Parish Library Summer Reading Program Welcomes “Lady Chops” at Castor, Saline Today

Elizabeth Vidos, also known as “Lady Chops”, is bringing her one-woman drumming show to Bienville Parish Libraries this summer! She is a talented percussionist whose past work includes performing in the hit show “STOMP.” Her program titled “Drum Roll Please” is energetic, interactive, and fun for all ages as she incorporates over 15 different instruments including buckets, body percussion, and the Cajun rubboard.

In keeping with the Summer Reading Program theme of “Oceans of Possibilities”, Lady Chops has added several unique percussion devices that mimic the sounds of the crashing waves and the special rhythms you hear on the ocean shore – from the “plop-plop” of flip-flops across the boardwalk, the “chuff-whump” of the sand cleaners on the beach and “whump-thump” of boats rocking in the water.

Today, Castor welcomes Lady Chops in the morning and then the afternoon drums roll into the Saline Branch for an ocean of fun!

Friday, July 15th
Castor at 10:00 a.m.
Saline at 2:00 p.m.



Preventing the “summer slide” continues to be the main objective of summer reading programs. Collecting the 2022 “Oceans of Possibilities” brag tags is a reading incentive to give your reader extra motivation to read and collect all ten tags. It will impress teachers with how many books/pages they read during their summer vacation!

The 2022 Summer Reading Program is designed to help:

  • Children be motivated to read.
  • Children develop positive attitudes about reading, books, and the library.
  • Children maintain their reading skills during summer vacation.
  • Children have access to experiences that further their sense of discovery.
  • Children have access to experiences through which they can learn to work cooperatively.

Most of all – HAVE FUN!

See You at the Library!

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