PLAQUEMINE - It’s going to be a busy and fun summer at your local library. Just check out some of the exciting things we are offering. 

At the Plaquemine branch we will have a “Monday Matinee” each Monday in June through July 14 at 2:30 p.m. Lapsit Storytime will be every Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. and Pre-school Storytime will be Thursday at 10 a.m.

A very special program featuring Hobey Ford’s Golden Rod Puppets will take place at the Carl F. Grant Civic Center on June 19 at 10 a.m. and also at the East Iberville Elementary Gym on the 19th at 2 p.m.

Also, in June we will have a Pre-teen program for ages 9-12 each Thursday at 1 p.m. and a Young Adult Program for ages 12-18 at 2 p.m. every Tuesday. 

Be sure not to miss “Journey to the Emerald City,” by the group Ballet for Children scheduled for June 25 at the Math, Science and Arts Academy West Theater. The show starts at 10 a.m.

A second performance takes place later in the day at the White Castle High School Cafeteria. Showtime there is at 2 p.m.

Can you say “Pinterest Party!?” On Saturday, July 26 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. we will have the Coupon Swap Edition. We will learn the basics of couponing and trade coupons with others who may be on a budget and would like to save money. Start collecting coupons now to bring with you to the event. 

Keep this in mind that overseas military members can use expired coupons up to six months past their expiration date. So save those expired coupons and we will make a coupon care package for our military personnel.

At the White Castle Branch, Lapsit will be each Tuesday at 10 a.m. and Storyhour will be at 3:30 p.m. for K-3rd grade. We will have pre-teen programming at 3:30 p.m. on Mondays. Storytime for ages 2-5 will be each Thursday at 10 a.m.

If you visit one of the branches in the northern part of the parish you will still find plenty to do. Rosedale branch will have programs each Tuesday at 11 a.m. for ages 0-11 and 2 p.m. for ages 12-18.

Maringouin has a program for all ages each Wednesday at 3 p.m. and Grosse Tete Branch has Storytime each Monday at 11 a.m.

If you are in the southern part of Iberville you might want to visit the Bayou Sorrel Branch where Storytime is held each Wednesday in June at 11 a.m.  At Bayou Pigeon, Storytime will be on Wednesdays at 1 p.m.

Finally, at the East Iberville branch you can attend Storytime on Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m. for all ages and Thursdays at 10:30 a.m.  A pre-teen program will be held each Monday at 1 p.m. for ages 9-11.

Don’t’ forget Hobey Ford Puppets presents “The Ant & the Grasshopper & More” on Thursday, June 19 at 2 p.m. in the EI Elementary School Gym. On Wednesday, June 25 at 10:30 a.m. the Playmakers will present “Planet Nobuk” at the East Iberville Elementary Gym.

So as you can see, your local library has lots of great offerings this summer. Like us on Facebook or check out the full summer schedule at our website www.iberville.lib. la.us. Additionally you can reach us at 687-4397.

Program sponsors are Iberville Parks and Recreation District, Iberville Parish School Board, East Iberville Industry Neighbors Community.

Support also by a grant from the Louisiana Division of the Arts, Office of Cultural Development, Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism in cooperation with the Louisiana State Arts Council as administered by the Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge.