Calcasieu libraries announce programs for March 22-28

Calcasieu libraries announce programs for March 22-28

CALCASIEU PARISH, LA (KPLC) - The following is a news release from the Caclasieu Parish Public Library:

The following programs have been announced at various Calcasieu Parish Public Library locations for March 22-28:

ADULTS

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

Friends of the Library-Calcasieu Book Sale

:  3:00 p.m., Sunday, March 22. 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, March 24. The Friends of the Library-Calcasieu will have books for sale until 12:00 p.m.

Internet Basics

:  10:00 a.m., Thursday, March 26.  Adults will cover basic internet searching and safety with hands on practice.  Registration is required.

Friends of the Library-Calcasieu Book Sale

:  2:00 p.m., Thursday, March 26. The Friends of the Library-Calcasieu will have books for sale until 4:00 p.m.

Maker Hours

:  5:00 p.m., Thursday, March 26.  Visit the Innovation Studio at Central Library every Thursday evening to tinker with fun technology, including 3D printing.  For more information visit

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

Easter Glass Dioramas

:  6:00 p.m., Thursday, March 26.  Adults will turn a glass bowl into a decorative diorama.  Registration is required.

Author Talk with Michael Kelly, Sr.:

3:00 p.m., Saturday, March 28.  Michael Kelly Sr. will discuss his book as he delivers inspiring stories of how singing in the Salvation Army's Harbor Light Choir helped him to overcome substance abuse issues.

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

Coffee and History

:  9:30 a.m., Monday, March 23.  Patrons in the community will share photos and articles of history about the surrounding area.

Free Income Tax Services

:  9:00 a.m., Friday, March 27.  VITA will be available for free income tax help for all those who are eligible.

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

Tin Can Craft

:  11:00 a.m., Tuesday, March 24.  Adults will recycle tin cans into beautiful works of art.  Registration is required.

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

Photography 101

:  10:00 a.m., Monday, March 23.  Adults will learn the basics of photography, including exposure and composition.  CPPL devices will be used.  Registration is required.

Sulphur Regional Library, 1160 Cypress Street, 721-7141

Book Discussion

:  10:00 a.m., Monday, March 23.  Adults will discuss “Secret Daughter” by Shilpi Somaya Gowda.

AARP Tax Assistance

:  2:30 p.m., Wednesday, March 25.  Certified volunteers will provide free tax assistance through AARP.  First come, first served.

Westlake Library, 937 Mulberry Street, 721-7113

Friends of the Library-Calcasieu Book Sale

:  12:00 p.m., Monday, March 23.  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 24. 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 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., Friday, March 27. The Friends of the Library-Calcasieu will have books for sale until 4:00 p.m.

TEENS

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

Teen Tech Week Vine Contest

:  During branch hours, February 9 – March 30.  Students in grades 6-12 will make a 5 to 6 second movie clip that will be posted online for the public to vote on.  Entries can be submitted February 9-March 2.  Online voting will take place March 9-27, with the winner announced on March 30.  For more info call 721-7121.

Teen Writer's Group

:  4:30 p.m., Monday, March 23.  Teens who love writing will share writing tips and tricks with other teens.  Registration is required.

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

Anime Club

:  3:30 p.m., Friday, March 27. Teens will watch popular Anime shows and find news shows to enjoy!

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

Art at the Library

:  3:30 p.m., Wednesday, March 25.  Teens will experience a variety of art techniques.

Sulphur Regional Library, 1160 Cypress Street, 721-7141

Hop to It

:  3:15 p.m., Thursday, March 26.  Teens will make a handmade Easter craft.

CHILDREN

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

Story Time

:  10:30 a.m., Wednesday, March 25.

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

Story Time

:  10:00 a.m., Monday, March 23.

American Girl Party

:  4:00 p.m., Tuesday, March 24.  The Junior League of Lake Charles, Inc. and the Calcasieu Parish Public Library are pleased to add American Girl dolls to the library collection.  To celebrate this exciting addition, we are having a kick-off party.  All ages are invited to attend.

Story Time

:  6:30 p.m., Tuesday, March 24.

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

STEM Fun at the Library

:  4:00 p.m., Tuesday, March 24.  K-5

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grades will use shaving cream to dye eggs.

Story Time

:  2:00 p.m., Wednesday, March 25.

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

Story Time

:  11:00 a.m., Wednesday, March 25.

Solar Light Mason Jars

:  4:00 p.m., Thursday, March 26.  Children will learn how solar panels work while making their own light up Mason jar.  Registration is required.

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

Story Time

:  10:00 a.m., Thursday, March 26.

Movie Fun

:  3:30 p.m., Friday, March 27.  Children will enjoy popcorn and a drink while watching a fun movie.

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

Story Time

:  10:30 a.m., Wednesday, March 25.

Story Time

:  4:00 p.m., Wednesday, March 25.

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

Story Time

:  10:30 a.m., Wednesday, March 25.

Unveil a Mystery Book

:  11:30 a.m., Wednesday, March 25.  Juvenile books will be wrapped for children to check out, take home, and unwrap for a mystery read!

Maplewood Library, 91 Center Circle, 721-7104

Story Time

:  1:00 p.m., Thursday, March 26.

Moss Bluff Library, 261 Parish Road, 721-7128

Crafternoon

:  4:00 p.m., Tuesday, March 24.  Children will participate in a variety of crafts.

Story Time

:  10:00 a.m., Wednesday, March 25.

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

Amazing Eggs

:  3:30 p.m., Tuesday, March 24.  K-5

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grades will experiment with cracking eggs while learning about a variety of eggs.

Story Time

:  2:30 p.m., Thursday, March 26.

Sulphur Regional Library, 1160 Cypress Street, 721-7141

Story Time

:  10:00 a.m., Monday, March 23.

Westlake Library, 937 Mulberry Street, 721-7113

Story Time

:  10:30 a.m., Thursday, March 26.

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