Easter Holiday Closures
February 4, 2019 – 4:52 am | Comments Off

All library locations will be closed on Friday, April 19, and Sunday, April 21 in observance of the Easter holiday.
All libraries will have normal operating hours on Saturday, April 20, and Monday, April 22.

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Author Talk: Chris Edelson
Author Talk: Chris Edelson

Join American University professor Chris Edelson to hear about his book, Power Without Constraint: The Post-9/11 Presidency and National Security. The book examines the gathering of power to the executive branch as well as similarities …

Teen Take Outs
Teen Take Outs

Come in and take a craft to go!
May 1 – 31
Main Library

Movies That Skip Through Time
Movies That Skip Through Time

Thursdays in May will be devoted to movies that use nonlinear timelines to develop (and sometimes obscure) plot. How does the past inform the present? Ages 18 & up.

Classics Book Club
Classics Book Club

Meets on the first Thursday of each month, 11:30 – 12:30 PM at the South Regional Library.
May 2 – Billy Budd and Other Tales by Herman Melville

How Charming
How Charming

3D print your own charms and create your own beaded charm bracelet or earrings. Give them as a Mother’s Day gift or wear them yourself. Ages 7 & up. Registration begins Monday, April 22.
Thursday, May …

Felt Flower Fabrication
Felt Flower Fabrication

Enjoy some time relaxing and chatting while you make a felt flower brooch for either yourself or dear ol’ mom. Registration begins Monday, April 22.
Thursday, May 2
5:30 – 6:30 pm
North Regional Library

Mother-Daughter Jewelry Making
Mother-Daughter Jewelry Making

For Mother’s Day, make matching jewelry with your mama! Ages 8 and up. Registration begins Monday, April 22.
Friday, May 3
4:00 – 5:00 pm
Main Library

Teen Animanga Club
Teen Animanga Club

Watch anime clips and discuss manga favorites in this fun teen gathering! Refreshments provided. Ages 12 – 18.
Friday, May 3
4:30 – 6:00 pm
South Regional Library

Messy Munchkins
Messy Munchkins

Your babies and toddlers will squish and smush their way to a good time with this multi-sensory playtime. Dress for a mess! Ages birth-36 months.

Friday, May 3
10:30 – 11:30 am
East Regional Library

Mouton House Lecture Series: Louisiana Live Oak Trees
Mouton House Lecture Series: Louisiana Live Oak Trees

Speaker Dr. Hallie Dozier will talk about the history of Live Oaks in Louisiana and their influence on the tourist industry and our culture. She is currently an Associate Professor in the LSU School of …

Fabricadabra!
Fabricadabra!

Want to learn the basics of sewing? Want to practice your sewing skills? Join us in the Makerspace for Fabricadabra! We’ll work on projects that introduce you to basic sewing skills with, and without, a …

Design on a Dime
Design on a Dime

Learn how to use Canva and other free resources to create personalized graphic designs. Registration begins Monday, March 11.
Phone & Desktop Wallpaper
Tuesday, May 7 | 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
East Regional Library

Cookies in the Spring
Cookies in the Spring

Celebrate springtime by decorating garden-themed sugar cookies with royal icing. Ages 14 & up. Registration begins Monday, April 22.
Tuesday, May 7
6:00 – 7:30 pm
Main Library

3D Printing 101
3D Printing 101

Use Tinkercad to learn the basics of 3D design and printing. Ages 9 & up, register online! Registration begins Monday, February 25.
Tuesday, May 7
4:00 – 5:00 pm
South Regional Library

Coloring for Adults
Coloring for Adults

Your focus and creativity will be your utensils, while we provide a plethora of prints and colored pencils. Adults only, please. No registration required.
Wednesday,May 8
1:30 – 2:30 PM
North Regional Library

Mini May Baskets
Mini May Baskets

Make your own shabby chic basket out of an ordinary peat pot using lace, ribbon, paint, and a vintage label. Registration begins Monday, April 22.
Wednesday, May 8
2:00 – 4:00 pm
Main Library

LPL Coding Club
LPL Coding Club

For kids and tweens who want to learn the basics of computer programming. Whether you’re just getting started coding or want to expand on what you already know, we’ve got something for you. Ages 7 …

East Regional Library Book Club
East Regional Library Book Club

Meets one Sunday of each month, 3:00 – 4:00 PM at the East Regional Library
May 12 – The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson

TV Club
TV Club

It’s like a book club, but for TV shows! We’ll watch key episodes of some of the greatest TV shows of all time, then spend time talking about them. Refreshments provided.
May 13: Dallas – “A …

Wax-Dipped Tissue Flowers
Wax-Dipped Tissue Flowers

Learn about a turn-of-the-century southern tradition by making crepe paper flowers & dipping them in wax. Registration begins Monday, April 22.
Monday, May 13
1:00 – 3:00 pm
Chenier Branch