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Lafourche Parish Public Libraries announce June events

Lafourche Parish Public Libraries announce June events

Summer Reading Program begins May 31 in Lafourche: The 2016 Summer Reading Program begins May 31 at the Lafourche Parish Public Library. Set a reading goal for a chance to 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 or visit your local Lafourche library branch for more information.

Nature’s Olympians to visit Lafourche library: Get up close and personal with exotic animals that utilize unique abilities to survive in the wild when Nature’s Olympians visits Lafourche’s three main library branches. This free program will begin at 10 a.m. on June 3 at the South Lafourche Branch Library, 16241 E. Main Street, in Cut Off; and 1 p.m. on June 3 at the Lockport Branch Library, 720 Crescent Avenue.

Hop to the library for some hula hooping: Think you know hula hoops? Hula hoops aren’t just for fun; they’re for fitness, too. Find out when Hey Now Hooping visits the South Lafourche Branch Library, 16241 E. Main Street, Cut Off, at 11 a.m. on June 9; and the Lockport Branch Library, 720 Crescent Avenue, at 1:30 p.m. on June 9.

Sock Rockerz to rock Lafourche library: The Sock Rockerz will blow your socks off as they show you how much fun physical fitness can be with music, dance, and singing at 10:30 a.m. on June 16 at the South Lafourche Branch Library, 16241 E. Main Street, in Cut Off; and 2 p.m. on June 16 at the Holy Savior Catholic School cafeteria, 201 Church Street, in Lockport.

“What Can Lou Do” Summer Reading Tour comes to Lafourche library: Help children understand the importance of physical fitness in a fun and engaging way when author Christine Audler and her character “Lou” visit Lafourche library branches for reading and fitness fun. This free event will take place at the following Lafourche Parish Public Library branches:

Raceland Branch Library, 177 Recreation Drive: June 6, 10:30 a.m.
Larose Branch Library, 305 E. Fifth Street: June 7, 11:30 a.m.
Golden Meadow Branch Library, 1403 N. Bayou Drive: June 7, 1:30 p.m.

Princesses to enchant Lafourche story hours: Join the Lafourche Parish Public Library for a series of enchanting storytimes with special princesses in June at the following library locations:
Raceland Branch Library: June 7, 1 p.m.
South Lafourche Branch Library: June 8, 10:30 a.m.
Lockport Branch Library: June 8, 1 p.m.
Larose Branch Library: June 15, 10:30 a.m.
Golden Meadow Branch Library: June 15, 1 p.m.

Children are invited to dress as their favorite princess or prince.

Line Dance at the library: Kick up your heels, learn new line dances, or practice old favorites are free line dancing classes at 2 p.m. on June 9 and June 23 at the South Lafourche Branch Library.

Raceland Branch Library to host ‘50s sock hop: Travel back in time and enjoy ‘50s music and refreshments when the Raceland Branch Library hosts a ‘50s sock hop at 4 p.m. on June 9. Wear your favorite ‘50s duds if you like.

Lockport Branch Library to host puppetry play; puppeteers wanted: Children can help to write and, in July, perform a puppetry play for the public at the Lockport Branch Library. Interested children should register to attend puppetry workshops at 11 a.m. on June 10, June 17, and June 24. Sign up at the library. For more information, call the library at 532-3158.

Learn to make healthy smoothies at the library: Learn to make healthy smoothies when Becky Gautreaux, assistant extension agent with the LSU AgCenter, visits the Raceland Branch Library at 11:30 a.m. on June 13.

Get fit with family yoga: Bring the family out to the Raceland Branch Library for family yoga to stretch the body and free the mind beginning at 4 p.m. on June 17, June 20, and June 24.