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Summer Fun Events
We have hundreds of events scheduled throughout June and July for children, teens, and adults.
Children and teens will earn prizes by signing up for our reading challenge.
Complete the challenge by reading 800 pages and submitting a reading log to earn completion prizes.
Crush the challenge by reading 2018 pages and submitting a reading log to earn even more prizes.
Download the Reading Log or pick one up at any Library location.
Adult Prize Raffles
Adults who sign up for the Summer Fun & Reading Challenge and attend Library events throughout June and July will receive raffle entries for the chance to win one of 15 Amazon Fire HD Tablets with Alexa.
Adult Writing Contest
Adults age 18 and over are invited to submit a short story, poem, or essay as part of our 4th annual Adult Writing Contest.
Original submissions should use the theme of music and incorporate at least seven of the ten words listed below: Brass, Duet, Finale, Harmony, Improvisation, Interlude, Tempo, Unison, Symphony, Rhythm
1st Place: $100 Value Prize Pack
2nd Place: $50 Value Prize Pack
3rd Place: $25 Value Prize Pack
Submission Deadline: Friday, June 15, 2018, at 5 pm.
Winners will be announced on Friday, July 13.
Other Upcoming Events
Sat, June 23rd / By AppointmentMartin Luther King Library
Designed for those who are just beginning to learn about technology or who would like to grow their digital skills and utilize the many digital resources the library offers. Reservations are required and can be made by calling 504-596-2695. (More)
Sat, June 23rd / During Library HoursMain Library
Make a fun simple craft with supplies and examples provided. A new craft every two weeks. This is a passive craft for children, located in the Alan and Cecilia Sands Early Literacy Center. Assistance from a guardian is recommended for younger ages. (More)