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Wednesday, November 21, 2018



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Local libraries announce November events

Local libraries announce November events

Lady Chops to perform at Lafourche library branches: Elizabeth Vidos, also known as Lady Chops, is bringing her one-woman drumming show to the South Lafourche and Lockport libraries in November. In her program, Vidos incorporates more than 15 different instruments as she creates an energetic and interactive program for all ages. She will perform at 10 a.m. on November 21 at the South Lafourche Branch Library, 16241 E. Main Street, in Cut Off; and at 2 p.m. on November 21 at the Lockport Branch Library, 720 Crescent Avenue. These performances are free and open to the public.

Lafourche library branches to celebrate Veterans Day: All branches of the Lafourche Parish Public Library will host programs in November to celebrate the contributions of local veterans. These programs are free and open to the public.

Gheens Branch Library: The Gheens Branch Library, 153 N. Leon Drive, invites local veterans to enjoy snacks, while supplies last, from 1 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. on November 9 in celebration of Veterans Day.

Golden Meadow Branch Library: The Golden Meadow Branch Library, 1403 N. Bayou Drive, invites local veterans to enjoy coffee and donuts, while supplies last, throughout the day on November 11 in celebration of Veterans Day.

Larose Branch Library: The Larose Branch Library, 305 E. Fifth Street, will host an open house 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 Branch Library: The Lockport Branch Library, 720 Crescent Avenue, is hosting a Veterans Social at 4 p.m. on November 10. Veterans can enjoy good company, food, and photos.

Raceland Branch Library: Veterans and their family members are invited to a social celebrating local veterans at 10:30 a.m. on November 7 at the Raceland Branch Library, 177 Recreation Drive. Refreshments will be served.

South Lafourche Branch Library: The South Lafourche Branch Library, 16241 E. Main Street, will provide coffee and pastries for local veterans throughout the day on November 11, while supplies last, in observance of Veterans Day.

Lockport library to host Native American demonstration: The Lockport Branch Library is celebrating Native American Heritage Month at 4 p.m. on November 1. Play a Native American game, listen to Native American stories, make a Native American craft, and enjoy a performance and demonstration from a member of the United Houma Nation. Light refreshments will be served. Sign up by stopping by or calling the library at 985-532-3158.

Golden Meadow library to celebrate Ezra Jack Keats with story hours: The Golden Meadow Branch Library is celebrating 100 years of children’s author Ezra Jacks Keats with a series of story hours featuring Keats’ books and related arts and crafts, funded by a grant from the Ezra Jack Keats Foundation. Story hours will be held at 4 p.m. on November 2, November 9, and November 16. These programs are free and open to the public.

Raceland library to offer grant-funded mixed media project: The Raceland Branch Library is a recent recipient of an Ezra Jack Keats Foundation grant that will allow people of all ages to create a mixed media project on canvas based on personal experiences. This project, centered on Keats’ children’s book Dreams, will evolve during several sessions beginning at 4:30 p.m. on November 2. For more information, call the library at 985-537-6875.

Larose library to host car seat safety program: Representatives of lady of the Sea General Hospital’s Learning Center will visit the Larose Branch Library from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. on November 3 to discuss and demonstrate car seat safety for parents.

LSU AgCenter to present wellness program for caregivers at Raceland library: Becky Gautreaux, assistant extension agent with the LSU AgCenter, will provide tips for staying well and eating well while caring for loved ones in observance of National Caregivers Month at 10:30 a.m. on November 4 at the Raceland Branch Library.

Lady of the Sea hospital to conduct child car seat check at Golden Meadow library: Parents can learn more about car seat safety and ensure their children’s car seats are properly installed when representatives of Lady of the Sea General Hospital’s Learning Center visit the Golden Meadow Branch Library at 10 a.m. on November 7.

Learn couponing secrets at the Lockport library: Learn couponing tricks of the trade and discover how you can keep more money in your pocket and your shelves stocked with a new couponing program at 4 p.m. on November 7 and November 21 at the Lockport Branch Library. Participants are welcome to bring coupons to clip and share or exchange with others. Register by stopping by or calling the library at 985-532-3158.

Rock Lafourche at the Raceland library: Paint rocks with positive messages to leave around Lafourche Parish at 4:30 p.m. on November 18 at the Raceland Branch Library.

Lockport library seeks help with video project: The Lockport Branch Library is seeking help in telling the history of Lockport by recreating historic scenes in a stop-motion video. The library is looking for people who can help in all aspects of the video’s production at 4 p.m. on November 22 and November 29. Call 985-532-3158 or stop by the library for more information or to sign up to participate. This project is funded by a grant from the Ezra Jack Keats Foundation.

Lockport library to host French story hour: The Lockport Branch Library is celebrating Lafourche’s French heritage with a new program, French Night Storytime. Join library staff and local French teacher Yassa Aici for a special story hour and craft at 5:30 p.m. on November 30. Space is limited, so sign up at the library or call the library at 985-532-3158 to register.