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STAFF SHARES SUNDAY
New Staff Shares Sunday spotlights premiering Sundays at 4 PM!
Join our staff as they share some of their favorite "library" things with you.
Staff Shares Sunday: No More Monsters Under Your Bed by Jordan Chouteau with Jacob
Staff Shares Sunday: No More Monsters Under Your Bed by Jordan Chouteau with Jacob
Staff Shares Sunday: Circe by Madeline Miller with Mariah
Staff Shares Sunday: Health & Fitness Books with Allison
Staff Shares Sunday: Tumblebooks Library with Jolene
Staff Shares Sunday: EBSCO Databases with Taylor
Staff Shares Sunday: STEAM Sit Down with Jessica
Staff Shares Sunday: Gale Legal Forms with Van
Staff Shares Sunday: Science Reference Center with Taylor
STAFF SHARES SUNDAY: 2/12/23 No More Monsters Under Your Bed by Jordan Chouteau with Jacob
In this Book Talk edition of Staff Share Sunday, Jacob will be sharing a book with you about a little boy, afraid of the monsters that he is sure are hiding in his bedroom, who gets some magical help from his parents.
STAFF SHARES SUNDAY: 01/29/23 Circe by Madeline Miller with Mariah
In this Book Talk edition of Staff Share Sunday, Mariah will share one of her favorite books with you! Tune in to hear all that she thought about Madeline Miller's Circe. Set during the Greek Heroic Age, Circe is an adaptation of various Greek myths, most notably the Odyssey, as told from the perspective of the witch Circe.
STAFF SHARES SUNDAY: 01/15/23 Health & Fitness Books with Allison
In this Book Talk edition of Staff Share Sunday, Allison will share some health & fitness books with you to help you meet your goals in the new year! 🥳
STAFF SHARES SUNDAY: 12/25/22 Tumblebooks Library with Jolene
Have a little reader? Tumblebooks is made for YOUR family! Tune into Jolene's Staff Share to learn all about this robust digital resource for kids available to you for free with your LPPLibrary card.
STAFF SHARES SUNDAY: 12/11/22 EBSCO Databases with Taylor
If you have research to do, check out our EBSCO databases! With EBSCO, you can search multiple databases for free with your library card. Tune into Taylor's Staff Share to learn more!
STAFF SHARES SUNDAY: 11/27/22 STEAM Sit Downs with Jessica
Our STEAM Sit Downs started many years ago thanks to a grant that our library system won. STEAM Sit Downs are still going strong all these years later, offering families with a variety of STEAM (science, tech, engineering, art, math) activities on Mon - Thu afternoons. Tune in to Jessica's Staff Share to learn more!
STAFF SHARES SUNDAY: 11/13/22 Gale Legal Forms with Van
No need to go scouring the Internet the next time you need a legal form! Van is here to share with you the Gale Legal Form Database, which you get free access to with your library card. Gale Legal Forms offers a wide selection of essential state-specific (and multi-state) legal forms that may be customized for the most common legal procedures. These forms are used by attorneys and law firms. Includes real estate contracts, wills, premarital agreements, bankruptcy, divorce, landlord tenant, and many others. Tune in to learn more!
STAFF SHARES SUNDAY: 10/23/22 Science Reference Center with Taylor
Explore your world with the Science Reference Center for FREE with your LPPLibrary card! Science Reference Center provides full text for hundreds of science magazines, journals, reference books and high-quality videos. The database also contains science experiments, curriculum-aligned lesson plans, and a vast image collection, making it perfect for school projects. Learn more in Taylor's Staff Share!
STAFF SHARES SUNDAY: 10/09/22 Ancestry.com with Kristen
Researching your family tree starts at the library! Not only do we have a vast geneaology collection, but you also have FREE access to Ancestry.com in our branches. Come in & start exploring your family's history today!
STAFF SHARES SUNDAY: 09/25/22 Louisiana Digital Library with Jolene
The Louisiana Digital Library is an online library of more than 400,000 digital items from Louisiana archives, libraries, museums, and other repositories, making unique historical treasures accessible to students, researchers, and the general public in Louisiana and across the globe. The items in the Louisiana Digital Library are as diverse and interesting as the people and places in Louisiana, with photographs, maps, manuscript materials, books, oral histories, and more documenting the state’s history and culture.
