Events2022 Back to School Bash - All Ages

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2022 Back to School Bash - All Ages

1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Slidell Branch


Bring the entire family to our Back to School Bash, and ease back into the school year with your Library by your side!

Outside the Library

  • St. Tammany Fire District #1 Slidell Fire Department — with a real fire truck! 1:00 - 3:00 PM
  • For the first-time bus riders, we have Touch a School Bus! with Mrs. Patricia and Mr. Nick. Their two school busses will be available to board and explore and give the littles a feel for what the first bus ride might be like.
    1:00 - 4:00 PM
  • Hey Now Productions with a Bubble Party 1:00 - 4:00 PM
  • Enjoy a back-to-school favorite Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus as a StoryWalk®.
  • The Northshore Technical Community College will be there 1:00 - 4:00 PM with the 40 ft., air-conditioned Mechatronics Mobile Lab trailer equipped with:
    • heavy equipment simulator
    • laser cutter
    • 3D printer
    • ZSpace VR
    • robot arm
    • smart-factory training equipment

Inside the Library in the Meeting Room

1 - 1:45 PM - Professional organizer and library presenter Sherrol "Kay" Schewe from Make My Space, who will offer ideas for making the back-to-school morning routine streamlined and organized.

2 - 2:45 PM - Sherri Hansen with Culinary Kids who will demonstrate how to make healthy snacks including energy - boosting granola.

3 - 4 PM - The PopRocks musical duo will usher in the school year with their upbeat music and fun.

    Inside the Library
    STPL Reference Librarians will help parents and students explore available library databases that make school life easier.

    Head on over to the Teen Area where teens can make back-to-school Shrinky dink keychains. Our Teen Volunteer Council will be on hand to answer your junior/senior high questions along with a combination lock tutorial for those pesky lockers!

    In the Children's Area, kids of all ages can enjoy crafts, games, and prizes! Don't miss Drawing with Ms. Carly, Ozobots, DIY Stress Balls, and so much more.

    The Lake 94.7 radio station will broadcast LIVE for the entire party.

    Come ready to have some fun as we gear up for the 2022-2023 school year!

    This event is free and open to the public.

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