Library: Librarian Mandi Johnson will be at Bossier’s Farmer’s Market


Every Saturday during May and June BPL Community Engagement Librarian Mandi Johnson will have a booth at the Bossier City Farmer’s Market from 9a.m. until 2p.m.  The Farmer’s Market is located at the Pierre Bossier Mall parking lot near I-20.  Stop by to find out what new services are offered online.

With her iPad in hand Mandi will demonstrate how easy it is to connect to the library databases such as Hoopla, Overdirve, Flipster, and TumbleBook Library using an iPhone and iPad as well as other electronic devices.

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

Be sure to get a free glass of lemonade and pick up other giveaways and information about library events and services.  It is a fun way to spend a Saturday.

Libraries Transform!

Make a note:
Aulds Library 742-2337
No programs during May.

Benton Library 965-2751
May 20 through July 31 for ages 0 to 12—Summer Reading Program.  Pre-registration required.
Thur., May 26 at 11a.m. for adults—Coaster Making Class.  Pre-registration required.

Bossier Central Library 746-1693
Sat., May 28 from 10a.m. to 1p.m. for adults—Free Legal Services of North Louisiana workshop
Teen Programs
Fri., May 20 at 7p.m. for ages 13 to 18—The Mad Hatter.  Games, giveaways, and tea time.  Pre-registration required.

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 Library 949-0196
Sat., May 21 at 2p.m.—Star Wars Movie and Craft.  Pre-registration required.

Plain Dealing Library 326-4233
Fridays from 4 to 5p.m. for ages 0 to 5—Story Hour.
Thur., May 19 from 10 to 11a.m. for all ages— Home School Movie Day; pre-registration required.

Tooke Memorial Library 987-3915
Tues., May 17 at 4p.m. for ages 13 to 18—Craft Day; make a Post It Note holder.
Wed., May 18 at 11a.m. for ages 0 to 5—Story Time.
New Books
“The Considerate Killer” by Lene Kaaberbol
“The King Who Made Paper Flowers” by Terry Kay
“Multiple Listings” by Tracy McMillan
“Chasing the North Star” by Robert Morgan
“The Taxidermist’s Daughter” by Kate Mosse
“Annabel Lee” by Mike Nappa
“Do Not Find Me” by Kathleen Novak
“The Travelers” by Chris Pavone
“Crazy Blood” by T. Jefferson Parker
“Close Your Eyes” by Michael Robotham

“iMac for Dummies” by Mark L. Chambers
“The 30-Day Faith Detox” by Laura Harris Smith
“By the Bedside of the Patient” by Nortin M. Hadler
“The Longevity Book” by Cameron Diaz
“Balancing in Heels” by Kristin Cavallari
“Dash Diet Detox” by Kate Barrington
“Sleep Smarter” by Shawn Stevenson
“One in a Billion” by Mark Johnson
“Building Outdoor Kitchens for Every Budget” by Steve Cory
“The Dementia Caregiver” by Marc E. Agronin

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