Sonnets For Those Behind The Veil

Join us as we survey the work and motivation of venerable African American poets throughout history beginning in colonial times and ending in the black arts explosion of the 60’s and 70’s during "Sonnets for Those Behind the Veil: A Reading & Exploration of the Struggle of Africans in American (African-American) Poetry" from 10:30 a.m…
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YOUTH MEDIA AWARDS

Today was the day that the American Library Association Youth Media Awards were announced. This event is like the Oscars for children's and teen librarians! We watch the live video feed from our desks. Toasting the winners with our morning coffee and tea! Here is the press release from ALA with all of the awards…
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The Creole Identity & Experience in Louisiana Literature & History

The library will present the RELIC program "The Creole Identity and Experience in Louisiana Literature and History" in conjunction with the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities at 6 pm. on Mondays from January 7 to February 25 at the Slidell Branch, 555 Robert Blvd. The program will offer participants an opportunity to consider issues such as…
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Stork Storytime READS

Stork Storytime READS encourages expecting families to develop a reading routine before baby (and chaos) arrive, enabling parents to become more confident as their child’s first teacher. Read 100 books! Adults become more comfortable reading out loud and older children can practice their literacy skills. It’s a wonderful bonding experience and sets the tone and…
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