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New @Home with Your Library workshops premiering every Wednesday at 4 PM!
Join our staff for a variety of workshops including arts & crafts, fitness, gardening, & more.

 

@HOME WITH YOUR LIBRARY: 12/01/21
How-To Make a Dump Cake with Dione

Dump cakes are one of Dione's favorite desserts to bake because they are so easy to make! By literally "dumping" a few simple ingredients together, you can have a delicious dessert in no time. Tune in to Dione's episode of At Home to learn how to make your own dump cake.

@HOME WITH YOUR LIBRARY: 11/24/21
Thanksgiving Plate Cricut Demo with Jessica

Jessica will be serving up her Thanksgiving feast on this custom plate she designed with Cricut Maker! She will be teaching up how to design your own plate with the Cricut in this episode of At Home. If you don't have a Cricut to use at home, no worries because we've got you covered! Contact one of our branches to reserve a time to come in and use a Cricut or schedule a Cricut class with us to learn how to use the machine.

@HOME WITH YOUR LIBRARY: 11/17/21
How-To Make a Roux with Luticia

Fall is here, which means it is the perfect time to cook up some roux-based dishes! Since we live in Acadiana, we know that many of you already know how to make a roux, but if you don't, Luticia is here to teach you! Tune in to her At Home to learn how to make a delicious roux.

@HOME WITH YOUR LIBRARY: 11/10/21
Crafting Acorn Eggs with Sally

Sally will be teaching you how to craft some beautiful fall decor! She will transform Easter eggs into a festive acorn centerpiece that will look perfect on your Thanksgiving table.

@HOME WITH YOUR LIBRARY: 11/03/21
Making a Buttercream Icing with Kaina

As we enter the holiday season & fire up our ovens to do some baking, we know that many of you may be looking for a simple, yet delicious buttercream icing recipe to top your confections. Kaina is here on this episode of At Home to show us how to make one of her favorite versions of the classic, versatile buttercream frosting.

@HOME WITH YOUR LIBRARY: 10/27/21
Breast Cancer Awareness with Doris

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. 💕 Doris's aunt is a breast cancer survivor, so she is passionate about speaking about breast cancer awareness and honoring those affected. Tune in to learn about some of our breast cancer resources, as well as to learn how to craft your own breast cancer ribbon.

@HOME WITH YOUR LIBRARY: 10/20/21
How To Kill Mold with Stephanie

We know that many of you are battling mold in your homes right now, so Stephanie is here with some tips on killing mold!  Find out what solutions she suggests on this episode of At Home. 

@HOME WITH YOUR LIBRARY: 10/13/21
Preparing a Béchamel Sauce with Emily

Tune in for a cooking demo with Emily! She will be showing us how to prepare a Béchamel Sauce, one of the "mother sauces" of French cuisine. Ooh la la!

@HOME WITH YOUR LIBRARY: 10/06/21
Fall Votive Candle Mason Jar with Jacob

Join Jacob to learn how to turn a mason jar into a fall votive candle holder!

@HOME WITH YOUR LIBRARY: 09/22/21
Reading to Little Ones with Heather

September is 1000 Books Before Kindergarten Kick-Off Month, & Heather is here with some tips to help you read to & enjoy books with the little ones in your life! You can register for our 1000 Books Before Kindergarten program online at lafourche.beanstack.org or in any open branch.

@HOME WITH YOUR LIBRARY: 09/01/21
Personalized Candle with Sally

Join Sally, Larose Branch Manager, to learn how to personalize a candle in this crafty workshop that is fun for all ages!

@HOME WITH YOUR LIBRARY: 08/25/21
Vegetable Harvesting with Rachel

Join local gardener & Lockport staff member Rachel to learn about vegetable harvesting! Rachel maintains a vegetable garden at her home and she will be sharing some of her tips & tricks with us.

@HOME WITH YOUR LIBRARY: 08/18/21
Fireworks in a Cup with Allison

Allison, South Lafourche staff member, is going to show you how you can enjoy fireworks all year round by making them in a cup! This is a fun activity to do inside with the family on a hot afternoon.

@HOME WITH YOUR LIBRARY: 08/11/21
Back to School with Heather

It's back-to-school time and Heather, Golden Meadow Manager, has some A+ resources to help your child make the grade this school year! Tune in to this At Home workshop to learn how you can get the most out of your library card this school year.

