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Wednesday, June 26, 2019

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Santa’s making his way to your library

Santa’s making his way to your library

Santa is busy making his pre-holiday preparations and that includes getting ready for his close-up.
Each year, the Lafourche Parish Public Library provides families with an opportunity for their children to take free photos with Santa and Mrs. Claus. This year is no exception.

Children can sit on Santa’s lap, talk about their Christmas wishes, and take a free photo with Santa. In some cases, Mrs. Claus will visit to read holiday stories to children.

Drop by these branches to visit with Santa to take a photo:
- Golden Meadow Branch, 1403 N. Bayou Drive: December 11, 5 to 6 p.m. Bring your camera.

- South Lafourche Branch, 16241 E. Main Street, Galliano: December 10, 5 to 6 p.m.

- Raceland Branch, 177 Recreation Drive: December 18, 4 p.m. Children can also enjoy a Christmas storytime and craft. Bring your camera.

- Lockport Branch, 720 Crescent Avenue: December 4, 10:30 a.m.

- Larose Branch, 305 E. Fifth Street: December 18, 11 a.m.

Our Lafourche Parish library branches will also be celebrating the season with a variety of other events, from life-sized games of Candy Land and edible wreath crafts to holiday movie showings and “reindeer games” for adults.
Here’s a sample of holiday-themed events lined up for December:

- Golden Meadow Branch: Children are invited to enjoy a reading of The Cajun Night Before Christmas at 4 p.m. on December 10 at the library’s Storytime Book Club. Children can receive a free copy of the book, while supplies last. One book per household. Children must be registered to receive a book, so sign up at the library.

- Larose Branch: Teens and adults can register to attend a special Christmas-themed scrapbooking workshop on December 16 from 1 p.m. to 6:45 p.m. at the Larose Library. All supplies are provided. Registration is required, so sign up at the library.

- Lockport Branch: Join in playing a life-sized game of Christmas Candy Land throughout the day on December 5 at the Lockport Library.

- Raceland Branch: Children of all ages can “upcycle” and create a holiday nutcracker using recycled materials at 4 p.m. on December 11 at the Raceland Library.

- South Lafourche Branch: Adults can enjoy good company and make a snowman ornament at 10:30 a.m. on December 10 at the South Lafourche Library.

All library events are free and open to the public. Check out more at