Book events

AMITE

Thursday

BATON ROUGE

Sunday

  • READING FROM NOW HISTORY: One Home Front in World War II: 4 p.m., Baton Rouge Gallery, 1515 Dalrymple Drive. (225) 383- 1470.

Monday

  • FICTION WRITERS WORKSHOP: 7 p.m., Greenwell Springs Regional Library, 11300 Greenwell Springs Road. Meet other local writers and get feedback.

Tuesday

  • REVELATION: Grace & Violence in the Stories of Flannery O’Connor: 6:30 p.m., Fairwood Branch Library, 12910 Old Hammond Highway. The Rev. John Blewitt of Faith Presbyterian Church, will lead a discussion.

Saturday

  • POSITIONED FOR PURPOSE: 11 a.m., Main Library, 7711 Goodwood Blvd. Rev. Seketa Woods will discuss her new book.
  • ONCE UPON A CLOUD: 11 a.m., Barnes & Noble CitiPlace, 2590 CitiPlace Court. Special storytime event. (225) 926-2600.

LAFAYETTE

Monday

  • LAFAYETTE READS TOGETHER DISCUSSION AND RECEPTION: 6 p.m., South Regional Library, 6101 Johnston St. City-Parish President Joey Durel, District 3 Councilman Brandon Shelvin and Greater Lafayette Chamber of Commerce President Jason El-Koubi discuss “A Long Walk to Water.”

NEW ORLEANS

Sunday

  • DR. SEUSS’S BIRTHDAY PARTY: Noon, Tubby & Coo’s Mid-City Book Shop, 631 N. Carrollton Ave. Enjoy snacks and drinks, story time, and other fun activities. Costumes are encouraged. Ten percent off all children’s books and toys. tubbyandcoos.com/event/dr-seusss-birthday-party/.