Calcasieu libraries announce programs for August 24-30 - KPLC 7 News, Lake Charles, Louisiana

Calcasieu libraries announce programs for August 24-30

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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 August 24-30:

Programs for adults:


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

Friends of the Library-Calcasieu Book Sale:  3:00 p.m., Sunday, August 24. The Friends of the Library-Calcasieu will have books for sale until 5:00 p.m.

Friends of the Library-Calcasieu Book Sale:  10:00 a.m., Tuesday, August 26. The Friends of the Library-Calcasieu will have books for sale until 12:00 p.m.

Friends of the Library-Calcasieu Book Sale:  4:00 p.m., Thursday, August 28. The Friends of the Library-Calcasieu will have books for sale until 6:00 p.m.

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

Autumn’s in the Air:  10:00 a.m., Thursday, August 28.  Adults will make an embellished notebook gift set.  Registration is required.

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

Instagram and Twitter:  10:00 a.m., Thursday, August 28.  Adults will learn how to register for and use the social media sites, Instagram and Twitter.  Registration is required.

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

Coffee and History:  9:30 a.m., Monday, August 25.  Patrons in the community will share photos and articles of history about the surrounding area.

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

Adult Wellness – Sun Safety and Preventing Skin Cancer:  10:30 a.m., Monday, August 25.  Patricia Bettis from the Louisiana Cancer Prevention and Control program will share sun safety tips with adults.  Registration is required.

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

Beginning Genealogy-Hands on Computer Workshop #1:  10:00 a.m., Tuesday, August 26th.  Genealogy staff will assist attendees in exploring digital genealogical research.  Registration is required.

Beginning Genealogy-Hands on Computer Workshop #2:  10:00 a.m., Wednesday, August 27.   Genealogy staff will assist attendees in exploring digital genealogical research.  Registration is required.

Beginning Genealogy-Hands on Computer Workshop #3:  10:00 a.m., Thursday, August 28.   Genealogy staff will assist attendees in exploring digital genealogical research.  Registration is required.

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

Krafter’s Korner:  10:00 a.m., Wednesday, August 27.  Adults will create a one of a kind painting on canvas.  Registration is required.

Sulphur Regional Library, 1160 Cypress Street, 721-7141

Sulphur Library Book Discussion:  10:00 a.m., Monday, August 25.  Adults will discuss “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks” by Rebecca Skloot.

Westlake Library, 937 Mulberry Street, 721-7113

Friends of the Library-Calcasieu Book Sale:  12:00 p.m., Monday, August 25.  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, August 26. 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, August 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., Friday, August 29. The Friends of the Library-Calcasieu will have books for sale until 4:00 p.m.


Programs for teenagers:


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

YA Night at the Movies:  4:00 p.m., Thursday, August 28.  Teens will enjoy a movie and refreshments.

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

Creative Minds:  3:30 p.m., Tuesday, August 26.  Teens will create a fun mustache bookmark.  Registration is required.


Programs for children:


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

Story Time:  10:30 a.m., Wednesday, August 27. 

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

Story Time:  10:00 a.m., Monday, August 25.

Story Time:  6:30 p.m., Tuesday, August 26.

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

Stick to It:  4:00 p.m., Tuesday, August 26.  The Tweenkies will listen to a book talk and create a sticker resistant painting.  Registration is required.

Story Time:  2:00 p.m., Wednesday, August 27.

Popcorn and a Movie:  4:00 p.m., Friday, August 29.  Families will enjoy a movie and snacks.

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

Story Time:  11:00 a.m., Wednesday, August 27.

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

Story Time:  10:00 a.m., Thursday, August 28.

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

Story Time:  10:30 a.m., Wednesday, August 27.

Story Time:  4:00 p.m., Wednesday, August 27.

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

Book Bunch – Fall Kick-Off:  3:30 p.m., Monday, August 25.  The Book Bunch will kick off the fall season with a variety of activities.  Registration is required.

Special Guest Author – Heather Key:  10:30 a.m., Wednesday, August 27.  Local author Heather Key will read her books for a special story time.

Moss Bluff Library, 261 Parish Road, 721-7128

Fun with Fideaux:  6:30 p.m., Monday, August 25.  The SWLA Humane Society will bring trained therapy dogs to the library where children can read a book aloud to them. Each dog is supervised by their handler.

Story Time:  10:00 a.m., Wednesday, August 27. 

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

Story Time:  2:00 p.m., Thursday, August 28.

Friday at the Movies:  3:30 p.m., Friday, August 29.  Families will watch a movie and enjoy snacks.

Sulphur Regional Library, 1160 Cypress Street, 721-7141

Story Time:  10:00 a.m., Monday, August 25.

Westlake Library, 937 Mulberry Street, 721-7113

Story Time:  10:30 a.m., Thursday, August 28.


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

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