Calcasieu Parish Public Library events for May 20

Lake Charles, LA (KPLC) – Looking for fun free activities in your area? The Calcasieu Parish Public Library system has you covered. Here is a listing of all their events for May 20 through 27.

You can find more information on these events and all the services your local library offers on their website HERE.

May 20

DeQuincy Pop Up Library

10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Come enjoy and checkout material at our pop-up library at the DeQuincy Railroad Museum.

The DeQuincy Railroad Museum is located at 400 Lake Charles Ave, DeQuincy, La. 70633.

DeQuincy Community Storytime/ Special Presenters

4 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Join in on the summer reading fun at the DeQuincy Railroad Museum. Join the DeQuincy staff for fun stories and guest presenters.

The DeQuincy Railroad Museum is located at 400 Lake Charles Ave, DeQuincy, La. 70633.

May 21

Moss Bluff Farmer’s Market Pop-Up Library

8:00 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Come visit us at the Moss Bluff Farmers’ Market at 325 Sam Houston Jones Parkway (next to McDonald’s).

We will have a variety of freshly picked books and movies to browse and check out, along with fun giveaways for folks who stop by our table. Sign up for a library card if you need one, chat with a librarian, learn about new library resources, and grab a free book from our giveaway cart.

Sulfur Millennials Book Club

10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Join us at the Sulfur library and enjoy an hour of sharing what you’re currently reading, discussing favorite titles, and getting book recommendations from staff.

This program is designed for Millennials, but all adults are invited.

May 24

DeQuincy Community Activity

10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Come join the DeQuincy Library staff for a fun community activity at the DeQuincy Railroad Museum where you can experience the library in a new way.

The DeQuincy Railroad Museum is located at 400 Lake Charles Ave, DeQuincy, La. 70633.

DeQuincy Pop Up Library

12:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Join the DeQuincy Library staff at the DeQuincy Railroad Museum.

The DeQuincy Railroad Museum is located at 400 Lake Charles Ave, Dequincy, LA 70633.

Lake Charles Cash & Carry Farmers’ Market Pop-Up Library

3:30 p.m. – 6 p.m.

Come visit us at the Cash & Carry Farmers’ Market in downtown Lake Charles.

We will have freshly picked books & movies to browse & check out, along with fun giveaways for people who stop by.

Zoom: Spring Virtual Book Discussion

6 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Join us as we have an in-depth discussion on the classic book, kindred by Octavia Butler.

You can register to attend online HERE.

May 26

Starks After School Story Time

3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Join us on Thursdays for Story Time.

Staff will read stories and sing songs. Then children will enjoy crafts and snacks.

Zoom: Epps Memorial Book Club

6 p.m. – 7 p.m.

The Epps Memorial Book Club will host their monthly book club discussion via zoom. This month the club will discuss “The Gilded Ones” by Namina Forna.

You can register to attend online HERE.

May 27

DeQuincy Pop Up Library

10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Come enjoy and checkout material at our pop-up library at the DeQuincy Railroad Museum.

The DeQuincy Railroad Museum is located at 400 Lake Charles Ave, DeQuincy, La. 70633.

Summer Reading Kickoff at Iowa Library

2 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Held at Iowa Library’s new, temporary location at 517A N. Thomson Avenue, next to the donut shop.

Join us for the kickoff of Summer Reading. Patrons who register for the Summer Reading Program get a goodie bag and a snack.

Summer Reading Program Kickoff Party at Central Library in Lake Charles

3 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Join the Central Library as we dive into our Summer Reading Program.

This year’s theme is “Oceans of Possibilities,” where we will explore Earth’s greatest resource: our oceans! This celebration includes ocean-themed activities for children, teens, and adults. We can’t wait to discover oceans of possibilities together.

DeQuincy Community Storytime/ Special Presenters

4 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Join in on the summer reading fun at the DeQuincy Railroad Museum for fun stories and guest presenters.

The DeQuincy Railroad Museum is located at 400 Lake Charles Ave, DeQuincy, La. 70633.

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