BOOK EVENTS

Baton Rouge

Wednesday

  • “THE MOST DANGEROUS ANIMAL OF ALL,” GARY L. STEWART: 6:30 p.m., First United Methodist Church Conference Center, 930 North Blvd. Stewart will discuss his 12-year search for his father. (225) 753-4226 or mjacob53@cox.net.
  • “LOUISIANA’S SACRED PLACES,” DEBORAH BURST: Noon, Louisiana’s Old State Capitol, 100 North Blvd. In her ten-year writing and photography career, Burst combined her love for art, history and architecture into a poetic trail of Louisiana’s Sacred Places. Bring a brown bag lunch and join us for a lecture and book signing in the historic Senate chamber. (225) 342-0500, louisianaoldstatecapitol.org.
  • “A CONFEDERACY OF DUNCES” BOOK DISCUSSION: 5:30 p.m., River Center Branch Library, 120 St. Louis St. Light refreshments will be served.

FRIDAY

  • STORY TIME: 7 p.m., Barnes & Noble Perkins Rowe, 7707 Bluebonnet Blvd., No. 100. “Pete the Cat Big Easter Adventure.” (225) 766-1337.

DENHAM SPRINGS

Thursday

  • WRITERS CIRCLE (18+): 6:30 p.m., Denham Springs-Walker Branch Library, 8101 U.S. 190. For published and unpublished writers of all genres.

LAFAYETTE

Monday

  • TODDLER TIME: 10 a.m., Barnes & Noble, 5705 Johnston St. “Second Banana” by Keith Graves. (337) 989-4142.

Tuesday

  • MOVING TALES: 4 p.m., North Regional Library, 5101 North University Ave. “Peace and Quiet.” Ages 5-12.

NEW ORLEANS

Sunday

  • CLARE LOUISE HARMON BOOK RELEASE PARTY: 3 p.m., Maple Leaf Bar, 8316 Oak St. Celebrate the release of Harmon’s debut poetry collection, “The Thingbody: An Illuminated Verse Memoir.”