday, May 27. 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, May 28. 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, May 30. The Friends of the Library-Calcasieu will have books for sale until 4:00 p.m.

 

Programs for teenagers:

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

Get Your Game On:  3:00 p.m., Thursday, May 29.  Teens will participate in a book talk, create a bookmark, and enjoy a variety of games.  Registration is required.

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

Robots:  4:00 p.m., Tuesday, May 27.  Teens will participate in a book talk, participate in a paper craft, and learn to build a robot.  Registration is required.  

 

Programs for children:

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

Build It:  3:00 p.m., Tuesday, May 27.  Tweens will listen to a book talk, create a mini easel frame, build a tower, and play Jenga.  Registration is required.

Tangram Stories:  4:30 p.m., Tuesday, May 27.  Tweenkies will participate in a book talk and create and solve various tangram puzzles.  Registration is required.

Count on It:  3:00 p.m., Wednesday, May 28.  Teenies will listen to shapes and numbers themed books and create a caterpillar with numbers.

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

Cosmic Glue:  3:00 p.m., Tuesday, May 27.  Tweens will listen to a book talk and complete a cosmic glue craft.  Registration is required.

Color Magic:  2:00 p.m., Wednesday, May 28.  Preschoolers will participate in a colorful story time and color magic craft.

Westlake Library, 937 Mulberry Street, 721-7113

Storytelling with Dr. Delma Porter:  10:30 a.m., Friday, May 30.  Special guest Dr. Delma Porter will get the summer off to a great start with her wonderful storytelling.

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

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