Baton Rouge

Sunday, Aug. 20

Author event: 11 a.m., Barnes & Noble, 7707 Bluebonnet Blvd. Author Alvin Felzenberg will be signing copies of his new book, "A Man and His Presidents: The Political Odyssey of William F. Buckley Jr."

Poetry from the Heart: 3 p.m. to 4 p.m., EBR Jones Creek Regional Branch Library, 6222 Jones Creek Road. Poet Pamela Gauthier, from Heartune Creations, will present a workshop for all aspiring poets. Call (225) 756-1150 for more information.

Author event: 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., EBR Main Library, 7711 Goodwood Blvd. Michael Rubin will talk about his new novel "Cashed Out."

Tuesday, Aug. 22

Book Club: 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., EBR Main Library, 7711 Goodwood Blvd., RENEW (Reading Engaging Nonfiction that Expands our Worldview) book club will tackle Matthew Desmond's "Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City."

Lafayette

Tuesday, Aug. 22

Book Club: 2 p.m. to 3 p.m., LP East Regional Library, 215 La Neuville Road, Youngsville. The East Regional Library Book Club will discuss "Hillbilly Elegy" by J.D. Vance.