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OUT & ABOUT LAFOURCHE

New Out & About Lafourche field trips premiering on the 2nd Monday of every month at 4 PM!
Join our staff as we travel to exciting locales around Lafourche Parish.

OUT AND ABOUT LAFOURCHE: 11/08/21
Veterans Day

Join Lisa to learn how our libraries are honoring our local veterans this Veterans Day. Lafourche Parish Public Library would like to thank our veterans for their service to our country! ❤️🤍💙

OUT AND ABOUT LAFOURCHE: 10/11/21
Friends of the Libraries Month

National Friends of the Libraries Week is celebrated annually in October, so for this episode of Out & About Lafourche, we sat down with the officers of our Thibodaux's Friends Group to learn a bit more about how the work that they do supports the library. Our Friends help our library community in so many ways, and we want to say thank you for all that they do for us!

Interested in joining a Friends Group? Learn more here: https://lpplyastuff.wixsite.com/lafourchelibrary/friends

OUT AND ABOUT LAFOURCHE: 09/13/21
Library Card Sign-Up Month

As we all have experienced, it's been a September like no other. If you are a member of our library community, you may know that we typically celebrate Library Card Sign Up Month annually during September. Hurricane Ida threw a wrench in our plans this year, but we did have the opportunity to talk to some of our patrons back in August about what they love most about their Lafourche Parish Public Library. Check out what they had to say in this special episode of Out and About Lafourche. We love our library community!

OUT AND ABOUT LAFOURCHE: 08/23/21
Parks of the Parish with Allison

Join Allison as she takes us on a trek around the parish, exploring Lafourche's parks! Tune in and check out what our parks have to offer!

OUT AND ABOUT LAFOURCHE: 07/26/21
Lockport Historic Walking Tour with Lockport Branch

For the last week of Summer Experience 2021, Lockport staff members Crystal & Stephanie, plus Stephanie's dog Chloe, go on a historic walking tour through the town of Lockport. Learn more about the places and spaces of this unique town on this episode of Out & About Lafourche.

OUT AND ABOUT LAFOURCHE: 07/19/21
Golden Meadow Historical Center with Golden Meadow Branch

For Week 8 of Summer Experience 2021, Golden Meadow Manager Heather sits down with the creators of our Historical Center at the branch. Take a tour of the Historical Center and learn a bit about its history on this interesting and informative episode of Out and About Lafourche!

OUT AND ABOUT LAFOURCHE: 07/12/21
Gheens History & Library Tour with Gheens Branch

For Week 7 of Summer Experience 2021, Gheens Manager Jessica sits down with some residents of Gheens to talk about the town's history. After that, we go on a tour of the newly renovated Gheens library!

OUT AND ABOUT LAFOURCHE: 07/05/21
Blackberry Picking with Larose Branch

For Week 6 of Summer Experience 2021, Larose staff member Jill takes us on a little adventure - we are going blackberry picking! Join us as we hunt for berries and find something interesting (and rather surprising) things along the way!

OUT AND ABOUT LAFOURCHE: BONUS!
Smithsonian Waterways Exhibit

Enjoy this BONUS episode of our Out and About Lafourche program series as we bring you inside the Smithsonian Waterways Exhibit, currently available for viewing at the Wetlands Acadian Cultural Center at 314 Saint Mary Street in Thibodaux, LA.

If you would like to visit the exhibit in person, it is available to view Friday, June 26 - Saturday, June 26 from 10 AM - 4 PM at the Wetlands Acadian Cultural Center in Thibodaux. In July, the exhibit will move to the Grand Isle Community Center at 3811 LA-1 in Grand Isle, LA.

Come discover all of the ways water, our most valuable resource, makes life possible here on Earth.

OUT AND ABOUT LAFOURCHE: 06/28/21
Sugar Mill with Raceland Branch

For Week 5 of Summer Experience 2021, Raceland Branch Manager Kaina interviews Renee Castro from the LSU AgCenter & discusses the importance of the sugar industry in Lafourche Parish. 🌱

OUT AND ABOUT LAFOURCHE: 06/21/21
LPSO K-9 Squad with Bayou Blue Branch

For Week 4 of Summer Experience 2021, Bayou Blue Branch Manager Lori introduces us to Deputy Charles Thomas & K-9 Hoss from the Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office. Tune in to learn how this WOOF-tastic team works together to keep our communities safe! 👮‍♂️🐶

OUT AND ABOUT LAFOURCHE: 06/14/21
Animal Shelter with Thibodaux Branch

For Week 3 of Summer Experience 2021, Thibodaux staff member Kim is taking us to the Lafourche Parish Animal Shelter where we are going to meet some pawsome pets that are available for adoption! 🐶🐱🐹

OUT AND ABOUT LAFOURCHE: 06/07/21
Crabbing with South Lafourche Branch

For Week 2 of Summer Experience 2021, we are doing some crabbing with our South Lafourche staff. Branch Manager Tammy introduces us to her husband Shane & they show us what goes into crabbing for a living!

OUT AND ABOUT LAFOURCHE: 05/31/21
Laurel Valley Plantation with Choctaw Branch

For Week 1 of Summer Experience 2021, we are headed to Laurel Valley Plantation with our Choctaw Branch staff. Luticia meets Store Manager Danny Foret, who shares with us his knowledge of the plantation & then shows us around the grounds. Luticia discovers the history of Laurel Valley, as well as some fun facts, & even makes some new furry & feathered friends!