Baton Rouge

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Sunday, July 16

Poetry from the Heart: 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., EBR Jones Creek Regional Branch Library, 6222 Jones Creek Road. Poet Pamela Gauthier, from Heartune Creations, will present a workshop for aspiring poets. Call (225) 756-1150 for more information.

Monday, July 17

Library Scavenger Hunt: 2 p.m. to 3 p.m., EBR Bluebonnet Regional Branch Library, 9200 Bluebonnet Blvd. Teens can explore the library and hunt for clues to win prizes. Refreshments will be served.

Tuesday, July 18

Introduction to the Internet: 9:30 a.m to noon, EBR Main Library Technology Lab, 7711 Goodwood Blvd. Learn how to navigate the internet for fun and research.

BYOD (Bring your Own Device): 10 a.m. to noon, EBR Eden Park Branch Library, 5131 Greenwell Springs Road. Bring your e-reader or phone and staff will assist you in setting up Overdrive, Freegal and other library apps.

Introduction to the Library Catalog & Databases: 10 a.m. to noon, EBR Bluebonnet Regional Branch Library, 9200 Bluebonnet Blvd.

Science Fiction Book Club: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., EBR Main Library, 7711 Goodwood Blvd. The club will discuss "Firewatch" by Connie Willis.

Fiction Writers Workshop: 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., EBR Greenwell Springs Regional Branch Library, 11300 Greenwell Springs Road. Join this group of local authors to share works of fiction and get feedback and encouragement. There will be writing exercises to spark creativity. Email Jordan Courtney at

RENEW Book Club: 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., EBR Main Library, 7711 Goodwood Blvd. RENEW (Reading Engaging Nonfiction that Expands our Worldview) will discuss "When Breath Become Air" by Paul Kalanithi.

Wednesday, July 19

FYA Book Club: 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., EBR Fairwood Branch Library, 12910 Old Hammond Highway. For adults who love reading YA (Young Adult) books. The club will discuss "A Court of Thorns and Roses" by Sarah J. Maas.

Thursday, July 20

Horror Book Club: 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., EBR Main Library 7711 Goodwood Blvd. The new club will discuss "Doctor Sleep" by Stephen King.


Tuesday, July 18

Tech Assistance: 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., LP Main Library, 301 W. Congress St. Drop in for one-on-one help with a mobile device or learn how to access the library’s collection of eBooks, audiobooks and magazines. No registration required.

Mystery Book Club: 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., LP South Regional Library, 6101 Johnston St. The club will discuss "Light Thickens" by Ngaio Marsh.

Wednesday, July 19

Book Club: 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m., LP North Regional Library, 5101 N. University Ave. The club will discuss "River of Doubt" by Candice Millard.