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Calcasieu libraries announce programs for June 8-14

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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 programs for June 8-14:

Programs for adults:

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

Cup of This, Drop of That Crafts:  10:30 a.m., Thursday, June 12.  Adults will make bath and body goodies to take home and enjoy.  Registration is required.

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

Friends of the Library-Calcasieu Book Sale:  3:00 p.m., Sunday, June 8. The Friends of the Library-Calcasieu will have books for sale until 5:00 p.m.

Email 101:  9:30 a.m., Tuesday, June 10.  Adults will learn how to set up and use an email account.  Registration is required.

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

Author Chat with Reverend Steven Eugene Carter:  5:30 p.m., Tuesday, June 10.  Revered Carter will discuss his book "Resurrection from Rejection:  Healing from 7 Areas of Rejection in Your Life."  A book signing will follow.

Bookmarks Galore:  2:00 p.m., Wednesday, June 11.  Adults will create a variety of unique bookmarks.  Registration is required.

Computers- Beyond Basics:  9:30 a.m., Thursday, June 12.  Adults with basic computer skills will expand their knowledge by working with files and folders and more.  Registration is required.

3D Printing 101: 4:00 p.m., Thursday, June 12.   Adults will learn everything they need to know to get started using the 3D printer inside of the library.  Registration is required.

Friends of the Library-Calcasieu Book Sale:  4:00 p.m., Thursday, June 12. The Friends of the Library-Calcasieu will have books for sale until 6:00 p.m.

3D Thursdays:  5:00 p.m., Thursday, June 12.  Visit the Central Library Innovation Studio every Thursday from 5-7 to learn all about 3D printing and design. 

Maker Hours:  10:00 a.m., Saturday, June 14.  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)

Pick the Date:  During branch hours through summer.  Adults will participate in the passive manipulative board that will remind them of upcoming programs.

Weather:  10:00 a.m., Monday, June 9.  Adults will participate in a book talk and create a wind chime.  Registration is required.

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

Sewing Basics:  6:00 p.m., Thursday, June 12.  Adults will learn the basics of sewing.  Registration is required.

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

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

Glass Etching:  2:00 p.m., Monday, June 9.  Adults will create a special glass etching project.  Supplies will be provided by the library.  Registration is required.

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

Bread and Butter:  11:00 a.m., Thursday, June 12.  Adults will learn how to make homemade butter.  Registration is required.

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

DIY Melted Crayon Art:  10:00 a.m., Monday, June 9.  Adults will use materials to create a canvas artwork that shows off their own style.  Patrons will need to bring a hair dryer.  Registration is required.

Moss Bluff Library, 261 Parish Road, 721-7128

Starry Night Tardis:  5:30 p.m., Thursday, June 12.  Adults will combine Van Gogh's "Starry Night" painting and the Doctor Who TARDIS into one fun printing.  Registration is required.

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

Watering Can:  10:00 a.m., Wednesday, June 11.  Adults will participate in a book talk and a watering can craft made from a detergent bottle.  Registration is required.

Sulphur Regional Library, 1160 Cypress Street, 721-7141

Movie Matinee:  11:00 a.m., Friday, June 13.  Adults will enjoy a movie and refreshments.  Registration is required.

Westlake Library, 937 Mulberry Street, 721-7113

Friends of the Library-Calcasieu Book Sale:  12:00 p.m., Monday, June 9.  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, June 10. 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, June 11. 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, June 13. The Friends of the Library-Calcasieu will have books for sale until 4:00 p.m.

 

Programs for teenagers:

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

Hunger Games Boat Float:  2:30 p.m., Tuesday, June 10.  Teens will pay tribute to the "Huger Games" by testing their abilities when building a boat.  Registration is required.

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

Repurposed Cigar Boxes:  2:00 p.m., Monday, June 9.  Teens will decorate wooden cigar boxes.  Registration is required.

Steampunk Creations:  2:00 p.m., Wednesday, June 11.  Teens will bring in old items and make them look new.  Registration is required.

Hunger Games Fear Factor:  2:00 p.m., Friday, June 13.  Teens will pair up to meet challenges.  Registration is required.

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

Take a Guess:  During branch hours throughout summer.  Teens will pull a form and guess the pictures that have been enlarged.  Prizes will be given for those who turn them in.

Forensics:  3:00 p.m., Thursday, June 12.  Teens will participate in a book talk, get fingerprinted, and create a cast of their footprint.  Registration is required.

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

Game Day with Mad Libs and Trivia:  1:00 p.m., Wednesday, June 11.  Teens will play games and challenge each other at trivia. 

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

Creative Art Workshop with Gerry Wubben:  3:00 p.m., Wednesday, June 11.  Gerry Wubben, Art Professor at McNeese State University, will present a creative workshop for teens.

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

Music Speaks 2.0:  4:00 p.m., Thursday, June 12.  Teens will bring in their handwritten playlists and share the memories.

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

Cool Creations Made Using Science:  3:00 p.m., Thursday, June 12.  Teens will use everyday items to create some amazing results.  Registration is required.

Moss Bluff Library, 261 Parish Road, 721-7128

Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries:  2:00 p.m., Monday, June 9.  Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries will present a program on the Louisiana black bear. 

Dissecting Owl Pellets:  2:00 p.m., Friday, June 13.  Teens and tweens will dissect owl pellets to figure out just what these owls have been eating.  Open to grades 4th and up.

