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Library: Good music, date changes and flood information

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This week, I have several extra things to mention in addition to the regular programs on the BPL calendar concerning good music, date changes, and flood information.

Vickie Hardin is Associate Director of Public Relations for Bossier Parish Library.
Vickie Hardin is Associate Director of Public Relations for Bossier Parish Library.

First, if you appreciate fine gospel music, then join us for an enjoyable evening at the East 80 Branch at 1050 Bellevue Road in Haughton on Thursday, March 24 at 5p.m.  Music Director Leeonnas Richardson will lead the Bossier Parish Community College Gospel Choir in a performance celebrating Women’s History Month.   Dr. Cindy Darby Coordinator for Diversity and Multicultural Relations at BPPC invites the public to attend this free program.

Second, Aulds Library will reopen on Monday, March 21st.  Due to the flood situation the Adult Book Club will meet Tuesday, March 22 at 11a.m., and the Adult Evening Book Club will meet that same day at 6p.m.

Last, information about flood safety and clean-up can be found online at the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) website, www.bt.cdc.gov and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) website at www.osha.gov.  Instructions on how to be safe when going back into your water damaged home and advice on the best ways to proceed with the monumental task of cleaning and disposing of damaged items following a flood are provided in detail.

If someone needs a computer but cannot get to one because of the flood BPL has computers at all locations.

Libraries Transform!

Make a note:
Closed Friday, March 25 for Good Friday
Closed Sunday, March 27 for Easter

Aulds 742-2337
Tues. at 10a.m. for ages 0 to 5 —Story Time
Thurs. Mar. 24 for grades k-5th at 3:30p.m.—Read 2 Me

Benton Library 965-2751
Thur., Mar. 24 at 11a.m. for adults—Cupcake decorating; must sign up
Thur., Mar. 24 from 4 to 5p.m. for ages 6 to 12—Club 745

Bossier Central Library 746-1693
Wed. at 11a.m. for ages 3 to 5 —Family Story Time in the History Center
Sat., Mar. 26 from 10a.m. to 1p.m. Legal Services of North Louisiana will have a workshop on Medical Power of Attorney

East 80 Library 949-2665
Wed. at 10:30a.m., for ages 0 to 5—Lapsit Story Time
Thur. at 4p.m. for ages 0 to 12—Read Aloud & Crafts

Haughton 949-0196
Thur., Mar. 24 at 3:30p.m. for ages 13 to 18—Teen Meetings, books, games, crafts, & snacks
Mon., Mar. 28 at 3p.m. for all ages—Spring Break Family Story Time

Plain Dealing Library 326-4233
Fridays from 4p.m. to 5p.m. for ages 0 to 5—Story Hour

Tooke Memorial Library 987-3915
Tues., Mar. 22 at 4p.m. for ages 13 to 18—Build a Bird Feeder
Sat., Mar. 26 from 2p.m. to 3:15p.m., for ages 4 to 16—A Hoppy Easter Egg Hunt

New Books
Fiction
“On Lone Star Trail” by Amanda Cabot
“Capture the Wind” by Brandilyn Collins
“Summit Lake” by Charlie Donlea
“Coconut Cowboy” by Tim Dorsey
“American Housewife: Stories” by Helen Ellis
“She’s Not There” by Joy Fielding
“The Last Dawn” by Joe Gannon
“What Remains of Me” by Alison Gaylin
“The Lightkeepers” by Abby Geni
“Wherever There is Light” by Peter Golden

Nonfiction
“American Will” by Bobby Jindal
“Relentless Strike” by Sean Naylor
“Blackout” by Sarah Hepola
“Lights Out” by Ted Koppel
“Common Core Math” by Jim Brennan
“Managing Pain Before It Manages You” by Margaret Caudill
“Simple Applique” by Kim Diehl
“Better” by Amy Robach
“Brady vs Manning” by Gary Myers
“Tough as They Come” by SSG Travis Mills

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