Book events

BATON ROUGE

Monday

  • CAPTAIN UNDERPANTS-A-PALOOZA: 2:30 p.m., Central Branch, 11260 Joor Road. Listen to “Captain Underpants and the Tyrannical Retaliation of the Turbo Toilet 2000,” by Dav Pilkey. Ages 7-11.

Tuesday

  • POTATO PEOPLE: 2:30 p.m., Jones Creek Regional Branch Library, 6222 Jones Creek Road. Hear “Brave Potatoes” by Toby Speed, then children can dress up a potato person. Ages 9-11. Registration required. (225) 756-1140.

Thursday

  • INTENTIONAL WRITERS WORKSHOP: 6 p.m., Main Library, 7711 Goodwood Blvd. IW is geared toward cultivating the writing skills in individuals of all ages to help them use words to encourage, inspire and transform our community and world for the better. Free. poetnoble.com/#!workshop/c1kgd.

Friday

  • DISCOVER SUPER HEROES WITH DR. MARY JOE KELLY, THE BOOK DOCTOR: 10:30 a.m., Carver Branch, 720 Terrace St. An hour of story-telling. Ages 3 and up.

LAFAYETTE

Tuesday

  • THIRD TUESDAY BOOK CLUB: 7 p.m. Barnes & Noble, 5705 Johnston St.

Friday

  • PAJAMA STORY TIME: 7 p.m., Barnes & Noble, 5705 Johnston St. “Monkey and the Little One” by Claire Alexander.

LIVINGSTON

Thursday

  • STORY TIME, “YO-HEAUX INDIGEAUX”: 10 a.m., Livingston Parish Library, South Branch, 23477 La. 444. Wendy Woods and Sherry Martin, author and illustrator of “Yo-Heaux, Indigeaux.” After the story, create a pirate craft and enjoy refreshments. Copies of the book will be available for purchase and signing.

YOUNGSVILLE

Tuesday

  • A HERO IS A HERO, NO MATTER HOW SMALL: 10:30 a.m., East Regional Library, 215 La Neuville Road. Animated storyteller David Novak brings stories of little heroes to life. Ages 5-12.