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Wednesday, November 13, 2019

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Library lists upcoming November events

Library lists upcoming November events

Children and teens ages 13 and under can take part in Family Literacy Bingo at all branches of the Lafourche Parish Public Library in November. Pick up a bingo card at any branch to play, complete activities to develop literacy skills, and then turn in your card by November 27. Those submitting completed bingo cards will be entered into a drawing for a chance to win prizes.

All branches of the Lafourche Parish Public Library are honoring veterans in November in observance of Veterans Day. Drop by for Veterans socials, breakfasts, and more. Veterans and their families are welcome to attend.

The Gheens Branch, 153 N. Leon Drive, is hosting a Veterans Day social at 11 a.m. on November 6. All are encouraged to bring photos of loved ones who have served or are serving in the military to add to the library’s veterans’ display.

Celebrate Veterans Day with a social at 4:30 p.m. on November 6 at the Golden Meadow Branch, 1403 N. Bayou Drive, and a visit to the military section of the library’s Historical Center.

Veterans visiting the Larose Branch, 305 E. Fifth Street, on November 11 can receive a goodie bag, while supplies last.

The Lockport Branch, 720 Crescent Avenue, is honoring Veterans Day and local Veterans with a special social at 4:30 p.m. on November 7. Veterans can enjoy good company, food, and photos.

Teens are invited to thank local Veterans for their service by taking part in a personalized Veterans craft at 4 p.m. on November 11 at the Raceland Branch, 177 Recreation Drive.

Area Veterans are invited to the South Lafourche Branch, 16241 E. Main Street, in Galliano, to enjoy coffee and share stories from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on November 8.

Enjoy another escape room experience at your library. Should you accept the challenge, you must discover clues, solve puzzles, and complete other tasks to help the turkey escape being the main course for Thanksgiving. Bring friends to form a team, or join a team at the library. Registration is encouraged, but not required to participate. The Great Turkey Escape will be held at the South Lafourche Library, November 23, 1 p.m., and the Lockport Library, November 23, 2 p.m.

Ready for an entertaining, hands-on animal experience? Check out some exotic animals when Schoolhouse Safari and its Exotic Animal Encounter visits Lafourche during Thanksgiving break. Check them out at the South Lafourche Library, November 26, 10:30 a.m., and the Lockport Library, November 26, 1 p.m.

Learn about Native American tribal history, beading at the South Lafourche Library. Join library staff member and United Houma Nation member Lucas Gilbert for a tribal history lesson, regalia display, and beading demonstration in celebration of Native American History Month at 1 p.m. on November 2.

Learn to line dance at the Larose Library. Have a ball with others learning new line dances or practicing old favorites at 1 p.m. on November 6 and November 20.

Craft a candle holder at the Golden Meadow Library. Adults can make a beautiful Fall leaf candle holder to enhance their home décor at 2 p.m. on November 12. Registration is required to attend, so sign up early.

Raceland resident and local author Crystal Gauthreaux will visit the Lockport Branch at 5 p.m. on November 12 for a special story hour. Gauthreaux is the author of Lo, I am With You Always.

Local artist Azalea Rivet will host some arts and craft fun during a workshop for all ages at 4 p.m. on November 13.

The Lockport Branch is celebrating Native American Heritage Month with a performance and demonstration from a member of the United Houma Nation at 4:30 p.m. on November 13. There will be a Native American game, stories, and a craft. This program is open to people of all ages.

Craft a dream catcher at the Gheens Library. Tweens and teens ages 8 to 16 can enjoy an afternoon creating a dream catcher in observance of Native American Heritage Month at 3:30 p.m. on November 14.