Just one of the critical added benefits of your library card is access to a digital system termed Artistic Bug that allows patrons to watch countless numbers of arts and crafts video clips at any time.

Inventive Bug classes drop into the next types:

  • Art and Style and design — 387 movie lessons
  • Sewing — 332 video clip courses
  • Quilting — 112 online video lessons
  • Paper — 253 video courses
  • Knitting — 152 video lessons
  • Crochet — 98 online video courses
  • Food and Property — 204 movie courses
  • Jewellery — 68 video clip classes
  • Holiday getaway and Bash — 224 movie classes
  • Young children — 131 video lessons

Due to the fact Creative Bug lessons hardly ever expire, patrons can begin and prevent initiatives at their have rate.

To accessibility Innovative Bug, go to the Jefferson Parish Library web-site, then click on the “Online Databases” tab in the higher proper-hand corner of the web site. Scroll down the left-hand facet of the site to locate Inventive Bug.

Material ARTS: For those who prefer in-man or woman understanding, the library hosts programs that concentrate on material arts.

Monday Knitters: 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., Mondays, Gretna Library, 102 Willow Push, Gretna.

Tuesday Crocheters: 10 a.m. to midday, Tuesdays, Belle Terre Library, 5550 Belle Terre Highway, Marrero.

Setting up Stitches: 6 p.m. Wednesdays, Belle Terre Library.

Crochet Classes: (geared for teenagers) 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., Tuesdays, Lafitte Library, 4917 City Park Travel, Lafitte.

Any Stitches Stitching Circle: 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesdays, Jane O’Brien Chatelain West Bank Regional Library, 2751 Manhattan Blvd., Harvey.

Commencing Stitches: This team satisfies from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., on Wednesdays, at the Belle Terre Library. All ability levels are welcome. Supplies are presented, even though patrons can deliver their personal.

  • Sept. 6 — Roll-up vacation pouch
  • Sept. 27 — Slumber mask
  • Oct. 25 — Halloween tote
  • Nov. 8 — Drop leaf coasters
  • Nov. 15 — Cloth yo-yo pumpkins
  • Dec. 6 and 13 — Using standard quilting techniques to build ornaments.

For more details on Starting up Stitches, speak to the staff members at the Belle Terre Library at (504) 349-5910.

GENEALOGY: Gwen Kelley, a librarian who specializes in genealogy and regional historical past, will lead a presentation on tracing women’s data at 6 p.m. Aug. 30, at the East Lender Regional Library, 4747 W. Napoleon Ave., Metairie.

The future session, at 6 p.m. on Sept. 6, focuses on prison documents. It really is also at the East Bank Regional Library. New music is offered before just about every session by Memory Lane beginning at 4:30 p.m.

‘RIME’ TIME: JPL personnel and patrons “group read” the common poem “The Rime of the Historic Mariner” by Samuel Taylor Coleridge, at 7 p.m. Aug. 31, at the East Bank Regional Library.

The longest main poem by the English poet, it was penned in 1797—1798 and printed in 1798 in the first version of Lyrical Ballads. For much more data pertaining to this event, call Chris Smith, manager of adult programming for the library, at (504) 889-8143 or [email protected].

BINGO FOR Books: This lower-stakes bingo usually takes location from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sept. 6 at the Jane O’Brien Chatelain West Financial institution Regional Library.

It features attendees a chance to delight in the business of some others while playing bingo, as very well as the opportunity to choose home a e-book donated by the Friends of the Jefferson Community Library.

CITIZENSHIP Trainer Education: A cost-free training seminar made to enrich the competencies necessary to teach U.S. record, civics and the naturalization approach to immigrant students will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 7, at the East Financial institution Regional Library.

These abilities will assistance educators, volunteers, and corporations present a in depth grownup citizenship plan.

Adult LEGO CLUB: A new LEGO club for grownups 18 and older will happen from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 9 at the East Bank Regional Library.

Patrons can function with the library’s selection of LEGOs to generate their possess tasks or provide their very own. Donations are welcome.

DOUBLE YOUR Fun: Patrons who have Jefferson Parish Library cards are entitled to get a library card from the New Orleans General public Library, and vice versa.

This is significant for quite a few individuals — especially these who are performing spouse and children investigation and require accessibility to the NOPL’s wide genealogy information.

NOPL playing cards are accessible to Jefferson Parish inhabitants who have a legitimate address and a photo ID. People today can fulfill the library’s ID and evidence of Jefferson Parish handle necessity by giving 1 of the next:

  • Louisiana driver’s license with current Jefferson Parish handle on front (or an formal adjust of address on the back.)
  • Louisiana ID card with recent Jefferson Parish deal with on entrance (or an formal adjust of handle on again.)
  • Military services or other photo ID with existing Jefferson Parish deal with.
  • Consular ID or worldwide driver’s license with latest Jefferson Parish address.

The library extends reciprocal library privileges (with some constraints) to folks who have legitimate New Orleans Public Library playing cards.

MILK GLASS: The most recent exhibit presented by the Crescent Town Melancholy Glass Modern society attributes milk glass relationship from the 1890s up to the 1980s.

Some objects are from the Melancholy era. Lots of are hen-on-nest protected dishes created predominantly by Westmoreland Glass Co., but also from Fenton, Indiana Glass Co., Anchor-Hocking, Boyd and Atterbury.

The glass has a translucent high quality. It’s designed by introducing different substances bone ash and tin oxide to the glass. These elements reduce the glass from getting to be clear and give it a milky overall look. Some items function hand-painted aspects.

Only the wealthy could afford these merchandise until finally the mass output of pressed glass greater the hues and types obtainable. This exhibit is from CCDGS member Carol Joachim.

Chris Smith is manager of adult programming at the Jefferson Parish Community Library. 

By Indana