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Library: Bossier Library Expo is coming

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Louisiana is known for its festivals.  We know how to have a good time, so get ready for the 2015 Annual Bossier Libraries Expo on Saturday, May 9 from 1p.m.—4p.m. at the Bossier Central Library.  This event is free with lots of fun things to do and see.

When you get there, the first thing you will want to do is go to the Information booth and pick up tickets for a free hot dog, cookie, drink, and popcorn.  Be sure to pick up your passport there too.  Follow the directions on the passport and turn it in before you leave to enter a drawing for an iPad.

VickieHardin copyBeneath colorful canopies each library branch will have a table set up where you can pick up information about their programs.  Visit other groups such as Red River National Wildlife Refuge, Bossier Arts Council, National Weather Service, and LSU Ag Center.  The Bossier Parish Sheriff’s Office is bringing the Dare Car, motorcycle, K-9 Unit, and the Posse will be on hand to take children’s fingerprints.  Pamela Kennedy with Macaroni Kid is coming with lots of great things for kids and parents.

The Friends of Bossier Parish Library are sponsoring Mugs Photo Booth that will be inside the History Center where you can have your picture made for free and keep as a souvenir.   Group photos can be taken with several friends.  If you want to have a little more fun costumes will be provided by the photographer.    

This is a small sample of what will be going on at this year’s Expo.  Mark it on your calendar and join us for fun, food, and so much more.

Our library.  Gateway to the Past, Bridge to the Future.       

Make a note for April:

  • The Creative Art Connection Spring Art Show is on exhibit at the Bossier Central Library.

Aulds 742-2337

  • Thursday, April 30 at 4p.m. for all ages, Read Aloud Story Time.

Benton 965-2751

  • Friday, May 1 from 10-11a.m. for ages 3—5, Preschool Story Time. Registration required, but seating is not limited.
  • Monday, May 4 and 11, from 10—11a.m. for ages 0—2 Baby Laptime.  Registration required, but seating is not limited.

East 80 Library 949-2665

  • Thursday, April 30 at 4p.m., for all ages, Read Aloud Story Time.

New Books

Fiction

“The Pocket Wife” by Susan Crawford

“The Wide World’s End” by James Enge

“My Father’s Wives” by Mike Greenberg

“Werewolf Cop” by Andrew Klavan

“Madness in Solidar” by L. E. Modesitt

“The Originals: The Loss” by Julie Plec

“The Dead Key” by D. M. Pulley

“After a Fashion” by Jen Turano

“Twelve Days” by Alex Berenson

“At the Water’s Edge” by Sara Gruen

Nonfiction

“The Invisible Bridge” by Rick Perlstein

“Hitchcock’s Partner in Suspense” editor, John Charles Bennett

“Life Could Be Verse” by Kirk Douglas

“Normally, This Would Be Cause for Concern” by Danielle Fishel

“Lost and Found in Johannesburg” by Mark Gevisser

“Taking the Lead” by Derek Hough

“Joan of Arc: A Life Transfigured” by Kathryn Harrison

“The Removers” by Andrew Meredith

“The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace” by Jeff Hobbs

“Victoria: A Life” by A. N. Wilson

Vickie Hardin is Associate Director of Public Relations for Bossier Parish Library. She can be reached at vhardin@bossierlibrary.org