THURSDAY

  • LAP-SIT STORYTIME: 10 a.m., Ascension Parish Library, Gonzales, 708 S. Irma Blvd.; Galvez, 40300 La. 42; and Dutchtown, 13278 La. 73. (225) 647-3955 for Gonzales, (225) 622-3339 for Galvez and (225) 673-8699.

HAT TRICK MAGIC: 10:30 A.M., ASCENSION PARISH LIBRARY, DONALDSONVILLE, 500 MISSISSIPPI ST.; AND 2 P.M. TO 3 P.M., DUTCHTOWN. DAVID LEBOEUF WILL TELL STORIES USING MAGIC TRICKS. (225) 473-8052 FOR DONALDSONVILLE.

  • BILINGUAL STORYTIME: 11 a.m., Ascension Parish Library, Gonzales.
  • HENNA TATTOOS: 4 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Gonzales. Teens will learn about the history of henna tattoos and create their own temporary body art.
  • SMALL-BUSINESS CONSULTING: 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Dutchtown. Counseling sessions are free, but require reservations. To make an appointment, call (225) 381-7130. scorebr.org.
  • TEEN BOOK CLUB: 5:30 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Galvez.
  • FOOTSTEPS IN TIME: 6:30 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Dutchtown. Gayle Breaux Smith will trace her Acadian ancestry from the Poitou area of France to Breaux Bridge using stories and photographs. (225) 673-8699.

LOSS AND GRIEF EDUCATION AND SUPPORT MEETING: 6 P.M. TO 7 P.M., SISTER VERNOLA CONFERENCE ROOM, ST. ELIZABETH HOSPITAL, 1125 W. LA. 30, GONZALES. FOR INDIVIDUALS WHO HAVE EXPERIENCED LOSS OF ANY KIND TO RECEIVE HELP THROUGH THE GRIEVING PROCESS. THE MEETING IS FREE, BUT REGISTRATION IS PREFERRED. (225) 621-2906 OR FMOLHS.ORG/STEH.

FRIDAY

  • BUBBLE BONANZA: 10:30 a.m., Ascension Parish Library, Donaldsonville.
  • HAT TRICK MAGIC: 10:30 a.m., Ascension Parish Library, Galvez; and 2 p.m., Gonzales.
  • JUNK ROBOTS: 2 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Dutchtown.
  • GUY STUFF: 4 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Donaldsonville. Teenage boys can do activities, such as build balloon towers and create exploding art.

SATURDAY

  • GUY STUFF: 4 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Dutchtown.

MONDAY

  • MAD SCIENCE MONDAYS: 2 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, all branches; and 6 p.m., Gonzales.

TUESDAY

  • INTRODUCTION TO MICROSOFT EXCEL 2013: 10 a.m., Ascension Parish Library, Gonzales.
  • BOOKMARKS WITH NAN RIFFE: 10:30 a.m., Ascension Parish Library, Dutchtown; and 2 p.m., Galvez. Nan Riffe will show children in 2nd through 5th grades how to make decorative bookmarks. Registration is required.
  • BUBBLE BONANZA: 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Gonzales.
  • JUNK ROBOTS: 2 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Donaldsonville.
  • LINE DANCING 101: 6 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Galvez. Donna Scanlan will be the instructor. Registration is required.
  • INTRODUCTION TO WINDOWS 8: 6 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Donaldsonville.
  • TEEN OPEN MIC: 6:30 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Dutchtown. Teens can perform 10 minutes of material for an audience.

WEDNESDAY

  • TODDLER STORYTIME: 10 a.m., Ascension Parish Library, all branches.
  • PRESCHOOL STORYTIME: 11 a.m., Ascension Parish Library, Gonzales, Galvez and Dutchtown.
  • “T-GALOP, A LOUISIANA HORSE STORY:” 6:30 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Gonzales. Join filmmaker Conni Castille for a screening of “T-Galop, A Louisiana Horse Story.” The movie is about the history of Cajun horse culture. It won the 2012 jury prize at the New Orleans Film Festival. Call the library to reserve a seat.

JUNE 26

  • LAP-SIT STORYTIME: 10 a.m., Ascension Parish Library, Gonzales, Galvez and Dutchtown.
  • ALZHEIMER’S LITERACY WORKSHOP: 11 a.m., St. Elizabeth Hospital. The financial literacy workshop is for caregivers of patients with Alzheimer’s disease. The cost is free, but registration is required. (225) 621-2906 or fmolhs.org/steh.
  • JUNK ROBOTS: 6 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Gonzales.
  • COOL LATIN JAZZ ON A HOT SUMMER NIGHT: 6 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Dutchtown. Patrice Fisher, a New Orleans Latin jazz harpist and composer, will perform along with the Latin jazz group Arpa, Roberto Moreira and Javier Gutierrez. Call the library to register.
  • A GUIDE TO WRITING RESUMES: 6 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Gonzales.
  • LOSS AND GRIEF EDUCATION AND SUPPORT MEETING: 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., Sister Vernola conference room, St. Elizabeth Hospital. For individuals who have experienced loss of any kind to receive help through the grieving process. The meeting is free, but registration is preferred. (225) 621-2906 or fmolhs.org/steh.