JP Library to host “Parade of Quilts” Show on May 5-6

Mark your calendars to come to the Jonesboro Branch of the Jackson Parish Library for the always popular “Parade of Quilts Mini Quilt Show” will take place from 9:00 am – 4:00 pm on Friday, May 5th and 10:00 – 11:45 am on Saturday, May 6th.

The Heritage Quilt Guild event is free to the public with a boutique featuring: Handmade Baby Items, Handmade Kitchen Boas, Hot Pads, Towels and other accessories available. Three gift baskets will be raffled with proceeds used for supplies to make comfort quilts for families who have lost their home due to fire, quilts for Veterans, and Christmas stockings for CASA children. 

Along with the opportunity to view the wonderful craftmanship, patrons will be entertained by “Quilt Guild” members with hourly demonstrations and learning sessions on various quilting techniques. 

Quilting Demonstration Schedule 

National Library Week being celebrated 

Highlighted by National Library Workers Day on Tuesday, April 25th, the Jonesboro and Chatham Branches of the Jackson Parish Library are celebrating National Library Week that runs April 23rd – 29th. Come and visit the fine staff and both locations for refreshments and while you are there let them know how much you appreciate them. 

Library Staff enjoys visit to Council on Aging 

On Tuesday, JPL staff members had the opportunity to go to the Robert Riddle Senior Center in Jonesboro to spend time with patrons of the Jackson Parish Council on Aging where they assisted with the making of beaded necklaces. 

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