Louisiana Paradise Display at the Slidell Branch

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries recently created a traveling library display that will be on view from November 28, 2018 through January 31, 2019 at the Slidell Branch. The “Paradise Display” highlights the public areas and facilities the department manages as well as threatened and endangered animals of the surrounding area. This informative…
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Let Your Local Reference Librarians Give You the Gift of Help this Year!

The month of December can be very stressful! There’s so much to prepare from holiday dinners to travel arrangements to gifts for those special loved ones. Maybe you feel like you could use a little support. Well, the library’s Reference Department would like to give you our own special gift: the gift of help! Your…
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Holiday Fun for Kids and Families

We have several fun events in December for children and families! Santa's schedule of visits to the library can be found here. Snowy, Snowy Night! Family Story Night at the Lacombe Branch on Wednesday, December 5, at 6:00 p.m.- The whole family is invited to join us for an evening of Reindeer & Snow Stories, hot chocolate and…
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Gingerbread Contest for all ages

The library invites all bakers/architects to take part in our first holiday-oriented contest that’s easy on the eyes and sweet on the tongue. The South Slidell and Madisonville Branch Libraries will host their inaugural Gingerbread House Contest on Saturday, Dec. 15 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The theme options are either "Gingerbread Story Land" or…
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Library Awards Employees of the Year

The library recently announced its Employee of the Year Award recipients. These awards are special because each award-winner was nominated by their co-workers. Sue Ryan, branch manager of the Slidell Branch, has worked at the library for almost ten years. After working at the Slidell Branch as a reference librarian, Ryan moved to the Covington…
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Retirement: Making Your Money Last

If you are planning to retire or have recently retired, come learn strategies to manage your sustainable income and expenses from 5:30 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, November 13, at the Slidell Branch. This seminar will help you plan for the unexpected and help you to stay on track financially when planning your retirement.  Presenter…
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