@HOME WITH YOUR LIBRARY: 08/04/21
Upcycled Candle Jar with Luticia & Jolene

Luticia and Jolene from our Choctaw Branch will show you to upcycle an old candle jar. Upcycling involves taking an object that has served its purpose and would normally be discarded, & turning it into something beautiful and useful!

@HOME WITH YOUR LIBRARY: 07/28/21
DIY Marbled Card with Doris

Join Doris, Thibodaux staff member, to learn how to make a beautiful marbled card!

@HOME WITH YOUR LIBRARY: 07/21/21
Building a Bento Box with Jessica

Join Jessica, Bayou Blue staff member, to learn how to build a bento box! Bento boxes are single-serving, packed meals in divided containers, transported by the eater already assembled and ready to be savored. Like an American lunchbox, only so much more!

@HOME WITH YOUR LIBRARY: 07/14/21
DIY After-Sun Skin Balm with Kristen

Join Kristen, Raceland Staff Member, to learn how to make a soothing balm sure to relieve itching and burning after spending long, hot days in the Louisiana sun!

@HOME WITH YOUR LIBRARY: 07/07/21
Patriotic Clothespin Wreath with Sally

Join Larose Manager Sally to learn how to make a clothespin wreath perfect for celebrating all of the patriotic holidays! ❤️🤍💙

@HOME WITH YOUR LIBRARY: 06/30/21
Book Nook with Katie

What to do when you are crafty & love books? Why, make a book nook, of course! Book nooks are crafty creations that you slip onto your shelves between your books. "When sandwiched between two books, a book nook looks as though your shelf is a passageway to places real and imagined." (mymodernmet.com/book-nook-ideas) Join Reference Librarian Katie to learn how to create your own book nook!

@HOME WITH YOUR LIBRARY: 06/23/21
Mystery LEGO Creation with Andrew

Grab your LEGOs & follow along as Andrew from our South Lafourche Branch guides you in creating a mystery LEGO build! Just what are we making? Watch until the end to see! 👀

@HOME WITH YOUR LIBRARY: 06/16/21
Road Trip Tips with Heather

Now that it is summer & the world is opening back up, Golden Meadow Branch Manager Heather can't wait to go on a road trip! Get her tips & tricks for having a terrific road trip in this episode of At Home with Your Library.

@HOME WITH YOUR LIBRARY: 06/09/21
Easy Tie Dye with Luticia

If you're like us, when you think about summer, you think about tie dye. Choctaw Branch Manager Luticia is going to be showing us an easy way to make your own tie dye shirt using supplies you likely have at home. Tune in & tie dye with us!

@HOME WITH YOUR LIBRARY: 06/02/21
DIY Wax Melts with Ashley

Thibodaux Branch staff member Ashley has some tips & tricks for making your home smell wonderful this summer. Tune in to learn how to create your very own wax melts!

@HOME WITH YOUR LIBRARY: 05/26/21
Make a Crewmate Keychain from Among Us with Jessica

Join Bayou Blue Branch Assistant Jessica to learn how to make a crewmate keychain from the game Among Us!

@HOME WITH YOUR LIBRARY: 05/19/21
How-To Address an Envelope with Emily

Join Raceland Branch Assistant Emily to learn a skill needed for Letter Writing 101 ... how-to address an envelope! Emily will show you the proper way to address your missives to ensure that they reach their intended destination.

@HOME WITH YOUR LIBRARY: 05/12/21
Flip Flop Wreath with Sally

Join Larose Branch Manager Sally to learn how to make a summer wreath that you will flip over! We will be creating a super cute, yet inexpensive, Flip Flop Wreath.

@HOME WITH YOUR LIBRARY: 05/05/21
Infused Waters with Stephanie

Join Lockport Branch Assistant Stephanie to learn how to make delicious infused water! Infused water is any combination of fruits, vegetables, & herbs immersed in cold water. It makes for a delicious & healthy treat!

@HOME WITH YOUR LIBRARY: 04/28/21
Cryptography with Andrew

South Lafourche Branch Assistant Andrew is here this week to help you solve those tricky ciphers that you often find in escape rooms. Learn all about a passion of his - cryptography - in this week's At Home workshop!

@HOME WITH YOUR LIBRARY: 04/21/21
Zero-Based Budgeting with Heather

Join Golden Meadow Manager Heather to learn the zero-based budget strategy! With zero-based budgeting, you allocate all of your monthly money to a variety of categories, including major bills, daily living, & savings. The goal is to end up with $0 at the end of the budget!

