Jackson Parish Library news and events

Blood Drive set for July 20th

The Jackson Parish Library (JPL) in connection with the Life Share Blood Center will host a blood drive on Monday, July 20th from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. Donors not only will receive a Life Share T-Shirt but will also receive a free Coronavirus anti-body test. To make an appointment call 318-259-5697.  

Issac Coldiron wins 2020 Patriotic Art Contest

Quitman High School freshman, Isaac Coldiron has been declared the winner of the 2020 Patriotic Art Contest. The winning piece was an amazing likeness of Isaac’s grandfather, Mr. Glenn Dale Neathery, who served in the Marine Corps in Vietnam from 1968-1970. Visit the JPL for a display of all entries.

Children’s Program offers On-line Art Classes

During the month of August the JPL will offer on-line art classes and provide a packet of materials for each session. Parents or guardians need to come by or call at 318-259-5697 to sign up. Enrollment is capped at 25 and is handled on a first come, first serve basis.

Learning at home educational classes available

By partnering with the Louisiana Public Broadcasting the JPL now has the ability to bring high quality instruction to students and families that has been approved by the Louisiana Department of Education for home learning. Call library for more information or visit the JPL Facebook page. 

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