Date Day Time Branch/Location Description
2017        
Jan. 3 Tues. 10:30 am Anna Meyer Intermediate Computer Class.
Jan. 3 Tues. 5 pm JR Searcy Help Desk: Bring your mobile device to Searcy Branch for quick help with apps, email, and more.
Jan. 4 Wed. 10:30 am Anna Meyer Beginning Computer Class.
Jan. 5 Thurs. 10:30 am Anna Meyer Intermediate Computer Class.
Jan. 5 Thurs. 4 pm Anna Meyer Painting Class, with Sherry Gummere. Learn how to paint on canvas. Call to register.
Jan. 6 Fri. 10:30 am Anna Meyer Beginning Computer Class.
Jan. 9 Mon. 10:30 am Anna Meyer Beginning Computer Class.
Jan. 9 Mon. 6 pm Ollie Burns Loud In the Library: Poetry Slam. To be a presenter call Kattina at 318-680-3291.
Jan. 10 Tues. 10:30 am Anna Meyer Intermediate Computer Class.
Jan. 10 Tues. 5 pm Ouachita Valley Color me crazy. Free color sheets and a table to color at.
Jan. 10 Tues. 5 pm JR Searcy Help Desk: Bring your mobile device to Searcy Branch for quick help with apps, email, and more.
Jan. 10 Tiues. 6 pm Main Lost in the Stacks Book Club: Caleb's Crossing, by Geraldine Brooks.
Jan. 10 Tiues. 6 pm CC's Coffee House Open Mic Night: Come perform original poetry, short stories, or just relax and listen to local artists. This event will be held at CC's Coffee House on 2350 Tower Dr..Teens and adults welcome.
Jan. 11 Wed. 10:30 am Anna Meyer Beginning Computer Class.
Jan. 11 Wed. 5:30 pm Main Reel History: Essential Classic Movies. Monthly screening of movies essential to the history of Hollywood and the film industry. Discussion lead by Jade Wheeler, former archivist for the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Science. Movie screeing to follow discussion. Bardelys the Magnificent.
Jan. 12 Thurs. 10:30 am Anna Meyer Intermediate Computer Class.
Jan. 12 Thurs. 12:30 pm Sterlington

Join us as we celebrate National Soup Month.  We will have samples and recipes of our favorites.  If you have a favorite and wish to share, please bring the dish as well as a copy of your recipe.

Jan. 13 Fri. 10:30 am Anna Meyer Beginning Computer Class.
Jan. 17 Tues. 10:30 am Anna Meyer Intermediate Computer Class.
Jan. 17 Tues. 2 pm Ouachita Valley The history of cast iron cooking, with Lora Peppers of the OPPL Genealogy Department
Jan. 17 Tues. 6 pm Ollie Burns Needle work 2017: Firecracker. Learn how to make this easy firecracker to celebrate the new year. Call to register.
Jan. 17 Tues. 5 pm JR Searcy Help Desk: Bring your mobile device to Searcy Branch for quick help with apps, email, and more.
Jan. 18 Wed. 10:30 am Anna Meyer Beginning Computer Class.
Jan. 18 Wed. 2 pm West Monroe Get advice about your lawn and flower beds from Master Gardener, Kerry Heafner.
Jan. 18 Wed. 6 pm Main Next Level: Hot Drink Mixology.
Jan. 19 Thurs. 10:30 am Anna Meyer Intermediate Computer Class.
Jan. 19 Thurs. 12 pm Anna Meyer Lunch & Learn. Melinda Jones with EqHealth Solutions will discuss adult immunizations and diabetes. Call to register.
Jan. 19 Thurs. 12:30 pm Sterlington

You don’t need to spend a fortune to find the perfect hydrating lip balm.  We’ll have fun creating our own unique balm in different flavors.

