Library Events


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  1. In person Storytime is back! 

    • Join Ms. Paula and Ms. Randi for stories, finger plays, and crafts. Recommended for ages 2-6. Registration is required. Storytime will be held at Vacherie Library from 10am to 11am and at Lutcher Library from 1pm to 2pm. Children may attend either one.
    • Dates: 
      • Monday, June 13th
      • Monday, June 27th
      • Monday, July 11th
      • Monday, July 18th
  1. Grab and geaux craft bags! 

    • Bags include a craft that children can put together, activity sheets, information pages, and book lists. New bags are pout out at each library starting at 8am - while supplies last! 
    • Dates:
      • Monday, June 13th - Jellyfish mobiles
      • Monday, June 27th - beach sun visors
      • Monday, July 11th - shark week craft
      • Monday, July 18th - create-a-fish
  1. Make and take craft days! 

    • Children and families are welcomed to come to the library on these days to play together and craft together any time between 9am and 3pm. Library staff will be available to assist. 
    • Dates:
      • Wednesday, June 8th - SLIME DAY (summer reading kick off)
      • Wednesday, June 22nd - ocean creature scenes
      • Wednesday, July 6th - it's a whale of a craft!
      • Wednesday, July 13th - sand art
  1. Our summer shows are back! 

    • Dates:
      • June 10th - Johnette Downing presents Fins, Grins, Silly Songs, and Stories from the Sea!
        • Vacherie Annex in Council Chambers - 10am
        • Lutcher Library - 2pm
      • July 22nd - Lady Chops interactive drum show
        • Vacherie Library - 10am
        • Lutcher Library - 2pm 


  1. 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 9th - Lutcher Library
      • July 20th - Vacherie Library
  1. Journaling workshop! 

    • Recommended for children ages 8-12 years old. Carly Zeller will lead us through a four day workshop.   June 21st-24th (4 Days). Snacks provided!
    • Dates: 
      • Lutcher Library - 10am - 12pm
      • Vacherie Library - 1pm - 3pm 
  1. 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 8-12. Registration required. Class size is limited!
    • Dates:
      • July 12th
        • Lutcher Library - 1pm - 3pm
      • July 14th 
        • Vacherie Library - 1pm - 3pm
  1. Virtual Reality/gaming days! 

    • Come try out the library’s Oculus Quest to go on some virtual adventures! 
    • Dates:
      • July 8th 
        • Vacherie Library - 1pm - 3pm
      • July 19th
        • Lutcher Library - 1pm - 3pm


  1. Boating/ATV safety classes!

    • Kids aged 12-15 years old can join the St. James Parish Sheriff’s Office for an hour of boating and ATV safety. While they make and eat some fun edible crafts! 9am - 10am.
    • Dates:
      • June 15th - Lutcher Library
      • June 16th - Vacherie Library
      • July 14th - Lutcher Library 
      • July 21st - Vacherie Library
  1. Theater camp! 

    • Recommended for children ages 10-13 years old. Carly Zeller will lead us through a four day workshop. Registration required. Snacks provided!
    • Dates:
      • June 28th - July 1st (4 days)
      • Lutcher Library - 10am - 12pm
      • Vacherie Library - 1pm - 3pm