Tune into Jolene's Staff Share to learn how you can access The Louisiana Digital Library for FREE with your library card.
STAFF SHARES SUNDAY: 09/11/22 Homework Louisiana with Allison
Did you know that you can receive FREE online tutoring with your library card through Homework Louisiana? This phenomenal service is provided through the State Library of Louisiana and is something you are going to want to take advantage of, so check out Allison's Staff Share to learn more!
STAFF SHARES SUNDAY: 08/28/22 Danyelle Scroggins Book Talk with Kaina
Kaina is here this week to talk about one of her favorite Louisiana authors - Danyelle Scroggins! Tune in to learn more about Scroggins' work & find yourself something new to read!
STAFF SHARES SUNDAY: 08/21/22 Books in Print with Danny
If you're a book lover, then Books in Print is about to become your new best friend. Books in Print, which you get free access to with your library card, is a bibliographic database of over 7.5 million U.S. book, audio book, and movie titles, as well as 12 million international titles, currently in print and information on forthcoming and out-of-print books. Books in Print also offers: reviews; tables of contents; cover images; author biographies; awards information; and annotations. Basically, it tells you everything you could possibly want to know about a book! Tune into Danny's Staff Share to learn more.
STAFF SHARES SUNDAY: 08/14/22 Audiobooks with Dione
Whether you listen while you commute, exercise, or clean, audiobooks are a great way to make a tedious task more pleasant! Dione is a big fan of audiobooks, and she is hear to share with you the variety of audiobook formats we have available for check out at LPPL. Tune in to her Staff Share to learn more!
STAFF SHARES SUNDAY: 08/07/22 Teen Book Cloud with Jessica
It's back to school time, so allow us to introduce you to Teen Book Cloud! Stream eBooks, graphic novels, videos, and audiobooks of high interest to tweens and teens, as well as classics and some teacher-assigned titles. You'll need an internet connection only—no downloading! Tune into Jessica's Staff Share to learn how you can access Teen Book Cloud for free with your library card.
STAFF SHARES SUNDAY: 07/31/22 Book Return with Luticia
Our branch book returns are a convenient service that allows you to return library items on your schedule. Need to return items after hours, or on a weekend or holiday? The book return has you covered! You can even use the book return when the branch is open if you do not wish to come inside. Learn more about our branch book returns in Luticia's Staff Share.
STAFF SHARES SUNDAY: 07/24/22 DigitalLearn.org with Shelley
If you are new to computers, haven't used them for a while, are a little unsure and uncomfortable, or just need a bit of a refresher, we have the tools to help you tackle technology at your own pace and gain the confidence you need to succeed with DigitalLearn.org! Tune in to Shelley's Staff Share to learn a bit more about DigitalLearn.org & how it can help teach you technology.
STAFF SHARES SUNDAY: 07/17/22 Author Check with Taylor
Love to read? Then this Staff Share is for you! Taylor will be introducing you to Author Check, a library service which allows you to track your favorite authors, explore authors the library owns books by, track books in series, & see titles the library owns in book series. Tune in to Taylor's Staff Share to learn how you can start taking advantage of this book lover's service!
STAFF SHARES SUNDAY: 07/01/22 Digital Photography with Sally
Thanks to the invention of digital cameras, capturing memories is easier than ever! Tune in to Sally's Staff Share to learn more about our Digital Photography how-to collection and start snapping photos today.
STAFF SHARES SUNDAY: 07/01/22 Freegal with Kristen
Freegal is our only digital subscription services that actually lets you KEEP the content you borrow. You heard us right - with Freegal you can download & keep three songs every single week in addition to streaming music. Learn more about how you can start using Freegal for free with your library card in Kristen's Staff Share.
STAFF SHARES SUNDAY: 06/26/22 Travel Books with Van
Our next Staff Shares Sunday spotlight premieres on June 26 at 9 AM! If you're planning on doing some traveling this summer, we encourage you to check out our vast collection of travel guides! Van is here with the skinny on the variety of travel books series carried in our branches, and he even breaks them down by his favorite types. Tune in to see how our collection can help make your next vacation even more fulfilling and awe-inspiring!
