THURSDAY

  • INTRODUCTION TO EMAILING: 10 a.m. and 3 p.m., Amite Branch Library. This class teaches email etiquette and how to create an email account.
  • STORYTIME: 10:30 a.m., Ponchatoula Branch Library. Also March 17.

HAMMOND TEEN HOME-SCHOOL BOOK CLUB: 1:30 P.M., HAMMOND BRANCH LIBRARY. ALSO MARCH 17.

  • ADVENTURE CLUB: 3:30 p.m., Amite Branch Library, and 4 p.m., Kentwood Branch Library.
  • PONCHATOULA TEEN PROGRAM: 4 p.m., Ponchatoula Branch Library.
  • PAGETURNERS: 5:30 p.m., Hammond Branch Library.

FRIDAY

  • THE QUACKY QUILTERS: 9 a.m., Amite Branch Library. Learn about the basics and exchange ideas about quilting.
  • INDEPENDENCE SICILIAN HERITAGE FESTIVAL: 5 p.m., Festival Square, downtown Independence.

SATURDAY

  • STRAWBERRY FESTIVAL DAY IN THE PARK: 7 a.m., Ponchatoula Memorial Park, 301 N. Sixth St., Ponchatoula. Enjoy a jambalaya cook-off, car show and bake-off.
  • CELEBRATING THE WRITTEN WORD: 8 a.m., Hammond Regional Art Center, 217 E. Thomas St., Hammond.
  • SHAMROCK RUN: 8 a.m., Southeastern Louisiana University Center, Friendship Circle, Hammond.
  • SPRING GARDEN DAY: 9 a.m., LSU AgCenter Hammond Research Station, 21549 Old Covington Highway, Hammond.
  • INDEPENDENCE SICILIAN HERITAGE FESTIVAL: 10 a.m., Festival Square, downtown Independence.
  • WII SATURDAY FOR ALL AGES: 1 p.m., Ponchatoula Branch Library. Visit and play Wii games on the big-screen television.
  • WII GAME DAY: 1 p.m., Amite Branch Library.
  • THE LOUISIANA JUBILEE: 5 p.m., Ponchatoula Lions Club, 750 E. Pine St., Ponchatoula. Enjoy country western, gospel and ’50s entertainment.

SUNDAY

  • INDEPENDENCE SICILIAN HERITAGE FESTIVAL: 11 a.m., Festival Square, downtown Independence.

MONDAY

  • THE LOOPY LOOPERS: 9 a.m., Amite Branch Library.
  • KNITTING: 2 p.m., Kentwood Branch Library.
  • TEEN GAME DAY: 4 p.m., Kentwood Branch Library.
  • KNITTING 101: 5 p.m., Ponchatoula Branch Library.
  • OUT OF THE ORDINARY: 5 p.m., Amite Branch Library.
  • LOSE WEIGHT WITH IDEAL YOU: 5:30 p.m., E. Brent Dufreche Conference Center. A four-phase, medically supervised weight loss program.

TUESDAY

  • STORYTIME: 10:30 a.m., Amite Branch Library.
  • FAMILY BINGO: 3:30 p.m., Kentwood Branch Library.
  • INDY STORY AND DISCOVERY TIME: 4 p.m., Independence Branch.
  • ADVENTURE CLUB: 4:30 p.m., Hammond Branch Library.
  • TEEN MOVIE NIGHT: 5 p.m., Amite Branch Library.
  • PRENATAL III CLASS — RELAXATION TECHNIQUES: 6 p.m., E. Brent Dufreche Conference Center. This class focuses on the many techniques available to aid the laboring mother through childbirth, such as imagery, progressive muscle relaxation, massage, various breathing techniques and position changes.

WEDNESDAY

  • STORYTIME: 10:30 a.m., Kentwood Branch Library and Loranger Branch Library.
  • THE GLOSSY GARDENERS: 11 a.m., Amite Branch Library. Tips and idea exchanges on how to make a spring garden shine.
  • ADVENTURE CLUB: 3:30 p.m., Loranger Branch Library.
  • INDY ADVENTURE CLUB: 4 p.m., Independence Branch Library.
  • TWEEN CLUB: 5 p.m., Amite Branch Library.
  • ADULT COLORING CLUB: 5:30 p.m., Hammond Branch Library.
  • WOMEN IN CIVIL WAR FILMS: 6:30 p.m., Hammond Branch Library.

MARCH 17

  • ADVENTURE CLUB: 3:30 p.m., Amite Branch Library, and 4 p.m., Kentwood Branch Library.
  • PONCHATOULA TEEN PROGRAM: 4 p.m., Ponchatoula Branch Library.
  • PAGETURNERS: 5:30 p.m., Hammond Branch Library.
  • LOSE WEIGHT WITH IDEAL YOU: 5:30 p.m., North Oaks-Livingston Parish Medical Complex. A four-phase, medically supervised weight loss program.