Archive for the ‘EBRPL Events’ Category

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Library Closed for Good Friday and Easter Sunday

April 18, 2014

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All branches of the East Baton Rouge Parish Library will be closed today, 4/18/14, in observance of Good Friday. We will be open normal hours tomorrow and then will be closed again on Sunday, 4/20, in observance of Easter. Have a safe holiday weekend.

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Main Library Dedication

April 11, 2014

Join us tomorrow (Saturday, April 12) for the dedication of the new Main Library at Goodwood. Here is the schedule of events:

10:30 a.m.
Mary Jo Kelly the Book Doctor
Storyteller

12:00 p.m.
Silly Nilly the Clown
Fun with Twisted Balloons

1:00 p.m.
Mayor-President Melvin “Kip” Holden & public officials
EBRP Library Board of Control Members
State Librarian, Rebecca Hamilton

1:30 p.m.
Reception
Tours
Ton Music
3D Printer Demonstrations

2:30 p.m.
Harvey Rabbit & Friends

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Jones Creek Pacers Walking Club

April 4, 2014

Join us at the Jones Creek Regional Branch Library this Monday, April 7, for the first meeting of our new walking club called the Jones Creek Pacers. Come at 6 p.m. for an informational meeting and then it’s Ready, Set, Walk time at 6:30. Wear casual clothes and comfortable walking shoes. We’ll discuss appropriate goals, tracking, warming up, etc., and we’d like your input on walking times, distances, and frequency.

For more information or to register, visit the Jones Creek Reference desk or call (225) 756-1150. Your Pace or Mine?

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EBRPL 20somethings Gaming Night

March 24, 2014

The EBRPL 20somethings group is hosting gaming nights on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month. Every second Tuesday will be a board game night, and every fourth Tuesday will be a video game night.

The next gaming night is tomorrow, March 25th, from 7:00-9:00 at the Main Library. We’ll be playing Minecraft on the Xbox 360. There will be a series of challenge maps for players to complete such as “Who Can Hit Bedrock First?”, “Find the Missing Bookshelf”, “Monster Hunt”, and “Build This House.”

Patrons 18 to 30ish welcome! Visit our EBRPL 20Somethings Facebook page for more info on this and future events.

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Household Hazardous Materials Collection Day

March 21, 2014

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Time to get rid of those old hazardous materials and chemicals that pile up in the garage or in the back of cupboards!

Household Hazardous Materials Collection Day is tomorrow, Saturday, March 22, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Memorial Stadium Parking Lot.  This is only open to East Baton Rouge Parish residents and commercial waste is not allowed. Items accepted range from batteries and pesticides to pool chemicals and tires. See the complete list of items accepted.

There are many places where you can recycle household hazardous materials year-round. Looking for more information about recycling in Baton Rouge and who to contact? Head over to the Recycling Office website.

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