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Get Caught Reading

Thursday, May 31, 2018
Main Branch
Enjoy your time reading at the library. Get caught reading by the librarian and your picture goes up on our "Look Who Got Caught Reading " board.  Happy reading!
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Regularly Scheduled Storytimes

9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
All Locations
All of our branches have regularly scheduled storytimes throughout the day for children of all ages and abilities. Please check our website to see times and days. 

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Introduction to Computers

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Cpl JR Searcy Branch
Learn computer basics, including software and internet skills, in this eight session course.
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Beginning Computer Class

10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Anna Meyer Branch
For people who are just learning how to use a computer.
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Exploring MS Office

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Cpl JR Searcy Branch
An intermediate level tutorial in Word, Excel, and Powerpoint will be taught in this eight session course.
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Homeschool Library Express

10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Main Branch
For homeschoolers only. 
May 7 - Mother's Day
May 14 - Gardening.
May 21 - Grill & game day.
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La Leche League Meeting

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Ouachita Valley Branch
La Leche League breast feeding support group, for mothers who breast-feed and those who want to start breast-feeding. LaLeche answers  breastfeeding and parenting questions, drawn from the various resources on our site, conveniently grouped by topics and resources.
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Making Music Mondays

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Main Branch
May 21 - Mini lid banjos.
Jun. 4 - Box guitars.
Jun. 11 - Key wind chime.
Jun. 18 - Water bottle maracas.
Jun. 25 - Mandolins.
Jul. 2 - Kazoo.
Jul 9 - Paper cup drum.
Jul. 16 - Bolang Gu.
Jul. 23 - Trumpet/Tubular bells.
Jul. 30 - Paper plate shaker.

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Sock-topus Craft

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Louise Williams Branch
Listen to the Beatles, Octopus's Garden, and make a sock-topus.
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Musical Monday

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Anna Meyer Branch
May 21 - Wii like to Dance! Just Dance battle on the Wii.
Jul. 2 - Musical trivia.
Jul. 16 - Karaoke fun.
Jul. 30 - Learn about music and education.
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Bush Baby: Live!

3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Louise Williams Branch
Bush Baby, rapper from Shreveport, will perform! Come to the Louise Williams Branch and see Tabitha Davis for your free ticket!
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Pit Stop Storytime

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Main Branch
May 7 - Mother's Day craft
May 14 - Make a flower garden.
May 21 - Memorial Day craft. 
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Rainbow Reads Book Club

5:30 PM - 7:45 PM
Main Branch
May 21 - Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda, by Becky Albertalli
Jun. 25 - David Bowie Made Me Gay: 100 Years of LGBT Music, by Daryl W. Bullock
Jul. 30 - Unveiling the Muse: The Lost History of Gay Carnival in New Orleans, by Howard Phillips Smith
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Intermediate Computer Class

10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Anna Meyer Branch
For people who know how to use a computer but want to learn more about the Internet. 
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Naming Tunes

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Main Branch
Name the tune and movie of some of Disney's popular children's films.  Prizes given to winning team.
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2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Teen Book Club

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Cpl JR Searcy Branch
Zeroes to Heroes: We'll discuss our favorite protagonists and what makes them heroic.
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Teen Cinema

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Sterlington Branch
May 22 - Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure
Jun. 12 - Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey
Jul. 10 - School of Rock
Jul. 31 - Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
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Artful Afternoons

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Cpl JR Searcy Branch
May 22 - Rainstick instrumental craft.
May 29 - Music & movement games.
Jun. 5 - Recycled wind chimes.
Jun. 12 - Music science: Sound experiments and crafts.
Jun. 19 - Lego time.
Jun. 26 - Music & movement games.
Jul. 3 - Percussion stick musical instrument.
Jul. 10 -Music science: Sound experiments and crafts.
Jul. 17 - Print making with foam shapes.
Jul. 24 - Music & movement games.
Jul. 31 - Silly Sock Hop party: Wear your silly socks and join us for dancing, games, and milk shakes.
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4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Main Branch
May 22 - Watch, Pokemon the First Movie.
May 29 - Make Pokemon crafts with your friends. Please note that crafts start at 2 pm. 
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Teen Scene

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
West Ouachita Branch
May 22 - Make ice cream in a bag.
May 29 - Fandom trivia.
Jun. 5 - Group art project.
Jun. 12 - Sheet music art.
Jun. 19 - Lip sync competition.
Jun. 26 - Paint rocks.
Jul. 10 - Make music note perler beads key chains.
Jul. 17 - Art from old cards.
Jul. 24 - Black light party.
Jul. 31 - Happy Birthday Harry! Celebrate the boy who lived and watch, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets.
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Tween Club

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
West Monroe Branch
May 22 - Jazz It Up, painting with squirt guns.
Jun. 12 - Make rock photo holder.
Jun. 26 - Make and eat igneous rocks.
Jul. 10 - Paint rock.
Jul. 24 - Make a rock-et flinger.
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Musical Movie Screening

4:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Ouachita Valley Branch
Join us for popcorn and a musical - singing along encouraged!
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Tween's Rocking Reader's Theatre

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Ollie Burns Branch
Have fun with Reader's Theatre for Tweens as we present:
May 22 -  Dooby Dooby Moo. Crafts will be included.
Jul. 24 - Down By the Cool Of the Pool. Crafts will be included.
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Write Club

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM