SUMMER FUN, DELIVERED SAFELY ONLINE

Are you ready to go on an epic adventure, exploring fairy tales, mythology, and fantasy while also having so much fun?  You're in the right place!  Enjoy the Lafourche Parish Public Library programming that you know and love, all from the comfort and safety of home!  Watch spell-binding performances, create amazing masterpieces in artist-led workshops, and have a blast at story time ... all online.  Imagination has no limits when you explore with your library this summer - let's go on a colossal quest together!  

ONLINE STORY TIME

New Online Story Times premiering every Monday at 10:30 AM!
 

ONLINE STORY TIME WITH MS. HEATHER 
Once Upon a Cool Motorcycle Dude
By Kevin O'Malley

In this funny picture book perfect for kids ages 6-10, a boy and a girl are given a joint storytelling assignment by their teacher, but they have different ideas of how their fairy tale should evolve. Can they agree on who will live happily ever after? With a cool motorcycle dude and a beautiful princess the possibilities are endless!
(Premiered 06/01. Story read with permission by Bloomsbury USA)

ONLINE STORY TIME WITH MS. ALLISON 
Hippo Goes Bananas!
By Marjorie Murray

In this silly picture book perfect for kids ages 3-7, the animals tell one another about Hippo's strange behavior, and each one makes up something terrible to add to the story until they are frightened that Hippo will destroy Serengeti itself.
(Premiered 05/28. Story read with permission by Two Lions)

ONLINE STORY TIME WITH MS. HEATHER 
Memorial Day Surprise
By Theresa Martin Golding

In this colorful picture book perfect for kids ages 5-12, Marco, who goes to see the town's parade & makes sure to stop by his grandfather's house along the way every Memorial Day, finds there is a change in plans this year, & gets the surprise of his life when he sees his grandfather leading the parade.
(Premiered 05/25. Story read with permission by Boyd Mills Press)

ONLINE STORY TIME WITH MS. ALLISON 
Epossumondas
By Coleen Salley

In this amusing folklore-inspired picture book perfect for kids ages 4-7, a well-intentioned young possum continually takes his mother's instructions much too literally. 
(Premiered 05/22. Story read with permission by HMH Books)

ONLINE STORY TIME WITH MS. HEATHER 
The Stuffed Animals Get Ready for Bed
By Alison Inches

In this charming bedtime story perfect for kids ages 3-7, rhyming text describes a young girl's efforts to put her unruly stuffed animals to bed.(Premiered 05/18. Story read with permission by Harcourt Children's Books)

ONLINE YOGA STORY TIME

New Online Yoga Story Times premiering every Wednesday at 10:30 AM!
 

ONLINE YOGA STORY TIME WITH MRS. LISA 
Not Every Princess
By Jeffrey Bone & Lisa Bone

 This colorful picture book perfect for kids ages 4-8, encourages the reader to imagine what one could be, despite others' expectations, after listing activities that are stereotypically, but not always, attributed to princesses, fairies, pirates, superheroes, and more.
(Premieres 06/03. Story read with permission by Magination Press)

ONLINE YOGA STORY TIME WITH MRS. LISA 
Zoo Zen:  A Yoga Story for Kids
By Kristen Fischer

 In this attention-grabbing rhyming story perfect for kids ages 4-8, Lyla learns yoga poses & gets some tips from the animals at the zoo as she observes one bear, two snakes and more.
(Premiered 05/27. Story read with permission by Sounds True)

ONLINE YOGA STORY TIME WITH MRS. LISA 
I Am Yoga
By Susan Verde

 In this feel-good picture book perfect for kids ages 4-8, a young girl imagines herself as a tree touching the sky, a playful dog, a warrior, and more while practicing yoga poses and relaxing and seeing how she fits into the world.
(Premiered 05/20. Story read with permission by Abrams Books)

ONLINE VIEW & DO STORY TIME

New Online View & Do Story Times premiering every Friday at 10:30 AM!
Pick up your View & Do crafting supplies at any branch starting the Monday of the story time premiere. Then tune in on Friday to create your masterpiece!

