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FREE Practice ACT by Princeton Review (Ages 12-18)

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Denham Springs-Walker Branch
Meeting Room

Take a FREE ACT Practice Test given by the Princeton Review. Click  HERE for online registration.  


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VITA Tax Preparation (Ages 18+)

9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Main Branch
Computer Lab
Co-sponsored by Volunteer Income Tax Assistance and the Internal Revenue Service, this event offers free tax preparation for participants with a low to moderate income for 2016. Bring tax documents such as W-2s, 1099s, and information for deductions and credits along with a copy of last year’s tax return and a Social Security card for yourself, a spouse and dependents. You may also bring proof of a bank account for direct deposit. Volunteers will prepare most simple returns, but more complicated returns will not be processed.

This program is by appointment only. To make an appointment or for more information, call the branch hosting your preferred event, or visit http://www.cauw.org/vita/appointments.
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Plant and Seed Swap (Ages 18+)

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
South Branch
Meeting Room
Do you have seeds and plants to spare? Come out to our plant and seed swap. Bring any extra plants and seeds you have, and see what others in the community have to offer. 
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Baby and Toddler Storytime (Ages 0-2)

9:45 AM - 10:15 AM
Denham Springs-Walker Branch
Meeting Room
Our storytimes for babies, toddlers, and preschoolers focus on developing early literacy skills –those skills necessary in order to begin to learn to read. We have designed our storytimes to reach and teach a multi-age audience from babies to 5 year olds.

Storytimes feature stories read aloud and can include songs, finger plays, puppets, and crafts among other activities. Pick your most convenient library branch and come join the fun!
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Wiggle Worms (Ages 0-5)

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Albany-Springfield Branch
Meeting Room
Did you know that music and dance foster important literacy development in early childhood? Join us for this fun and creative program for children ages 0-5 and their caregivers. Research shows that music and dance activities enhance life-long learning and neural development. Come wiggle and groove with us!
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Storytime (Ages 0-5)

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Denham Springs-Walker Branch
Meeting Room
Our storytimes for babies, toddlers, and preschoolers focus on developing early literacy skills –those skills necessary in order to begin to learn to read. We have designed our storytimes to reach and teach a multi-age audience from babies to 5 year olds.

Storytimes feature stories read aloud and can include songs, finger plays, puppets, and crafts among other activities. Pick your most convenient library branch and come join the fun!
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Author Susan Mustafa Visits (Ages 18+)

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Denham Springs-Walker Branch
Meeting Room
 New York Times bestselling author Susan Mustafa discusses her newest book, Rock Bottom and Back: From Desperation to Inspiration. The book depicts the incredible lives of twenty-two people who hit rock bottom and them came back from profound despair to help others in extraordinary ways. 
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Storytime (Ages 0-5)

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Denham Springs-Walker Branch
Meeting Room
Our storytimes for babies, toddlers, and preschoolers focus on developing early literacy skills –those skills necessary in order to begin to learn to read. We have designed our storytimes to reach and teach a multi-age audience from babies to 5 year olds.

Storytimes feature stories read aloud and can include songs, finger plays, puppets, and crafts among other activities. Pick your most convenient library branch and come join the fun!
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Sit and Sew (Ages 18+)

3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Main Branch
Meeting Room
Sit and Sew at Main Branch— 4 hours of uninterrupted sewing! Bring a sandwich and a project or two. Spend some creative time with friends. You’re a part of our community, and we would love for you to come and stitch with us.
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Tech Buffet (Ages 12-18)

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Watson Branch
Meeting Room
Are you hungry for a different type of buffet? Sample the library’s technology at our Tech Buffet and play with all sorts of cool gadgets and gizmos. For ages 12 -18. Registration is required. 
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Beauty & the Beast (Ages 3-8)

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
South Branch
Meeting Room
Celebrate a story as old as time with a beautiful shadow puppet rendition set against stained glass scenery.  Create a simple stained glass effect rose art piece afterward.
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Teen Advisory Board Meeting (Ages 12-18)

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Denham Springs-Walker Branch
Meeting Room
Do you want to help out at the library? Join a Teen Advisory Board at the Main Branch or Denham Springs-Walker Branch and make a difference! TAB volunteers suggest programs you would like to see, volunteer at the branch, and help choose books for our young adult sections.
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Storytime (Ages 0-5)

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Watson Branch
Meeting Room
Our storytimes for babies, toddlers, and preschoolers focus on developing early literacy skills –those skills necessary in order to begin to learn to read. We have designed our storytimes to reach and teach a multi-age audience from babies to 5 year olds.

Storytimes feature stories read aloud and can include songs, finger plays, puppets, and crafts among other activities. Pick your most convenient library branch and come join the fun!
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Storytime (Ages 0-5)

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
South Branch
Meeting Room
Our storytimes for babies, toddlers, and preschoolers focus on developing early literacy skills –those skills necessary in order to begin to learn to read. We have designed our storytimes to reach and teach a multi-age audience from babies to 5 year olds.