Jan. 19 Thurs. 1 pm West Ouachita Karen Laban, owner of The Spice and Tea Exchange, will demonstrate how to make easy dips for Super Bowl parties.
Jan. 19 Thurs. 2 pm Ouachita Valley Book Review: Dead Wake, by Erik Larson centers on the last voyage and sinking of the Lusitania and also the German submarine that sank her in WWI.
Jan. 19 Thurs. 6 pm Main Doctor Who Watcher's Club. Watch and discuss an episode of Doctor Who with us.
Jan. 19 Thurs. 6 pm JR Searcy National Popcorn Day, and Dolly Parton's birthday! Join us and watch Dolly Parton's Coast of Many Colors and have some popcorn treats. Bring the whole family.
Jan. 20 Fri. 9 am Ouachita Valley Ask A Lawyer. Free legal advice.
Jan. 20 Fri. 10:30 am Anna Meyer Beginning Computer Class.
Jan. 23 Mon. 10:30 am Anna Meyer Beginning Computer Class.
Jan. 24 Tues. 10:30 am Anna Meyer Intermediate Computer Class.
Jan. 24 Tues. 12 pm Anna Meyer Lunch & Learn. Jo Ann Deal with the Better Business Bureau will discuss tax scams.
Jan. 24 Tues. 5 pm JR Searcy Help Desk: Bring your mobile device to Searcy Branch for quick help with apps, email, and more.
Jan. 24 Tues. 6 pm Main Writer's group. Join local writers for an evening of writing, sharing, and support.
Jan. 25 Wed. 10:30 am Anna Meyer Beginning Computer Class.
Jan. 25 Wed. 12 pm Anna Meyer Pam Sapp from the LSU Ag Center will discuss food safety. Plan before you shop. Call to register.
Jan. 25 Wed. 1:30 pm JR Searcy Just Read Bookl Club. We will be discussiing new titles for the new year.
Jan. 25 Wed. 2 pm West Monroe Discuss your favorite books.
Jan. 26 Thurs. 10:30 am Anna Meyer Intermediate Computer Class.
Jan. 26 Thurs. 1 pm West Ouachita West Ouachita Branch annual Souper Bowl! Tast-Off. Admission is one can of soup to be donated to The Food Bank of Northeast Louisiana.
Jan. 26 Thurs. 2 pm Ouachita Valley Readers' Advisory: Presented by Jessica Barrilleaux, M.L.I.S. The who, the how, and the why of selecting good reading.
Jan. 26 Thurs. 4 pm Sterlington

Family Games - bring the kids and play family Bingo with prizes.

