THURSDAY

  • STORYTIME: 10 a.m., Albany-Springfield Branch Library, 26941 La. 43, Hammond.

VILLAIN VILLAGE: 1 P.M. TO 3 P.M. AND 4 P.M. TO 6 P.M., DENHAM SPRINGS-WALKER BRANCH LIBRARY, 8101 U.S. 190, DENHAM SPRINGS. A LIFE-SIZE ADAPTATION OF CANDY LAND FEATURING DISNEY CHARACTERS.

GIRL POWER!: 2 P.M. TO 3:30 P.M., MAIN BRANCH LIBRARY, 20390 IOWA ST., LIVINGSTON. A SELF DEFENSE COURSE FOR GIRLS, AGES 6 TO 11, AND A WONDER WOMAN-INSPIRED CRAFT. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. (225) 686-2436.

  • SUPERHERO PLAY: 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., South Branch Library, 23477 La. 444, Livingston. A superhero-themed activity for children, ages 3 and older.
  • HEROES ANONYMOUS: 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., Albany-Springfield Branch Library. Patrons can create superhero masks, insignias, headbands and cuffs. Registration is required. (225) 567-1441.

ARDUINO BASICS: 6 P.M. TO 7 P.M., MAIN BRANCH LIBRARY. ARDUINO IS AN OPEN-SOURCE ELECTRONICS PLATFORM BASED ON EASY-TO-USE HARDWARE AND SOFTWARE. ARDUINO BOARDS AND INSTRUCTION WILL BE PROVIDED.

FRIDAY

  • INTRO TO THE INTERNET: 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., Main Branch Library.

SATURDAY

  • FARMERS MARKET: 7 a.m. to noon, Florida Avenue and Hummell Street, Denham Springs.
  • BENEFIT FOR RANDALL MORSE: 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., the Friendship Community Benefit Center, Walker. A benefit for medical expenses for Randall Morse who was in a serious accident and suffered a concussion, two broken ribs, dislocated hip, broken bone on back of femur and a broken ankle. (225) 315-0294, (225) 361-3186 or (225) 276-6263.

MASON JAR CANDLES: 10 A.M. TO 11 A.M., SOUTH BRANCH LIBRARY. PARTICIPANTS WILL BE TAUGHT TO CREATE SCENTED MASON JAR CANDLES USING SOY WAX, DYES AND NATURAL SCENTS.

SUMMER MOVIE MATINEE: 2 P.M., DENHAM SPRINGS-WALKER BRANCH LIBRARY.

  • SCIENCE SATURDAY HEROES EDITION: 2 p.m., Watson Branch Library, 36581 Outback Road, Denham Springs.
  • PICKING AND SINGING: 2 p.m., Plainview Baptist Church, Joe May Road and Walker South Road, Walker. Musicians, singers and listeners welcome. Free. arsie126@cox.net.

SUNDAY

  • MASON JAR CANDLES: 3 p.m. to 4 p.m., Denham Springs-Walker Branch Library. Participants will be taught to create scented mason jar candles using soy wax, dyes and natural scents.

SUNDAY-JULY 16

  • VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL: 6 p.m. to 8:45 p.m., First Baptist Church, 29770 S. Magnolia Ave., Livingston. For children who have completed kindergarten through sixth grade. The theme is “Everest: Conquering Challenges with God’s Mighty Power.” (225) 603-9785.

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL: 6:30 P.M. TO 8:30 P.M., DENHAM SPRINGS CHURCH OF CHRIST, 118 ST. LOUIS ST., DENHAM SPRINGS. FOR CHILDREN, GRADES PRESCHOOL THROUGH FIFTH GRADE. THE THEME IS “EVEREST : CONQUERING CHALLENGES WITH GOD’S MIGHTY POWER.” (225) 665-5261 OR DSCOC.ORG.

  • ADULT VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL: 7 p.m. to 8 p.m., Denham Springs Church of Christ, 118 St. Louis St., Denham Springs. Classes will feature a DVD lesson by Evangelist Dr. David Jeremiah. Free. (225) 665-5261.

MONDAY

  • STORYTIME: 9:45 a.m. and 10:30 a.m., Denham Springs-Walker Branch Library.

MURDER MYSTERY DINNER THEATER: 5:30 P.M. TO 7:30 P.M., WATSON BRANCH LIBRARY. A NIGHT OUT WITH A FREE MEAL AND PERFORMANCE FROM THE LIVINGSTON PARISH LIBRARY MYSTERY PLAYERS. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. (225) 664-3963.