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

Airtime Catapult:  4:00 p.m., Tuesday, June 10.  Teens will participate in a book talk and a catapult craft.  Registration is required.

Sulphur Regional Library, 1160 Cypress Street, 721-7141

Movie Matinee:  2:00 p.m., Monday, June 9.  Teens will get together for popcorn and a movie.  Registration is required.

Steampunk:  2:00 p.m., Wednesday, June 11.  Teens will repurpose an old item to give it a weathered look.  Registration is required.

Westlake Library, 937 Mulberry Street, 721-7113

Teen Summer Programming:  3:30 p.m., Tuesday, June 10.  Teens will enjoy fin activities, crafts, and refreshments. 

 

Programs for adults:

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

Water World Story Time:  10:30 a.m., Monday, June 9. 

Super Soaker Walk In Story Time:  10:30 a.m., Tuesday, June 10. 

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

Find the Germ!:  During branch hours.  Hidden throughout the Children's Area are 3 stuffed toys that look like common germs.  If you find one, bring it to one of the children's librarians for a fun prize!

Hunting for Dinosaur Bones:  During branch hours.  Hidden in the swimming pond by the palm trees are some dinosaur bones!  Find a bone and bring it to one of the children's librarians for a fun prize!

Peaceful Warriors – Anti Bullying:  10:00 a.m., Tuesday, June 10.  Former McNeese football player, Josh Quayhagen, will present a program on bullying. 

Story Time:  2:00 p.m., Tuesday, June 10.

Stranger Danger:  6:30 p.m., Tuesday, June 10.  Lees Young from the CPSO will talk about stranger danger and how to be aware of the dangers.

Children's Author, Heather Key:  10:00 a.m., Thursday, June 12.  Heather Key will read from her book "A Shrimp Named Pete."  Books will be for sale following, with a portion of the proceeds benefitting the Friends of the Library, Calcasieu.

Jr. iMakers:  10:00 a.m., Friday, June 13.  Children (grades 3-5) who are interested in technology and crafts will learn new skills and have fun!  Registration is required!

Fantastic Friday Feature:  2:00 p.m., Friday, June 13.  Children can bring a pillow and a blanket and enjoy a fun, family oriented movie. 

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

Splish, Splash:  3:00 p.m., Monday, June 9.  The Tweenkies will listen to a book talk, create an ocean in a bottle, and participate in a swimming noodles activity.  Registration is required.

Pop-Ups and More:  3:00 p.m., Tuesday, June 10.  Tweens will listen to a book talk, create a pop up card, and explore 3D books.  Registration is required.

Color My World:  3:00 p.m., Wednesday, June 11.  Preschoolers will participate in a story time and a colorful watercolor craft.

Popcorn and a Movie:  3:00 p.m., Friday, June 13.  Families will enjoy snacks and a movie.

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

Fizzy Ice and Water Experiments:  11:00 a.m., Tuesday, June 10.  Children will make and play with water based crafts and experiments.  Registration is required.

Story Time:  11:00 a.m., Wednesday, June 11. 

Melts and Fizzies:  12:00 p.m., Friday, June 13.  Tweens will make quick and easy bath items.

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

Science Experiments with Stem – Chemical Reactions:  10:00 a.m., Wednesday, June 11.  Children will make slime, watch a volcano erupt, and help create different science experiments.

Science Experiments with Stem – Chemical Reactions:  10:00 a.m., Thursday, June 12.  Children will make slime, watch a volcano erupt, and help create different science experiments.

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

Music to the Ears:  4:00 p.m., Wednesday, June 11.  Children will listen to stories about frogs.

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

Book Bunch – Decorate a Pot and Plant Seeds:  2:00 p.m., Monday, June 9.  Children will plant seeds in a pot that they decorated.  Registration is required.

Story Time:  10:30 a.m., Wednesday, June 11. 

Family Films:  10:30 a.m., Thursday, June 12.  Families will enjoy snacks and a movie.

Moss Bluff Library, 261 Parish Road, 721-7128

Heckhaven Wildlife Rehabilitation:  11:00 a.m., Tuesday, June 10.  Suzy Heck will share her knowledge about the types of owls that are indigenous to SWLA.

Story Time:  10:00 a.m., Wednesday, June 11. 

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

Urban Legends:  3:00 p.m., Tuesday, June 10.  Tweens will participate in a book talk and an exploding Ziploc bag craft will follow.  Registration is required.

Ocean in a Bottle:  2:00 p.m., Wednesday, June 11.  Preschoolers will participate in a story time and an ocean water craft.

Sulphur Regional Library, 1160 Cypress Street, 721-7141

Weird Scientist Dara Johnson:  10:00 a.m., Monday, June 9.  Dara Johnson will excite and inspire with science facts and fun.

Story Time:  2:00 p.m., Tuesday, June 10.

Story Time:  9:30 a.m., Wednesday, June 11. 

Story Time:  11:00 a.m., Wednesday, June 11. 

Special Story Time Guest:  Author, Heather Key:  11:00 a.m., Wednesday, June 11.  Heather Key will read her books to the older story time group. 

Westlake Library, 937 Mulberry Street, 721-7113

Tweens Summer Programming:  10:30 a.m., Tuesday, June 10.  Children in grades 3-5 will enjoy fun activities, crafts, and refreshments.

Story Time:  10:30 a.m., Thursday, June 12. 

Merry Music with Carla Breaux:  10:30 a.m., Friday, June 13.  Music teacher Carla Breaux will present an interactive program filled with music and simple instruments for the children to play.

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

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