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Date Day Time Branch Description
Aug. 27 Thurs. 3:30 pm Ouachita Valley Jack Skellington Pillows
Sept. 1 Tues. 3:30 pm Sterlington Back to School Teen Time: Games, snacks, & more.
Sept. 1 Tues. 4 pm Main Lib-Art. Using negative and positive space to make art. In Louis Lock Room.
Sept. 1 Tues. 4 pm West Ouachita Back to school pizza party and games.
Spet. 223530018705664 Wed. 4 pm West Monroe Teen Time Book Club. Tell us what you have read lately.
Sept. 3 Thurs 4 pm Main STEM in the library. We're making heat sensitive color changeing thermochromic slime. In Louis Lock Room.
Sept. 3 Thurs. 4:30 pm Ollie Burns Back to School open house. We will discuss online links and databases that could be useful during the school year.
Sept. 3 Thurs. 3:30 pm Ouachita Valley Hispanic Heritage Collage Flags.
Sept. 5 Sat. 11 am Anna Meyer Movie Day: Showing Jurassic Park. Reg@3271351
Sept. 8 Tues. 3:30 pm Sterlington Grandparents' Day Craft: Cupcake socks & bookmarks.
Sept. 8 Tues. 4 pm Main As Seen on Pinterest: Design your own swagalicious folder for school in the Louis Lock Room.
Sept. 8 Tues. 4 pm West Ouachita DIY clothespin magnets.
Spet. 9 Wed. 4 pm West Monroe Wii Games.
Sept. 10 Thurs. 3:30 pm Ouachita Valley Gaming Unplugged
Sept. 10 Thurs. 4:30 pm Louise Williams 3D book making
Sept. 14 Mon. 4 pm JR Searcy Back to School Scavenger Hunt. 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place prizes will be awarded.
Sept. 14 Mon. 6 pm Main Youth Challenge Program: Guest, Christy Kelley, will share with us the benefits of the program offering youth a chance to change their future. In Louis Lock Room. Email ccalhoun@oplib.org for more info.
Sept. 15 Tues. 3:30 pm Sterlington Movie: The Maze Runner.
Sept. 15 Tues. 4 pm Main As Seen on Pinterest: zentangle bookmarks. In the teen area.
Sept. 15 Tues. 4 pm West Ouachita Make paint chip zentangle bookmarks
Spet. 16 Wed. 4 pm West Monroe DIY: Coke bottle bracelets. Use nail polish to decorate the bracelets so bring your favorite colors.
Sept. 17 Thurs. 3:30 pm Ouachita Valley Movie: Maze Runner. 1 hr., 53 minutes. Scorch Trails Premiere
Spet. 17 Thurs 3:30 pm West Monroe Back to school bash. Guest speaker will be Jason Stewart of the Green Oaks Detention Center. He will speak on the topic of bullying.
Sept. 17 Thurs. 4:30 pm Louise Williams Duct tape crafts: Flowers, cell phone covers, etc. Call 327-5422 for more information.
Sept. 17 Thurs. 4:30 pm Ollie Burns Bring your friends and work on your homework together.
Sept. 18 Fri. 3 pm Ouachita Valley In honor of Banned Book Week, Sept. 27th - Oct. 3rd, we will be making bookmarks.
Sept. 19 Sat. 11 am Anna Meyer Movie Day: Showing Teenage Mutant Ninga Turtles. Reg@3271351
Sept. 19 Sat. 2 pm Main Movie Matinee & Simple Craft: Stardust, and zentangle book marks. In Louis Lock Room.
Spet. 21 Mon. 3:30 pm West Monroe Movie: Soctt Pilgrim Vs. the World.
Sept. 21 Mon. 4 pm JR Searcy Book Club - Discuss your favorite book
Sept. 22 Tues. 3:30 pm Sterlington Hobbit Day Party: With Middle-Earth treats.
Sept. 22 Tues. 4 pm Main Lib-Art: Canvas tape painting. In Louis Lock Room.
Sept. 22 Tues. 4 pm West Ouachita DIY canvas art.
Spet. 23 Wed. 4 pm West Monroe Quelf! The most absolutely fun and crazy game you will ever play, with crazy stunts that will have you rolling with laughter.
Sept. 24 Thurs. 4 pm Main STEM in the library. Tiny dancer; take part in a fantastic experiment in the teen area.
Sept. 24 Thurs. 4:30 pm Louise Williams Smart Phone Poet. Let’s have a little fun that is sure to make Robert Frost turn over in his grave! Poetry created from shuffle on your music app!! Call for more information!
Sept. 24 Thurs. 4:30 pm Ollie Burns Wii Game Night
Sept. 26 Sat. 2 pm Ollie Burns Weekend Matinee
Sept. 28 Mon. 4 pm JR Searcy Movie: Home. PG. 94 min.
Sept. 29 Tues. 3:30 pm Sterlington Toliet Paper Pumpkins: A fun little fall craft.
Sept. 29 Tues. 4 pm Main Tuesday Trivia Afternoon: Who will be the library Banned Book Week trivia master? In the Louis Lock Room.
Sept. 29 Tues. 4 pm West Ouachita Game night.
Spet. 30 Wed. 4 pm West Monroe RPG: Golden Sky Stories.
         

 

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Please call the Ouachita Parish Public Library Young Adult Department if you have any questions concerning the schedule of events. Clair Calhoun, YA Coordinator, can be reached at 327-1490 ext 3024 or emailed at ccalhoun@oplib.org

 

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