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Quick Looks @ Events May 28 Magician Mitch Richard 10:00 a.m. @ Parkview Library 2:00 p.m. @ St. Peter Library May 29 Magician Mitch Richard 10:00 a.m. @ Loreauville Library 2:00 p.m. @ Jeanerette Library May 30 Magician Mitch Richard 10:00 a.m. @ Lydia Library 2:00 p.m. @ Coteau Library

Summer 2013 www.iberia.lib.la.us

To kick off our summer festivities we will hold a carnival celebration on Monday, June 3 at 9:15 a.m. at the Main Library. The kids can unearth some fun prizes as they “dig” their way through games and crafts. Following the Carnival, there will be an awards ceremony for the 15th Annual Bookmark Contest at 10:15 a.m. and a performance by the Calliope Puppets at 10:30 a.m. For questions, please call the Main Library at 364.7024. We hope to see you there!

June 1 Lydia Drop-In Craft 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. @ Lydia Library June 3 Summer Kickoff Carnival @ 9:15 a.m. Bookmark Awards @ 10:15 a.m. Calliope Puppets @ 10:30 a.m. Main Library June 5 Paul Taylor 10:00 a.m. @ Loreauville Library 3:00 p.m. @ St. Peter Library June 4, 11, 18, 25 Children’s Movie 3:00 p.m. @ Jeanerette Library Starting June 10 Monday, Funday, Craftday! See Page 6 for more dates. June 18-21 Coteau Drop-In Craft 1:30-5:30 p.m. @ Coteau Library

We will also hold kickoff events at each of our branches. Join us for some magical fun with Magician Mitch Richard at these branches at the following times: Parkview Branch Tuesday, May 28 at 10:00 a.m. St. Peter Branch Tuesday, May 28 at 2:00 p.m. Loreauville Branch Wednesday, May 29 at 10:00 a.m. Jeanerette Branch Wednesday, May 29 at 2:00 p.m. Lydia Branch Thursday, May 30 at 10:00 a.m. Coteau Branch Thursday, May 30 at 2:00 p.m.


June 19 Jeanerette Movie Night (Adults) 6:30 p.m. @ Jeanerette Library June 20 Main Street Book Club 5:30 p.m. @ Main Library June 24 Rhythm and Soul 2:00 p.m. @ Jeanerette Library 6:30 p.m. @ St. Edward Church June 29 Lydia Drop-In Craft 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. @ Lydia Library July 1 Children’s Movie : Gnomeo & Juliet 2:00 p.m. @ Parkview Library July 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 Children’s Movie 3:00 p.m. @ Jeanerette Library July 10 Mike Anderson 10:00 a.m. @ Loreauville Library 6:30 p.m. @ Parkview Library July 11 Mike Anderson 10:00 a.m. @ Main Library

Monday, June 3  10:30 a.m.  Main Library The Iberia Parish Library is proud to announce that Karen Konnerth and her Calliope Puppets will kick-off our summer performances for 2013. Following the annual carnival celebration, she will present The Life of Ird: Dinosaur Surprise. For more information, please call the Main Library at 364.7024.

Wednesday, June 5  10:00 a.m.  Loreauville Library Wednesday, June 5  3:00 p.m.  St. Peter Library Storyteller-musician Paul Taylor celebrates his Australian culture and travels throughout the United States performing songs and playing the didjeridoo. His delightful performance encourages children and adults to participate and get involved with his enchanting stories and unique music. Make sure to hop into either one of these FREE performances, and learn a little more from the land down under! For more information, please call the Main Library at 364.7024.

July 16-19 Coteau Drop-In Craft 1:30-5:30 p.m. @ Coteau Library July 17 Jeanerette Book Club & Movie Night 6:00 p.m. @ Jeanerette Library July 18 Main Street Book Club 5:30 p.m. @ Main Library July 22 Billy Jonas 10:00 a.m. @ Parkview Library 2:00 p.m. @ Lydia Library August 15 Main Street Book Club 5:30 p.m. @ Main Library

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Monday, June 24  2:00 p.m.  Jeanerette Library Monday, June 24  6:30 p.m.  St. Edward Church There are men that talk about changing the world, and then there are men that actually do it. Performers Tyler Wilson and Terrance Morgan have come up with a wonderful dance infused show that will not only empower the youth of today to “Think Positive,” but it will also inspire them to take action and make a difference. With over five years of experience and countless shows at different schools, festivals, and youth program facilities, Rhythm and Soul are sure to make a huge impact on you and your family. For more information, please call the Main Library at 364.7024.

