The East Baton Rouge Parish Library System is hosting events for people of all ages this summer.

Check out a few events at local library branches.

Financial education

Bank On Baton Rouge will present a financial education workshop, “Managing Student Loan Debt Workshop for 20-Somethings,” for adults ages 19 to 30 at the Main Library’s Technology Lab, 7711 Goodwood Blvd., from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Thursday .

Participants will learn about credit scores and maintaining good credit, how to build and repair credit, the basics of borrowing and loans and more.

Registration is required; visit

Crocheting for a cause

Adults will learn to turn plastic bags into plastic yarn called plarn that can be used to crochet durable sleeping mats for those who are living on the streets during an upcoming class at the Main Library.

The session will be held from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. June 28 at large conference room 102 at the Main Library.

Hermione’s Time Turner

Children ages 8 to 11 are invited to the River Center Branch Library, 120 St. Louis St., from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. June 29 for a Harry Potter-inspired morning.

Kids will create their own pretend time turner and listen to a selection from “Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban.”

Registration is required and is limited to eight children. For more information and to register, call (225) 389-4959.

Getting started with Pinterest

Adults can learn how to sign up for and use Pinterest, a popular social network that allows users to create boards to save information they find online, from 10 a.m. to noon June 30 in meeting room 1 at the Carver Branch Library, 720 Terrace St.

Email for more information.

Teen Xbox 360 Game Day

Teens can come to the River Center Branch Library to play video games with other teens from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. June 30. “Marvel vs. Capcom 3” is the featured game.

Playmakers summer tour

The Playmakers of Baton Rouge brings its summer tour to children at the River Center Branch Library from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. July 1.

In “The Secret Stories of Science Superheroes,” Stephen and Jane are the descendants of a brilliant scientist. After receiving a “boring” assignment in school, Stephen and Jane discover the truth about their ancestor, and using his greatest invention, travel back in time to meet some of the greatest heroes of science who teach them how fun and exciting learning can be.

The performance is recommended for children ages 4 and up. Groups are required to register. For more information, call (225) 389-4959.

Contact Mid City Advocate Editor Darlene Denstorff by phone, (225) 388-0215 or (225) 603-1998; or email