Baton Rouge

Tuesday, May 30

Science Fiction Book Club: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., EBR Main Library, 7711 Goodwood Blvd. The club will discuss "Barrayar" by Lois McMaster Bujold.

Saturday, June 3

Computers without Fear: 10:30 a.m. to noon, EBR Eden Park Branch Library, 5131 Greenwell Springs Road. This basic course will guide new computer users in simple computer use, how to create and edit a document and how to use a web browser. No previous experience necessary.

Resources for African-American Genealogy: 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., EBR Main Library, 7711 Goodwood Blvd. Due to the history of slavery, prejudice and discrimination against African-Americans, they were routinely excluded from many records that could have documented details of their daily lives. This class teaches about search techniques and special records collections to help find ancestors. Call (225) 231-3751 to register.


Thursday, June 1

Classics Book Club: 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., LP South Regional Library, 6101 Johnston St. The club will discuss "The Stranger" by Albert Camus.

Saturday, June 3

Genealogy 101: 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., LP South Regional Library, 6101 Johnston St. Anyone interested in genealogy or local history may attend the presentation by the Lafayette Genealogical Society.

Sunday, June 4

The Daughters of Charity at Carville: 1 p.m. to 2 p.m., LP South Regional Library, 6101 Johnston St. Elizabeth Schexnyder, curator of the National Hansen's Disease Programs Museum, will share the story of the Daughters of Charity of St. Vincent de Paul, who cared for quarantined patients from 1896-2005 at what would later become the National Leprosarium at Carville.