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Sunday, November 18, 2018



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Lafourche library branches to celebrate local veterans

Lafourche library branches to celebrate local veterans

Veterans and their families can stop by Lafourche Parish library branches to take part in a number of programs aimed at honoring local veterans in November and to view local veterans displays. Some of these displays include photos of veterans dating back to World War I and, in some cases, the Civil War.

Veterans are welcome to bring in a photo to include in their local library branch’s display. The library will also host programs for children to learn about the importance Veterans Day. All programs are free and open to the public.

Gheens Library: (153 N. Leon Drive) Local veterans are invited to enjoy snacks, while supplies last, from 1 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. on November 9 in celebration of Veterans Day. Children can take part in a Veterans Day craft and make a Veterans Day soldier at 4:30 p.m. on November 9. Space is limited, so sign up at the library.

Golden Meadow Library: (1403 N. Bayou Drive) Local veterans are invited to enjoy coffee and donuts, while supplies last, throughout the day on November 11 in celebration of Veterans Day.

Larose Library: (305 E. Fifth Street) An open house will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on November 11 in observance of Veterans Day. Veterans can socialize and enjoy refreshments, while supplies last.

Lockport Library: (720 Crescent Avenue) The annual Veterans Social will be held at 4 p.m. on November 10. Veterans can enjoy good company, food, and photos.

Raceland Library: (177 Recreation Drive) On November 10, children and teens ages 8 to 16 can make a poppy wreath in celebration of Veterans Day at 4:30 p.m. at the Raceland Branch.

South Lafourche Library: (16241 E. Main Street) Coffee and pastries will be provided for local veterans throughout the day on November 11, while supplies last, in observance of Veterans Day.

 

Katina Gaudet is the librarian at the South Lafourche Branch Library. She can be reached at 632-7140 or by kgaudet@lafourche.org.