Jan. 26 Thurs. 5 pm Main Anime Club: Cowboy Bebop.
Jan. 26 Thurs. 6 pm Ollie Burns Chat & Chew Book Club.
Jan. 27 Fri. 10:30 am Anna Meyer Beginning Computer Class.
Jan. 30 Mon. 10:30 am Anna Meyer Beginning Computer Class.
Jan. 30 Mon. 11 am Anna Meyer ULM nursing students will conduct blood pressure checks.
Jan. 30 Mon. 5:30 pm Main Next Level: Rainbow Reads Book Club. Hero, by Perry Moore
Jan. 30 Mon. 6 pm Main An Evening with Annie Saunders: Spend an evening with one of Monroe’s most notorious black sheep.  Listen to her tell her side of the story.
Jan. 31 Tues. 10:30 am Anna Meyer Intermediate Computer Class.
Jan. 31 Tues. 5 pm JR Searcy Help Desk: Bring your mobile device to Searcy Branch for quick help with apps, email, and more.
Jan. 31 Tues. 6 pm Main In-Stitches: Knitting and crochet club.
Feb. 1 Wed. 10:30 am Anna Meyer Beginning Computer Class
Feb. 1 Wed. 12 pm Anna Meyer Speaker Pam Sapp from the LSU Ad Center wil discuss fruits and vegetables.
Feb. 2 Thurs. 10:30 am Anna Meyer Intermediate Computer Class
Feb. 2 Thurs. 3:30 pm Sterlington Movie Day: Groundhog Day, starring Bill Murray.
Feb. 2 Thurs. 4 pm Anna Meyer Painting class with Sherry Gummere. Learn how to paint on canvas.
Feb. 2 Thurs. 6 pm Ollie Burns Loud in the Library: Poetry Slam. To be a presenter call Kattina @ 318.680.3291.
Feb. 3 Fri. 10:30 am Anna Meyer Beginning Computer Class
Feb. 6 Mon. 10:30 am Anna Meyer Beginning Computer Class
Feb. 6 Mon 11 am Anna Meyer ULM nursing students will conduct blood pressure checks.
Feb. 6 Mon. 5:30 pm Main The Beatles: Band of the Sixties.Explore the music of The Beatles in this 60-minute multimedia presentation (part history and part musical analysis) spanning the full 1960's.  The program will be supplemented with audio clips of music and excerpts from interviews with the band members.
Feb. 7 Tues. 10:30 am Anna Meyer Intermediate Computer Class
Feb. 7 Tues. 12 pm Anna Meyer Lunch & Learn: Have a healthy heart, with the ULM nursing students.
Feb. 7 Tues. 1 pm Ollie Burns SNAP assistance. A SNAP coordinatgor will assist in applying for food stamps.
Feb. 7 Tues. 5 pm Ouachita Valley Color me crazy. Free coloring sheets and a place to color.
Feb. 7 Tues. 5 pm JR Searcy Help Desk: Bring your mobile device to Searcy Memorial Library for quick help with apps, settings, email, and more!
Feb. 7 Tues. 6 pm CC's Coffee House Open Mic Night:Come perform original poetry, short stories or songs, or just relax and listen to local artists.  This event will be held at CC’s Coffee House (2350 Tower Dr.)  Teens and adults welcome.
Feb. 8 Wed. 10:30 am Anna Meyer Beginning Computer Class
Feb. 8 Wed. 2 pm West Monroe Love Throgh the Years, with Vicky Powell. Ms. Powell will sing beautiful love songs.
Feb. 8 Wed. 5:30 pm Main Reel History: Essential Classic Movies. Monthly screening of movies essential to the history of Hollywood and the film industry. Discussion lead by Jade Wheeler, former archivist for the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Science. Movie screening to follow discussion. Georges Melies.
Feb. 9 Thurs. 10:30 am Anna Meyer Intermediate Computer Class
Feb. 9 Thurs. 12:30 pm Sterlington Hot Chocolate season! We'll have flavors and recipes of different hot chocolates from around the world.
Feb. 9 Thurs. 1 pm West Ouachita Ouachita Strummers present a music program playing the dulcimer.
Feb. 9 Thurs.. 5:30 pm Main Wellness with Melinda Jones, RN, BSN, BC.Got health questions? Get the answers you need to help improve your quality of life!
Feb. 9 Thurs. 6 pm Main In-Stitches: Knitting and Crochet Club.
Feb. 10 Fri. 10:30 am Anna Meyer Beginning Computer Class
Feb. 13 Mon. 10:30 am Anna Meyer Beginning Computer Class
Feb. 13 Mon. 5:30 pm Main Author Event. Meet Jude Southerland Kessler, author of the John Lennon Series, as he presents the history of The Beatles.
Feb. 14 Tues. 10:30 am Anna Meyer Intermediate Computer Class
