Date Day Time Branch/Location Description
Jun. 24 Fri. 10:30 am Anna Meyer Beginning Computer Class.
Jun. 24 Fri. 7 pm Main After Hours Recess
Jun. 26 Sun. 3 pm Main

Discussion:  Understanding Cultures:  Growing socially and educationally for a better tomorrow
Presenter:  Dr. Pamela Saulsberry, Ph.D., LCSW-BACS, Director, School of Behavioral & Social Sciences, Professor and Social Work Program,Coordinator, ULM

Jun. 27 Mon. 10:30 am Anna Meyer Beginning Computer Class.
Jun. 27 Mon. 2 pm Main Monday Matinee: Cool Runnings
Jun. 27 Mon. 5:30 pm Main Rainbow Reads Book Club: The Queer South, by Douglas Ray
Jun. 28 Tues.   Main

The Power of Children:  Making a Difference Traveling Exhibition is on display at the Main Branch location only and can be toured during the hours of operation.  Monday – Thursday 9:00 am – 8:00 pm; Friday 9:00 am – 6:00 pm; Saturday, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm; and Sunday 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm. 

Jun. 28 Tues. 10:30 am Anna Meyer Intermediate Computer Class.
Jun. 28 Tues. 3 pm Anna Meyer Play games with us. Reg@327-1351.
Jun. 29 Wed. 10:30 am Anna Meyer Beginning Computer Class.
Jun. 29 Wed. 2 pm West Monroe Beyond the Pages Book Club.
Jun. 29 Wed. 6 pm Main

Discussion:  AIDS/HIV Testing Day. Presenter:  Gwen Guillory, Linkage Coordinator, Go Care, West Monroe, LA

Jun. 30 Thurs. 10:30 am Anna Meyer Intermediate Computer Class.
Jun. 30 Thurs. 1:30 pm JR Searcy Just Read Book Club – Exercise Your Mind – READ!  We will be discussing more of the River Read titles.
Jun. 30 Thurs. 3 pm Anna Meyer Family Snack Attack, with Pam Sapp. Healty snacking. Parents must attend with their child. Reg@327-1351.
Jun. 30 Thurs 6 pm Main

Discussion:  Understand the Myths and Truths about AIDS/HIV. Presenter:  Gwen Guillory, Linkage Coordinator, Go Care, West Monroe, LA

Jul. 1 Fri.    

Power of Children Scavenger Hunt:  Begins Friday, July 1 2016 – August 11, 2016.  Prizes will be awarded.

Jul. 1 Fri. 10:30 am Anna Meyer Beginning Computer Class.
Jul. 1 Fri. 2 pm Anna Meyer Family Fun Day. Outside games, food, and fun for all ages. Reg@327-1351.
Jul. 5 Tues. 10:30 am Anna Meyer Intermediate Computer Class.
Jul. 5 Tues. 3 pm Anna Meyer Make it and take it craft. Reg@327-1351.
Jul. 6 Wed. 10:30 am Anna Meyer Beginning Computer Class.
Jul. 6 Wed. 12 pm Anna Meyer Reading nutritional labels, with Pam Sapp of the LSU Ag Center. Reg@327-1351
Jul. 6 Wed. 12 pm Main

Book Talk:  “Ryan White:  My Own Story”

