Books! Games! Costumes! The 42nd annual Pumpkin Bash: A Children's Book Festival is back from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. October 17 at the Ouachita Parish Public Library's Main Branch. Children can mix and mingle with authors, play games, munch on snacks, compete in a costume contest, and even win a free book (while supplies last). The costume contest begins at noon. The costume contest schedule is:
- 0-24 months at noon
- 3-4 years at 12:10
- 5-7 years at 12:20
- 8-12 years at 12:30
- Family at 12:40
- Book Character at 12:50
The Main Branch and the bookmobile will be open October 17. All other branches will be closed for Pumpkin Bash. Like all Ouachita Parish Public Library programs, this community event is free to the public to attend. For questions regarding Pumpkin Bash, please call 318.327.1490. Pumpkin Bash is sponsored by Friends of the Ouachita Public Library.
The mission of the Ouachita Parish Public Library is to advance literacy, inspire lifelong learning, and strengthen our community by serving everyone in Ouachita Parish.