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New @Home with Your Library workshops premiering every Wednesday at 4 PM!
Join our staff for a variety of workshops including arts & crafts, fitness, gardening, & more.

 

At Home with Your Library: Menu Planning with Allison

At Home with Your Library: Menu Planning with Allison
At Home with Your Library: Menu Planning with Allison
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At Home with Your Library: Menu Planning with Allison

At Home with Your Library: DIY Paper Bag Textbook Cover with Emily
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At Home with Your Library: DIY Paper Bag Textbook Cover with Emily

At Home with Your Library: Choose Your Own Adventure - Garlic Edition with Gail
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At Home with Your Library: Choose Your Own Adventure - Garlic Edition with Gail

At Home with Your Library: Changing Your Engine Air Filter with Lucas
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At Home with Your Library: Changing Your Engine Air Filter with Lucas

At Home with Your Library: Single Chain Crochet with Lori & Ramona
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At Home with Your Library: Single Chain Crochet with Lori & Ramona

At Home with Your Library: Easy No-Bake Cherry Cheesecake with Jolene
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At Home with Your Library: Easy No-Bake Cherry Cheesecake with Jolene

At Home with Your Library: How To Grocery Shop with Allison
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At Home with Your Library: How To Grocery Shop with Allison

At Home with Your Library: Make a DIY Lazy Susan with Kaina
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At Home with Your Library: Make a DIY Lazy Susan with Kaina

@HOME WITH YOUR LIBRARY: 08/31/22
Menu Planning with Allison

In this episode of At Home, Allison is here to teach us the basics of menu planning to simplify meal times at home.

@HOME WITH YOUR LIBRARY: 08/26/22
DIY Paper Bag Textbook Cover with Emily

School bells are ringing & textbooks need to be covered! Emily is here with a DIY workshop where she shows you how to create a textbook cover using a paper bag.

@HOME WITH YOUR LIBRARY: 08/17/22
Choose Your Own Adventure - Garlic Edition with Gail

Remember those Choose Your Own Adventure books from your childhood? Well Gail is here with a Choose Your Own Adventure challenge for garlic lovers! Experience garlic in a whole new way in this fun & interactive At Home workshop.

@HOME WITH YOUR LIBRARY: 08/10/22
Changing Your Engine Air Filter with Lucas

Lucas is here with another handy video to help you with your car's maintenance! Tune in to learn how to change your car's engine air filter, which should be replaced approximately every 1-2 years.

@HOME WITH YOUR LIBRARY: 08/03/22
Single Chain Crochet with Lori & Ramona

Lori & Ramona are here this week to teach you the basics of crocheting! Learn how to make a single chain & build your crocheting foundation.

@HOME WITH YOUR LIBRARY: 07/27/22
Easy No-Bake Cherry Cheesecake with Jolene

July is the peak of cherry season, so there's no better time than now to make a cherry cheesecake! Jolene is here this week for At Home with an easy recipe which requires no baking! Tune in to learn how to make this delicious cake.

@HOME WITH YOUR LIBRARY: 07/20/22
How to Grocery Shop with Allison

Grocery shopping doesn't have to be a nightmare experience! Allison is here this week with some tips & tricks for making your next grocery trip a success. Tune into her At Home to plan your next trip to the store.

@HOME WITH YOUR LIBRARY: 07/13/22
Make a DIY Lazy Susan with Kaina

A Lazy Susan is a turntable placed on a table or countertop to aid in distributing food or other items - they make it easy to "pass the salt!" If you are interested in adding a Lazy Susan to your kitchen, Kaina is here to show you how to make a simple one with a few items. Tune into her At Home to learn how.

@HOME WITH YOUR LIBRARY: 07/06/22
Cat Grooming with Brittany

Sure you can bring your feline friend to the vet to have its nails trimmed, but you can trim them yourself at home for a fraction of the cost! Tune in to Brittany's At Home for a cat grooming demo in which she will show you how to trim your cat's nails.