Jul. 7 Thurs. 10:30 am Anna Meyer Intermediate Computer Class.
Jul. 7 Thurs. 1:30 pm JR Searcy Exercise Your Mind through Better Living!  Jen Avis, nutritionist at St. Francis Diabetes & Nutrition Center will be discussing better eating through better nutrition.
Jul. 7 Thurs. 3 pm Anna Meyer Family Snack Attack: Healty snacks with Pam Sapp of the LSU Ag Center. Reg@327-1351.
Jul. 7 Thurs. 5:30 pm Main Reel History: Monthly screening of movies essential to the history of Hollywood and the film industry. Discussion led by Jade Wheeler, former archivist for the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Science.Movie screening to follow discussion. Showing: Thin Ice
Jul. 7 Thurs. 5:30 pm Main Dementia, Alzheimer's, and Memory Loss: Presented by Dr. Darshan Patel, of St. Francis Medical Center
Jul. 7 Thurs. 5:30 pm Ouachita Valley Crative Crafts
Jul. 8 Fri. 10:30 am Anna Meyer Beginning Computer Class.
Jul. 9 Sat. 2 pm Main Human Library
Jul. 11 Mon. 10:30 am Anna Meyer Beginning Computer Class.
Jul. 11 Mon. 5:30 pm Main Getting Started with Canoeing & Kayaking: Presented by Nova Clarke, of Black Bayou Wildlife Refuge.
Jul. 12 Tues. 10:30 am Anna Meyer Intermediate Computer Class.
Jul. 12 Tues 4 pm Anna Meyer Food For the Soul Book Club. Reg@327-1351.
Jul. 12 Tues. 6 pm Louise Williams Family Movie Night: The Good Dinosaur
Jul. 12 Tues. 6 pm Main Lost In the Stacks Book Club: Travel theme.
Jul. 13 Wed. 10:30 am Anna Meyer Beginning Computer Class.
Jul. 13 Wed. 3 pm Anna Meyer Make it and take it craft. Simple flower arrangments with Margaret Haman. Reg@327-1351.
Jul. 14 Thurs. 10:30 am Anna Meyer Intermediate Computer Class.
Jul. 14 Thurs. 2 pm Anna Meyer Family Fun Day. Movie and ice cream. Reg@327-1351.
Jul. 14 Thurs. 2 pm Ouachita Valley Adult gaming. Play Halo, Mario, and other games.
Jul. 14 Thurs. 5 pm Ouachita Valley Color me crazy. Free coloring sheets and a table to work on.
Jul. 14 Thurs. 5:30 pm Main In Stitches: Crochet and Knitting Club.
Jul. 14 Thurs. 5:30 pm Main Magic Thursday: Magic the Gathering.
Jul. 15 Fri. 10 am West Ouachita JoAnn Deal from the Better Business Bureau, and Frank Nettles, present a program on car repair scams
Jul. 15 Fri. 10:30 am Anna Meyer Beginning Computer Class.
Jul. 17 Sun. 3 pm Main

Book Talk: Searching for Anne Frank:  Letters from Amsterdam to Iowa. Presenter:  Mr. Larry Foreman, Genealogy Department, Ouachita Parish Public Library

Jul. 18 Mon. 10:30 am Anna Meyer Beginning Computer Class.
Jul. 18 Mon. 11 am Louise Williams Adult coloring class
Jul. 18 Mon. 11 am Ouachita Valley La Leche League breast feeding support group meeting. For mothers who breast feed and those who want to start.
Jul. 18 Mon, 5:30 pm Main Art of Zentangles: With OPPL artist Candie Chatham
Jul. 18 Mon. 6 pm Ouachita Valley La Leche League breast feeding support group meeting. For mothers who breast feed and those who want to start.
Jul. 18 Mon. 4 pm Ollie Burns Eat well, live well, with Kathy Agan of the LSU Ag Center
Jul. 19 Tues. 10:30 am Anna Meyer Intermediate Computer Class.
Jul. 19 Tues. 3 pm Anna Meyer Family Fun Day. Cell phone safety and courtesy with John Asmussen of the Ouachita Parish Sheriff's Office. Reg@327-1351.
Jul. 20 Wed. 10:30 am Anna Meyer Beginning Computer Class.
Jul. 20 Wed. 2 pm West Monroe Exercise Your Mind: With June Conway in creating memories from your life.
Jul. 20 Wed. 5:30 pm Main Game Night: Tabletop games.
Jul. 21 Thurs. 10:30 am Anna Meyer Intermediate Computer Class.
Jul. 21 Thurs. 12:30 pm Louise Williams Lunch & Learn: Healthy eating habits with Kathy Agan of the LSU Ag Center. Reg@327-5422
Jul. 21 Thurs. 1 pm Ouachita Valley Health and school readiness fair.
Jul. 21 Thurs. 3 pm Anna Meyer Family Snack Attack: Healthy snacks, with Pam Sapp of the LSU Ag Center. Reg@327-1351.
Jul. 21 Thurs. 5:30 pm Main Doctor Who Watcher's Club
Jul. 22 Fri. 10:30 am Anna Meyer Beginning Computer Class.
Jul. 22 Fri. 7 pm Main After Hours Recess
Jul. 25 Mon. 10:30 am Anna Meyer Beginning Computer Class.
Jul. 25 Mon. 2 pm Main Monday Matinee: Race
Jul. 25 Mon. 5:30 pm Main Rainbow Reads Book Club: Carry On, by Rainbow Rowell
Jul. 25 Mon. 6 pm Main

Discussion:  Segregated Education in Louisiana and the South, Dr. Kevin Johnson.