STAFF SHARES SUNDAY: 06/19/22 Comics Plus with Jessica
If you're an older child, teen, or adult reader who misses the days of picture books, where illustrations combine with text to create a dynamic story, allow us to introduce you to the world of graphic novels & comics! These fully illustrated stories bring you the best of both worlds, & what makes them even better is that we have an app fully dedicated to the genre. Tune in to Jessica's Staff Share to learn more about Comics Plus!
STAFF SHARES SUNDAY: 06/12/22 Take & Make Crafts with Jacob
Take & Make crafts are a program offering we implemented during COVID to allow you to make our crafts from the safety of home. They were so wildly popular, we decided to keep them around, & you can still pick up new Take & Make crafts at all branches every Monday & throughout the week, while supplies last. Tune in to Jacob's Staff Share to learn more about our Take & Make crafts!
STAFF SHARES SUNDAY: 06/05/22 Flipster with Jolene
Love magazines, but don't love the subscription prices? Allow us to introduce you to Flipster! With your library card, you can read hundreds of magazines for FREE right on your mobile device or computer. Tune in to Jolene's Staff Share so that she can teach you more.
STAFF SHARES SUNDAY: 05/29/22 Staff Picks with Doris
Doris is here this Sunday to tell you about our Staff Picks displays at most branches. These shelves contain our staff members' most favorite library items! With Staff Picks, you can read & enjoy what we have read & enjoyed! Tune in to Doris's Staff Share to learn more.
STAFF SHARES SUNDAY: 05/22/22 Learning Express with Taylor
Whether you're a high school, college, or adult student, or someone looking to further your skills for your career, Learning Express is your one-stop-shop for test & career prep, as well as courses. Tune in to Taylor's Staff Share this Sunday to learn more about what Learning Express has to offer you for FREE with your library card!
STAFF SHARES SUNDAY: 05/15/22 Movie Collection with Sharon
It's no surprise that one of our most popular collections at Lafourche Parish Public Library is our movies! Patrons love that they can find the latest blockbusters, as well as classics, at their local library branch. We even offer a streaming service called Kanopy that lets you watch movies on your Smart TV or mobile device! Tune in to Sharon's Staff Share to learn more.
STAFF SHARES SUNDAY: 05/09/22 Pronunciator with Carmen & Kristen
Whether you want to learn a second language for fun, work, or travel, Pronunciator has you covered! You get FREE access to this online language learning platform with your LPPLibrary card. Tune in to Carmen & Kristen's Staff Share to discover how you can start learning a new language today!
STAFF SHARES SUNDAY: 04/24/22 Hobbies & Crafts Reference Center with Katie
Katie has a new hobby - rock tumbling - and to help her in learning as much as can about her new passion, she turned to the Hobbies & Crafts Reference Center, which hosts a wealth of information related to a variety of recreational activities! Even better, you get FREE access with your library card, so tune in to learn how this resource can guide you on your next creative pursuit!
STAFF SHARES SUNDAY: 04/17/22 Grab & Go Meals with Lori
Kids have been enjoying after-school frozen meals provided by the library in partnership with Second Harvest Food Bank since October, and it is hard to believe that we are nearing the end of yet another school year! Summer means that our Grab & Go Meal program will also be coming to a close soon, but you can still pick up meals through 5/26. If you aren't familiar with our Grab & Go Meals, tune in to Lori's Staff Share to learn more!
STAFF SHARES SUNDAY: 04/10/22 Hoopla with Jolene
hoopla is the leading all-in-one digital library app, with more than 1,000,000 titles - from best-selling novels and blockbuster movies to niche, hard-to find content, hoopla has something for everyone. Read, listen, and watch without ads, for free with your Lafourche Parish Public library card. Tune in to Jolene's Staff Share to learn how you can access content on Hoopla today!
