THURSDAY

  • HAMMOND DOWNTOWN DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT’S DESIGN COMMITTEE MEETING: 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m., Louis Tallo City Council Chambers, Building 312, E. Charles St., Hammond.
  • BABY AND ME BABY BOTS: 10:15 a.m. to 10:45 a.m., Independence Library Branch, 290 S. Pine St., Independence. Story program for children ages 3 and younger.
  • NERD HERD: 10:30 a.m. to 11:10 a.m., Kentwood Library Branch, 101 Ave. F, Kentwood. Stories and crafts will be available for children ages 6 to 11.
  • LAB RATS: 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., Ponchatoula Library Branch, 380 N. Fifth St., Ponchatoula. The activity is for children ages 4 to 7.
  • PAGETURNERS: 1 p.m., Hammond Library Branch, 314 E. Thomas, Hammond. The program is for teenagers.
  • FAMILY BINGO: 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., Loranger Library Branch, 19451 La. 40, Loranger.

NERD HERD: 4 P.M. TO 5 P.M., AMITE LIBRARY BRANCH, 204 NE CENTRAL AVE., AMITE. A SUMMER READING PROGRAM FILLED WITH SCIENCE FOR CHILDREN AGES 8 TO 12.

FRIDAY

  • LAB RATS: 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., Kentwood and Amite Library branches. The activity is for children ages 4 to 7.

FIRETRUCK : 2 P.M. TO 4 P.M., LORANGER LIBRARY BRANCH. VISITORS WILL GREET THE FIREMEN AND VIEW THE FIRETRUCK.

  • FAMILY GAME DAY: 5 p.m. to 6 p.m., Hammond Library Branch.

MIKE VAUGHN MINISTRIES CONCERT: 6 P.M., GOOD NEWS FELLOWSHIP CHURCH, 13101 LA. 442 W., TICKFAW. WWW.MVMGOODNEWS.COM.

SATURDAY

  • HAMMOND FARMERS MARKET: 8 a.m. to noon, downtown Hammond.
  • FAMILY MOVIE MATINEE: Noon to 1 p.m., Hammond Library Branch.
  • WII FOR ALL AGES: 1 p.m. to 2 p.m., Ponchatoula Library Branch. Participants can play video games on a big screen.

MONDAY

  • BABY BOTS: 9:30 a.m. to 10 a.m., Amite Library Branch. The story program is for children ages 3 and younger.
  • MONDAY PERFORMERS: 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., Hammond Library Branch.
  • MOVIE MATINEE: 2 p.m., Loranger Library Branch. “Men in Black,” 98 minutes, PG-13.
  • KNITTING 101: 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., Ponchatoula Library Branch.

TUESDAY

  • BABY BOTS: 9:30 a.m. to 10 a.m., Ponchatoula Library Branch. The story program is for children ages 3 and younger.
  • LEONARDO: 10 a.m. to 11:15 a.m., Amite Library Branch. Summer reading program.
  • STORYTIME: 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., Hammond Library Branch.
  • SUMMER SERIES BROWN BAG LUNCHEON: Noon, Rotary Hut, Memorial Park, Ponchatoula. Call (985) 386-2536. www.ponchatoulachamber.com.
  • TEEN SUMMER READING PROGRAM: 1 p.m. to 2 p.m., Ponchatoula Library Branch.

GAMES @LIBRARY: 2 P.M. TO 4 P.M., LORANGER LIBRARY BRANCH.

  • RONALD MCDONALD: 2 p.m. to 3 p.m., Kentwood Library Branch.
  • MANGA/ANIME CLUB: 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., Amite Library Branch. Participants will talk and learn about manga and anime stories and characters.
  • ADVENTURE CLUB: 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., Hammond Library Branch.
  • CPR FOR FAMILY AND FRIENDS: 6 p.m., E. Brent Dufreche Conference Center, 5837 Paul Vega MD Drive, Hammond. The class teaches adult, child and infant CPR and preventing common injuries and choking. Call (985) 345-2700.

WEDNESDAY

  • SUPER SITTER: 8:30 a.m., E. Brent Dufreche Conference Center. The class explores the responsibilities involved in baby-sitting, including basic first aid techniques, abdominal thrust and CPR for children and infants.
  • PHILIP MELANCON: 10 a.m. to 11:15 a.m., Amite Library Branch and 2 p.m. to 3 p.m., Kentwood Library Branch. Musician and storyteller Philip Melancon will discuss nutrition through song.
  • NERD HERD: 1 p.m. to 2 p.m., Ponchatoula Library Branch. Educational program for children ages 8 to 12.
  • RONALD MCDONALD: 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., Loranger Library Branch.
  • BOOKMARKS: 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., Hammond Library Branch.
  • AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION HEALTH CARE PROVIDER CPR: 5 p.m., E. Brent Dufreche Conference Center. The American Heart Association class is designed for health care providers to receive certifications.
  • EVENING SHOW: 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m., Hammond Library Branch. A movie presentation.

JUNE 12

  • CAR SEAT FITTING STATION: 8 a.m., E. Brent Dufreche Conference Center. Certified child passenger safety technicians are available by appointment to install child passenger safety seats and boosters and provide instruction to ensure the safe transport of children of all ages.
  • BABY AND ME BABY BOTS: 10:15 a.m. to 10:45 a.m., Independence Library Branch, 290 S. Pine St., Independence. The story program is for children ages 3 and younger.
  • NERD HERD: 10:30 a.m. to 11:10 a.m., Kentwood Library Branch and 4 p.m. to 5 p.m., Amite Library Branch. Stories and crafts for children ages 6 to 11.
  • LAB RATS: 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., Ponchatoula Library Branch. Activities are for children ages 4 to 7.
  • PAGETURNERS: 1 p.m., Hammond Library Branch.
  • FAMILY BINGO: 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., Loranger Library Branch.
  • BREAST-FEEDING CLASS: 6 p.m., E. Brent Dufreche Conference Center. Topics include positioning the baby properly, nutrition, pumping and storing breast milk and the benefits of breast-feeding.