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Wednesday, November 14, 2018



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Lafourche Libraries announce upcoming July events

Lafourche Libraries announce upcoming July events

Children visiting the Lockport Branch Library this summer have been busy writing and practicing a puppet show of their own, which they will perform for members of the public at 2 p.m. on July 9 at the library, 720 Crescent Avenue. Refreshments will be served.

The Wetland Express, a mobile educational program of the Audubon Nature Institute, will visit the Lockport Branch Library, to provide children with a live, interactive animal experience at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. on July 14, thanks to a community grant from Walmart. Registration is required to participate, so sign up at the library for either the morning or afternoon session.

Meet author Madison Granger when she visits the Lockport Branch Library at 2 p.m. on July 16 and learn about her book Phoenix Rising. 

Alstarz Cheer Academy will host a free mini cheer camp from 10 a.m. to noon on July 18 at the South Lafourche Branch Library, 16241 E. Main Street, in Cut Off. Although the cheer camp is free, space is limited, so registration is required to attend. Sign up at the library.

Rhythm and Soul will perform a variety of dance styles in a series of free performances to celebrate the end of the 2016 Summer Reading Program in Lafourche. The group will perform at 10:30 a.m. on July 19 at the South Lafourche Branch Library; and 2 p.m. on July 19 at the Holy Savior Catholic School cafeteria, 201 Church Street, in Lockport.

People of all ages are invited to test their skills at the Nintendo and Super Nintendo versions of the classic game Super Mario Bros. at the Lockport Branch Library’s Super Mario Bros. Tournament at 10 a.m. on July 20. Registration is required to participate, so sign up at the library.

Tweens and teens can enjoy a “campout” with campfire songs, s’mores, and more at the Raceland Branch Library, 177 Recreation Drive, at 4 p.m. on July 21 in celebration of National Parks and Recreation Month

The Lockport Branch Library will host a free art workshop for children at 2 p.m. on July 30 with guest artist Carolyn France. Registration is required, so sign up at the library.