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Date Day Time Branch Description
Sept. 17 Wed. 3:30 pm Sterlington Teen Time: A variety of activities for teens. For more info call 327-1382
Sept. 17 Wed. 4 pm West Monroe Teen Time: Chill with Anime
Sept. 18 Thurs. 3:30 pm Ouachita Valley Coffee House Evening
Sept. 18 Thurs. 4:30 pm Ollie Burns Teen Advisory Board (TAB). Bring your ideas for programs to be held at your library branch.
Sept. 18 Thurs. 5 pm Sterlington Teen Craft: For more info call 327-1382
Sept. 23 Tues. 3:30 pm JR Searcy

Teen Book Club: The Healer's Apprentice, by Melanie Dickerson. Play the Wii afterwards with your friends.

Sept. 23 Tues. 4 pm Main Banned Book Explosion Box: come make an awesome explosion box that shows the importance of not banning books!
Sept. 24 Wed. 3:30 pm Sterlington Teen Time: A variety of activities for teens. For more info call 327-1382
Sept. 24 Wed 4 pm West Monroe Teen Time: Banned Book Readers' Theatre
Sept. 25 Thurs. 3:30 pm Ouachita Valley Banned Book Event in honor of Banned Book Week
Sept. 25 Thurs. 4 pm Main Comic Book Day: We will be making our own comic books! come write, draw, and share your own masterpiece.
Sept. 25 Thurs. 4:30 pm Ollie Burns Wii Game Night
Sept. 26 Fri. 4 pm West Ouachita DIY Quotes on Canvas
Sept. 30 Tues. 3:30 pm JR Searcy Light switch art craft.
Sept. 30 Tues. 4 pm Main YA Cafe: In celebration of National Coffee Day we will be having flavored coffee and games in the Louis Locke Room.
Oct. 1 Wed. All Day All Branches Head to any branch in the OPPL and pick up your ticket for Zombie Prom.Tickets are free, but necessary to attend. You may come in your Halloween costume or prom attire.  We will be have zombie make-up specialists, plenty of spooky food, a photobooth, and there will be lots of dancing.  So, dig up a date and join us at the WM Branch Library.
Oct. 1 Wed. All Day Ouchita Valley OV will be passing out pink ribbons to raise awareness for Breast Cancer. Don’t Forget to wear PINK! Door prizes will be awarded!
Oct. 1 Wed. 3:30 pm Carver-McDonald Teen Fun Time: Design your own T-shirt.
Oct. 1 Wed. 4 pm West Monroe Teen Time: Crafty Day
Oct. 2 Thurs. 3:30 pm Ouchita Valley Autumn Mug Decorating. We will provide the mugs. REG. IS REQUIRED. Reg@327-1470
Oct. 2 Thurs. 4:30 pm Ollie Burns TAB. Come to the Y.A. area for food and fun! We will be decorating the Y. A. area for Halloween.
Oct. 3 Fri. 4 pm West Ouachita Game Night
Oct. 6 Mon. 3:30 pm West Monroe Teen Time: Spooky Movie
Oct. 7 Tues. 3:30 pm JR Searcy Teen Games: BINGO
Oct. 7 Tues. 4 pm Main Space Week Celebration: We will be making rockets, learning about NASA, and shooting them off in the side yard of the library.
Oct. 8 Wed. 3:30 pm Carver-McDonald Teens in the Kitchen: Movie Day. The Haunted Mansion.
Oct. 8 Wed. 4 pm West Monroe Teen Time: Spook-Fest
Oct. 9 Thurs. 3:30 pm Ouchita Valley Fall Event/Craft
Oct. 9 Thurs. 4:30 pm Ollie Burns Need a little help with your Halloween costume?  DIY Halloween mask - mask will be provided or you can bring your own.
Oct. 10 Fri. 4 pm West Ouachita DIY Sharpie Tie-Dye Shirts. Reg@327-5414
Oct. 11 Sat. 1 pm Main Poetry Workshop with For Louisiana’s Roxanne Butler: Learn how to write and perform slam poetry.
Oct. 14 Tues. 3:30 pm JR Searcy Teen Book Club: Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children, by Ransom Riggs
Oct. 14 Tues. 4 pm Main Teen Read Week Talent Show: Turn Dreams into Reality @ your library by singing, dancing, reciting poetry or whatever talent you have to share with us.
Oct. 15 Wed. 3:30 pm Carver-McDonald Teens in the Kitchen: Make your own caramel apple
Oct. 15 Wed. 4 pm Main DIY Tombstones Part I: Together we will make goofy tombstones to display in the YA section and at zombie prom.
Oct. 15 Wed. 4 pm West Monroe Teen Time: Chill with Anime DIY Fox Tails
Oct. 16 Thurs. 4 pm Main DIY Tombstones Part II:  Together we will make goofy tombstones to display in the YA section and at zombie prom.
Oct. 16 Thurs. 4:30 pm Ollie Burns Murder Mystery Book of the Month : Anna Dressed in Blood, by Kendare Blake.
Oct. 18 Sat. 7 - 10 pm West Monroe ZOMBIE PROM!
Oct. 20 Mon. 3:30 pm West Monroe Teen Time: Urban Legends
Oct. 20 Tues. 3:30 pm JR Searcy Teen Movie: Tim Burton's, Corpse Bride. Rated PG. 77 mins
Oct. 21 Tues. 4 pm Main Spooky Origami: Join us and make Halloween themed origami!
Oct. 22 Wed. 3:30 pm Carver-McDonald Teen Fun Time: Game Day: Fear factor.
Oct. 22 Wed. 4 pm West Monroe Teen Time: Halloween Clay Animation
Oct. 23 Thurs. 4 pm Ouchita Valley Domestic Violence Seminar
Oct. 23 Thurs. 4:30 pm Ollie Burns Halloween Party! We will be watching the movie, The Apparation, Rated PG-13, 82 mins.
Oct. 24 Fri. 4 pm West Ouachita Ghost in a Jar Craft
Oct. 28 Tues. 3:30 pm JR Searcy Fall Party!
Oct. 28 Tues. 4 pm Main Ghost Terrariums: Make a pet ghost to keep in a mason jar.
Oct. 29 Wed. 3:30 pm Carver-McDonald Teen Fun Time: Pumpkin carving contest.
Oct. 29 Wed. 4 pm West Monroe Teen Time: Decorate Halloween Bags
Oct. 30 Thurs. 3:30 pm Ouchita Valley Fall Event/Craft
Oct. 30 Fri. All Day Ouchita Valley OV will host a costume contest throughout the day. There will be a 1st, 2nd, and 3rd prizes for best costumes. Winners will be chosen by OV staff. *Your photo will be taken*
Oct. 31 Fri. 3 pm West Monroe Trick or Treat: Come in costume and get a treat!
         
         

 

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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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