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Library LATE Hours
Beginning in September 2012, the library will offer late hours for the school year on Tuesdays. Free homework help will be provided through www.homeworkla.org. The Tuesday Library Hours will be 5:00-8:00!
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On the Calendar:  Monday, 6/1/2015 11:00 AM
SUMMER READING KICKOFF!!!: Join us on Monday, June 1 from 11:00-1:00 to sign up for Summer Reading. This will be a come and go program and will feature an interactive hands on lego building project with Marvel Superhero Legos & Bricks 4 Kidz - Ruston/West Monroe/Monroe, La and a "caring for your pet" petting zoo with "Underdog" and the Union (Louisiana) Humane Society. All children who register receive a free goodie bag, reading logs, and a costumed photo booth picture for the "Every Hero Has a Story". Calendar

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