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Wednesday, April 17, 2019

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Lafourche Parish Library post upcoming May events

Lafourche Parish Library post upcoming May events


Lafourche Parish Public Library’s annual Summer Reading Program begins on May 30 this year. People of all ages can stop by their local Lafourche Parish Public Library branch to set reading goals, sign up for arts and crafts programs and more. Pick up a calendar to see what special programs your library system has to offer this summer. All Summer Reading Program activities are free and open to the public. Visit the library’s website at for more information.

The Larose Branch Library, 305 E. Fifth Street, will host a Cinco de Mayo story hour for children and their families at 1 p.m. on May 4. Afterwards, those attending can enjoy a salsa social, while supplies last.

Children who visit the Gheens Branch Library, 153 N. Leon Drive, can celebrate Space Day on May 5 with an outer space-themed, take-home craft kit, while supplies last.

Pull out your Sunday best for the Raceland Branch Library’s Mother’s Day celebration at 1 p.m. on May 11 at the library, 177 Recreation Drive. Moms are invited to wear hat, gloves and heels as a treat for this occasion.

Enjoy tea, cake, pastries, and good company with family at the South Lafourche Branch Library’s annual Mother’s Day tea for people of all ages from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. on May 11. The library is located at 16241 E. Main Street in Cut Off.

May is National Bike Month, and to help teach children about bicycle safety, the Lockport Police Department’s Bike Patrol will visit the Lockport Branch Library’s story hour at 4:30 p.m. on May 17. Children can learn to ride safely and make a craft with the story hour’s special guests.

Celebrate National Scavenger Hunt Day by taking part in the Lockport Branch Library’s town-wide scavenger hunt in Lockport throughout the day on May 23. Those participants who complete the scavenger hunt will have their names placed in a drawing for a prize donated by the Lockport Friends of the Library. The library will announce the prize winner on May 24.

May is American Wetlands Month. Tweens and teens can celebrate by learning why wetlands are important to Louisiana and by creating their own mini wetlands at 4 p.m. on May 24 at the Lockport Branch Library. Registration is required to attend, so sign up at the library or call the library at 532-3158.

The Golden Meadow Branch Library, 1403 N. Bayou Drive, is offering free lessons in basic Spanish beginning at 10 a.m. on Wednesdays throughout May.