Book Signing by LaTonya Jackson featured at Chatham Branch Library

The Jackson Parish Library will close out July with a fun filled, informative and educational schedule of activities for youth of all ages this Wednesday, thru Saturday at both the Jonesboro and Chatham branches.  

Following the weeks theme of Sharing Means Caring, children up to the age of four will be able to participate in Toddler Storytime that will be hosted by the Jonesboro Branch on Wednesday, July 27th from 10:00 – 11:00 and again on Thursday, July 28th, at 10:00 – 11:00am and against from 2:00 – 3:00pm. Featured will be Ms. Terrye reading the book The Rainbow Fish by Marcus Pfhister The children will also be able to “get their wiggles out” by participating in Captain McFinn’s Fishy Dance along with enjoying fun craft time making Rainbow Fish out of glittery tissue paper. Treats and Juice will also be served. 

Also at the Jonesboro Branch on Wednesday, Jonesboro Police Dept. Intern A’Brianna Paggett will be back for another segment of the Youth Focused Community Policing program for youth aged 10-17. The presentation will begin at 10:30am where participants will get to make crafts, enjoy a demonstration by the Jackson Parish Sheriff Office K-9 unit, be introduced to what makes up a police uniform and see the inside of a police car. Prizes and refreshments will also be given. 

At 2:00pm this Thursday, July 28th, the Chatham Branch of the Jackson Parish Library will host a book signing by local illustrator LaTonya Jackson. The book entitled, Josey Johnson’s Hair and the Holy Spirit, will also be featured on the Book Walk. 

Rounding out the fun filled week will be the final two viewings of the movie Coldwell Spring on Thursday at 3:00pm and again at 10:00am on Saturday, July 30th at the Jonesboro Branch.  The film that was shot locally and produced by Jackson Parish resident Phillip Lawrence runs for approximately 85 minutes and features several Jackson Parish residents in the cast. There is no charge for admission and popcorn will be served. 

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