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Holidays at the Library

Happy holidays to you and your family! We will be closed the following dates:

  • Monday, December 24
  • Tuesday, December 25
  • Monday, December 31
  • Tuesday, January 1

As you can see, we're open most of the holiday season, so spend some of your Christmas and New Year holidays at the library! In addition to visiting us for books, DVDs, and other things to check out, we're offering crafts and activities for all ages, so grab your friends and family and make your way to the library for free fun.

And if you've missed it, we are offering three workshops with artist Becca Hillburn: DIY Zines, How to Write Comics, and How to Ink Comics. These are for ages 9 and up and do require registration.  

 

Adults

Painting Twists: Stocking Holders - Painting Twists is a monthly event for adults who have a crafty side. Every month we will get together for a different craft. This month we will be decorating stocking holders.
Paradis Branch ▪ Monday, December 17 ▪ 5:15 pm ▪ Registration Required  

Ceramic Christmas Ornament Decorating - Get in the holiday spirit by decorating a ceramic Christmas ornament.
St. Rose Branch ▪ Monday, December 17 ▪ 6 pm ▪ Registration Required

All-Levels Vinyasa Yoga - In this one-hour class, Sara Lyon (MA LPC RYT) will guide you through a series of invigorating movements aligning the posturing with breath, focus, and mindful meditation. This class is designed for all levels, but you must be able to get up and down off the floor. Please bring a yoga mat. 
West Regional ▪ Mondays ▪ 6 pm 

Flying Needles - This knitting and crocheting group is open to anyone wanting to learn a new craft or share talents. Perfect for both the beginner and more experienced crafters. 
West Regional ▪ Tuesdays ▪ 5 pm 

 

Teens

Teen Time: The Grinch Movie - Reindeer food will be served. For grades 6-12.
St. Rose Branch ▪ Tuesday, December 18 ▪ 4 pm

Nerdy Afternoon - Join us for a night of gaming, movie watching, and fun! For teens ages 13 and up.
West Regional ▪ Wednesday, December 19 ▪ 5:30 pm

Thursday Thrills - Come for afternoon activities ranging from arts and crafts to ping pong and fun in between.
Paradis Branch ▪ Thursday, December 20 ▪ 4 pm

#Thursdays - Activities for teens with snacks. Ages 12+.
East Regional ▪ Thursday, December 20 ▪ 6 pm  

Totally Teens - Join us for a variety of fun activities just for teens! 
Norco Branch ▪ Wednesdays ▪ 3:30 pm 

 

Children and Families

Ornament Factory - Spice up your Christmas tree with handmade ornaments. For ages 5-11.
Norco Branch ▪ Thursday, December 20 ▪ 2 pm 

Seasonal Spa Gifts - We'll be making some simple spa-inspired gifts to give to your favorite people. For ages 5-11.
West Regional ▪ Thursday, December 20 ▪ 2 pm 

Kid Connection: The Nightmare Before Christmas - Snacks will be served.
St. Rose Branch ▪ Thursday, December 27 ▪ 4 pm

Christmas Cookie and Cocoa Bingo - Have some fun playing bingo, winning cookies (and other prizes!), and drinking cocoa!
East Regional ▪ Thursday, December 27 ▪ 6 pm 

Holiday Cupcake Bingo - Who doesn't like cupcakes and bingo?!
Paradis Branch ▪ Friday, December 28 ▪ 11 am  

 

Storytimes, Lapsits, and WeePlays

Storytime - Storytimes are a great way to introduce your children to wonderful books and great music. We use finger plays, songs, and stories to encourage children to discover the world around them.
Paradis Branch ▪ Tuesdays ▪ 10:30 am 
East Regional ▪ Wednesdays ▪ 10 am 

Lapsit - Stories, books, music, rhymes, and finger plays are used to encourage children to explore the world around them. For ages birth to 24 months.
Norco Branch ▪ Tuesdays ▪ 10 am 
Hahnville Branch ▪ Wednesdays ▪ 10:30 am 

WeePlay - WeePlay encourages caregivers to interactively "play" with their child at the library. Come ready to use your imagination and explore with different toys and activities! For ages birth-6.
Norco Branch ▪ First and Third Tuesdays ▪ after storytime
Paradis Branch ▪ Tuesdays ▪ 11 am
West Regional ▪ Wednesdays ▪ 10 am

 

Planetarium Shows (shows change monthly)

Children's Matinee: The Alien Who Stole Christmas - The Alien Who Stole Christmas returns this holiday season! An alien, named Mr. Freep, nabs Santa Claus on Christmas Eve and takes him on a tour of the solar system. You and your children will learn about the planets of our solar system and about some children that Santa left off his list. For all ages.
Planetarium ▪ Saturdays ▪ 10 am 

Saturday Matinee: The Alien Who Stole Christmas - An extended version of the show runs for the Saturday matinee. For all ages.
Planetarium ▪ Saturdays ▪ 2 pm