Children's Book Week at OPPL
The Ouachita Parish Public Library is proud to participate in the nearly 94th Annual Children’s Book Week, May 13-19, with a week-long celebration of the children and young adult authors and illustrators of Louisiana, hosting two young adult authors and a children’s author at two of their branches. More events are planned for various branch locations throughout the week.
- Kicking off the festivities will be children’s author, Stacy Albritton, author of The Diary of Marie Landry and Acadian Exile, at the Main Branch on Tuesday, May 14, at 4:00 PM.
- Young adult author Leah Rae Miller, who wrote The Summer I Became a Nerd will be appearing at the J.R. Searcy Memorial Branch (5775 Jonesboro Road, West Monroe, LA) on Tuesday, May 14 at 4:30 PM.
- Rounding out the events will be Ashley Elston, author of The Rules for Disappearing, visiting the Main Branch (1800 Stubbs Avenue, Monroe) on Wednesday, May 15 at 5:00 PM.
- Immediately following Elston's visit, the library will also be hosting a live webcast from author Da Vinci Code author Dan Brown about his new novel, Inferno.