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August 2012

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At the end of July 29, 2012 from The New York Times.

Print & eBook Fiction 1. Fifty Shades of Grey by E. L. James. 2. Fifty Shades Darker by E. L. James. 3. Fifty Shades Freed by E. L. James. 4. Shadow of Night by Deborah Harkness. 5. Girl Gone by Gillian Flynn.

Print & eBook Non-Fiction

Since 2002 the community has celebrated and enjoyed the Martin Collection photographs through Photosynthesis. As we come to our final year, make sure to be a part of the wonderful art of interpretation from pre-selected photos.

1. Wild by Cheryl Strayed. Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand. 3. The Dream Team by Jack McCallum. 4. The Amateur by Edward Klein. 5. Killing Lincoln by Bill O’Reilly and 6. Martin Dugard. 2.

Hardcover Fiction 1. Shadow of Night by Deborah Harness. 2. I, Michael, Bennett by James Patterson. 3. Girl Gone by Gillian Flynn. 4. Backfire by Catherine Coulter. 5. The Next Best Thing by Jennifer Weiner.

Hardcover Non-Fiction 1. Wild by Cheryl Strayed. Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand. 3. The Dream Team by Jack McCallum. 4. The Amateur by Edward Klein. 5. Killing Lincoln by Bill O’Reilly and 6. Martin Dugard. 2.

Children’s Series 1.

The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins 2. Dork Diaries by Rachel Russell. 3. Artemis Fowl by Eoin Colfer. 4. Kane Chronicles by Rick Riordan. 5. Diary of a Wimpy Kid by Jeff Kinney

The images have been selected by local artisits Kate Ferry and Paul Schnexnayder and library staff Kristie Rose Trahan and Elaine Griffin. Artists are invited to let their creativity flow as the Martin Collection becomes available for inspiration. Beginning August 15, images will be available for Photosynthesis V: The Grand Finale. Participants will then be allowed to select up to THREE copies from the Martin Collection to begin their artistic journey. Each artist is allowed to submit TWO completed creations to the Main Library between October 29 and November 2; all submissions will be featured in the exhibit that will open on Thursday, November 15, 2012. Interpretations must not exceed 24”x36” or they will not be accepted. Watch for announcements and further information in our newsletter and local papers. This will be the FINAL PHOTOSYNTHESIS, so please plan to participate.


Wednesday, August 1 10:00 a.m. at the Jeanerette Library 411 Kentucky Street, Jeanerette Call 276-4014 for more information.

Tuesday, August 7 10:00 a.m. at the Parkview Library 500 Grand PrĂŠ Boulevard, New Iberia Call 364-7480 for more information.

Wednesday, August 8 10:00 a.m. at the Loreauville Library 510 N. Main, Loreauville Call 229-6348 for more information.

Thursday, August 9 4:30 p.m. at the Coteau Library 6308 Coteau Road, New Iberia Call 364-7430 for more information.

Tuesday, August 14

Calling all adults over the age of 55 who want to further their education! The University College of the University of Louisiana at Lafayette will be offering two 14 week courses in partnership with the Iberia Parish Library! Registration for the classes begins on August 1st, 2012. Life Writing-Instructor Kim Graham-Cost for Semester $125 Learn how to capture memories, remember old friends or preserve your unique family history through writing. Iberia Parish Library has been hosting the Life Writing Classes since 2005 and is excited to continue this wonderful program as well as work with Kim Graham and UL. Classes will be held Wednesdays and begin on August 29. Choose the class time that fits your schedule best and register at the Main Library. **Payment is required upon registering. ** 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. at the Main Library 1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. at the Parkview Library

4:15 p.m. at the Lydia Library 4800 Freyou Road, New Iberia Call 364-7808 for more information.

Wednesday, August 15 3:00 p.m. at the St. Peter Library 1111 W. St. Peter Street, New Iberia Call 364-7670 for more information

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Water Media-Instructor Kate Ferry-Cost for Semester $80 Are you a seasoned artist or someone who is looking into beginning painting? This class will allow participants to explore creating art with watercolors and different techniques that can be used with this versatile medium. Artist Kate Ferry will take you on a colorful journey that is recommended for beginning and intermediate artists. Class begins Tuesday, August 28 and will be held from 2:00-4:00 p.m. at the St. Peter Library. Register at the Main Library. **Payment is required at registering.**

A to Z Maps Provides access to World Maps, Continent Maps, Country Maps, United States Maps and an abundance of useful information for travel or school reports.

Mango Languages Learn a new language, or translate a common phrase in over 20 languages. Want to learn how to speak French, Mandarin, Russian, Spanish, Arabic? Access Mango Languages today!

Louisiana Jobs and Career Center Searching for a new job? Between jobs and not quite sure what to do? Visit this database that has a wide selection of information on becoming employed or making yourself better trained for jobs that you already have.

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The summer is over and the children are going back to school. Adults ages 18 and older, make sure to check the newsletter, library website, and the bulletin boards for more information regarding Fall adult workshops. Starting in September, there will be activities for the adults to register for. Why should the kids have all the fun!

August 2012


Our Libraries Main Library

Thursday, August 23  5:30 p.m.  Main Library

445 E. Main Street, New Iberia Front Desk: 364-7024 Children’s: 364-7134 Fax Number: 364-7042 Email: newiberialib@yahoo.com Hours: Mon.-Thurs. 8:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. Fri. & Sat. 8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Sun. 1:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Coteau Library 6308 Coteau Road, New Iberia Phone: 364-7430 Email: cotlib@yahoo.com Hours: Mon. - Fri. 1:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Jeanerette Library

This month’s book club selection will be Swamplandia by Karen Russell. The book club will be meeting on Thursday, August 23 at 5:30 p.m. at the Main Library. This book is available in print and also in digital format from Overdrive. New members are always welcomed. You can pick up a copy at any of your Iberia Parish Libraries. For more information please call 364.7024.

411 Kentucky Street, Jeanerette Phone: 276-4014 Fax: 276-9595 Email: jeanerettebranch@yahoo.com Hours: Mon. - Fri. 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Sat. 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Loreauville Library 510 N. Main Street, Loreauville Phone: 229-6348 Email: loreauvillebranch@yahoo.com Hours: Mon. - Fri. 1:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Wednesdays 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. & 1:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Lydia Library 4800 Freyou Road, New Iberia Phone: 364-7808 Email: Lydia_branch@yahoo.com Hours: Mon. - Fri. 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Sat. 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Parkview Library

When the renovations began, the books didn’t just pack themselves. Staff worked very hard to clear each section of the library so movers could relocate the shelves.

500 Grand Pré Blvd., New Iberia Phone: 364-7480 Fax: 364-7714 Email: parkviewlib@yahoo.com Hours: Mon. - Fri. 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Sat. 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

St. Peter Street Library 1111 W. St. Peter Street, New Iberia Phone: 364-7670 Fax: 364-7261 Email: stp_lib@yahoo.com Hours: Mon. - Fri. 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Sat. 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Delcambre Library Once the old floors were removed, crews had to smooth the concrete and paint walls in preparation for the new flooring. This process took the most amount of time.

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After three months, the Main Library is shining and looking beautiful! Thanks to all our patrons and community for being patient. It was well worth the wait!

206 W. Main Street, Delcambre Phone: 685-2388 Email: delcambre@vermilion.lib.la.us Hours: Mon. - Thurs. 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. 12:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Fri. 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. 12:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Sat. 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

August 2012


Lectures  Book Club  StorytimeS  Adult Workshops 

How many pencils can you find hidden throughout the newsletter. Just in time for back to school! Happy searching!

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