Book events


Wednesday, July 29


Tuesday, July 28

  • NEW DR. SEUSS BOOK: 2 p.m., Barnes & Noble at LSU Bookstore. Join in the celebration of the debut of a new book, “What Pet Should I Get,” by much-loved children’s author Dr. Seuss. There will be various activities to take part in.

Wednesday, July 29

  • HOW TO DOWNLOAD EBOOKS: 4 p.m., EBR Carver Branch Library, meeting Room 1, 720 Terrace St. Learn how to download ebooks for your ereader, tablet, laptop or smartphone using the library’s resources. Free. No materials required, but get personalized assistance if you bring your device. No registration required.
  • TRUE CRIME BOOK CLUB: 7 p.m., EBR Main Library, Conference Room, 7711 Goodwood Blvd. A discussion of “Midnight in the Garden of Good & Evil” by John Berendt.

Thursday, July 30

  • CENTRAL BOOK CLUB: 11 a.m., EBR Central Branch Library, 11260 Joor Road. A discussion of “The Husband’s Secret” by Liane Moriarty.


  • STORY CASTLE: 10:30 a.m., Lafayette Public Library, 538 Jefferson St. Begin your child’s literacy education early with a star-studded lineup of storytelling, music, fingerplays and other educational activities. For ages 3–6.


Thursday, July 30

  • STORYTIME FOR CHILDREN: 10 a.m., West Feliciana Parish Library, 5114 Burnett Road. Bring your little ones out and join the fun of playtime and reading. Free.