EXCEL BASICS: 6:30 P.M. TO 8:30 P.M., DENHAM SPRINGS-WALKER BRANCH LIBRARY. MICROSOFT EXCEL IS A SPREADSHEET PROGRAM THAT IS USED TO CREATE INVOICES, LEDGERS AND OTHER FINANCIAL OR MATHEMATICAL DATA. STUDENTS WILL BE TAUGHT BASIC FEATURES OF THE PROGRAM.

MONDAY-JULY 17

  • SCIENCE DISCOVERY CAMPS: 8:30 a.m. to noon, North Live Oak Elementary School, 36605 Outback Road, Denham Springs. For students who are entering pre-K through fourth grades to explore life and earth sciences with reading and mathematics integrated. (225) 667-3135.

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL: 6 P.M. TO 8:30 P.M., NEW BETHLEHEM BAPTIST CHURCH, 37818 REINNINGER ROAD, DENHAM SPRINGS. FOR CHILDREN ENTERING KINDERGARTEN THROUGH SIXTH GRADE. THE THEME IS “CAMP KILIMANJARO: AN EPIC EXPEDITION THROUGH PROVERBS.” THERE WILL BE GAMES, ACTIVITIES, REFRESHMENTS AND MORE. (225) 664-7532.

TUESDAY

  • STORYTIME: 9:45 a.m. and 10:30 a.m., Denham Springs-Walker Branch Library.
  • SUPERHERO SPECIAL FORCES: 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., Albany-Springfield Branch Library. Participants will design superhero capes and masks. Registration is required. (225) 665-8118.
  • COMIC ART CANVAS: 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m., South Branch Library. A follow-the-instructor style painting class designed to create a comic book inspired canvas painting. Snacks will be provided. Registration is required. (225) 698-3015.
  • SUPERHERO PLAY: 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m., Watson Branch Library. “An evil villain has stolen the library’s stories and Super Librarian needs your help to get them back.”
  • ELEMENTAL SUPERHERO: 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., Main Branch Library. A superhero themed program for children, ages 12 to 18.
  • LIVINGSTON LIBERTARIAN PARTY MONTHLY MEETING: 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., Big Mike’s Sports Bar and Grill, 123 Aspen Square, Denham Springs. Sthomas@gofranklingo.com.

WEDNESDAY

  • STORYTIME: 10 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., Watson and South Library branches.
  • K-9 UNIT: 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., Main Branch Library. Participants can learn about the Livingston Parish Sheriff’s department’s K-9 unit and see the dogs in action.
  • ONE-ON-ONE TECH HELP: 10 a.m. to noon, Denham Springs-Walker Branch Library and 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., South Branch Library. One-on-one 30-minute tech Q&A sessions by appointment. No items will be repaired. (225) 665-8118 or (225) 698-3015.
  • SUNSHINE STRUMMERS: 2 p.m. to 3 p.m., Denham Springs-Walker Branch Library. A six-week course for tweens, designed to teach the basics of ukulele playing. Ukuleles will be provided to the patron for the duration of the course. Registration is required. (225) 665-8118.
  • SUPERHERO SPECIAL FORCES: 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., Albany-Springfield Branch Library. Participants will design superhero capes and masks. Registration is required. (225) 665-8118.

JULY 16

  • STORYTIME: 10 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., Albany-Springfield Branch Library.
  • QUILTING BASICS: 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., Denham Springs-Walker Branch Library. A guided quilting project. All supplies will be provided. Registration is required. (225) 665-8118.
  • BOOK BABIES: 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., Watson Branch Library. A program designed for children, ages two and younger, to be introduced to books and music while being encouraged to crawl and play.
  • LEGO BATMAN GAMING: 2 p.m. and 6 p.m., Denham Springs-Walker Branch Library.
  • VILLAIN VILLAGE: 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., South Branch Library. A life-size, Disney-inspired adaptation of Candy Land. Registration is required. (225) 698-3015.
  • SUPERHERO PLAY: 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., Main Branch Library. “An evil villain has stolen the library’s stories and Super Librarian needs your help to get them back.”
  • MURDER MYSTERY DINNER THEATER: 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Main Branch Library. A night out with a free meal and performance from the Livingston Parish Library Mystery Players. Registration is required. (225) 686-2436.
  • MASON JAR CANDLES: 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., Albany-Springfield Branch Library. Participants will be taught to create scented mason jar candles using soy wax, dyes and natural scents.