APL Outreach Vehicle schedule for December

Ascension Parish Library’s Outreach Vehicle keeps on rolling, bringing a wide variety of books, movies, and other materials to a location near you!  Visit our Outreach Vehicle at parks and community centers across the parish.  Come check us out at these locations: Tureau’s Grocery Store                   Friday, December 20                […]

Local 4-Hers among participants at educational event

On Sunday the 24th of November seventeen Louisiana 4-H state record book winners participated in  an educational trip (competitions during their 7th and 8th grade year) convened at Lod Cook Hotel on LSU campus prepared to explore areas of Baton Rouge and New Orleans.  Included were two Ascension Parish 4-H members, Becca Cernich and Katie […]

Ribbon Cutting for New Student Services Building today

Gonzales, La. — The Ascension Parish School Board will hold a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for a new Student Services Building on Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2019 at 11:30 a.m. This is part of the school district recovery from the Flood of 2016. In the Fall of 2016, six schools were flooded as well as a number of district offices. […]

Gift-wrapping station at Galvez Library’s Pop-Up Cafe

Need a quiet space to relax and break away from the holiday hustle & bustle? Take a breather at our Pop-Up Café at the Ascension Parish Library in Galvez. We’ll have warm beverages, ambiance, and adult color sheets available. A gift wrapping station with “last minute supplies” will be available for patrons who need a […]

Galvez Primary to receive FEMA grant to replace contents damaged in 2016 flood

Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) announced on Friday that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded a federal grant totaling $2,806,758.53 to the Ascension Parish School Board for Galvez Primary School for the replacement of contents damaged in the 2016 flood.  This is the second announcement of FEMA grants […]

Explore Circuitry with littleBits® (Galvez Library on 12/7)

Make connections and create machines with easy and swappable circuit boards! Explore circuitry safely with littleBits® and unleash your inner engineer!  All littleBits® components must stay at the library for future programs, so feel free to bring a camera if you want to record all of the fun. littleBits is scheduled in Galvez for Saturday, […]

The Evolution of Quilting: Traditional, Modern, and Art Quilts (APL-Dutchtown 12/7)

Studio Art Quilt Associates, Inc. (SAQA) is an international nonprofit organization whose mission is to promote the art quilt through education, exhibitions, professional development, documentation, and publications. SAQA has over 34,000 members around the world, including artists, collectors, and arts professionals. The Ascension Parish Library in Dutchtown will host The Evolution of Quilting: Exploring Traditional, […]

Bring Your Own Craft to Galvez Library (12/3)

B.Y.O.C. is a monthly craft club that will meet on the first Tuesday of every month at the Ascension Parish Library in Galvez. Bring your own project (or find inspiration at the library!) while you meet and socialize with other crafters in the area. Coffee, a sewing machine, yarn and hooks, and adult color sheets […]

Ascension Public Schools Announces 2019-20 Students of the Year

Ascension Public Schools announces the 2019-20 Students of the Year for fifth, eighth, and twelfth grades. These outstanding students will be recognized at the Dec. 3, 2019, Ascension Parish School Board meeting, and the district winner will be name at that time. “Congratulations to these outstanding students who are being honored with the recognition and […]

Ascension Fund/Galvez Primary Pirates increase Physical Literacy

Kindergarten through fifth-grade students at Galvez Primary School are accustomed to running mile club during PE.  Mile club is used to increase strength and endurance in the Pirates; however, waiting in line and limited immediate feedback hindered growth.  With funding from BASF through the Ascension Fund Grant, Galvez Primary Pirates can now utilize a tracking […]