Library Events


2023 All Together Now Summer Activities

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Summer Shows are back! 

  • Dates:
    • Say W.H.A.T. - Working Hard All Together Now 
      • Join us for a fun interactive program featuring a live Saxophonist, Drums, Step-Dancing, & Street Dance. Try out some new moves!
      • Wednesday May 31st 
        • Vacherie Library 10:00am 
        •  Lutcher Library 2:00pm
    • June 21th - Johnette Downing presents Let's Get Together and Sing
      • Vacherie Library- 10am
      • Lutcher Library - 2pm
    • June 28th - Magical Entertainment By Frank & Tammy - Magic/Puppet Show
      • Lutcher Library 10:00am 
      • Vacherie Library 2:00pm
    • July 12th - Alligator Encounter with Gator Man Gabe
      • Lutcher Library 10:00am 
      • Vacherie Library 2:00pm


  • Join our librarians for stories, finger plays, and crafts. Recommended for ages 3-7. Registration is required. Storytime will be held at Lutcher Library from 10am to 11am and at Vacherie Library from 2-3pm. Children may attend either one.
  • Dates: 
    • Wednesday, June 7th
    • Wednesday, June 14th
    • Wednesday, July 5th


Art class

  • Recommended for children ages 7-11 years old. Learn color mixing and techniques to paint a sea turtle on canvas from Sue Roussel. 2-3pm. Class size is limited, so registration is required.
  • Dates:
    • June 8th - Lutcher library 10am, Vacherie Library 2pm
    • June 22nd - Vacherie Library 10am, Lutcher Library 2pm 

Cake Decorating Class

  • Join Halie Bourgeois to learn cake decorating techniques and bring home your very own cake to share with family and friends. Recommended for ages 8 and up. Registration required. Class size is limited!
  • Dates:
    • June 13th
      • Lutcher Library - 10am- 1pm
    • June 15th 
      • Vacherie Library - 10am- 1pm

Cookie Decorating Class

  • Dates:
    • July 13th
      • Lutcher Library - 10am
      • Vacherie Library - 2pm 

Junior Achievement Day

  • The event will offer a fun, interactive opportunity for school-age kids (grade school to junior high) to learn about finances (budgeting, saving, spending, buying their first car, etc.) and career readiness (resume building, interview roleplaying, etc.).
  • Date:
    • June 29th
      • Vacherie Library 9:00am-11:00am
      • Lutcher Library - 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Gardening Class

  • Learn from LSU Ag Agent Andre Brock about container gardening and discover how to grow your own produce.
  • Dates:
    • July 6th 
      • Vacherie Library - 10:00am
      • Lutcher Library - 2:00pm

JaVon Ophelia's ACT! Mentorship & Learning for the Performing Arts Program  

  • Recommended for children ages 6-13 years old. Javon will teach students acting, singing, and dancing throughout the summer. 
  • Dates:
    • Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, June 5th - July 17th
    • 11:30am - 1:30pm


Grab and geaux craft bags! 

  • Bags include a craft that children can put together, activity sheets, information pages, and book lists. New bags are put out at each library starting at 8am - while supplies last! 
  • Dates:
    • Tuesday, May 30th
    • Monday, June 12th
    • Monday, June 26th
    • Monday, July 10th 

All Day Crafts - Crafty Tuesdays

  • Children and families are welcomed to come to the library on these days to play together and craft together any time between 10am and 3pm. Library staff will be available to assist as parents and children enjoy craft time together.
  • Dates:
    • Tuesday, June 6th - Sand art
    • Tuesday, June 20th - Windchimes
    • Tuesday, June 27th - Friendship jewelery
    • Tuesday, July 11th - Slime

Summer Reading Program Party