What's Blooming @ Your LPPLibrary This March
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Read Across America
Each year, National Read Across America Day is celebrated on March 2nd, the birthday of Theodor Seuss Geisel – otherwise known by the pen name Dr. Seuss. This motivational awareness day invites all children, youth, and families in every community across the United States to celebrate reading. We are celebrating at the library, and you’re invited.
Fun-filled Seussy Story Times:
Bayou Blue Branch: Monday, March 2, 10:30 am
Larose Branch: Thursday, March 5, 1:00 pm
Raceland Branch: *Special visit from the Cat in the Hat Tuesday, March 3, at 11:00 am
South Lafourche Branch: Tuesday, March 10, 10:30 am
Seuss Craft Workshops and Events for all Ages:
Choctaw Branch: Craft Seuss character masks. Monday, March 2, 4 pm
Golden Meadow Branch: Make a wocket for your pocket. Monday, March 2, 4:30 pm
Larose Branch: Fashion a Thing 1 headband. Monday, March 2, 4:00 pm
Lockport Branch: Register for this Seuss inspired slime workshop. Monday, March 2, 4:30 pm
Thibodaux Branch: Take a photo with the Cat in the Hat and watch an episode of Sony Pictures' The Wubbulous World of Dr. Seuss Monday, March 2, 3:30 pm
Will Eisner Week
March 1-7 is a week to promote comics, graphic novel literacy, free speech and the legacy of William Erwin Eisner (March 6, 1917 – January 3, 2005). Eisner was an American cartoonist, writer, and entrepreneur whose notable works include The Spirit, A Contract with God, and Joe Dope. The Eisner Award was named in his honor, and is given to recognize achievements each year in the comics medium. Look for Eisner celebrations and displays at these Lafourche library branches.
Lockport Branch: Patrons ages 12 and up, use graphic novels to create fridge magnets, while learning about Will Eisner’s contributions to the graphic novel genre. Wednesday, March 4, 4:00 pm
Raceland Branch: Visitors of all ages are invited to enter the Unfinished Panels Contest during Will Eisner Week. Pick up a comic book panel with the “Creating a Legacy” theme, and turn in a finished panel by 6pm on Friday, March 6 to add your panel to the display and enter the contest.
South Lafourche Branch: In observation of Will Eisner Week, patrons of all ages show your creative, artistic, and storytelling skills by making a comic strip or single graphic novel page on the subject of your choosing. Thursday, March 5, 4:30 pm
Thibodaux Branch: Teens create unique comic book pages to celebrate the graphic novel medium. Saturday, March 7, 1:30 pm