Visitors to the Jones Creek Regional Branch Library can craft Valentines for their loved ones Saturday, and attend story time program and book club meetings at 6222 Jones Creek Road.
The library will be closed Tuesday for the Mardi Gras holiday.
For information, call (225) 756-1140.
Here are a few upcoming offerings.
The Crewe of the Creekers
The Jones Creek Library floats will roll, inside the library, when the Crewe of the Creekers celebrates Mardi Gras from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday. Patrons can stop by the library branch and join in the festivities. Refreshments will be served following the parade. Call (225) 756-1150.
Mardi Gras mosaics
Teenagers can “laissez les bons temps rouler,” or let the good times roll, from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Thursday as they create a festive mosaic from old Mardi Gras beads. Beads will be provided, but patrons are welcome to bring their own. Call (225) 756-1170.
Alzheimers support group
Family members and friends can meet and share experiences and information about Alzheimers and dementia from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Monday at the library. Dianne Miller will lead the discussions. Call (225) 756-1180.
It’s not too late for patrons to craft valentines for the ones they love. Those interested in making their special someone a valentine can stop by the library atrium from 9:30 a.m. to noon Saturday and craft a card and envelope. The event is for adults. Call (225) 756-1180.
Scatter art valentine
After hearing the story, “I Love You: A Rebus Poem” by Jean Marzollo, children will create a scatter art valentine, using confetti and colorful hole punches, from 11 a.m. to noon Saturday. The craft is for children ages 5 and up. Registration is required. Call (225) 756-1160.
Zoo Mobile visit
The Zoo Mobile will visit the library from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday. The program will be approximately one hour and include live animals and biofacts. The programs are designed to educate residents while reinforcing a message of wildlife conservation, according to information on the library’s website. The event is for ages 4 and up. Registration is required. Call (225) 756-1160.
Grisham Book Club
The Jones Creek Regional Library’s John Grisham Book Club will discuss “A Time to Kill” from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Feb. 19. Call (225) 756-1180.
Pajama story time
An informal story time program for children ages 3-7 and their families will be from 7 p.m. to 7:45 p.m. Wednesday at the library. Children may wear their pajamas and slippers. Call (225) 756-1160.
Girls’ Night Out Stitching
Kathy Denny will show patrons how to make a pencil skirt from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Feb. 19. Participants are asked to bring 1 ½ yards of material and a zipper or elastic for the skirt. Patterns will be provided. Call (225) 756-1150 for information or to register.
Contact Southeast Advocate Editor Darlene Denstorff by phone, (225) 336-6952 or (225) 603-1998; or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Deadline: noon Monday.