@HOME WITH YOUR LIBRARY: 06/29/22
Checking Your Car's Fluids with Lucas

Be your own mechanic with a little help from Lucas! He is here to show you how you can check your car's fluids to keep it running in tip-top shape.

@HOME WITH YOUR LIBRARY: 06/22/22
How-To Set Up an Email Account with Jessica

If you don't yet have an email address, Jessica is here to show you how to set-up an account using Gmail.

@HOME WITH YOUR LIBRARY: 06/14/22
DIY Washing Detergent with Jolene

Jolene is here to show you how you can save a few dollars at the store by making your own laundry detergent! Tune into her At Home for a demonstration & ingredient list.

@HOME WITH YOUR LIBRARY: 06/08/22
Make a Paracord Bracelet with Allison

Summer is here and if you think it's way too hot outside, we have an activity to keep you busy indoors while you soak up some AC! Join Allison on this week's At Home to learn how to make a Paracord Bracelet.

@HOME WITH YOUR LIBRARY: 06/01/22
Make a Sea Glass Jar with Kristen

Let's face it ... finding sea glass on the beach is no easy task! Lucky for you, Kristen is here to show you how you can recreate the magic & beauty of sea glass with a few simple steps. Tune in to her At Home to learn how to make a Sea Glass jar.

@HOME WITH YOUR LIBRARY: 05/25/22
CPR with Shannon & Michael Boykin

Having CPR knowledge & tools at your disposable just may help you save someone's life one day. Tune in to Shannon's At Home to learn more about the importance of CPR & then receive a CPR lesson from certified instructor Michael Boykin.

@HOME WITH YOUR LIBRARY: 05/18/22
Changing Your Car's Cabin Air Filters with Lucas

Lucas is in the driver's seat this week & he will be demonstrating the proper way to check & change your car's cabin air filter. Tune in to learn some tips for keeping your car on the road for a long time to come!

@HOME WITH YOUR LIBRARY: 05/11/22
Cricut Easy Press with Jessica & Lori

Have a Cricut or are interested in getting one, but don't know which pieces of equipment you need? Well if you have ever wondered about the purpose of the Cricut Easy Press, Jessica & Lori are here to show you what it can do for you! Tune in to their At Home workshop to learn why the Easy Press is an important part of the Cricut crafting process.

@HOME WITH YOUR LIBRARY: 05/04/22
DIY BBQ Dry Rub with Jolene

BBQ season is upon us, and if you love whipping up tasty concoctions in the kitchen, Jolene is here to teach you how to mix your own BBQ dry rub to make all of your family get-togethers this summer a bit more flavorful!

@HOME WITH YOUR LIBRARY: 04/27/22
Finger Crocheting with Allison

Did you know that it is possible to crochet with your ... fingers?! Tune in to Allison's At Home workshop to learn how!

@HOME WITH YOUR LIBRARY: 04/20/22
Herbarium with Kristen

One thing that people love most about spring is the flowers, but it often feels that these beautiful blooms come & go so quickly! Kristen is here to "save spring" though! Tune in to learn how to create an herbarium, which will allow you to preserve and keep your favorite flowers.

@HOME WITH YOUR LIBRARY: 04/13/22
Bee Gardens with Gail

Did you know that a bee must visit approximately 2 MILLION flowers to create one jar of 16 oz honey? You have likely heard of the decline in honeybee populations in recent years, and the important role that bees play in our food chain. Which is why Gail is here to share how you can create a bee-friendly garden at home to attract and nuture these vital pollinators.

@HOME WITH YOUR LIBRARY: 04/06/22
Tire Maintenance with Lucas

Driving on properly inflated tires is a key component of staying safe on the road! Not sure how to check your tire pressure & add air to your tires? Tune in to Lucas's At Home workshop because he's going to show you how!

