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July 2023: Blogging with Dione



Has “Reading Colored Your World” yet? There’s still time to participate in the Summer Experience. Our library branches have lots of activities and programs planned for July. Visit your local branch to register for these special must-see events and find out what else is taking place at the library.




CodeCombat (Ages 8+): Code Combat gaming software teaches all ages (must be able to read) how to code in several different coding languages: C++, Python, JavaScript. This innovative technology invites players to take control of an in-game hero and code their way through levels and challenges while learning programming concepts. Students embrace learning as they play and write code from the very start of their adventure, promoting active learning and a growth mindset.

July 7, 10:30 AM, Thibodaux Library

July 11, 2:30 PM, Gheens Library

July 13, 2:00 PM, Choctaw Library

July 13, 3:00 PM, Larose Library

July 24, 3:00 PM, Raceland Library

July 24, 4:00 PM, Lockport Library


The Dinosaur Experience: (All Ages) Walking, roaring, trained dinosaurs bring the Jurassic experience to Lafourche Parish. If you are interested in paleontology and all things dinosaurs, you don’t want to miss this roaringly awesome show!

July 10, 10:00 AM, Cut Off Youth Center

July 10, 1:00 PM, Lafourche Central Market

July 10, 4:00 PM, Harang Auditorium


All Aboard Escape Room: (Ages 8+) Join us for the epic conclusion to our colorful escape room experience! Step aboard a pirate ship to solve a mystery on the high seas.

July 10, 10:00 AM; July 13, 3:30 PM; July 14, 11:30 AM; July 15, 10:30 AM, Lockport Library

July 11, 10:00 AM & 3:00 PM, Choctaw Library

July 12, 1:00 PM & 3:00 PM, Larose Library

July 17, 3:00 PM, Raceland Library

July 19, 2 PM, Bayou Blue Library

July 21 & 22, 10:00 AM & 11:30 AM, Thibodaux Library


Animal Tales Animal Alliances: (All Ages) Learn about animals helping each other in interactive sessions featuring a mixture of mammals, birds, reptiles, and other surprise animals. Shows end with the opportunity for all children to touch an animal.

July 17, 10:00 AM, Cut Off Youth Center

July 17, 1:00 PM, Lafourche Central Market

July 17, 4:00 PM, Harang Auditorium


Celebrate with Pete the Cat: (All Ages) Pete the Cat will groove throughout Lafourche Parish to help us close out an awesome Summer Experience! Join in the fun with a story time, colorful craft, and a great photo op with the coolest cat in town!

July 24, 10:30 AM, Bayou Blue Library

July 24, 2:00 PM, Gheens Library

July 25, 10:30 AM, Raceland Library

July 26, 10:30 AM, Choctaw Library

July 26, 2:00 PM, Thibodaux Library (at Harang Auditorium)

July 27, 10:30 AM, Lockport Library

July 27, 2:00 PM, Larose Library


Don’t forget about Freegal. It’s FREE with your library card! Freegal has over sixteen million songs available to stream or download. With Freegal, you have access to over one million albums from 200 genres including Rock, Pop, Classical, Jazz, Children’s, Soundtracks, Hip Hop, Country, Audio Books and many more. Download the free mobile app available for both iOS and Android or use in any browser. Visit our website or your local branch for more information.


Join us as we let “Reading Color Your World” at your local library branch this summer or check out our website at www.lafourche.org!


- Dione, Area Librarian

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