School Outreach

The library would be delighted to provide:

Booktalks- A librarian will present short summaries of high interest, award winning and/or Louisiana Young/Teen Readers Choice Award titles.

Books and Bites Book Discussions- A librarian will facilitate book discussion during junior and senior high school lunches.

Career Fair Presentations- Students will learn about a day in the life of a librarian. 

eBooks, Mags, Movies and Music- Students and teaches will learn how to use a library card to download electronic and streaming titles to your device.

Introduction to Library Services- Students and teachers will receive an introduction to all of the library's services for students including library materials, eResources, events and webpage.

Introduction to the Databases- A librarian will provide a customizable (by subject and grade) lesson on how to access educational databases for research, classroom content, self-directed learning and more.

Library Card Drive-Your local library branch will come to your school and facilitate library card distribution to students and teachers.

Library Tour- Classes can come to their local library branch for a tour of all that the library has to offer. 

Open House/Book Day- We are happy to visit your school for open houses, book day, fairs, PTA meetings, etc. to share library information

Research Project Training- Students will learn how to use library resources for research projects in this customizable (by subject and grade) presentation.

Summer Reading Introduction- Librarians will speak to individual classrooms or assemblies to promote the library's annual Summer Reading Challenge for all ages.

 

For outreach services to children, contact the children's librarian in your area:

Causeway Branch: Iriana Lonin (985) 626-9779 ext. 3003

Covington Branch: Haley Hampton (985) 893-6280 ext. 4004

Madisonville Branch: Lillie Butler (985) 845-4819 ext. 5002

Mandeville Branch: JoAnna Reeves (985) 626-4293 ext. 6004

Slidell Branch: (985) 646-6470

South Slidell Branch: Alexis Davis (985) 781-0099 ext. 102

Children's Services Coordinator: (985) 893-6280 ext. 2017

 

For school outreach services to teens, contact the teen librarian in your area:

West side of St. Tammany: Abby Mayfield (985) 845-4819 ext. 5003

East side of St. Tammany: Charlene Barrett (985) 646-6470 ext. 114

Teen Services Coordinator: Jennifer Rifino (985) 626-9779 ext. 3004

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