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2015 Summer Reading Program

The 2015 Summer Reading Program is open to young people, preschool through young adult, with programs, prize drawings, story times, a reading club, and more. Families are invited to join the Read-to-Me portion of the program. Here’s a schedule of the entertainment in June and July! Get ready for fun!

Jun 01, 2015 - Westside Regional - Anime Manga Art Contest

Jul 01, 2015 - King - Celebrate Our Heroes

Celebrate Our Heroes: Freedom Wasn’t Free Join us in making celebratory devices so that on July 4th we can show our support for our troops and their families that have sacrificed so much for our freedom.
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Jul 02, 2015 - Gunter Branch - Story Time Patriotic Parade!

We celebrate the 4th of July with stories and then a celebration of red, white and blue! Dress in your most patriotic costume, or decorate your wagon and come and have a blast!

Jul 02, 2015 - Westside Regional - Crafty Thursday!

Baby food jars are just the right size for a lot of things. Find out exactly what you can do with a few craft items and a baby food jar. (Family-Friendly!)
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Jul 03, 2015 - Hineston Branch - Honor Louisiana through Art.

Art comes in many forms, drawing, painting, poetry or photography. This contest gives teens the opportunity to express themselves through the art of their choice of art.
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Jul 03, 2015 - King Branch - Insider's Club

Meets every Friday in July! For developmentally challenged citizens. Offering help with how to use the library, training classes, adult story time, help with computer training and crafting. Make the most of your trip to the Library!
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Jul 03, 2015 - Westside Regional - Anime Soiree

Anime Soiree. Come and watch your favorite Anime series and create yummy Candy Sushi from popular candies and Rice Krispies® Treats!
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Jul 04, 2015 - Closed for Independence Day

All branches of the Rapides Parish Library will be closed Saturday, July 4, 2015, in observance of Independence Day.

Jul 07, 2015 - King Branch - TechKNOWology Club

Where great older minds meet and try to master the technology of today. For ages 40ish and up. If you’ve already mastered them – come and share!

Jul 07, 2015 - Johnson Branch - Slime Time!

It’s Slime Time! Come to the library’s science laboratory and create squishy-squashy slime! With a few household ingredients we make up a batch of slime to gross out your friends and family!
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