STAFF SHARES SUNDAY: 04/03/22 World Book Online with Andrew
If you have a child in school, you're going to want to check out World Book Online. World Book Online is a robust digital encyclopedia that you can access from home to assist your child with school assignments. Even better, it is FREE with your LPPLibrary card! Tune in to Andrew's Staff Share to learn more about this fabulous resource.
STAFF SHARES SUNDAY: 03/27/22 Juvenile Nonfiction with Jessica
Jessica is often approached by parents who want to know, "How can I get my kids to read?!" Jessica's go-to recommendation? Try nonfiction! As Jessica will show us in her Staff Share, nonfiction books allow kids to explore topics that they are interested in, helping them to connect with and engage in the book. Tune in on Sunday to learn more about our Juvenile Nonfiction collection!
STAFF SHARES SUNDAY: 03/20/22 Kanopy with Sally
If you love movies, but you don't like the prices that come with services like Netflix and HBO Max, we would like to introduce you to Kanopy! With Kanopy, you get free access to thousands of award-winning films & documentaries with your library card. Plus, there's an app for that, so you can watch Kanopy right on your smart TV or with a Fire Stick. Tune in to Sally's Staff Share to learn more!
STAFF SHARES SUNDAY: 03/13/22 Large Print Books with Kristen
Don't like the tiny text that is in most novels? Then join Kristen to learn all about our Large Print collection! Large Print books use a bigger font, making the text easier to read and enjoy. We have many titles in Large Print, from classics to current best sellers!
STAFF SHARES SUNDAY: 03/06/22 Novelist with Brittany
Have you read all of the books by your favorite author and aren't sure what to read next? Then tune in to Brittany's Staff Share as she introduces you to Novelist Plus! Novelist is a reader's best friend, as it can provide book recommendations based on a variety of factors, including read-alikes and book "personality traits" called appeals.
STAFF SHARES SUNDAY: 02/27/22 Fine Forgiveness Month with Crystal
When our branches re-open from the Mardi Gras break, it will be Fine Forgiveness Month! If you have fines on your library card, tune in to learn how you can clear those fines with a non-perishable grocery or pet food donation.
STAFF SHARES SUNDAY: 02/20/22 cloudLibrary with Jessica
Jessica is here to tell us about cloudLibrary because if you love eBooks & audiobooks and you are NOT using cloudLibrary, you are seriously missing out! Tune in to learn all about how you can read/listen to thousands upon thousands of books by today's hottest authors for free with your library card.
STAFF SHARES SUNDAY: 02/13/22 Board Books with Luticia
Luticia will be showcasing ou board book collection & sharing why these durable, colorful "mini" books are perfect for babies & toddlers. Tune in to check out the collection & also get some tips for reading to your little one!
STAFF SHARES SUNDAY: 02/06/22 cloudLibrary NewsStand with Gail
Gail is here to share with you our newest subscription service - cloudLibrary's NewsStand! With NewsStand, you can read thousands upon thousands of magazines for free with your library card. Tune in to learn more about this valuable resources
STAFF SHARES SUNDAY: 01/30/22 Paperback Exchange with Rachel
Rachel is here to share with you a service that you may not even know we have - Paperback Exchange! Paperback Exchange works a bit like a Little Free Library. These items do not need to be checked out - you can simply take home the paperbacks that you are interested in reading, and when you are finished with them, put them back in the Paperback Exchange. If you have paperbacks of your own that you no longer want & would like to put in the Paperback Exchange, you can do that too! Tune into Rachel's Staff Share to learn more about this program!
STAFF SHARES SUNDAY: 01/23/22 Romance Novels with Tammy
Tammy loves books, but she loves romance novels most of all! If you're like her, you're in luck because we have a robust romance collection in our libraries. Check out some of Tammy's favorites in this Staff Share & then head over to lafourche.org to browse our catalog for even more romances you will love!
STAFF SHARES SUNDAY: 01/16/22 Local Author Jessica Tastet with Kaina
Kaina loves local author Jessica Tastet's book, so she is excited to share them with you this Sunday! Tune in to learn more about Jessica & get a brief introduction to her novels.
