Mardi Gras parades start this weekend in New Orleans and next weekend  Jefferson Parish. Not to mention Family Gras happening in Metairie in two weeks and there is a little under a month until Mardi Gras Day. Celebrate Mardi Gras with a story and craft at the Jefferson Parish Library with this list of Mardi Gras Storytimes.

Mardi Gras Storytimes at the New Orleans Public Library

 

Teen Club DIY: Mardi Gras Bead Mosaics

Make Mardi Gras bead mosaics using re-purposed beads. Beads provided but you can bring your own. 

Time: 1-2:30 pm on February 9, 2019 

Location: Nora Navra Library

Age: 12-17

ToNN-O-Fun: Mardi Gras Masks

Decorate a mask to wear. Glitter, feathers and more provided.

Time: 4-5:30 pm on Februrary 21, 2019

Location: Nora Navra Library

Age: 12-17

Mardi Gras Storytimes at the Jefferson Parish Library

Mardi Gras Craft

Time: 12-1 pm on February 16, 2019 

Location: The Edith S. Lawson Library in Westwego

Age: preschool

Story Time with Craft

Book: Dinosaur Mardi Gras by Dianne De Las Casas, Craft: Tissue Paper Dinosaur

Time: 11 am – 12 pm on February 21, 2019 

Location: Rosedale Library

Age: 3-9 years old

Mardi Gras Sunglasses Craft

Time: 10:30-11 am on February 23, 2019

Location: Jane O’Brien Chatelain West Bank Regional Library

Age: all welcome

Mardi Gras Story Time and Craft

Book: Gaston Goes to Mardi Gras by James Rice, Craft: Mardi Gras Mask

Time: 10:30-11:30 am on February 26, 2019 

Location: Old Metairie Library

Age: up to 7 years old

Mardi Gras Story Time and Craft

Book: Dinosaur Mardi Gras by Dianne de Las Casas, Craft: Jester Hat

Time: 10:30-11:30 am on February 26, 2019 

Location: Lakeshore Library

Age: 3-7 years old

Read and Sing Mardi Gras Storytime

Book: Dinosaur Mardi Gras by Dianne De Las Casas

Time: 10:30-11 am

Location: Lakeshore Library on Februrary 27, 2019

Age: 1-2 years old

Story Time with Craft

Book: A Pig Parade is a Terrible Idea! By Michael Ian Black and Parade by Donald Crews, Craft: Mardi Gras Mask

Time: 4-5 pm

Location: River Ridge Library  on Februrary 27, 2019

Age: 3-9 years old

Mardi Gras Storytime with Craft

Book: The Night Before Mardi Gras by Gail Perkins Nettles, Craft: Paper Plate Crown

Time: 11 am – 12 pm

Location: Rosedale Library on Februrary 28, 2019

Age: 3-9 years old

Mardi Gras Storytime

Book: Mardi Gras: An Alphabet Parade by Colette LeBlanc Tatum

Time: 4-4:30 pm

Location: Gretna Library on Februrary 28, 2019

Age: 3-7 years old

Mardi Gras Storytime with Craft

Book: The Night Before Mardi Gras by Kathryn C. Kelley, Craft: Mardi Gras Mask

Time: 4:40-5:15 pm on Februrary 28, 2019

Location: Harahan Library

Age: 3-7 years old

Get in the spirit by attending one of these events! Laissez les Bon Temps Roulez!

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