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Parish libraries post November events

Parish libraries post November events

Experience some of the wonders of the natural world when the Audubon ZooMobile visits the Cut Off and Lockport Libraries on November 21. The ZooMobile will be at the Cut Off Branch, 16241 E. Main Street at 10:30 a.m. and the Lockport Branch, 720 Crescent Avenue, at 1 p.m.

The Public Library branches will host programs in November to honor the contributions of local veterans. These programs are free and open to the public.

Veterans and their families are invited to a Veterans Day Social beginning at 10:30 a.m. on November 8 at the Gheens Branch, 153 N. Leon Drive. Enjoy refreshments, music, and conversation.

The Golden Meadow Branch staff, 1403 N. Bayou Drive, will honor local veterans with refreshments and a guided tour of the library’s Historical Center from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on November 9.

The Larose Branch, 305 E. Fifth Street, will host a social beginning at 12 p.m. on November 10 to honor local veterans. Enjoy refreshments and socialize with family, friends, and other veterans.

Local veterans are invited to enjoy good company, food, photos, and stories during the Lockport Branch Social, at 4 p.m. on November 9.

Area veterans are invited to the South Lafourche Branch, 16241 E. Main Street, in Cut Off to enjoy coffee, pastries, and other refreshments from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on November 10.

The Raceland Branch, 177 Recreation Drive, will host a Veterans Social at 4 p.m. on November 10, at which time veterans will be presented with special gifts created by the library’s Storytime children earlier in the week.

A United Houma Nation member will perform Native American dances in celebration of Native American Heritage Month at 4 p.m. on November 6 at the Lockport Branch. There will also be a Native American game, stories, and craft. Space is limited, so registration is required to attend.

Guest artist Azalea Rivet will host a free art workshop for adults at 4 p.m. on November 8 at the Raceland Branch.

Rivet will also host a free children’s art workshop at 4 p.m. on November 15 at the Raceland Branch. This program is free and open to the public.

Children can compete in a safety-themed trivia game for a chance to win prizes at 5 p.m. on November 8 at the Larose Branch, in observance of Child Safety and Protection Month.

Get tips for growing a great garden during Plant TLC at 11 a.m. on November 13 at the Lockport Branch. Participants will pot a plant or complete a garden project to take home. Supplies provided. Space is limited, so registration is required to attend.

Celebrate Native American Heritage Month with a Native American dancing demonstration by a United Houma Nation member at 2 p.m. on November 11 at the South Lafourche Branch, in Cut Off. This program is free and open to the public.

Ages 8 to 16 can learn the art of paper weaving and create their own paper animals at 4 p.m. on November 16 at the Gheens Branch.

Have your children’s fingerprints taken in case of an emergency from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. on November 20 at the Golden Meadow Branch, in observance of Child Safety and Protection Month. This program is free and open to the public.

Parents can have their children’s fingerprints taken when members of the Lockport Police Department visit the Lockport Branch, at 2 p.m. on November 21. This program is free and open to the public.

The American Red Cross will presents its Pillowcase Project, a program designed to assist children and families in preparing for emergencies, at 4 p.m. on November 27 at the Raceland Branch. This program is free and open to the public.