Louisville Library Life

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Have I told you I am former children’s librarian who can’t stop talking about libraries? I have some great stories from my working days at the library! Someday, if we meet in person, I’ll tell you the story of “Stephanie’s Ponytail.” Welcome to the third week of a new feature called “Library Life”, bringing you the weekend’s library events happening around the area, from Louisville to Prospect to New Albany and places in between. This week’s Louisville Library Life feature has been extended to Mondays. Usually when I start researching the events for the weekend, I always see something cool happening on a Monday and want to include it! Let’s get started with this weekend’s featured library happenings, brought to you by a Louisville Free Public Library insider.

Friday, July 11

Join library goers at the Western Branch of Louisville Free Public Library for an “African American Archives Tour.” It’s from 10:30am-11:30am and will include a tour of their historical collection, a short viewing of a documentary, and some light refreshments will be served.

The library is located at 604 South 10th Street. Call 502-574-1779 for more information.

Also, the “After-Hours” Teen Party is downtown in Louisville at the Main Library from 6pm-9pm. Read more about it here.

Saturday, July 12

Stay indoors and watch a family movie together at the Jeffersonville Township Public Library. They are hosting a showing of a G or PG movie from 12pm-2pm in the North Program Room. There is no prior registration needed according to their events calendar.

The library is located at 211 East Court Avenue in Jeffersonville. Call 812-285-5636 for more information.

Sunday, July 13

The Southwest Regional Friends of the Library is hosting their annual book sale in conjunction with the Old Fashioned Ice Cream Social at Riverside Farnsley-Moremen Landing. It is from 12pm-5pm. The location is 7410 Moorman Road.

Monday, July 14

The Main Library of Oldham County Public Library is hosting a “Stop Look and Listen Science for Tweens” program from 1pm-2pm. It’s part of their Kitchen Chemistry series and is designed for kids ages 9-12.

The library is located at 308 Yager Avenue in LaGrange. Call 502-222-9713 for more information.

Photo courtesy of shutterstock.com/Manuel Alvarez

About Erin Nevitt
Longtime Louisvillian, I am a children's librarian at heart and have a passion for children's lit. I am most recently a stay-at-home mom who is always on the move, searching for family fun in Louisville. If it's free, it's preferable!
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