@HOME WITH YOUR LIBRARY: 03/30/22
Home Computer Set-Up with Jessica

Let's face it, unpacking & setting up a new home computer can be intimidating, which is why Jessica is here to take out the guesswork that comes with setting up your new computer! Tune in for some tips & tricks to get your home computer set-up & running smoothly.

@HOME WITH YOUR LIBRARY: 03/23/22
Three-Ingredient Dog Treats with Luticia

Why overpay for delicious dog treats when you can make your own at home? Join Luticia & her pup Eddie to learn how to make some scrumptious doggie snacks that only use three ingredients!

@HOME WITH YOUR LIBRARY: 03/16/22
Luggage Packing with Andrew

Now that the world is re-opening after COVID, you may be planning on trips and vacations! Whether traveling for business or pleasure, Andrew has some tips on how you can keep your luggage compact and organized. Tune in to his At Home to learn how!

@HOME WITH YOUR LIBRARY: 03/09/22
How To Shine Shoes with Emily

Emily is here with another life skills workshop - this time she is teaching us a technique to shine shoes! Tune in to learn how to keep your shoes in tip-top shape.

@HOME WITH YOUR LIBRARY: 03/02/22
Harry Potter Book Tunnel with Danny

Harry Potter fans, this one's for you! Tune in to Danny's At Home workshop to learn how to make a Harry Potter-themed book tunnel.

@HOME WITH YOUR LIBRARY: 02/23/22
Winter Gardening with Rachel

Rachel is sharing her green thumb with you on this episode of At Home! Tune in to learn about winter gardening, including what vegetables are good to plant in the colder months.

@HOME WITH YOUR LIBRARY: 02/16/22
Checking Your Car's Oil with Lucas

Lucas will be taking us the under the hood to demonstrate the proper way to check your car's oil. Tune in to learn some tips for keeping your car on the road for a long time to come!

@HOME WITH YOUR LIBRARY: 02/09/22
Winter Skin Care with Luticia

Luticia will show you how you can take care of and moisturize your skin in the winter by making an Oatmeal Milk Bath!

@HOME WITH YOUR LIBRARY: 02/02/22
Valentine's Home Decor with Sally

Sally will show you how you can decorate your home for Valentine's Day with some easy DIY decor!

@HOME WITH YOUR LIBRARY: 01/26/22
Ironing a Shirt with Emily

Emily is here this week with a lesson in ironing shirts! Join here to learn some tips and techniques for ironing a collared, button down shirt.

@HOME WITH YOUR LIBRARY: 01/19/22
Moka Pot Espresso with Brittany

If you're a coffee lover, this workshop is for you! Brittany will be showing us how to use a Moka Pot to make espresso. A Moka Pot is a stove-top or electric coffee maker that brews coffee by passing boiling water pressurized by steam through ground coffee.

@HOME WITH YOUR LIBRARY: 01/12/22
LPPL Website with Lori

If you have never visited our website, this At Home workshop is for you! Lori is going to show some of her favorite and most useful sections of our website at lafourche.org. Tune in to learn how you can access your library from home!

@HOME WITH YOUR LIBRARY: 01/05/22
Mindfulness with Jessica

Jessica is a big proponent of mindfulness for mental health. Mindfulness is a mental state achieved by focusing one's awareness on the present moment, while calmly acknowledging and accepting one's feelings, thoughts, and bodily sensations. If you are interested in implementing your own mindfulness practice in the new year, join Jessica for her At Home, where she will show you how!

@HOME WITH YOUR LIBRARY: 12/29/21
Crafting a Macramé Feather with Luticia

Luticia will be teaching us how to create large decorative feathers from macrame! Tune in to learn her technique.

@HOME WITH YOUR LIBRARY: 12/22/21
Decoupaging a Plate with Kristen

Kristen will be teaching us how to turn an ordinary plate into something fun & festive using the decoupage technique. Tune in to learn how to make your own!

