Book events

BATON ROUGE

Monday

  • FICTION WRITERS WORKSHOP: 7 p.m., Greenwell Springs Regional Library, 11300 Greenwell Springs Road. Meet local writers and get feedback and encouragement. (225) 274-4440 to register.

Wednesday

  • PEAS IN A POD STORY CRAFT: 4:30 p.m., Central Branch Library, 11260 Joor Road. Ages 3-5. “I Love My Mommy” by Giles Andreae, then make cards to wish their moms or other caregivers a “Hap-Pea” Mother’s Day. (225) 262-2640 to register.

Friday

  • STORY TIME: 7 p.m., Barnes & Noble Perkins Rowe, 7707 Bluebonnet Blvd., No. 100. “You!” by Sandra Magsamen.

Saturday

  • MAGGIE HEYN RICHARDSON, “HUNGRY FOR LOUISIANA”: 2 p.m., Barnes & Noble, 2590 CitiPlace Court. Book signing.

CROWLEY

Monday, May 4

DENHAM SPRINGS

Thursday

  • MYSTERY DINNER THEATER: 6 p.m., Livingston Parish Library- Denham Springs-Walker Branch, 8101 U.S. 190. Lemony Snicket’s “File Under: 13 Suspicious Incidents.” Hosted by our Young Writer’s Club and Writer’s Circle. (225) 665-8118.

HAMMOND

Monday

  • ALBANY-SPRINGFIELD ADULT BOOK CLUB: 10 a.m., Albany-Springfield Branch Library, 26941 La. 43. (225) 567-1441.

GONZALES

LIBRARY BOOK CLUB (DONALDSONVILLE): NOON, ASCENSION PARISH LIBRARY, 708 S IRMA BLVD. . WWW.MYAPL.ORG/CALENDAR/EVENT_VIEW.PHP?EID=7823&INSTANCE=2015-5-7.

GONZALES

LAFAYETTE

Tuesday, May 5

  • TECH TUESDAYS: 1 p.m., South Regional Library, 6101 Johnston St. Learn how to use those techie gifts you got in December! Get one-on-one help to learn how to use your computer, tablet, eReader or smartphone to access FREE library eBooks, audiobooks and eMagazines!. www.lafayette.lib.la.us/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=10874.

LAFAYETTE

Thursday, May 7

  • CLASSICS BOOK CLUB: 11:30 a.m., South Regional Library, 6101 Johnston St. Bring your lunch and join us for the Classics Book Club. We will meet first Thursday of each month at 11:30 a.m.

Thursday, Apri. A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith

Thursday, Ma. Persuasion by Jane Austen. www.lafayette.lib.la.us/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=10987.

LAFAYETTE

Saturday, May 9

  • MOTHER’S DAY STORYTIME: 11 a.m.. Special Event, Storytime, Children’s Event In celebration of Mother’s Day, join us for a special Storytime featuring Mom School and How to Babysit a Grandma. Make a special gift for mom after the stories... store-locator.barnesandnoble.com/event/4845360.

MANDEVILLE

  • STORYTIME: 11 a.m., Premier Center II, 3414 Highway 190 Suite 10, Mandeville, LA 70471. Storytime, Special Event, Children’s Event In celebration of Mother’s Day, join us for a special Storytime featuring Mom School and How to Babysit a Grandma.$14.99. store-locator.barnesandnoble.com/event/4845177.

NEW IBERIA

  • BEACH READS BOOK SALE: 7 a.m., Iberia Parish Library-Main Street Branch, 445 East Main Street. Get your beach reads in time for summer vacation at your local library. It’s a Spring sale that’s nothing but paperback books, because any reader knows that paperbacks make the best travel companions... www.iberiatravel.com/events/beach-reads-book-sale.

PORT ALLEN

Monday, May 4

SAINT FRANCISVILLE

Thursday, May 7

  • STORYTIME FOR CHILDREN: 10 a.m., West Feliciana Parish Library, 5114 Burnett Road. Every Thursday at 10 a.m., a special story time for West Feliciana Parish children. Bring your little ones out and join the fun as we share playtime and reading at the West Feliciana Parish Library.Free. wfplibrary.org/storytime-for-children/.

VILLE PLATTE

Monday, May 4

  • COMPUTER SECURITY CLASS AT MAIN LIBRARY MAY 4TH: 1 p.m., Main Library. This FREE class in Computer Security will be offered at the main library (Ville Platte) on May 4th from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.  Register at the main library or call 363-1369.  Space is limited to 15 participants.  Priority will be given to persons living, working, attending school, or owning property in Evangeline Parish.  All others will be on a space-available basis.  Adults only, please (age 18 and up)... evangelinelibrary.org/event/computer-security-class-at-main-library-may-4th/.

VILLE PLATTE

  • WORD BASIC CLASS AT MAIN LIBRARY MAY 4TH: 10 a.m., Main Library. This FREE class in Word Basic will be held May 4th from 10 a.m. to noon at the main library (Ville Platte).  Register at the main library or call 363-1369.  Space is limited to 15 participants.  Priority will be given to persons living, working, attending school, or owning property in Evangeline Parish.  All others will be on a space-available basis.  Adults only, please (age 18 and up)... evangelinelibrary.org/event/word-basic-class-at-main-library-may-4th/.