STAFF SHARES SUNDAY: 01/09/22 Genealogy and Ancestry.com with Heather
Heather loves researching her family tree, so she is in luck that our libraries have lots of resources that can help her do just that! Join her to learn about our extensive genealogy collections, containing books packed with information about Lafourche families, as well as Ancestry.com, which you get free access to in all of our libraries.
STAFF SHARES SUNDAY: 01/02/22 One Pot Cooking with Sue
Many of us are setting resolutions for 2022 this weekend, and if one of your goals for the new year is to learn how to make more simple, yet tasty recipes, then join Sue for this Staff Share! She will be demonstrating how she uses just one pot to make a delicious meal. Plus, if you like the idea of one pot meals, be sure to check out our cookbook collection, which contains many books with one pot recipes!
STAFF SHARES SUNDAY: 12/26/21 Graphic Novels with Jessica
Jessica will be here on Sunday to talk about her favorite library collection - the graphic novels! A graphic novel, as its name suggests, is a novel that tells a complete story via illustrations. Tune in to learn about the wide array of graphic novels, manga, and comics your Lafourche Parish Public Library has to offer!
STAFF SHARES SUNDAY: 12/19/21 Wintry Reads with Jolene
If you're a mood reader, you may be the type of person who likes to read books that take place in the current season. With the first day of winter happening this Tuesday, check out these wintry reading recommendations from Jolene!
STAFF SHARES SUNDAY: 12/12/21 Homework Louisiana with Pat
Don't pay for an expensive tutor to help your child with their schoolwork when you can use one online for FREE through a service provided by our State Library. It is called Homework Louisiana & it is powered by tutor.com. Your family can connect with a live tutor online for all of your schoolwork needs at no cost to you. Tune in to Pat's Staff Share to learn more about Homework Louisiana!
STAFF SHARES SUNDAY: 12/05/21 Couponing with Leah
Leah is a coupon queen and knows all of the tips & tricks to saving money at the store. Tune in to her Staff Share to learn some of her couponing tips & check out the resources she mentions to save even more!
STAFF SHARES SUNDAY: 11/28/21 Peanut Butter Fudge with Sally
It's the holidays, which means the smell of fudge is in the air! Sally is here on this episode of Staff Shares Sunday to show you how to make peanut butter fudge. If you are interested in making other confections this holiday season, check out our cookbook collection - we have books for making all kinds of delicious delights!
STAFF SHARES SUNDAY: 11/21/21 Wonderbooks with Emily
Wonderbooks provide a read-along experience like never before! Hear your favorite stories read aloud to you through an all-in-one book and audio player with Wonderbooks! Join Emily on this Staff Share to learn all about our wonderful Wonderbooks collection.
STAFF SHARES SUNDAY: 11/14/21 Magazine Collection with Shelley
Whether your prefer your magazines in print or digitally, we have a large collection, which is sure to satisfy readers of all sorts! Join Shelley on this Sunday's Staff Share to learn more about our magazine collection.
STAFF SHARES SUNDAY: 11/07/21 Office Services with Stephanie
Stephanie wants everyone to know about all of the office services our libraries provide - we are your one-stop shop! Get WiFi, printing/copying, & faxing services all from your library. Learn more in this week's Staff Share.
STAFF SHARES SUNDAY: 10/31/21 Fitness DVDs with Lori
Lori enjoys keeping fit and she loves that the library has a large collection of DVDs that you can check out to get in shape at home! Tune in to her Staff Share to learn more about our Fitness DVD collection.
STAFF SHARES SUNDAY: 10/24/21 Crafting Programs with Luticia
If you're a patron of our libraries, you know we are big on crafts! Luticia is here to share with you some of the variety of crafting opportunities we have available to you are the Lafourche Parish Public Library.
STAFF SHARES SUNDAY: 10/17/21 Stephen King Books with Van
If you know Thibodaux Reference Librarian Van, you know that he is a big fan of the master of horror, Stephen King! Join Van to learn about our Stephen King collection & perhaps find something to check out to celebrate Halloween! 🎃👻
STAFF SHARES SUNDAY: 10/10/21 Louisiana Cookbook Collection with Jolene
Jolene has loved Cajun cooking from the time she was a young child ... as we are sure many of you can relate! While all bayou families have a collection of family recipes that they know and love, it is always nice to add a few new ones to your repertoire. That's where our Louisiana Cookbook Collection can help you out! Tune in this Sunday to learn more about the cookbooks available to you in this collection.
