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Date Day Time Branch Description
Jul. 14 Thurs. 10 am Carver-McDonald Movie & popcorn: Ender's Game
Jul. 14 Thurs. 2 pm Anna Meyer Family Fun Day. Ice cream and a movie. Reg@327-1351.
Jul. 14 Thurs. 2:30 pm Louise Williams The Water Games: Water relays and fun.
Jul. 14 Thurs. 2:30 PM Main Get moving: Dance your way to a healthy new you with Wii Zumba!
Jul. 14 Thurs. 3:30 pm JR Searcy Family fitness fun activities.
Jul. 15 Fri. 10am-12pm Main Friday Field Day
Jul. 19 Tues. 2:30 pm Louise Williams Color & Chill Tuesdays
Jul. 19 Tues. 2:30 PM Main Crafts with Candie: OPPL artist, Candie Chatham, will teach you how to make an awesome craft.
Jul. 19 Tues. 3 pm Anna Meyer Family Fun Day. Cell phone safety and courtesy. Reg@327-1351.
Jul. 19 Tues. 3:30 pm JR Searcy Glow in the dark bowling
Jul. 19 Tues. 4 pm West Ouachita DIY Olympic rings T-shirts. Reg@327-5414.
Jul. 21 Thurs. 10 am Carver-McDonald Game Day
Jul. 21 Thurs. 2:30 pm Louise Williams STEM Thursdays: Maxe maker.
Jul. 21 Thurs. 2:30 PM Main Olympic sized games: Jenga, Twister, and more.
Jul. 22 Fri. 9 am Louise Williams Brain Games
Jul. 22 Fri. 10am-12pm Main Friday Field Day
Jul. 23 Sat. 11 am Anna Meyer Movie day. Reg@327-1351.
Jul. 26 Tues. 2:30 PM Main Cereally Cute Notebooks!: Make your own notebook out of a cereal box.
Jul. 26 Tues. 3:30 pm JR Searcy Movie: Angels in the Outfield. PG: 120 min.
Jul. 26 Tues. 4 pm Anna Meyer Family Fun Day. Grooming tips with Shelia Brown from Cloyd's Barber & Beauty School. Reg@327-1351.
Jul. 26 Tues. 4 pm West Ouachita DIY Greek vases.
Jul. 27 Wed. 2:30 pm Louise Williams Watch It Wednesday: Pan
Jul. 28 Thurs. 10 am Carver-McDonald Movie & popcorn: Remember the Titans
Jul. 28 Thurs. 2:30 PM Main Table Quidditch: Think you have what it takes to play for Chudley Cannons or Puddlemere United? Test your Quidditch skills and see if you'd make the team.
Jul. 28 Thurs. 3:30 pm JR Searcy Family fitness fun activities.
Jul. 28 Thurs. 5 pm Main Anime Club: Sgt. Frog.
Jul. 29 Fri. 9 am Louise Williams Brain Games
Jul. 29 Fri. 10am-12pm Main Friday Field Day
Jul. 29 Mon. 2:30 pm Louise Williams Movement Mondays: Zumba
Jul. 30 Sat. 2 pm JR Searcy End of summer party. Join us for ie cream and a scavenger hunt with prizes.
Aug, 2 Tues. 2:30 pm Main DIY Vuvuzela: Make a vuvuzela to cheer on your favorite team.
Aug. 3 Wed. 10am Cloyd's Barber & Beauty School Family Fun Day. Spa day for those who registered at the July program. Reg@327-1351.
Aug. 4 Thurs. 1 pm Louise Williams End of summer party.
Aug, 4 Thurs. 2:30 pm Main Water Balloon Fight: Celebrate the end of the summer with an epic water balloon battle.
Aug. 6 Sat. 12-2 pm All Branches READ STRONG. Stop by any branch and read some pages and record them to end the Summer Reading Challenge.


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MobilePAC. Don't have an iPhone or iPad? Get the same functionality with any smartphone*. MobilePAC is sized to fit the screens of smartphones.. From your phone browser go to
*Some Blackberry phones do not work but a fix is on the way.
AudioBookCloud. Your online audio book collection of streaming audio books. It delivers high quality recordings of some of the most popular books in the world right to your home computer - no checkouts, no due dates, nothing to return. You can even bookmark your place and come back later to listen.
TumbleBookCloud. An online collection of ebooks, graphic novels, educational videos, and audio books for middle and high school teens and adults.. All with unlimited access, all the time, from any device with an Internet connection. Included are videos from National Geographic, lesson plans, plot summaries, character sketches, and. online quizzes.

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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


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