@HOME WITH YOUR LIBRARY: 12/15/21
Glass Etching with Sally

Larose Manager Sally typically does a glass etching program in her branch every holiday season because this simple, yet beautiful craft makes excellent gifts. This year, she is bringing this program to you online so that you can learn how to etch glass from home! Tune in to learn how.

@HOME WITH YOUR LIBRARY: 12/08/21
How-To Make Vanilla Spice Coffee Syrup with Gail

Gail loves all things fall, and in this episode of At Home, she will show you how to make one of her favorite autumn treats - Vanilla Spice Coffee Syrup! Tune in to learn how to create this tasty addition to your favorite coffee drink.

@HOME WITH YOUR LIBRARY: 12/01/21
How-To Make a Dump Cake with Dione

Dump cakes are one of Dione's favorite desserts to bake because they are so easy to make! By literally "dumping" a few simple ingredients together, you can have a delicious dessert in no time. Tune in to Dione's episode of At Home to learn how to make your own dump cake.

@HOME WITH YOUR LIBRARY: 11/24/21
Thanksgiving Plate Cricut Demo with Jessica

Jessica will be serving up her Thanksgiving feast on this custom plate she designed with Cricut Maker! She will be teaching up how to design your own plate with the Cricut in this episode of At Home. If you don't have a Cricut to use at home, no worries because we've got you covered! Contact one of our branches to reserve a time to come in and use a Cricut or schedule a Cricut class with us to learn how to use the machine.

@HOME WITH YOUR LIBRARY: 11/17/21
How-To Make a Roux with Luticia

Fall is here, which means it is the perfect time to cook up some roux-based dishes! Since we live in Acadiana, we know that many of you already know how to make a roux, but if you don't, Luticia is here to teach you! Tune in to her At Home to learn how to make a delicious roux.

@HOME WITH YOUR LIBRARY: 11/10/21
Crafting Acorn Eggs with Sally

Sally will be teaching you how to craft some beautiful fall decor! She will transform Easter eggs into a festive acorn centerpiece that will look perfect on your Thanksgiving table.

@HOME WITH YOUR LIBRARY: 11/03/21
Making a Buttercream Icing with Kaina

As we enter the holiday season & fire up our ovens to do some baking, we know that many of you may be looking for a simple, yet delicious buttercream icing recipe to top your confections. Kaina is here on this episode of At Home to show us how to make one of her favorite versions of the classic, versatile buttercream frosting.

@HOME WITH YOUR LIBRARY: 10/27/21
Breast Cancer Awareness with Doris

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. 💕 Doris's aunt is a breast cancer survivor, so she is passionate about speaking about breast cancer awareness and honoring those affected. Tune in to learn about some of our breast cancer resources, as well as to learn how to craft your own breast cancer ribbon.

@HOME WITH YOUR LIBRARY: 10/20/21
How To Kill Mold with Stephanie

We know that many of you are battling mold in your homes right now, so Stephanie is here with some tips on killing mold!  Find out what solutions she suggests on this episode of At Home. 

@HOME WITH YOUR LIBRARY: 10/13/21
Preparing a Béchamel Sauce with Emily

Tune in for a cooking demo with Emily! She will be showing us how to prepare a Béchamel Sauce, one of the "mother sauces" of French cuisine. Ooh la la!

@HOME WITH YOUR LIBRARY: 10/06/21
Fall Votive Candle Mason Jar with Jacob

Join Jacob to learn how to turn a mason jar into a fall votive candle holder!

@HOME WITH YOUR LIBRARY: 09/22/21
Reading to Little Ones with Heather

September is 1000 Books Before Kindergarten Kick-Off Month, & Heather is here with some tips to help you read to & enjoy books with the little ones in your life! You can register for our 1000 Books Before Kindergarten program online at lafourche.beanstack.org or in any open branch.