 

ONLINE VIEW & DO STORY TIME WITH MS. ALLISON 
The Daring Prince Dashing
By Marilou Reeder

Paper Crown Craft Demo

In this silly picture book perfect for kids ages 3-6, a daredevil prince meets his perfect Cinderella and they begin a most adventurous friendship.
(Premieres 06/05. Story read with permission by Sky Pony)

ONLINE PERFORMANCES

Tune in during the available dates to watch our magical Summer Experience performances!

SE20 - Animal Tales Fantastic Creatures

Available to View:  Friday, May 29 - Friday, June 5, 2020
Click here to watch on YouTube!

Join our friends from Animal Tales as they bring you a Harry Potter-themed animal show full of "fantastic creatures!"  View these magical animals and learn about their habitats in the wild.

Available to View:  Monday, June 8 - Sunday, June 14, 2020

Join our friends from Page Turner Adventures for a hilarious comedy
story theater show that will have you in stitches. You’ve been warned - laughter is contagious!

Available to View:  Monday, June 15 - Friday, June 19, 2020

Join Calliope Puppets for a performance of two classic Aesop's fables about small mice with great power - let's celebrate our power to make a difference!  

Available to View:  Monday, June 22 - Sunday, June 28, 2020

Join our friends from Page Turner Adventures for a hilarious comedy
story theater show that will have you in stitches. You’ve been warned - laughter is contagious!

Available to View:  Thursday, June 25 - Tuesday, June 30, 2020

Join our friend Roger Day for some STEAM-based learning with a great beat!  Rock the zoo with activities, animal demos, and some of Roger Day’s most popular songs!

Available to View:  Monday, July 6 - Sunday, July 12, 2020

Join our friend JiggleMan for an amazingly entertaining show full of jumping, joking, and juggling!  Get ready to laugh out loud when you watch JiggleMan’s incredible feats and antics!

Available to View:  Monday, July 13 - Sunday, July 19, 2020

Join our friends from Animal Tales as they bring you a Harry Potter-themed animal show with enough serpents to drive any Slytherin wild!  View some creepy, crawly serpent creatures from the safety of your home and take part in some fun tales.

Available to View:  Monday, July 20 - Sunday, July 26, 2020

Join our friend Roger Day for his signature songs, which encourage kids to sing loud, jump high, and DREAM BIG!

CALLIOPE PUPPETS:  LOUISIANA TRICKSTER TALES

Available to View:  Monday, July 27 - Friday, July 31, 2020

Join Calliope Puppets for a cultural program from the rich heritage of Louisiana, featuring two traditional tales of clever tricksters, enacted with lively hand puppets!  

ONLINE ART WORKSHOPS

Join local artists for guided online art workshops.  Workshop supplies will be available curbside at your local branch on the Monday of the week of the class, and will be available throughout the week, while supplies last.  Pick up your supplies and then tune in to create a masterpiece from home during the available dates!

CHILDREN'S PAINTING WORKSHOP WITH ELLEN MCCORD

Available to View:  Monday, June 22 - Friday, June 26, 2020

Join Ellen McCord for a painting workshop for kids, ages 8-12.  Pick up your supplies curbside at your local branch, Monday, June 22 - Friday, June 26, 2020, while supplies last.

CHILDREN'S SCULPTURE WORKSHOP WITH ELLEN MCCORD

Available to View:  Monday, June 29 - Friday, July 3, 2020

Join Ellen McCord for a sculpture workshop for kids, ages 8-12.  Pick up your supplies curbside at your local branch, Monday, June 29 - Thursday, July 2, 2020, while supplies last.

TEEN ARTS AND CRAFTS WORKSHOP WITH TISA HILL

Available to View:  Monday, July 6 - Friday, July 10, 2020

Join Tisa Hill for an arts and crafts workshop for teens, ages 13-18.  Pick up your supplies curbside at your local branch, Monday, July 6 - Friday, July 10, 2020, while supplies last.

ADULT PAINTING WORKSHOP WITH LOUANNA GUIDRY

Available to View:  Monday, July 13 - Friday, July 17, 2020

Join LouAnna Guidry for a Cajun folklore painting workshop for adults.  Pick up your supplies curbside at your local branch, Monday, July 13 - Friday, July 17, 2020, while supplies last.