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EBR Library announces February programs for teens

EBR Library announces February programs for teens
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POSTED: Monday, January 21, 2013 - 5:00am

UPDATED: Monday, January 21, 2013 - 5:04am

The following programs will be held for teens throughout the month of February.

Registration is required for some programs. For more information or to register, call the individual library branch.

Baker Branch Library, 3501 Groom Road, (225) 778-5950

Un-Valentine’s Day Movie
Tuesday, February 5, 3:30 p.m.
Forget all the mushy love stuff! Come to the Baker Branch on Tuesday, February 5 at 3:30 p.m. to watch a face-paced action movie and enjoy light refreshments. Call for the title. For more information or to register, call (225) 778-5960.

Teen Game Day
Tuesday, February 19, 3:30 p.m.
Join us at the Baker Branch on Tuesday, February 19 at 3:30 p.m. for a fun afternoon of gaming with your favorite Xbox games! Light refreshments will be served. For more information or to register, call (225) 778-5960.

Greenwell Springs Regional Branch Library, 11300 Greenwell Springs Rd., (225) 274-4450

Free ACT Practice Test
Saturday, February 2, 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
A free ACT practice test will be given at the Greenwell Springs Road Regional Branch on Saturday, February 2 from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The test is open to all teens in grades 9-12. All test takers must bring their own pencils, calculator and a snack. The test results will be given at a Scores Back session on Tuesday, February 19 from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Online registration is required for the test with Princeton Review at www.princetonreview.com. Call 1-800-273-8439 for questions regarding the test or the online registration process. For more information about this program, call (225) 274-4470.

Bubbly Bath Salts
Saturday, February 2, 2:30 p.m.
Need a Valentine’s Day gift for someone special? These luxurious bath salts are a great gift idea! Come to the Greenwell Springs Road Regional Branch on Saturday, February 2 at 2:30 p.m. where teens will be making a bubbly craft they can give away or keep for themselves. For more information or to register, call (225) 756-1170.

Main Library, 7711 Goodwood Blvd., (225) 231-3750

Free ACT Practice Test
Saturday, February 23, 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
A free ACT practice test will be given at the Main Library on Saturday, February 23 from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The test is open to all teens in grades 9-12. All test takers must bring their own pencils, calculator and a snack. The test results will be given at a Scores Back session on Thursday, March 7 from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Online registration is required for the test with Princeton Review at www.princetonreview.com. Call 1-800-273-8439 for questions regarding the test or the online registration process. For more information about this program, call (225) 231-3770.

River Center Branch Library, 120 St. Louis St., (225) 389-4967

Uncovering African American History
Saturday, February 16, 2:00 p.m.
Do you need help with your Black History Month project? Come to the River Center Branch on Saturday, February 16 at 2:00 p.m. to check out what tools the library has to offer that can help you in your research. You can search through our databases and find primary source documents and scholarly research on a variety of topics! For more information, call (225) 389-4959.

Zachary Branch Library, 1900 Church St., (225) 658-1850

Let’s Talk Books!
Saturday, February 2, 2:00 p.m.
It’s the month for love! Bring your favorite book of romance to recommend to other teen book lovers at the Zachary Branch on Saturday, February 2 at 2:00 p.m. Come and learn about the history of this well-loved genre and receive other cool recommendations! For more information or to register, call (225) 658-1870.

Teen Council Meeting
Tuesday, February 5, 6:30 p.m.
The Zachary Branch Teen Council will make Valentine’s Day cards for local veterans on Tuesday, February 5 at 6:30 p.m. We’ll also discuss plans for the New Year. New members in the 8th grade and higher are always welcome, so join us this month! For more information, call (225) 658-1870.

Mardi Gras Bead Mosaics
Thursday, February 7, 4:00 p.m.
Laissez les bons temps rouler! Tweens and teens are invited to drop by the Zachary Branch on Thursday, February 7 at 4:00 p.m. to make a mosaic out of Mardi Gras beads. All supplies will be provided, and delicious king cake will be served! For more information or to register, call (225) 658-1870.

Chess and Checkers @ the Library!
Saturday, February 9, 2:00 p.m.
The Zachary Branch Teen Department is teaming up with the Children’s Department to bring you an afternoon of chess and checkers at the library! Board gamers ages 6 and up can join us on Saturday, February 9 at 2:00 p.m. for the fun! For more information or to register, call (225) 658-1870.
  

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