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Our Libraries Main Library

Wednesday, July 10  10:00 a.m.  Loreauville Library Wednesday, July 10  6:30 p.m.  Parkview Library Thursday, July 11  10:00 a.m.  Main Library Mike Anderson is no stranger to the Iberia Parish Library and has been entertaining us for over 26 years! His combination of music, storytelling, and humor makes Mike incomparable. For more information, please call the Main Library at 364.7024. This performance is FREE and is sponsored by the Friends of the Library and Iberia Parish 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 Park Road, New Iberia Phone: 364-7430 Email: cotlib@yahoo.com Hours: Mon. - Fri. 1:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Jeanerette Library 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

Monday, July 22  10:00 a.m.  Parkview Library Monday, July 22  2:00 p.m.  Lydia Library The Iberia Parish Library has a very special, award winning performer to close out the summer performances. What should you expect from this musical wonder? It’s been said before that Billy Jonas’s performances are “multi-layered, percussion-driven, tribal-rhythm, urban-harmony and folk music masterpieces.” Jonas is the type of performer that can engage both young and adult audiences. For over two decades his interactive performances have enchanted and inspired folks from every walk of life. For more information,

please call the Main Library at 364.7024.

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 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

These performances are free and funded by a grant from the Louisiana Division of the Arts, Office of Cultural Development, Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism in cooperation with the Louisiana State Arts Council as administered by the Acadiana Center for the Arts along with the generous support of Iberia Parish Library and the Friends of the Library.

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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 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.

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At the end of May 20, 2013 from The New York Times.

Combined Print and eBook Fiction 1. 2. 3. 4.

DEAD EVER AFTER, by Charlaine Harris SILKEN PREY, by John Sandford THE HIT, by David Baldacci 12TH OF NEVER, by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro

5.

WHISKEY BEACH, by Nora Roberts

Movie Afternoons will be held every Tuesday in the month of June and July starting at 3:00 p.m. Below is a list of titles that will be featured this summer. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library and Iberia Parish Library. June 4 - Over the Hedge June 11 - Up June 18 - The Muppets June 25 - Toy Story July 2 - The Lion King July 9 - A Bug’s Life July 16 - Wreck It Ralph July 23 - The Princess and the Frog

Combined Print and eBook Nonfiction

1.

HAPPY, HAPPY, HAPPY, by Phil Robertson with Mark Schlabach

2.

LET'S EXPLORE DIABETES WITH OWLS, by David Sedaris

3. 4. 5.

LEAN IN, by Sheryl Sandberg with Nell Scovell CONTROL, by Glenn Beck and others PROOF OF HEAVEN, by Eben Alexander

Hardcover Fiction 1. DEAD EVER AFTER, by Charlaine Harris 2. SILKEN PREY, by John Sandford 3. 12TH OF NEVER, by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro

4. 5.

A STEP OF FAITH, by Richard Paul Evans

HAPPY, HAPPY, HAPPY, by Phil Robertson with Mark Schlabach

2. 3.

Saturday, June 1  10:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

THE HIT, by David Baldacci

Hardcover Nonfiction 1.

Visit the Parkview Library with your kids on Monday, July 1 at 2:00 p.m. to see Gnomeo and Juliet. (Rated G) Sponsored by the Friends of the Library and Iberia Parish Library.

LEAN IN, by Sheryl Sandberg with Nell Scovell LET'S EXPLORE DIABETES WITH

Drop into the Lydia Library to make a Father’s Day Pop-up card. Saturday, June 29  10:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. Drop into the Lydia Library to make a Firecracker Noisemaker.

OWLS, by David Sedaris

4. COOKED, by Michael Pollan 5. DAD IS FAT, by Jim Gaffigan Children’s & Teen Series 1. 2.

THE HUNGER GAMES, by Suzanne Collins THE MORTAL INSTRUMENTS, by Cassandra Clare

3.

