Calcasieu Parish Public Library events for Sept. 19 - Sept. 23

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Published: May. 19, 2022 at 8:24 AM CDT|Updated: May. 27, 2022 at 7:04 AM CDT
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Lake Charles, LA (KPLC) - Looking for fun free activities in your area? The Calcasieu Parish Public Library system has you covered. Here is a listing of all their events for Sept. 19 - Sept. 23.

You can find more information on these events and all the services your local library offers on their website HERE.

For more information on library programs, resources and services visit HERE.

A listing of the addresses and contact information of each branch is at the bottom of this article.

CHILDREN ACTIVITIES:

Sept. 19

Story Time

Starts from 10-11 a.m.

Join the Central Library at 301 W. Claude St. as they share stories, lead songs, rhymes and fingerplays designed to develop and grow early literacy skills.

Story Time

Starts from 10-11 a.m.

Join the Sulphur Regional Library at 1160 Cypress St. as the staff shares wonderful books, songs and activities. Don’t miss out on the fun!

Sept. 21

Mindfulness Story Time

Starts from 10-11 a.m.

Join Central Library for a special Story Time. Staff will read stories, explore yoga poses and develop mindful breathing techniques. Mindfulness has been shown to enhance children’s learning abilities by teaching skills such as self-regulation and emotional literacy. Our goal is to explore what it means to be mindful and how we can apply it in Story Time and life.

Story Time

Starts from 4-5 p.m.

Join us for Story Time at the Hayes Library at 7709 Pierre St. Children will go on adventures and have activities that develop and grow literacy skills.

Sept. 22

Story Time

Starts from 10-11 a.m.

Join the Westlake Library at 937 Mulberry St. staff for stories, songs and activities that develop and grow early literacy skills.

Sept. 23

Legos at the Library

Starts from 3:30-5 p.m.

Join us at the Central Library at 301 W. Claude St. and play with the library-supplied Lego bricks in the children’s area! Please don’t bring your Legos as they could get lost.

TEEN ACTIVITIES:

Sept. 20

Starts from 4-5:30 p.m.

Animanga – Teen Anime Club

Teens ages 13-17 are invited each week at the Central Library at 301 W. Claude St. to watch, discuss and participate in activities featuring anime and manga! Past activities have included anime-themed escape rooms, trivia contests, formal debates, painting/drawing sessions and cosplay activities. No registration is required and walk-ins are welcome!

ADULT ACTIVITIES:

Sept. 21

Knit Together

Starts from 9:30-11 a.m.

Join other knitters Wednesday mornings to share tips and ideas! All skill levels are welcome. Attendees are asked to bring their knitting needles and yarn, but some limited supplies are available.

Central Book Club

Starts from 6-7 p.m.

The Central Book Club meets on the third Wednesday of each month to discuss their latest title! If interested they are located at the Central Library at 301 W. Claude St. The Constitution Week Table-Daughters of the American Revolution: We will have a table set up in the lobby to celebrate Constitution Week.

Sept. 22

Knit and Stitch

Starts from 2-4 p.m.

The Carnegie Memorial Library presents Knit and Stitch located at 411 Pujo St. All adults are welcome to bring their needlework projects. The library asks participants to register due to limited seating.

BRANCH LOCATIONS

Central Branch (337-721-7116) - 301 West Claude StreetLake Charles, LA 70605

Carnegie Memorial Branch (337-721-7084) - 411 Pujo St., Lake Charles, LA 70601

DeQuincy Branch (337-721-7087 or 337-786-4213) - This branch’s physical location is currently closed for renovations.

Epps Express Branch (337-721-7090) - 1320 N. Simmons St., Lake Charles, LA 70601

Hayes Branch (337-721-7098 or 337-622-3605) - 7709 Perier St., Hayes, LA 70646

Iowa Branch (337-721-7101) - This branch is temporarily located at 517A North Thomson Ave. Iowa, LA 70647

Maplewood Outreach Center (337-721-7148) - 91 Center Circle, Sulphur, LA 70663

Moss Bluff Express Branch (337-721-7128) - 261 Parish Road, Lake Charles, LA 70611

Starks Branch (337-721-7107 or 337-743-6560) - 113 S. HWY 109, Starks, LA 70661

Sulphur Regional Branch (337-721-7138) - 1160 Cypress Street, Sulphur, LA 70663

SWLA Genealogy Branch (337-721-7110) - 411 Pujo St., Lake Charles, LA 70601

Vinton Express Branch (337-721-7095) - 1601 Loree St., Vinton, LA 70668

Westlake Branch (337-721-7113) - 937 Mulberry St., Westlake, LA 70669

Parish Admin phone number: (337) 721-7147

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