 

Learn more with these resources: https://www.ramseysolutions.com/budgeting/how-to-make-a-zero-based-budget https://www.nerdwallet.com/article/finance/zero-based-budgeting-explained https://www.vertex42.com/ExcelTemplates/zero-based-budget-worksheet.html

@HOME WITH YOUR LIBRARY: 04/14/21
Box Bird Feeder with Luticia

Join Choctaw Branch Manager Luticia to learn how to make a box bird feeder to invite our feathered friends into your yard & do some bird-watching!

@HOME WITH YOUR LIBRARY: 04/07/21
Paper Kitty Crafting with Danny

Join Thibodaux Branch Assistant Danny to learn how to make an adorable paper kitty craft!

@HOME WITH YOUR LIBRARY: 03/31/21
Crafting an Easter Egg Tree with Jacob

Join Bayou Blue Branch Assistant Jacob to learn how to create an Easter Egg Tree to decorate your home this spring!

@HOME WITH YOUR LIBRARY: 03/24/21
Tying a Tie or Scarf with Kristen

Raceland Branch Assistant Kristen is here to help you with all your formal wear needs! Learn how to tie a tie or scarf to fashionably complement your outfits.

@HOME WITH YOUR LIBRARY: 03/17/21
Making an Easter Wreath with Sally

Join Larose Branch Manager Sally to learn how to make an Easter wreath that looks like it was purchased in a store! It is more economical to make your own, and the best part is, it's not difficult either. Tune in to learn how!

@HOME WITH YOUR LIBRARY: 03/10/21
Making a Beaded Necklace with Katie

Join Lockport Reference Librarian Katie to learn how to make a beautiful beaded necklace using supplies that you can get at any craft store. Don't pay boutique prices when you can make your own jewelry - tune in to learn how!

@HOME WITH YOUR LIBRARY: 03/04/21
Homemade Pizza Dough with Dione

Join South Lafourche Reference Librarian Dione to learn how to create something delicious - homemade pizza dough! Dione loves pizza and regularly makes it from scratch - tune in to discover how you can make pizza at home too!

@HOME WITH YOUR LIBRARY: 02/24/21
Pizza Pan Hanging Decor with Heather

Join Golden Meadow Branch Associate Heather to learn how to make beautiful hanging home decor from a ... pizza pan?! That's right! It's so easy & economical to make a lovely decoration for your home using a few simple items, such as a pizza pan & placemat. Tune in to learn how!

@HOME WITH YOUR LIBRARY: 02/17/21
Making Spice Blends with Luticia

Join Choctaw Branch Manager Luticia as she shows you how to make various spice blends to season all of your favorite meals.

@HOME WITH YOUR LIBRARY: 02/10/21
Alligator Puppet with Danny

Join Thibodaux Branch Assistant Danny to learn how to make an alligator puppet!

@HOME WITH YOUR LIBRARY: 02/03/21
Strength Training Workout

Join Bayou Blue Branch Manager Lori for a strength training workout!

@HOME WITH YOUR LIBRARY: 01/27/21
Checkbook Balancing

Join Raceland Branch Manager Kaina for some checkbook basics - we are going to learn the proper way to balance a checkbook!

@HOME WITH YOUR LIBRARY: 01/20/21
Fancy Mardi Gras Bead Necklace

Join Larose Branch Manager Sally to learn how to turn some regular Mardi Gras beads into a fancy necklace!

@HOME WITH YOUR LIBRARY: 01/13/21 
Square Box Origami

Join Lockport Branch Manager Leah and Branch Assistant Chelsea to learn how to make square box origami.

@HOME WITH YOUR LIBRARY: 01/06/21 
Digital Scrapbooking

Join South Lafourche Branch Assistant Andrew to learn how to make a digital scrapbook to preserve all of your memories int he upcoming year.

@HOME WITH YOUR LIBRARY: 12/30/20 
Organization Hacks for the New Year

Join Golden Meadow Branch Associate Heather to learn some organization hacks to help you declutter and simplify your life in the new year.

@HOME WITH YOUR LIBRARY: 12/23/20 
Mini Holiday House Workshop

Join Choctaw Branch Assistant Luticia to learn how to make a mini holiday house. Get ready .. you're going to be so tempted to take a bite out of this adorable decoration!

