JEFFERSON PARISH, LOUISIANA
August 31, 2022
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
JIGSAW PUZZLE EXTRAVAGANZA:
TRADE, BUY OR PARTICIPATE IN THE CONTEST
METAIRIE, LA – The Jigsaw Puzzle Extravaganza, hosted by the East Bank Regional Library, will occur from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 24, at the East Bank Regional Library, 4747 W. Napoleon, Metairie.
This event is free of charge and open to the public. There is no registration.
There are three elements to this event.
- Patrons may bring their used puzzles to swap with other patrons. Each puzzle should be intact, meaning that it should have all of its pieces. Puzzles that remain untraded can be donated to the Friends of the Jefferson Public Library.
- The Jigsaw Puzzle Contest occurs at 2 p.m. and involves teams of two people who will complete or come close to completion of a 500-piece puzzle by 4 p.m. The contest is limited to adults 18 years of age and older. The first three teams to finish or that make the most headway win prizes.
- Members of the Friends of the Jefferson Public Library will be present to sell puzzles that have been donated by patrons. Sales are cash only. Refreshments and prizes will be provided by JenCare Senior Medical Center, a family-owned primary and specialty care practice that delivers healthcare to Medicare-eligible seniors.
For more information regarding this presentation, contact Chris Smith, Manager of Adult Programming for the library, at 504-889-8143 or email@example.com.
In accordance with the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Jefferson Parish shall not discriminate against qualified individuals with disabilities on the basis of disability in its services, programs or activities. Library patrons that require auxiliary aids or devices or other reasonable accommodation under the ADA should submit requests to the ADA Coordinator at least 48 hours in advance or as soon as possible. A 72-hour notice is needed to request Certified ASL interpreters. ADA Coordinator / Office of Citizens with Disabilities, 1221 Elmwood Park Blvd., Suite 210 Jefferson, LA 70123; (504) 736-6086, ADA@jeffparish.net.
The Jefferson Parish Library system consists of 16 locations that stretch from the Lakeshore Branch on the edge of Lake Pontchartrain to the Grand Isle Branch just steps away from the Gulf of Mexico. The library system consists of two large regional libraries and seven branches on each side of the Mississippi River. The East Bank Regional Library (4747 W. Napoleon, Metairie) serves as library headquarters. For more information, contact the library at (504) 838-1100 or www.jefferson.lib.la.us.
For more information about Jefferson Parish, visit www.jeffparish.net. Residents can also receive regular updates by following the Parish on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram (@JeffParishGov) or by texting JPALERT or JPNOTICIAS to 888-777.
Jefferson Parish Public Information Office
1221 Elmwood Park Boulevard, Suite 1002
Jefferson, LA 70123
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Gretchen Hirt Gendron, PIO