Jul. 26 Tues. 10:30 am Anna Meyer Intermediate Computer Class.
Jul. 26 Tues. 4 pm Anna Meyer Family Fun Day. Grooming tips for kids presented by Shelia Brown of Cloyd's Barber & Beauty School.Reg@327-1351.
Jul. 26 Tues. 5:30 pm Main Pub Trivia Night.
Jul. 27 Wed. 10:30 am Anna Meyer Beginning Computer Class.
Jul. 27 Wed. 2 pm West Monroe Beyond the Pages Book Club
Jul. 27 Wed. 3:30 pm Anna Meyer An afternoon of coloring. Reg@327-1351.
Jul. 28 Thurs. 10:30 am Anna Meyer Intermediate Computer Class.
Jul. 28 Thurs, 1:30 pm JR Searcy Just Read Book Club – Exercise Your Mind – READ!  We will discuss more of the River Read selections. 
Jul. 28 Thurs. 3 pm Anna Meyer Family Snack Attack: Healthy snacks with Pam Sapp of the LSU Ag Center. Reg@327-1351
Jul. 28 Thurs. 5 pm Main Anime Club: Sgt. Frog
Jul. 29 Fri. 10:30 am Anna Meyer Beginning Computer Class.
Jul. 31 Sun. 2 pm Main

Movie: The Diary of Anne Frank. Appropriate for older children and teens.

Aug. 1 Mon. 10:30 am Anna Meyer Beginning Computer Class.
Aug. 2 Tues. 10:30 am Anna Meyer Intermediate Computer Class.
Aug. 2 Tues. 3:30 pm Anna Meyer Afternoon movie: Creed. Reg@327-1351.
Aug. 2 Tues. 5:30 pm Main Movie Night: Eddie the Eagle
Aug. 3 Wed. 10:30 am Anna Meyer Beginning Computer Class.
Aug. 3 Wed. 12 am Anna Meyer Family Fun: Kids spa day at Cloyd's Barber and Beauty School, for all who registered in July. Call 327-1351 for more information.
Aug. 3 Wed. 2 pm West Monroe Relax with afternoon adult coloring.
Aug. 3 Wed. 5:30 pm Main Creative Writing Workshop.
Aug. 4 Thurs. 10:30 am Anna Meyer Intermediate Computer Class.
Aug. 4 Thurs. 4 pm Anna Meyer Painting class for adult with Sherry Gummere. Learn how to paint on canvas. Reg@327-1351.
Aug. 4 Thurs. 6 pm Ollie Burns

Book Talk: Through My Eyes. Presenter:  Mrs. Lorraine Slacks

Aug. 5 Fri. 10:30 am Anna Meyer Beginning Computer Class.
Aug. 6 Sat. 12-2 pm All Branches READ STRONG. End the Summer Reading Challenge by dropping by any branch to read. Record your pages and show the Ouachita Parish community that we can READ STRONG! Call any branch for more informartion.
Aug. 8 Mon. 12 pm Main

Discussion: How to Beat a Bully:  Tools with which you can fight.

Aug. 8 Mon. 5:30 pm Main Rainbow Reads Reserve: We will be screening the film, Personal Best.
Aug. 9 Tues. 6 pm Main Lost In the Stacks Book Club: Travel theme.
Aug. 10 Wed. 12:30 pm Sterlington Adult Coloring Circle.
Aug. 11 Thurs. 2 pm Sterlington Adult Craft: Mke your own Mason jar lantern.
Aug. 11 Thurs. 5:30 pm Main Magic Thursday Gathering: For players of Magic the Gathering.
Aug. 11 Thurs. 5:30 pm Main In-Stitches: Knitting and Crochet Club.
Aug. 17 Wed. 12:30 pm Sterlington Adult Coloring Circle.
Aug. 17 Wed. 5:30 pm Main Tabletop Game Night.
Aug. 18 Thurs. 4 pm Sterlington Family Game Night: Bring the kids and enjoy family Bingo and prizes
Aug. 18 Thurs. 5 pm Main Doctor Who Watchers' Club. Watch and discuss an episonde of Doctor Who with us.
Aug. 24 Wed. 12:30 pm Sterlington Adult Coloring Circle.
Aug. 24 Wed. 5:30 pm Main Reel History: Monthly screening of movies essential to the history of Hollywood and the film industry. Discussion led by Jade Wheeler, former archivist for the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Science.Movie screening to follow discussion. Showing: Good News.
Aug. 25 Thurs. 12:30 pm Sterlington Book Talk. Learn about new authors and share recently read books.
Aug. 25 Thurs. 5 pm Main Anime Club: Ouran High School
Aug. 29 Mon. 5:30 pm Main Rainbow Reads Book Club: The Rest of us Just Live Here, by Patrick Ness
Aug. 31 Wed. 12:30 pm Sterlington Adult Coloring Circle
         
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