FREE! FUN! EXCITING! With summer quickly approaching, you are probably looking for things for you and your family to do. Look no further than your local branch library and join in the Summer Reading Program fun.
This summer’s theme of “Superhero” will guarantee you a superhero amount of fun with planned programs and activities throughout the months of June and July.
Gotham City will be missing a hero when Batman makes an appearance at our local libraries. His scheduled appearances are:
Spiderman will be looking for tall buildings to climb as he makes an appearance at our libraries. His scheduled appearances are:
June 3 Raceland Branch 11 AM
Bayou Blue Branch 3 PM
June 4 Thibodaux Branch 11 AM
Choctaw Branch 3 PM
These programs will be packed with lots of hero fun so bring your camera to capture these wonderful photo ops. Entertainer Frank Levy will perform for summer readers as the kick-off event for the Summer Reading Program. Come and enjoy this high energy performance! (Click here to read more about performer Frank Levy)
June 8 South Lafourche Branch 10:30 AM
Holy Savior Cafeteria 2 PM
June 15 Jean Lafitte National Park 10:30 AM
Registration for the Summer Reading Program is very simple. Visit your nearest branch and sign up for the appropriate category. The children’s category is “Every Hero Has a Story” which includes listeners and readers, “Unmask” is the teen category, and “Escape the Ordinary” is the adult category. Not only will you win prizes for the number of books that you read but your name will go into a drawing to be held at the closing ceremonies at each branch in July.
The Summer Reading Program also includes wonderfully choreographed storytimes and many workshops for ages 8 – 12 and teens.
Ages 8 – 12 Balloon Art
Teens Teen Painting
Wire Art Workshop
Registration is required for these workshops.
Each branch has its own workshops and programs that take place daily for children, teens, and adults. Check the calendars provided by your branch. Registration is required for these programs, also.
Summer may be winding down but the energy is still high when Jiggleman makes his appearance.
His presentations will be:
July 21 South Lafourche Branch 10:30 AM
Holy Savior Cafeteria 2 PM
July 23 Jean Lafitte National Park 10:30 AM and 2 PM
All good things must come to a close and so does the Summer Reading Program and what a spectacular event that is. Closing events will be held the last week in July at each branch.
July 27 Bayou Blue Branch 10:30 AM
July 28 South Lafourche Branch 10:30 AM
Golden Meadow Branch 2 PM
July 29 Thibodaux Branch 10:30 AM
Raceland Branch 10:30 AM
Lockport Branch 2 PM
Larose Branch 2 PM
July 30 Choctaw Branch 2 PM
Gheens Branch 3:30 PM
Read! Paint! Sculpt! Create!
Don’t let summer pass you by, join in all of the free fun at your local library!
(The Summer Reading Program is supported by a grant from the Louisiana Division of the Arts, Office of Cultural Development, Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism in cooperation with the Louisiana State Arts Council as administered by the Arts Council of New Orleans.)
Post by Charlotte, Area Librarian