STAFF SHARES SUNDAY: 10/02/21 Dog Book Collection with Crystal
As a dog owner and lover, Lockport Branch Librarian Crystal enjoys and gets much use out of the library's dog book collection! Learn more about some of the books she has found to be especially useful in this Staff Share, and then check out the collection yourself by browsing our Catalog at lafourche.org.
STAFF SHARES SUNDAY: 09/26/21 South Lafourche Branch with Sharon
Much of our parish has experienced devastation and loss with Hurricane Ida, and our library system is no exception. We are saddened to share that our South Lafourche and Golden Meadow branches were significantly damaged in the storm and will be closed for the unforseeable future.
Sharon, one of the members of our South Lafourche Maintenance crew, filmed this Staff Shares spotlight about the branch before the hurricane hit, not knowing that the storm would bring so much devastation upon the library. We know how much our South Lafourche branch was loved down the bayou, and we have been working over the past few weeks on plans to continue to provide library services to the southern part of the parish.
Join us this Sunday, 9/26 at 9 AM in remembering the South Lafourche Branch as it were during this week's Staff Shares Sunday spotlight.
STAFF SHARES SUNDAY: 08/29/21 Binding Machine with Brittany
Join Brittany, Thibodaux Branch Manager, to learn all about the Binding Machine that is available for use in our Thibodaux Makerspace! Use the binding machine to bind papers together and create a booklet!
STAFF SHARES SUNDAY: 08/22/21 Fine Forgiveness Month with Leah
Join Leah, Lockport Branch Manager, to learn about Fine Forgiveness Month, which is happening at all library branches this September! Learn how you can donate food items to clear fines that you have on your library account.
STAFF SHARES SUNDAY: 08/15/21 Travel Books with Andrew
Andrew from our South Lafourche branch loves to travel, and even though we aren't visiting places as much as we used to, your Lafourche Parish Public Library still has plenty of inspiration for all of your future travel plans! Join Andrew to learn about our Travel Books collection.
STAFF SHARES SUNDAY: 08/08/21 DVDs with Jacob
Jacob from our Bayou Blue Branch loves a good movie, so it's no surprise that the DVD section of the library is his favorite! Tune in to his Staff Share to learn more about the movies and TV shows we have to offer.
STAFF SHARES SUNDAY: 08/01/21 Baking Cookbooks with Autumn
Autumn from our Larose branch loves the cookbook section of the library, as do many of you! It's no surprise that the cookbooks, one of our most extensive book collections, is one of the most popular sections in every branch. Autumn especially loves baking books - check out her Staff Share for some info about our cookbooks and to see a loaf that Autumn made from a recipe in one of our books!
STAFF SHARES SUNDAY: 07/25/21 Interlibrary Loan with Catherine
Catherine, Cataloging Librarian, is sharing information about Interlibrary Loans (ILL.) If we don't have an item in our collection, there's a good chance that Catherine can borrow it for you from another library in the state. Tune in to learn how you can start borrowing items through ILL!
STAFF SHARES SUNDAY: 07/18/21 1000 Books Before Kindergarten with Crystal
Crystal, our Lockport Librarian, is here to share a favorite program of hers - 1000 Books Before Kindergarten, which will be kicking off at our branches for another year of reading fun this September!
Mannie from our South Lafourche staff is here to share a few of her faves with you, including fitness programming at South Lafourche & electronic devices that you can check out to use at home!
STAFF SHARES SUNDAY: 07/04/21 Hotspots with Luticia
Luticia, Choctaw Branch Manager, is taking a road trip this 4th of July and the most important item in her travel bag is her hotspot from the library! Hotspots give you Wi-Fi wherever you are, including the car, beach, or ballpark! Check out her Staff Share this Sunday to learn how to check out a hotspot & connect it to your device.
STAFF SHARES SUNDAY: 06/27/21 Louisiana Books with Heather