March: Off We Go by Will Hillenbrand
April: Underground by Denise Fleming
May: Clovis Crawfish and the Big Betail by Mary Alice Fontenot
Baton Rouge Audubon Society
Saturday, March 19 at 11 a.m. , Greenwell Springs Branch
Children will create a computer swamp picture collage using Microsoft Publisher and Paint, following excerpts from the book Swamper: Letters from a Louisiana Swamp Rabbit by Amy Griffin Ouchley.
Thursday, March 24 at 10 a.m. , Main Library at Goodwood
Children will listen to White Rabbit’s Colors by Alan Baker, then create paper flowers, one to take home and one to add to our One Book One Community bulletin board.(Ages 2-5)
Saturday, March 26 at 2:30 p.m. , Main Library at Goodwood
Children will listen to excerpts from Swamper: letters from a Louisiana swamp rabbit by Amy Ouchley in honor of our One Book One Community program, then create paper flowers and wildlife to take home and to add to our One Book One Community bulletin board.(Ages 6-11)
Saturday, March 26 at 2:30 p.m. , Jones Creek Branch
Make Your Own Toad Abode!
We will read an excerpt from Swamper by Amy Ouchley, and the book The Toad by Elise Gravel. Afterwards, we will create a toad abode for the homeless toads in your area! (Ages 7-11)
Registration is required.
Saturday , April 2 @ TBD , Main Library at Goodwood
Louisiana-themed BINGO! (All Ages)
Wednesday, May 11 at 4 p.m. , Delmont Gardens Branch
We will be doing a Swamp Diorama to go with the book Swamper: Letters From a Louisiana Swamp Rabbit!
Children Scavenger Hunts
March 2022 , River Center Branch
Swamper, a Louisiana swamp rabbit has pictures of his home hidden around the children’s floor. Come in to RCB, pick up an activity and hunt for the items. Once all of the items are found, turn in the sheet for a small prize. Sorry, no groups.
Look through EBRPL's collection of databases for kids of all ages!
Want to learn a language? How about French?
Learn about all about swamps and who lives there with A Home in the Swamp, available through Book Flix.
Print out and color in the scenes and symbols of Louisiana with the Official Louisiana Coloring Book and some more pages!
Get out in a park or your own backyard to gather up natural materials to build a fairy house fit for royalty. Let the kids take the lead and ask them questions about the future inhabitants of their house!
What you need to get started:
Watch this PBS clip to get an idea of how to start yours!
You can also check out this gallery of other fairy houses for some inspiration!