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Happy National Library Week! You might be familiar with all the James Patterson books, computers, prints, and crafts available to you at your library branch, but did you know there’s so much more you can do to get the most from your time at the library?
Genealogy and LA Collection
Instructional classes on how to use the Cricuts and beginning sewing are available, as well as demonstrations and Open-Lab hours.
The Main Library also offers a not-so-book-club alongside more traditional ones. The Name Pending Book Society is partially a book discussion, partially tangent conversations. (Join us Tuesday, April 26th at 6pm for our next meeting.)
Informal Classes and One-on-One Sessions
Southern Writers Workshop
Summer Feeding Program
Comb through the catalog drawers of seed packets, choose what plant you’d like to grow, log it in the member binder provided, and get to planting! When your harvest grows, save some seeds from what flourishes and donate them back to the Seed Library to be used by another community member.
If you don’t have a library card, you don’t even have to come in to get a number. Due to COVID, the Terrebonne Parish Library System introduced an e-card. Fill in the required information on this form to receive a number, (You can always request a physical card from the library after getting your number, as well.)
Mango Languages can help you learn different languages—including Pirate—in one convenient place.
Our subscription to Weiss Financial Ratings is designed to teach about several finance-based topics like stocks, credit unions, and financial literacy in an easily digestible way.
Alongside all these, we have databases for a variety of research areas including genealogy, art, literature, math, science, home improvement, medical, philosophy, maps, and more. Britannica E-books, World Book, Gale, and the Louisiana Digital Library are all accessible on mytpl.org.
Learn more about these e-resources here:
Stop at the Reference desk at the Main Library or at the front desk at the North Branch to check into a room.
To ensure a room at the time you need it, you can call your preferred library ahead of time to reserve one.
Downtown Houma Makers Market