Children’s Activities and Writing Workshop

Friday, April 1st
Ages 3+
Iberia Parish Library, Main Branch
445 East Main St.

Saturday, April 2nd
Ages will vary depending on activity
George Rodrigue Memorial Park (Blue Dog Park)

All Activities

The Books Along the Teche Literary Festival is packed full of fun and educational activities for children of all ages. Below you will see the schedule of events including an entry form to help us name and write a poem about our alligator mascot.

Litterbug Storytime

Friday, April 1, 2022
Iberia Parish Main Library
445 E. Main Street

Children ages 0-5 will learn about tidying up and taking care of our city as well as our parish.  We will create our own superhero that tackles trash.  Registration not required. 
Call 337-364-7134 for more information. 
Register here

Children’s Author’s Fair

Saturday, April 2nd
George Rodrigue Park (Blue Dog Park)

Get to know your local children’s authors.  They will be on hand to take pictures, meet and greets, and answer questions.  Purchase from local and regional children’s authors.  Take your picture with AlyCat from the AlyCat Series! 

Poem Portraits

Saturday, April 2nd
Sliman Theater
129 East Main St.

Join author/poet Margaret Simon and author/illustrator Paul Schexnayder in this drawing and writing workshop.  Learn about facial proportions and the elements of writing an autobiographic poem.  This free workshop is for children ages 8-12, but will be limited to 12 children.

Aly Cat Story Walk

Saturday, April 2nd
Iberia Parish Main Library
445 East Main St.

Grab a bag as we pick up trash and tell a story along the way.  Stop by local businesses, a park, and a children’s author fair.  After you have completed the storywalk, pick up your goody bag from the library.  Be sure to bring your smart phone.  There will be QR codes to scan for some bonus fun along the way! 
Call 337-364-7134 for more information.

Help us name and write a poem about our Festival Mascot above
The entry form is below

For children grades 4th through 6th
First Place $50.00 cash prize
Second Place $25.00 cash prize
Third Place $20.00 cash prize
Honorable Mention $15.00 cash prize