DIARY OF A WIMPY KID, written and

Tue., June 18 - Fri., June 21  1:30-5:30 p.m.

Drop into the Coteau Library to make an Egyptian Bracelet.

illustrated by Jeff Kinney

4.

BIG NATE, written and illustrated by Lincoln Peirce

5.

BEAUTIFUL CREATURES, by Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl

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Tue., July 16 - Fri., July 19  1:30-5:30 p.m.

Drop into the Lydia Library to make a Wormy Craft. Summer 2013


June 20th’s book club selection will be Where’d You Go Bernadette by Maria Semple.

Starting the week of June 3rd Every Monday Elementary Grades 10:00 a.m. Main Library July 18th’s book club selection will be The Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum.

Every Thursday Preschool 10:00 a.m. Main Library 445 E. Main Street, New Iberia Call 364.7134 for more information.

August 15th's book club selection will be Dr. Mary’s Monkey by Edward T. Haslam.

The Main Street Book Club will meet on the third Thursday of every month at 5:30 p.m. Copies of this book can be found at the Main Library. New members are always welcome. For more information please call 364.7024. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library and Iberia Parish Library.

Wed., July 17

Wed., June 19 Movie: Paper Moon 6:30 p.m. Page 5

Book Discussion: Mama’s Bank Account by Kathryn Forbes 6:00 p.m. Movie: I Remember Mama 6:30 p.m. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library and Iberia Parish Library.

Every Wednesday 10:00 a.m. at the Jeanerette Library 411 Kentucky Street, Jeanerette Call 276-4014 for more information. Every Tuesday 10:00 a.m. at the Parkview Library 500 Grand Pré Boulevard, New Iberia Call 364-7480 for more information. Every Wednesday 10:00 a.m. at the Loreauville Library 510 N. Main, Loreauville Call 229-6348 for more information. Every Thursday 2:00 p.m. at the Coteau Library 6308 Coteau Park Road, New Iberia Call 364-7430 for more information. Every Tuesday 10:00 a.m. at the Lydia Library 4800 Freyou Road, New Iberia Call 364-7808 for more information. Every Wednesday 3:00 p.m. at the St. Peter Library 1111 W. St. Peter Street, New Iberia Call 364-7670 for more information. Summer 2013


These fun-filled craft stations will be available starting on Monday, June 10 through Monday, July 22 at all of the Iberia Parish Libraries. Materials will be available on a first-come, first served basis. Projects recommended for ages 3 and older with parental supervision. Most projects can be finished in under 15 minutes. Below are the times for each branch.

Main Library 9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. Coteau Branch Library 1:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Lydia Branch Library 9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Jeanerette Branch Library 9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Parkview Branch Library 9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Loreauville Branch Library 1:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

St. Peter Branch Library 9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Monday, Funday, Craftdays are sponsored by the New Iberia Optimist Club, Teche Federal Bank, Cox Communications, and the Friends of the Library. Page 6

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The children’s department received a very special visit this year. A special thanks to the Magar family for bringing our little friends by to share during storytime. Ms. Sarah, our Children’s Librarian, had a blast for the Stuffed Animal storytime and sleepover! The animals had a great time at the Main Library after hours!

The Iberia Parish Library staff has been working hard so that this summer will be the best one yet! Just a fun fact: we sent nearly13,000 program pamphlets to the schools in the community.

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Summer 2013


Joining the Friends is easy! Fill out a membership form at any Iberia Parish Library location. There are many perks including exclusive access to the Annual Book sale and monthly newsletters mailed to your home! For more information, please call 364.7024 or stop by a branch today!

Make sure to look for September’s Newsletter in the Month of August. We will have some exciting adult workshops along with informative presentations and lectures, drop-in crafts and much more. The Iberia Parish Library would like to wish you a very special summer. Make sure to take advantage of the many programs we are having. There is something for everyone. Don’t be shy, DIG into an adventure!! A very special thanks to all of the staff, volunteers & summer sponsors for making this summer possible!

445 East Main Street New Iberia, LA 70560

What does it mean to be a Friend of the Library? The Friends of the Library are an integral part of the library’s mission of service. The volunteer hours, financial support, and energy that you as a Friend of the Library invest enriches the lives of every age in our community far beyond the traditional role of a library.


Iberia Parish Library Summer Newsletter