Date Day Time Branch/Location Description
Dec. 5 Mon. 10:30 am Anna Meyer Beginning Computer Class
Dec. 5 Mon. 4 pm Ollie Burns Craft: Snowflake door hanger.
Dec. 5 Mon. 6:30 pm Main Holidays of the Past in Louisiana. Join OPPL’s Lora Peppers as she relates the history of Louisiana Christmas celebrations of the past.
Dec. 6 Tues. 10:30 am Anna Meyer Intermediate Computer Class
Dec. 6 Tues. 12 pm Anna Meyer Lunch & Learn: Safe shopping on line, with Jo Ann Deal of the Better Business Bureau.
Dec. 6 Tues. 2 pm Ouachita Valley Holidays of the past in Louisiana. Join OPPL's Lora Peppers as she relates the history of Louisiana Christmas celebrations of the past.
Dec. 6 Tues. 5 pm JR Searcy Help Desk:  Bring your mobile device to Searcy Memorial Library for quick help with apps, settings, email, and more!
Dec. 6 Tues. 5 pm Ouachita Valley Color me crazy. Free coloring sheets.
Dec. 6 Tues. 6 pm CC's Coffee House Open Mic Night: Come and perform original poetry, short stories, or just relax and listen to local artists. This event will be held at CC's Coffee House. Teens and adults are welcome.
Dec. 7 Wed. 10:30 am Anna Meyer Beginning Computer Class
Dec. 7 Wed. 2 pm West Monroe Open house and ugly Christmas sweater contest. Join us and have some fun, sing some songs, and enjoy the season.
Dec. 7 Wed. 3:30 pm Anna Meyer Getting your finances in order, part 3, with Brenda Johnson of Iberia Bank.
Dec. 7 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. The Smiling Lieutenant.
Dec. 8 Thurs. 10:30 am Anna Meyer Intermediate Computer Class
Dec. 8 Thurs. 12:30 pm Sterlington Bring at least 3 items, no more than 7 items. Bring jewelry, scarves, or purses (make sure you want to part with them and they are in good condition). Registration required; call 327-1382. Numbers will be drawn for first choice of items. Number of items brought= number of items received.
Dec. 8 Thurs. 1 pm West Ouachita DIY snow globes.
Dec. 8 Thurs. 3:30 PM Anna Meyer Make & Take: Christmas ornament ball tree.
Dec. 8 Thurs, 5:30 pm Main Magic Thursday gathering. A free place to play MTG for the novice or accomplished gamer alike.
Dec. 8 Thurs. 5:30 pm Main In-Stitches: Knitting and crochet club.
Dec. 9 Fri. 10:30 am Anna Meyer Beginning Computer Class
Dec. 12 Mon. 10:30 am Anna Meyer Beginning Computer Class
Dec. 12 Mon. 3 pm Anna Meyer Gift wrapping fun. Bring 3 boxed Christmas presents and we will wrap them for you.
Dec. 12 Mon. 5:30 pm Main Rainbow Reads Reserve: The Family Stone.
Dec. 13 Tues. 10:30 am Anna Meyer Intermediate Computer Class
Dec. 13 Tues. 1 pm Ollie Burns SNAP Assistance:  A SNAP coordinator will assist in applying for food stamps.
Dec. 13 Tues. 2 pm Ouachita Valley Book Talk: The Conflict with local author Phillip S. Smith III
Dec. 13 Tues. 2 pm West Monroe Beyond the Pages Book Club, will meeet to discuss your favorite books.
Dec. 13 Tues. 4 pm Anna Meyer Food For the Soul Book Club meeting.
Dec. 13 Tues. 5 pm JR Searcy Help Desk:  Bring your mobile device to Searcy Memorial Library for quick help with apps, settings, email, and more!
Dec. 13 Tues. 5:30 pm Main Creative Writing Workshop: Join local author Dixon Hearne for a workshop to wrap up NaNoWriMo
Dec. 13 Tiues. 6 pm Main Lost in the Stacks Book Club: Travel theme.
Dec. 15 Thurs. 10:30 am Anna Meyer Intermediate Computer Class
Dec. 15 Thurs. 12:30 pm Sterlington Christmas Goodies - Samples and ideas along with recipes will be provided. Bring a speciality to share if you like.
Dec. 15 Thurs. 1 pm West Ouachita Coloring Christmas cards and sharing sweet treats.
Dec. 15 Thurs. 5 pm JR Searcy Annual Christmas Open House. Bring the whole family and help us celebrate the season. Sing Christmas favorites. Wear your ugly Christmas sweater for a chance to win a prize.
Dec. 15 Thurs. 6 pm Main Doctor Who Watchers' Club. Watch and discuss an episode of Doctor Who with us.
Dec. 16 Fri. 10:30 am Anna Meyer Beginning Computer Class
Dec. 19 Mon. 11 am Ouachita Valley La Leche League breast feeding support group. For mothers who breast feed and those who want to start breast feeding.
Dec. 19 Mon. 5:30 pm Main Rainbow Reads Book Club. Pot of Gold awards and holiday festivities.
Dec. 19 Mon. 6 pm Ollie Burns Movie: Miracles From Heaven.
Dec. 20 Tues. 5 pm JR Searcy Help Desk:  Bring your mobile device to Searcy Memorial Library for quick help with apps, settings, email, and more!
Dec. 21 Wed. 12 pm Anna Meyer Food dollar management, with Pam Sapp of the LSU Ag Center.
Dec. 21 Wed. 1:30 pm JR Searcy Just Read Book Club. Discussing new titles and holiday books.
Dec. 21 Wed. 3 pm Anna Meyer Christmas cupcake decorating.
Dec. 21 Wed. 4 pm Sterlington Family Game Afternoon. Bring the kids and enjly family Bingo with prizes.
Dec. 21 Wed. 5:30 pm Main Board Game Night.
Dec. 22 Thurs. 2 pm Anna Meyer Mrs. Claus visits!
Dec. 27 Tues. 10:30 am Anna Meyer Intermediate Computer Class
Dec. 27 Tues. 3 pm Anna Meyer Family Bingo.
Dec. 27 Tues. 5 pm JR Searcy Help Desk:  Bring your mobile device to Searcy Memorial Library for quick help with apps, settings, email, and more!
Dec. 28 Wed. 10:30 am Anna Meyer Beginning Computer Class
Dec. 28 Wed. 3 pm Anna Meyer Family Word Scrabble.
Dec. 29 Thurs. 10:30 am Anna Meyer Intermediate Computer Class
Dec. 29 Thurs. 3 pm Anna Meyer Name That Tune.
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 presentor 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.
         
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