Book events

BATON ROUGE

Tuesday

  • ECLECTIC TRUTH POETRY SLAM & OPEN MIC: 7:30 p.m., Arts Council of Baton Rouge, 437 Laurel St. $7. Open to the public. Email theeclectictruth@gmail.com for more info or visit Facebook.

Wednesday

  • KIDS NIGHT: 5-7 p.m., La Divina Italian Cafe, 3535 Perkins Road. In celebration of upcoming Grandparents Day, author Carol Ter Haar brings her book “Life is a Rerun.” Specials for grandparents and free coloring pages and crafts for the kids. ladivinagelateria.com or on Facebook. (225) 771-8488.

Saturday

  • MEET & GREET: 10 a.m., EBR Jones Creek Regional Branch Library, 6222 Jones Creek Road. Local author Stephen G. Hunt will discuss both of his books, “Those in Peril,” a historical work based on a true story of the Vietnam era, and “Jasper MacTavish,” a novel about the Scottish Highlands in the 1700s and 1800s.

ASCENSION PARISH

Tuesday

  • PAJAMA STORYTIME: 6:30 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Donaldsonville & Dutchtown branches.

Thursday

  • PAJAMA STORYTIME: 6:30 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Gonzales & Galvez branches.

ST. FRANCISVILLE