- STORY TIME: 10 a.m., Delmont Gardens Branch Library, 3351 Lorraine St. “Curious George at the Fire Station” by Margaret Rey with a fire hat craft. Limited to 20, ages 3-5. Register at the Children’s Desk. Children under 9 must have an adult.
- STORY TIME: 2 p.m., Barnes & Noble, 2590 CitiPlace Court. “Touch the Brightest Star” by Christie Matheson. store-locator.barnesandnoble.com/event/4849580.
- TEEN GRAPHIC NOVEL BOOK CLUB: 3 p.m., River Center Branch Library, 120 St. Louis St. “Amulet: The Stonekeeper” by Kazu Kibuishi.
- BOOK SIGNING: 9 a.m., Red Stick Farmers Market, 500 Main St. “Smiley! A Laughing Matter” by Advocate columnist Smiley Anders.
- SUMMER READING KICKOFF CELEBRATION: 10 a.m., South Regional Library, 6101 Johnston St. Featuring Johnette Downing, crafts, a fun jump, petting zoo, a magician and food trucks.
- SOUTH BRANCH BOOKIES: 5:30 p.m., South Branch Library, 23477 La. 444. Ages 18+. (225) 698-3015.
- LORANGER SUMMER READING KICKOFF: 2 p.m., Loranger Branch Library, 19451 La. 40. tangilibrary.evanced.info/eventsignup.asp?ID=3855.
- OFF THE PAGE: 6 p.m., Temple Sinai, 6227 St. Charles Ave. An evening with Jodi Picoult and Samantha van Leer. Tickets are required. octaviabooks.com/ticket-jodi-picoult-5-28-15.