@HOME WITH YOUR LIBRARY: 09/01/21
Personalized Candle with Sally

Join Sally, Larose Branch Manager, to learn how to personalize a candle in this crafty workshop that is fun for all ages!

@HOME WITH YOUR LIBRARY: 08/25/21
Vegetable Harvesting with Rachel

Join local gardener & Lockport staff member Rachel to learn about vegetable harvesting! Rachel maintains a vegetable garden at her home and she will be sharing some of her tips & tricks with us.

@HOME WITH YOUR LIBRARY: 08/18/21
Fireworks in a Cup with Allison

Allison, South Lafourche staff member, is going to show you how you can enjoy fireworks all year round by making them in a cup! This is a fun activity to do inside with the family on a hot afternoon.

@HOME WITH YOUR LIBRARY: 08/11/21
Back to School with Heather

It's back-to-school time and Heather, Golden Meadow Manager, has some A+ resources to help your child make the grade this school year! Tune in to this At Home workshop to learn how you can get the most out of your library card this school year.

@HOME WITH YOUR LIBRARY: 08/04/21
Upcycled Candle Jar with Luticia & Jolene

Luticia and Jolene from our Choctaw Branch will show you to upcycle an old candle jar. Upcycling involves taking an object that has served its purpose and would normally be discarded, & turning it into something beautiful and useful!

@HOME WITH YOUR LIBRARY: 07/28/21
DIY Marbled Card with Doris

Join Doris, Thibodaux staff member, to learn how to make a beautiful marbled card!

@HOME WITH YOUR LIBRARY: 07/21/21
Building a Bento Box with Jessica

Join Jessica, Bayou Blue staff member, to learn how to build a bento box! Bento boxes are single-serving, packed meals in divided containers, transported by the eater already assembled and ready to be savored. Like an American lunchbox, only so much more!

@HOME WITH YOUR LIBRARY: 07/14/21
DIY After-Sun Skin Balm with Kristen

Join Kristen, Raceland Staff Member, to learn how to make a soothing balm sure to relieve itching and burning after spending long, hot days in the Louisiana sun!

@HOME WITH YOUR LIBRARY: 07/07/21
Patriotic Clothespin Wreath with Sally

Join Larose Manager Sally to learn how to make a clothespin wreath perfect for celebrating all of the patriotic holidays! ❤️🤍💙

@HOME WITH YOUR LIBRARY: 06/30/21
Book Nook with Katie

What to do when you are crafty & love books? Why, make a book nook, of course! Book nooks are crafty creations that you slip onto your shelves between your books. "When sandwiched between two books, a book nook looks as though your shelf is a passageway to places real and imagined." (mymodernmet.com/book-nook-ideas) Join Reference Librarian Katie to learn how to create your own book nook!

@HOME WITH YOUR LIBRARY: 06/23/21
Mystery LEGO Creation with Andrew

Grab your LEGOs & follow along as Andrew from our South Lafourche Branch guides you in creating a mystery LEGO build! Just what are we making? Watch until the end to see! 👀

@HOME WITH YOUR LIBRARY: 06/16/21
Road Trip Tips with Heather

Now that it is summer & the world is opening back up, Golden Meadow Branch Manager Heather can't wait to go on a road trip! Get her tips & tricks for having a terrific road trip in this episode of At Home with Your Library.

@HOME WITH YOUR LIBRARY: 06/09/21
Easy Tie Dye with Luticia

If you're like us, when you think about summer, you think about tie dye. Choctaw Branch Manager Luticia is going to be showing us an easy way to make your own tie dye shirt using supplies you likely have at home. Tune in & tie dye with us!

@HOME WITH YOUR LIBRARY: 06/02/21
DIY Wax Melts with Ashley

Thibodaux Branch staff member Ashley has some tips & tricks for making your home smell wonderful this summer. Tune in to learn how to create your very own wax melts!

@HOME WITH YOUR LIBRARY: 05/26/21
Make a Crewmate Keychain from Among Us with Jessica

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