Upcoming Events

Mar 4 2021 - 4:00pm
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Join your favorite children's librarians for virtual story time every Thursday at 4 p.m. on the Library's Facebook page. We'll make crafts, sing songs and of course, read stories. Click here to learn more about the children's department and resources for children.
Mar 5 2021 - 10:30am
A black and white image of teenage boys in old school football uniforms. The boys pose on a field.
Librarian Cyndy Robertson will teach you how to research historic images, documents and more in the Louisiana Digital Library in this special virtual program live on our Facebook page.
Mar 9 2021 - 5:00pm
A screenshot of a book club meeting on Zoom
If you love literary fiction, you'll love the Lost in the Stacks Book Club. For the Zoom link, email hpriestley@oplib.org. In March, the Lost in the Stacks Book Club will read The Ash Family by Molly Dektar. Check it out in print here.
Mar 11 2021 - 4:00pm
Camera with a screen showing a librarian reading a children's book to the camera
Join your favorite children's librarians for virtual story time every Thursday at 4 p.m. on the Library's Facebook page. We'll make crafts, sing songs and of course, read stories. Click here to learn more about the children's department and resources for children.
Mar 16 2021 - 4:00pm
Join your favorite teen librarians on Instagram Live (@oplib) for March Madness! In this fun STEM program, we’ll put our minds together to build a mini basketball hoop and launcher that you can play at home. Pick up a Grab & Go Kit at your local branch, while supplies last. 
Mar 18 2021 - 4:00pm
Camera with a screen showing a librarian reading a children's book to the camera
Join your favorite children's librarians for virtual story time every Thursday at 4 p.m. on the Library's Facebook page. We'll make crafts, sing songs and of course, read stories. Click here to learn more about the children's department and resources for children.
Mar 25 2021 - 4:00pm
Camera with a screen showing a librarian reading a children's book to the camera
Join your favorite children's librarians for virtual story time every Thursday at 4 p.m. on the Library's Facebook page. We'll make crafts, sing songs and of course, read stories. Click here to learn more about the children's department and resources for children.
Mar 26 2021 - 10:30am
three librarians sit socially distanced from one another and face the camera. There is a sign in front of the center librarian with a trivia question.
Test your knowledge and play trivia against the librarians! This month, the theme is Women's History. We go live at 10:30 a.m. March 26 on our Facebook page.
Mar 29 2021 - 5:00pm
A screenshot of a book club meeting on Zoom
The Rainbow Reads Book Club is for members of the LGBT community and their allies. For the Zoom link, email lcunningham@oplib.org. In March, the book club is reading Wildy Beauty by Anna-Marie McLemore. Check it out in print here or on cloudLibrary here.
Apr 1 2021 (All day)
Sorry We Are Closed
All branches of the Library will close early at 5 p.m. Thursday, April 1 for the Easter holiday and remain closed through Sunday, April 4. Regular hours will resume Monday, April 5. Most e-services like cloudLibrary and Hoopla will still be available to borrow e-books and more, even when the... more

Week of October 25, 2020

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Downtown Story Time Stroll Oct 1 2020 (All day) to Oct 31 2020 (All day)
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Pumpkin Bash: Scavenger Hunt Oct 26 2020 - 9:00am to Oct 31 2020 - 5:00pm
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Oct 27 2020 - 4:00pm to 4:45pm
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Oct 29 2020 - 4:00pm to 4:30pm
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Oct 30 2020 - 10:00am to 10:30am