@HOME WITH YOUR LIBRARY: 12/16/20 
Granny Squares Workshop

Join Thibodaux Branch Associate Brittany to learn how to crochet granny squares!
If you want even more practice, head over to Creativebug, where you get FREE access to thousands of award-winning arts & crafts classes with your library card: https://www.creativebug.com/classseries/single/crochet-sampler-a-daily-practice

@HOME WITH YOUR LIBRARY: 12/09/20 
Succulent Terrarium Workshop

Join Bayou Blue Branch Assistant Jessica to learn how to create a beautiful succulent terrarium.

@HOME WITH YOUR LIBRARY: 12/02/20 
Sewing a Button

Join Raceland Branch Assistant Emily to learn how to sew a button. This skill is Adulting 101 and an excellent one to have in the event that a button pops off of your favorite shirt, dress, or jacket!

@HOME WITH YOUR LIBRARY: 11/25/20 
Personalized Coasters

Join Larose Branch Manager Sally to learn how to make personalized coasters.

@HOME WITH YOUR LIBRARY: 11/18/20 
Thanksgiving Turkey Pretzels

Join Lockport Reference Librarian Katie to learn how to make some tasty turkey pretzels for Thanksgiving! You're going to "gobble gobble" these up!

@HOME WITH YOUR LIBRARY: 11/11/20 
Dream Catcher

Join South Lafourche Branch Assistant and Houma Nation member Lucas to learn how to make a dream catcher in honor of Native American Heritage Month!

@HOME WITH YOUR LIBRARY: 11/04/20 
Fall Centerpiece

Join Golden Meadow Branch Associate Heather to learn how to make a festive Fall centerpiece that will look glorious on your Thanksgiving table!

@HOME WITH YOUR LIBRARY: 10/28/20 
Concrete Garden Globe

Join Community Outreach Services staff members Trinna & Lisa to learn how to make a concrete garden globe.

@HOME WITH YOUR LIBRARY: 10/21/20 
Spooky Ghost

Join Community Outreach Services Coordinator Trinna to learn how to make a spooky ghost using a jug.

@HOME WITH YOUR LIBRARY: 10/14/20 
Monster Wreath

Join Golden Meadow Manager Heather to learn how to make a monster wreath using a few simple items you can find at most stores.

@HOME WITH YOUR LIBRARY: 10/07/20 
Painted Book Stack

Join Lockport Reference Librarian Katie to learn how to upcycle some materials to make a painted book stack!

@HOME WITH YOUR LIBRARY: 09/30/20 
Halloween Cake Decorating

Join South Lafourche staff member Mannie to learn how to decorate a spiderweb cake for Halloween!

@HOME WITH YOUR LIBRARY: 09/23/20 
Cardboard Picture Frame Wreath

Join Thibodaux staff member Kim to learn how to create a picture frame wreath using cardboard & clothespins!

@HOME WITH YOUR LIBRARY: 09/16/20 
Slime Time

Join Choctaw Branch Manager Luticia to learn how to make slime using some household ingredients!

@HOME WITH YOUR LIBRARY: 09/09/20 
Birch Trees Painting Workshop

Join Raceland staff member Kristen to learn how to paint birch trees! She will demonstrate a technique that uses some unconventional methods - tune in to check it out!

@HOME WITH YOUR LIBRARY: 09/02/20 
Wonder Woman & Captain America
Drawing Workshop

Join Thibodaux staff members (and artists!) Danny & Grace to learn the technique they use to ink their pencil drawings. They will be inking a drawing that they did of Wonder Woman & Captain America, and we must admit, it is pretty fascinating and satisfying to watch!

@HOME WITH YOUR LIBRARY: 08/26/20 
Coconut Lime Salt Scrub

Join Lockport staff member Katie to learn how to make a coconut lime salt scrub that smells absolutely delicious! This salt scrub is the perfect end to summer.

@HOME WITH YOUR LIBRARY: 08/19/20 
Lava Lamp

Join Thibodaux staff members Danny & Grace to learn how to make a lava lamp using some simple items you might have around the house!

@HOME WITH YOUR LIBRARY: 08/12/20 
Origami

Join South Lafourche staff member Andrew to learn how to make origami! Origami is the art of paper folding, which is often associated with Japanese culture.

@HOME WITH YOUR LIBRARY: 08/05/20 
DIY Bath Bombs

Join Larose Branch Manager Sally to learn how to make homemade bath bombs using simple ingredients. Bath bombs make great gifts, but we also wouldn't blame you if you kept some to enjoy for yourself!