Discover Your Roots During Family History Month With The Library’s Online Resources

October is Family History Month and there’s no better time to learn about your family’s history. The library has several great resources that can help you get started! Are you new to genealogy research? It can be very intimidating to figure out how to begin your search. That’s why the library has several resources just…
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Mary Shelley: Mother of Monsters

Get an introduction to the history of author Mary Shelley from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, October 24, at the South Slidell Branch. Presenter Amanda Jacob will discuss Shelley’s influence on timeless questions regarding man, creation and the nature of science as well as her novel Frankenstein and the lasting impact her work has…
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Dig Up Some Fun At Archaeology Day!

The St. Tammany Parish Library has increased your learning potential this fall and all aspiring Indiana Joneses are invited to attend. The library has partnered with the Louisiana Department of Archaeology and the Lake Pontchartrain Basin Maritime Museum to present Archaeology Day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, October 26 at the Madisonville…
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Congratulations to our Teen Winners!

Congratulations to the Teen Summer Reading Challenge Winners!  Maha Rahman of the Causeway Branch, Alyssa Wehrlin of the Lee Road Branch, and Deryn Wilson of the South Slidell Branch were randomly chosen from the elite group teens who completed the requirements for the Summer Reading Challenge.  They had the option of choosing a $50 gift…
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Homework Louisiana Webinar

Our State Library of Louisiana is offering two Back-to-School Homework Louisiana Webinars in September.  These free webinars will demonstrate the many features of Homework Louisiana and anyone (educators, librarians, parents, councilors, etc.) may attend. The sessions will be recorded and a link to the recording will be emailed to anyone who registers. Click here to…
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Junior Librarians Learn the Ropes

The Summer Reading Challenge at the St. Tammany Parish Library awards prizes for reading to children, teens and adults. Every year children are awarded prizes for reaching the reading goal. Prizes this year included a book bag and a chance to be included in a weekly prize drawing to receive little extras with a space…
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Four Free Concerts for Fall!

The Friends of the Slidell Library will once again generously sponsor four concerts on the east side of St. Tammany Parish.    The series begins with two outdoor concerts: Cuisine performs Wednesday, September 11, at the Pearl River Branch. The rain date for this concert is Wednesday, September 18. Bon Bon Vivant performs Wednesday, September…
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