Mardi Gras Library Closures
February 15, 2017 – 5:04 am | Comments Off

Friday, February 24 (parades)
Main Library closes at 5:00 PM.
Saturday, February 25 (parades)
Main Library closed all day.

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Saturday Morning Retro Cartoons
Saturday Morning Retro Cartoons

Kick back and enjoy a blast from the past by watching classic animated cartoon favorites from the ’80s and ’90s.
Adults Only:
Saturday, March 25
10:00 – noon
Main Library

Princess Party
Princess Party

Come to the library to meet Belle, Tiana, and Rapunzel! Hear a story, sing along with the princesses and participate in other royal activities fit for a princess or prince! Come dressed up! Ages 3-12.
Saturday, March …

Makey Makey and Little Bits
Makey Makey and Little Bits

It’s all about conductivity, perseverance and problem solving…come and play! Ages 12-18. Registration begins on Monday, March 6.
Tuesday, March 28
4:30 – 5:30 PM
North Regional Library 

Fencing Demo
Fencing Demo

Local fencer Mark Tauzin will provide a brief history of swordplay followed by a demonstration of the late medieval and early Renaissance fencing styles. Adults.
Thursday, March 30
6:00 – 7:00 PM
Main Library 

Operation Invention
Operation Invention

Come play with Makey Makey kits!  A banana piano? A play dough game controller? The sky’s the limit! Ages 9-12. Registration for March and April programs begin on Monday, March 20.
Thursday, March 30
4:30 – 6:00 PM
East Regional …

Big Fish Aquarium
Big Fish Aquarium

Inspired by the art of Ulla Milbrath, the ocean and their own imaginations, children will make a large scale fish of three dimensions for display and play! Ages 5-12. Registration begins Monday, Monday, March 6. 
Thursday, March …

Pet Care and First Aid
Pet Care and First Aid

Local veterinarian Jim Carson shows how to take care of your furry friends. All ages welcome!
Saturday, April 1
2:00 – 3:00 PM
South Regional Library 

Hamilton Social for Teens
Hamilton Social for Teens

Hamilton fans unite for this social. Rise up for sing-alongs, party games, trivia, and much more! Ages 12-18. Registration begins Monday, March 20.
Saturday, April 1
2:00 – 4:00 PM
Main Library 

Shabby Chic Birdhouse Decor
Shabby Chic Birdhouse Decor

Use various materials to create a beautiful decoration. Adults only, please. Registration begins Monday, March 20.
Wednesday, April 5
1:00 – 3:00 PM
North Regional Library

Spring Soap Making
Spring Soap Making

Explore the safe and easy melt and pour soap making method with artist Connie Boustany. Add your own herbs and scents to create a personal delight! Adults only, please. Registration begins Monday, March 20.
Wednesday, April 5
6:30 …

Beyond Black History Month Lecture Series
Beyond Black History Month Lecture Series

Beyond Black History Month Lecture Series showcases prominent speakers on the topic of Black History.
Thursday, April 6
6:30 – 7:30 PM
Main Library

Good Friday Library Closures
Good Friday Library Closures

All library locations will be closed on Friday, April 14 in honor of the Good Friday holiday. Libraries will reopen Saturday, April 15 at their usual times. All library locations will be closed on Monday, …

Family Movies
Family Movies

Lights! Camera! Action! Fun for the entire family. Open to all ages.
Main Library
Saturday, April 15
2:00 – 3:30 PM
Alice in Wonderland
(1951, G, 75 minutes)
*This movie will be interactive. 

Easter Sunday Library Closures
Easter Sunday Library Closures

All libraries will be closed on Sunday, April 16 in honor of the Easter holiday.

Harry Potter Escape Room!
Harry Potter Escape Room!

Put your magical and muggle skills to the test! Find hidden clues and solve puzzles to escape the room in 30 minutes or less. Registration begins Monday, April 3. Call to reserve a time slot.

Monday, April …

Master Puppet Theater
Master Puppet Theater

Come join us for puppet shows that are sure to entertain! Ages 5-12.
Monday, April 17
10:30 – 11:00 AM
South Regional Library 

Teen Fandom Frenzy
Teen Fandom Frenzy

Celebrate pop culture fandom with themed activities, games, and lively debates with your fellow fanatics. Ages 12-18.
Star Wars
Monday, April 17
3:00 – 4:30 PM
East Regional Library

Guess I’ll Go Eat Worms!
Guess I’ll Go Eat Worms!

Soil science never looked so good! Use sweet ingredients to make edible dirt cups. Ages 5-12. Registration opens Monday, April 3.
Tuesday, April 18
2:00 – 3:00 PM
Main Library 

Medicinal Plants of Louisiana
Medicinal Plants of Louisiana

Join MaryAnn Armbruster, co-chair of the Healer’s Demonstration garden at Vermilionville, for a discussion of Louisiana’s own native medicinal plants. Adults.
Wednesday, April 19
6:30 – 7:30 PM
Main Library 

Victory Garden Spring Planting Party
Victory Garden Spring Planting Party

In collaboration with Townfolk and the Urban Naturalist, you can learn about community gardening and enjoy outdoor Spring activities! All ages welcome.
Wednesday, April 19
2:00 – 4:00 PM