The 2016 Summer Reading Program begins May 31 at the Lafourche Parish Public Library. Set a reading goal (you could win prizes at the end of the summer), sign up for art workshops, and learn more about summer programs, such as guest performers and more. Call your local Lafourche library branch for more information.
Children visiting the Raceland Branch Library, 177 Recreation Drive, at 5 p.m. on May 3 can come in costume as their favorite book characters and create sidewalk chalk art in celebration of their favorite characters.
Children and their mothers, grandmothers, and any other special women in their lives are invited to the South Lafourche Branch Library’s annual Mother’s Day Tea Party from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. on May 3 at the library, 16241 E. Main Street. Cake and other refreshments will be provided.
Enjoy music, games, food (while supplies last), stories, and dancing at 5 p.m. on May 5 at a Cinco de Mayo celebration at the Lockport Branch Library, 720 Crescent Avenue.
Scrapbookers of all levels are invited to drop in and scrapbook at the Larose Branch Library, 305 E. Fifth Street, anytime from 1 p.m. to 6:45 p.m. on May 10 and May 24. Those attending will work on their own layouts. Some supplies provided.
Learn new line dances or practice old favorites at free line dancing classes at 2 p.m. on May 12 and May 26 at the South Lafourche Branch Library, 16241 E. Main Street, in Cut Off. Dancers of all skill levels are welcome.
Representatives of Lady of the Sea General Hospital’s Learning Center will provide a free general health screen and information about breast cancer at 11 a.m. on May 13 at the South Lafourche Branch Library, 16241 E. Main Street, in Cut Off, in observance of National Women’s Health Month.
During National Police Week, May 15 through May 21, children who visit the Gheens Branch Library, 153 N. Leon Drive, will receive a take-home craft and a card they can sign and hand out to a police officer to say “thank you.”
To celebrate National Police Week, Chief of Police Reggie Pitre will visit the Golden Meadow Branch Library, 1403 N. Bayou Drive, at 5 p.m. on May 17 to talk with and take photos with children visiting the library.
Throw on a hat and swing by the Lockport Branch Library, 720 Crescent Avenue, at 5 p.m. on May 19 for the library’s Mad Hatter Tea Party for all ages.
In honor of National Police Week, tweens and teens can create abstract paintings using only blue hues at 5 p.m. on May 19 at the Raceland Branch Library, 177 Recreation Drive.
Posted on Tue, April 26, 2016
by The Lafourche Gazette