From Iberia Parish President M. Larry Richard – We have an action-packed summer lined up at the Iberia Parish Library! Check out our exciting events and join the fun:

Summer Kick-Off

  • Date: Saturday, June 1
  • Time: 9:30 – 11:30 AM
  • Where: Main Library, 445 E. Main Street, New Iberia, LA 70560

Join us for a fun-filled morning to kick off the summer! Enjoy activities like bean bag toss, ring toss, giant Connect-4, Tic-Tac-Toe, and more! Don’t miss the announcement of the summer bookmark contest winners and a special performance by Jimez Alexander at 10:30 AM. Plus, grab a tasty treat from RocStar Café and register for the 2024 summer reading program.

Summer Performance by Jimez Alexander

  • Date: Saturday, June 1
  • Where:
    • Main Library: 445 E. Main Street, New Iberia, LA 70560 (10:30-11:30 AM)
    • Jeanerette Branch: 411 Kentucky Street, Jeanerette, LA 70544 (1:00-2:00 PM)

Professional actor and teaching artist, Jimez Alexander, will lead an action-packed theater adventure with his performance “The Actors Lunch Break,” focusing on storytelling, healthy eating, and active living! Open to all ages, no registration required.

Youth Tiny Art Show

  • When: All Summer Long
  • Where: Main Library, 445 E. Main Street, New Iberia, LA 70560

Young artists ages 3-17 are invited to create a piece of art based on this year’s summer reading theme, “Adventure Begins at Your Library.” Art must be on a 4×4 inch canvas, which can be picked up at any Iberia Parish Library location along with entry forms. Submit your artwork from June 1 to July 19. An art reception will be held on July 26 at the Main Library to display all the creative entries.

For more info on any of these events, call (337) 364-7024 or visit

Don’t miss out on these fantastic events and many more! We look forward to seeing you at the Iberia Parish Library this summer!

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