Calcasieu libraries announce programs for July 13-19 - KPLC 7 News, Lake Charles, Louisiana

Calcasieu libraries announce programs for July 13-19

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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 July 13-19:

Programs for adults:

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

Friends of the Library-Calcasieu Book Sale:  3:00 p.m., Sunday, July 13. The Friends of the Library-Calcasieu will have books for sale until 5:00 p.m.

Internet-Beyond Basics:  1:00 p.m., Monday, July 14.  Adults who would like to expand their knowledge of online searching and safety will cover topics ranging from browser history to RSS feeds.  Registration is required.

Friends of the Library-Calcasieu Book Sale:  10:00 a.m., Tuesday, July 15. The Friends of the Library-Calcasieu will have books for sale until 12:00 p.m.

Mike Anderson-The Dulcimer Guy:  6:00 p.m., Tuesday, July 15.  Mike Anderson will entertain adults with his storytelling and music.

Digital Book Tasting:  3:00 p.m., Wednesday, July 16.  Adults will experience a wonderful new book in a different format.  Registration is required.

Central Library Book Club:  6:00 p.m., Wednesday, July 16.  Adults will discuss “The Picture of Dorian Gray” by Oscar Wilde.

Friends of the Library-Calcasieu Book Sale:  4:00 p.m., Thursday, July 17.  The Friends of the Library-Calcasieu will have books for sale until 6:00 p.m.

3D Thursdays:  5:00 p.m., Thursday, July 17.  Visit the Central Library Innovation Studio every Thursday from 5-7 to learn all about 3D printing and design. 

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.

Free Notary Services:  10:00 a.m., Thursday, July 17.  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

Grandparent Reading Time:  11:00 a.m., Tuesday, July 15.  A special reading time is set aside for grandparents and children to read together.

Epps Memorial Library Book Discussion:  6:00 p.m., Thursday, July 17.  Adults will discuss “Prodigal Son” by Kimberla Lawson Roby.

Doctor Whooligans:  3:00 p.m., Saturday, July 19.  Fans of the T.V. show, “Doctor Who”, will meet and discuss everything related to the series.

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

Mike Anderson-The Dulcimer Guy:  10:00 a.m., Monday, July 14.  Mike Anderson will entertain adults with his storytelling and music.

Moss Bluff Library, 261 Parish Road, 721-7128

Mike Anderson-The Dulcimer Guy:  2:00 p.m., Tuesday, July 15.  Mike Anderson will entertain adults with his storytelling and music.

Southwest Louisiana Genealogical and Historical Library, 411 Pujo Street, 721-7110

Beginning Genealogy Workshop #2 – Preservation and Organization:  10:00 a.m., Thursday, July 17.  Genealogy staff will provide information on how to preserve and organize your records once you begin to accumulate documents through genealogical research. 

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

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

Sulphur Regional Library, 1160 Cypress Street, 721-7141

Mike Anderson-The Dulcimer Guy:  2:00 p.m., Monday, July 14.  Mike Anderson will entertain adults with his storytelling and music.

Handmade Greeting Cards:  10:00 a.m., Tuesday, July 15.  Adults will craft greeting cards.  Registration is required.

Westlake Library, 937 Mulberry Street, 721-7113

Friends of the Library-Calcasieu Book Sale:  12:00 p.m., Monday, July 14.  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, July 15. 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, July 16. 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, July 18. 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

Teen Reading Program Luau Party:  2:00 p.m., Monday, July 14.  Students who participated in the Teen Reading Program will enjoy fun games, food, and prizes.  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.

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

Heck Haven:  1:00 p.m., Wednesday, July 16.  The Heckhaven Wildlife Rehabilitation Center will bring in rescued animals and talk about the work that they do at the Center.  Registration is required.

Moss Bluff Library, 261 Parish Road, 721-7128

Intergalactic Book Folding:  2:00 p.m., Monday, July 14.  Teens will learn how to fold a book to look like a spaceship. 

Glow Party:  7:30 p.m., Thursday, July 17.  Teens will have fun learning about the science behind things that glow.

Sulphur Regional Library, 1160 Cypress Street, 721-7141

Teen Chocolate Olympics:  2:00 p.m., Wednesday, July 16.  Teens will enjoy the end of the summer Teen Reading Program with a fun party.  Registration is required.


Programs for children:


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

Fox and Branch:  2:00 p.m., Tuesday, July 15.  Three time winners of the Parent’s Choice Award, musical duo Fox and Branch invites you to sing along, dance, and come on stage as they play traditional music from other countries around the world.

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!

Fox and Branch:  10:00 a.m., Tuesday, July 15.  Three time winners of the Parent’s Choice Award, musical duo Fox and Branch invites you to sing along, dance, and come on stage as they play traditional music from other countries around the world.

Jr. iMakers:  10:00 a.m., Friday, July 18.  Children (grades 3-5) who are interested in technology and crafts will learn new skills and have fun!  Registration is required!

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

Fox and Branch:  2:00 p.m., Monday, July 14.  Three time winners of the Parent’s Choice Award, musical duo Fox and Branch invites you to sing along, dance, and come on stage as they play traditional music from other countries around the world.

Popcorn and a Movie:  3:00 p.m., Friday, July 18.  Families will enjoy free refreshments and a movie.

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

Story Time:  11:00 a.m., Wednesday, July 16.

Fox and Branch:  2:00 p.m., Friday, July 18.  Three time winners of the Parent’s Choice Award, musical duo Fox and Branch invites you to sing along, dance, and come on stage as they play traditional music from other countries around the world.

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

Fox and Branch:  10:00 a.m., Thursday, July 17.  Three time winners of the Parent’s Choice Award, musical duo Fox and Branch invites you to sing along, dance, and come on stage as they play traditional music from other countries around the world.

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

Fox and Branch:  5:00 p.m., Wednesday, July 16.  Three time winners of the Parent’s Choice Award, musical duo Fox and Branch invites you to sing along, dance, and come on stage as they play traditional music from other countries around the world.

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

Fox and Branch:  2:00 p.m., Wednesday, July 16.  Three time winners of the Parent’s Choice Award, musical duo Fox and Branch invites you to sing along, dance, and come on stage as they play traditional music from other countries around the world.

Moss Bluff Library, 261 Parish Road, 721-7128

Kids Movie Matinee:  11:00 a.m., Tuesday, July 15.  Children will enjoy a popular animated movie.  Refreshments will be served.

Fox and Branch:  10:00 a.m., Wednesday, July 16.  Three time winners of the Parent’s Choice Award, musical duo Fox and Branch invites you to sing along, dance, and come on stage as they play traditional music from other countries around the world.

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

Fox and Branch:  2:00 p.m., Thursday, July 17.  Three time winners of the Parent’s Choice Award, musical duo Fox and Branch invites you to sing along, dance, and come on stage as they play traditional music from other countries around the world.

Friday Night at the Movies:  3:30 p.m., Friday, July 18.  Families will enjoy free refreshments and a movie.

Sulphur Regional Library, 1160 Cypress Street, 721-7141

Fox and Branch:  10:00 a.m., Monday, July 14.  Three time winners of the Parent’s Choice Award, musical duo Fox and Branch invites you to sing along, dance, and come on stage as they play traditional music from other countries around the world.

Westlake Library, 937 Mulberry Street, 721-7113

Fox and Branch:  10:30 a.m., Friday, July 18.  Three time winners of the Parent’s Choice Award, musical duo Fox and Branch invites you to sing along, dance, and come on stage as they play traditional music from other countries around the world.


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