It's amazing just how many programs we have access to thanks to the Calcasieu Parish Library system. In the month of march, we can learn more about Lincoln and the Civil War, buy great books at the Friends of the Library book sale and learn more about 3-D printing.

The Calcasieu Parish Library knows how easily teens become bored, so they have a long list of special events just for teens.

 

You'll find all those programs and many more at the Calcasieu Parish Library. Here are a few of those events for the first week of March.

From the Calcasieu Parish Library press release:

ADULTS

Central Library, 301 W. Claude Street, 721-7116

Lincoln: The Constitution and the Civil War:  A traveling exhibition, on display during branch hours.  January 23-March 6.

Friends of the Library-Calcasieu Book Sale:  3:00 p.m., Sunday, March 1. The Friends of the Library-Calcasieu will have books for sale until 5:00 p.m.

Tech Tuesday:  10:00 a.m., Tuesday, March 3.  Library staff will be available to chat one on one with patrons who have questions about their mobile devices.  Examples include eReaders, smart phones, tablet computers, and more.

Friends of the Library-Calcasieu Book Sale:  10:00 a.m., Tuesday, March 3. The Friends of the Library-Calcasieu will have books for sale until 12:00 p.m.

Friends of the Library-Calcasieu Book Sale:  2:00 p.m., Thursday, March 5. The Friends of the Library-Calcasieu will have books for sale until 4:00 p.m.

Maker Hours:  5:00 p.m., Thursday, March 5.  Visit the Innovation Studio at Central Library every Thursday evening to tinker with fun technology, including 3D printing.  For more information visit www.calcasieulibrary.org/innovatelibrary.

Central Library, 301 W. Claude Street, 721-7116

Teen Tech Week Vine Contest:  During branch hours, February 9 – March 30.  Students in grades 6-12 will make a 5 to 6 second movie clip that will be posted online for the public to vote on.  Entries can be submitted February 9-March 2.  Online voting will take place March 9-27, with the winner announced on March 30.  For more info call 721-7121.

Tech Teens:  4:30 p.m., Monday, March 2.  Teens will learn about film making, computer programming, and other cool electronics.

ACT Tips:  6:00 p.m., Tuesday, March 3.  Darren Alcock, Math Professor at McNeese State University, will review the ACT test and provide study tips.  Registration is required.

Animanga Group:  4:30 p.m., Thursday, March 5.  Teens who love Anime and Manga will meet to share and learn more about the culture surrounding them.

ACT Practice Test:  9:30 a.m., Saturday, March 7.  Teens who will be taking the ACT test will have the opportunity to take a practice ACT test to find out where their strengths and weaknesses are.  Registration is required.

Teen Advisory Board:  2:00 p.m., Saturday, March 7.  The Central Library TAB group will help choose library YA programs, plan new clubs/groups, and give their opinion on what is popular with teens in the community.