Storytimes feature stories read aloud and can include songs, finger plays, puppets, and crafts among other activities. Pick your most convenient library branch and come join the fun!
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Storytime (Ages 0-5)

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Main Branch
Meeting Room
Our storytimes for babies, toddlers, and preschoolers focus on developing early literacy skills –those skills necessary in order to begin to learn to read. We have designed our storytimes to reach and teach a multi-age audience from babies to 5 year olds.

Storytimes feature stories read aloud and can include songs, finger plays, puppets, and crafts among other activities. Pick your most convenient library branch and come join the fun!
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Vita Tax Prep (Ages 18+)

9:15 AM - 2:15 PM
Denham Springs-Walker Branch
Meeting Room
Co-sponsored by Volunteer Income Tax Assistance and the Internal Revenue Service, this event offers free tax preparation for participants with a low to moderate income for 2016. Bring tax documents such as W-2s, 1099s, and information for deductions and credits along with a copy of last year’s tax return and a Social Security Card for yourself, a spouse, and dependents. You may also bring proof of a bank account for direct deposit. Volunteers will prepare most simple returns, but more complicated returns will not be processed.

This program is by appointment only. To make an appointment or for more information, call the branch hosting your preferred event, or visit http://www.cauw.org/vita/appointments.
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Storytime (Ages 0-5)

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Albany-Springfield Branch
Meeting Room
Our storytimes for babies, toddlers, and preschoolers focus on developing early literacy skills –those skills necessary in order to begin to learn to read. We have designed our storytimes to reach and teach a multi-age audience from babies to 5 year olds.

Storytimes feature stories read aloud and can include songs, finger plays, puppets, and crafts among other activities. Pick your most convenient library branch and come join the fun!
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South Branch Bookies Book Club (Ages 18+)

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
South Branch
Meeting Room
The South Branch Bookies motto is “Bet you’re going to like this next book!” Each month, this book club hosts a festive gathering with refreshments and sometimes even costumes based on the book they are reading. For more information, call the South Branch at (225) 686-4170.
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LPL Improv Group (Teens and Adults)

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Main Branch
Meeting Room
Teens and adults are invited to learn and develop improvisational/sketch skills by participating in interactive activities and exercises to get the creative juices flowing. Come join us for some acting fun that improves communication skills and provides a safe environment for creative learning and self-growth.
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Plant and Seed Swap

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Watson Branch
Meeting Room
Do you have seeds and plants to spare? Come out to our plant and seed swap. Bring any extra plants and seeds you have, and see what others in the community have to offer.
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Plant and Seed Swap(Ages 18+)

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Albany-Springfield Branch
Meeting Room
Do you have seeds and plants to spare? Come out to our plant and seed swap. Bring any extra plants  and seeds you have, and see what others in the community have to offer.
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VITA Tax Preparation (Ages 18+)

9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Main Branch
Computer Lab
Co-sponsored by Volunteer Income Tax Assistance and the Internal Revenue Service, this event offers free tax preparation for participants with a low to moderate income for 2016. Bring tax documents such as W-2s, 1099s, and information for deductions and credits along with a copy of last year’s tax return and a Social Security card for yourself, a spouse and dependents. You may also bring proof of a bank account for direct deposit. Volunteers will prepare most simple returns, but more complicated returns will not be processed.

This program is by appointment only. To make an appointment or for more information, call the branch hosting your preferred event, or visit http://www.cauw.org/vita/appointments.
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Registration is open — Register at the library

Vita Tax Prep (Ages 18+)

9:15 AM - 2:15 PM
Denham Springs-Walker Branch
Meeting Room
Co-sponsored by Volunteer Income Tax Assistance and the Internal Revenue Service, this event offers free tax preparation for participants with a low to moderate income for 2016. Bring tax documents such as W-2s, 1099s, and information for deductions and credits along with a copy of last year’s tax return and a Social Security Card for yourself, a spouse, and dependents. You may also bring proof of a bank account for direct deposit. Volunteers will prepare most simple returns, but more complicated returns will not be processed.

This program is by appointment only. To make an appointment or for more information, call the branch hosting your preferred event, or visit http://www.cauw.org/vita/appointments.
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Advanced Cake Decorating (Ages18+)

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Albany-Springfield Branch
Meeting Room
Do you like to decorate cakes, but want to take it to the next level? Come to learn fondant techniques, chocolate modeling, and flower- making.  We will provide all the tools you need. Space is limited, so registration is required.
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Baby and Toddler Storytime (Ages 0-2)

9:45 AM - 10:15 AM
Denham Springs-Walker Branch
Meeting Room
Our storytimes for babies, toddlers, and preschoolers focus on developing early literacy skills –those skills necessary in order to begin to learn to read. We have designed our storytimes to reach and teach a multi-age audience from babies to 5 year olds.

Storytimes feature stories read aloud and can include songs, finger plays, puppets, and crafts among other activities. Pick your most convenient library branch and come join the fun!
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