Baton Rouge

Monday, Jan. 8

Baker Morning Book Club: 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., EBR Baker Branch Library, 3501 Groom Road, Baker. The book club will discuss "My Life, My Love, My Legacy" by Coretta Scott King.

JCR Person of Interest Book Club: 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., EBR Jones Creek Regional Branch Library, 6222 Jones Creek Road. The club will discuss "Be Free or Die" by Cate Lineberry.

Tuesday, Jan. 9

Historical Society Book Club: 7 p.m. to 8 p.m., EBR Jones Creek Regional Branch Library, 6222 Jones Creek Road. The club will discuss "The Last Stand" by Nathaniel Philbrick.

Lafayette

Tuesday, Jan. 9

Working with PoeticSoul: A Poetry Workshop: 6 p.m. to 7:15 p.m., LP Main Library, 301 W. Congress St. Discover the art of self-expression with spoken word artist and poetry educator Alex "PoeticSoul" Johnson. For ages 9 and older. 

Wednesday, Jan. 10

An Evening with Kwame Alexander: 6:45 p.m. to 7:25 p.m., LP Main Library, 301 W. Congress St. The author will share a bit of conversation and storytelling from "The Crossover" and his other recent books and experiences. Free and open to all ages. A book signing will follow. As part of the Lafayette Reads Together program, free copies of "The Crossover" will be available at LP libraries starting Jan. 10.