Mardi Gras Storytimes In New Orleans

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!

READ:   Everything You Need For A SUPER Fun Mardi Gras With Kids
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About the Author

Tammy
Tammy grew up in New Orleans and graduated from the University of New Orleans with her Master’s in Special Education. She taught in elementary schools in the Greater New Orleans area for ten years. She is currently a Reading Instructor at Delgado Community College. She is also the Executive Director of the Reading Success Center, a local nonprofit that provides reading and writing intervention so that every child has equal access to exceptional educational services. In her free time, Tammy loves to explore the city with her three wonderful children.

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