Feb. 14 Tues. 2 pm Ouachita Valley Deanne Groves of the International Institute for Reminiscence and Life Review, will share how to develop, edit, and publish your family life stories.
Feb. 14 Tues. 4 pm Anna Meyer Food For the Soul Book Club meeting.
Feb. 14 Tues. 5 pm JR Searcy Help Desk: Bring your mobile device to Searcy Memorial Library for quick help with apps, settings, email, and more!
Feb. 14 Tues. 6 pm Main Lost In the Stacks Book Club.
Feb. 15 Wed. 10:30 am Anna Meyer Beginning Computer Class
Feb. 15 Wed. 2 pm JR Searcy Make a button tree painting. Limited to the first 12 who register. We will provide supplies but bring buttons if you like.
Feb. 15 Wed. 5:30 pm Main Next Level: The Great Paper Airplane Race. Who will be given the title of the great paper aviator? Are you up for the challenge?
Feb. 16 Thurs. 10:30 am Anna Meyer Intermediate Computer Class
Feb. 16 Thurs. 1 pm West Ouachita Dr. William Green, local veterinarian, shares heart-warming stories of the animals he has treated and their owners.
Feb. 16 Thurs. 2 pm Ouachita Valley Book Review: Today Will Be Different: A Novel, by Maris Semple. The unanticipated, hilarious, and touching events of one woman's attempt at a more positive in her life.
Feb. 16 Thurs. 4 pm Sterlington Family game afternoon. Bring the kids and enjoy family Bingo and prizes.
Feb. 16 Thurs. 6 pm Main Doctor Who Watchers' Club. Watch and discuss an episode of Doctor Who with us.
Feb. 17 Fri. 10:30 am Anna Meyer Beginning Computer Class
Feb. 20 Mon. 10:30 am Anna Meyer Beginning Computer Class
Feb. 20 Mon 11 am Anna Meyer ULM nursing students will conduct blood pressure checks.
Feb. 20 Mon. 11 am Ouachita Valley La Leche League breast feeding support group meeting. For mothers who breast feed and those who want to breast feed.
Feb. 20 Mon. 2 pm Anna Meyer Health Fun Day. Parents bring children of all agres to help us celebrate National Children's Dental Health Month, with hygienist Lori Lee.
Feb. 21 Tues. 10:30 am Anna Meyer Intermediate Computer Class
Feb. 21 Tues. 12 pm Anna Meyer Lunch & Learn: Payday Loan Scams. Speaker will be Jo Ann Deal with the Better Business Bureau.
Feb. 21 Tues. 2 pm Ouachita Valley Power Finances, with Phillip Smith III. He will provide information from buying your first home to making wise investment decisions.
Feb. 21 Tues. 5 pm JR Searcy Help Desk: Bring your mobile device to Searcy Memorial Library for quick help with apps, settings, email, and more!
Feb. 22 Wed. 10:30 am Anna Meyer Beginning Computer Class
Feb. 22 Wed. 1:30 pm JR Searcy Just Read Book Club meeting. Discuss new books.
Feb. 22 Wed. 2 pm West Monroe Beyond the Pages Book Club meeting. Discuss your favorite books.
Feb. 23 Thurs. 10:30 am Anna Meyer Intermediate Computer Class
Feb. 23 Thurs. 12:30 pm Sterlington Celebrate National Chili Day! Join us to taste different kinds of chili prepared by the staff.
Feb. 23 Thurs. 5 pm Main Anime Club: One Piece.
Feb. 23 Thurs. 6 pm Ollie Burns Chat & Chew Book Club meeting.
Feb. 24 Fri. 10:30 am Anna Meyer Beginning Computer Class
Feb. 24 Fri. 2 pm Ouachita Valley Afternoon Movie.
Feb. 27 Mon. 10:30 am Anna Meyer Beginning Computer Class
Feb. 27 Mon. 5:30 pm Main Next Level: Rainbow Reads Book Club. Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit, by Jeanette Winterson.
Feb. 28 Tues. 10:30 am Anna Meyer Intermediate Computer Class
Feb. 28 Tues. 12 pm Anna Meyer Lunch & Learn: Celebrate Black History Month, with Brenda Johnson.
Feb. 28 Tues. 2 pm Ouachita Valley Readers' Advisory, presented by Jessica Barrilleaux. Learn the who, the how, and the shy of selecting good reading.
Feb. 28 Tues. 5 pm JR Searcy Help Desk: Bring your mobile device to Searcy Memorial Library for quick help with apps, settings, email, and more!
Feb. 28 Tues. 6 pm Main Write Club: A writer's group. Join local writers for an evening of writing, sharing, and support.
         
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