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Wednesday, September 26, 2018



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Local Libraries announce upcoming October Events

Local Libraries announce upcoming October Events

Local firefighters will be visiting several Lafourche Parish Public Libraries in October to teach young children about fire safety. Firefighters will visit the following library locations:

- Children can learn about fire safety when members of the Lockport Volunteer Fire Department visit the Lockport Library at 11 a.m. on October 19.

- Members of LPFD#3 will be on hand to teach fire safety and to show children their fire truck and fire-fighting tools at 10:30 a.m. on October 17 at the South Lafourche Library.

- Get an up close view of a fire truck and learn about fire safety when members of the LPFD#3 visit the Larose Branch at 1 p.m. on October 19.

Guest artist Azalea Rivet will lead a free art workshop for adults at 4 p.m. on October 11 at the Raceland Library.

Children and teens ages 8 and up can take part in a book discussion and book giveaway to celebrate Teen Read Week at 4:30 p.m. on October 11 at the Larose Library. The library will provide popular titles at the end of the book discussion, while supplies last.

Teens can celebrate Teen Read Week with a special Live Action Maker Lab at 4 p.m. on October 12 at the Raceland Branch. Gather materials, construct tools, and play the game.

Children can paint their own pumpkin to take home at 4:30 p.m. on October 19 at the Golden Meadow Library. Supplies are limited, so registration is required to attend.

Children and teens can paint pumpkins to enhance their Halloween décor at 4:30 p.m. on October 19 at the South Lafourche Library. Supplies are limited, so sign up at the library.

Bring the family to the Gheens Library for an evening of Halloween festivities at 4 p.m. on October 24. Make a Halloween-themed craft and enjoy refreshments. Costumes are welcome, but not required.

Children and teens can paint their own pumpkins to take home at 5 p.m. on October 24 at the Larose Branch. Supplies are limited, so registration is required.

Children can wear their Halloween finest for a chance at winning the South Lafourche Library’s children’s costume contest, while trick or treating in the library at 5:30 p.m. on October 24.

Guest artist Azalea Rivet will lead a free children’s art class at 4 p.m. on October 25 at the Raceland Branch.

Stop by for the South Lafourche Library’s annual Monster Mash Halloween celebration from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. on October 25 at the library. There will be games and door prizes for children and food, while supplies last.

Children and teens can get a jump on celebrating International Games Week with a lively, but friendly Super Smash Bros. tournament, beginning at 1 p.m. on October 28 at the South Lafourche Branch.

Celebrate International Games Week and Halloween with some family-friendly games at the Lockport Library beginning at 4:30 p.m. on October 31. There will be several games and puzzles to choose from, and light Halloween-themed refreshments will be served. Space is limited, so registration is required.