THURSDAY

  • STATE DELEGATION 2015 RECAP: 8 a.m., North Oaks Health System, Satsuma Exit, 17199 Spring Ranch Road, Livingston. A recap of the 2015 session with the Livingston delegation. Business issues, education, business incentives and the final budget outcome will be discussed. Free, but reservations required. (225) 665-8155.

ACROSS THE BORDER: 10 A.M., WATSON BRANCH LIBRARY, 36581 OUTBACK ROAD, DENHAM SPRINGS AND 6 P.M., DENHAM SPRINGS-WALKER BRANCH LIBRARY, 8101 U.S. 190, DENHAM SPRINGS. AWARD-WINNING DANCER JAVIER JUAREZ WILL PERFORM.

STORY TIME: 10 A.M., ALBANY-SPRINGFIELD BRANCH LIBRARY, 26941 LA. 43, HAMMOND.

SUPERHERO SPECIAL FORCES: 2 P.M., SOUTH BRANCH LIBRARY, 23477 LA. 444, LIVINGSTON. PARTICIPANTS WILL DESIGN SUPERHERO CAPES AND MASKS. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. (225) 698-3015.

GET FIT & LEARN TO DANCE: 2 P.M., DENHAM SPRINGS-WALKER BRANCH LIBRARY. JAVIER JUAREZ WILL INSTRUCT PARTICIPANTS THROUGH DANCE ROUTINES SET TO HIGH ENERGY LATIN AND INTERNATIONAL MUSIC. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. (225) 567-1441.

  • TEEN ANIME CLUB: 5:30 p.m., Watson Branch Library. An anime and manga and Japanese culture discussion club.

3-D DESIGN BOOT CAMP: 6 P.M., MAIN BRANCH LIBRARY, 20390 IOWA ST., LIVINGSTON. A FOUR-PART SERIES ON AUTOCAD SOFTWARE. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. (225) 686-2436.

  • HENNA BODY ART: 6 p.m., Albany-Springfield Branch Library. Participants can create body art and discover traditional designs, learn the history of henna. Themed snacks will be served. Registration is required. (225) 567-1441.

KEEPING IT REAL LAUNCH PARTY: 5 P.M. TO 7 P.M., A DOOR OF HOPE, 8369 FLORIDA BLVD., SUITE 4, DENHAM SPRINGS. THERE WILL BE BOOK SIGNINGS, DOOR PRIZES, REFRESHMENTS AND MORE. FREE. (225) 665-4673 OR ADOOROFHOPELA.COM.

FRIDAY

  • INTRO TO EMAIL: 10 a.m., Main Branch Library. Students will be taught fundamentals of creating and using a Yahoo email account.

FIREFIGHTER RESCUE COURSES: 2 P.M., MAIN BRANCH LIBRARY. CHILDREN OF DIFFERENT AGES ARE INVITED TO SEE FIRE TRUCKS, MEET FIREMEN, EXPERIENCE A SIMULATED FIRE IN THE FIRE SAFETY TRAILER, LEARN FIRE SAFETY WITH CRAFTS, GAMES AND A VIDEO. ALSO WEDNESDAY, ALBANY-SPRINGFIELD BRANCH LIBRARY. MYLPL.INFO.

SATURDAY

  • FARMERS MARKET: 7 a.m. to noon, Florida Avenue and Hummell Street, Denham Springs.
  • BASKET WEAVING: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Watson Branch Library. Two techniques to create woven reed baskets. Registration required.
  • SCIENCE SATURDAY: 10 a.m., Denham Springs-Walker Branch Library. For children, ages 5 to 11, to experiment with science. Registration is required. (225) 665-8118 or mylpl.info.
  • REPURPOSED COMIC BOOKS: 10 a.m., South Branch Library. For adults. Upcycle old comics into jewelry or art: your choice of coasters, bracelets, bags, or buttons. Comics on hand for use or bring your own. Also Sunday, 3 p.m., Denham Springs-Walker Branch Library. mylpl.info.
  • TEEN ANIME CLUB: 3 p.m., Denham Springs-Walker Branch Library. For ages 12 to 18 to indulge in anime previews, manga, snacks, crafts, fan art, fan fiction and more. (225) 665-8118.

MONDAY

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

MURDER MYSTERY ACTING CLASS: 10 A.M. TO 11:30 A.M., MAIN BRANCH LIBRARY. FOR THOSE WHO WOULD LIKE TO PERFORM IN MURDER MYSTERY DINNER PROGRAMS AT THE LIBRARY THIS SUMMER.

  • THE KNIGHT AND THE DRAGON: 10 a.m., South Branch Library; 2 p.m., Watson Branch Library and Denham Springs-Walker Branch Library. A fantastical theater experience for all ages. Also Tuesday 10 a.m., Main Branch Library and 2 p.m., Albany-Springfield Branch Library.

MONDAY-JUNE 25

  • CHILDREN’S SUMMER ART CLASSES: 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., South Live Oak Elementary, room 602, 8400 Cecil Drive, Watson. For second- through eighth-grade students. Focus on elements of art and principles of design as they draw and paint images of summer as subject matter. Exercises using pencil, charcoal, pastels and watercolor will be completed during the sessions. Students should bring #2 pencils and a drawing pad. (225) 954-2700.

TUESDAY

  • STORY TIME: 9:45 a.m. and 10:30 a.m., Denham Springs-Walker Branch Library.
  • GIRL POWER!: 2 p.m., Denham Springs-Walker Branch Library. For girls, ages 6 to 11, to learn to defend against “bad guys” at self-defense course. Registration is required. (225) 665-8118.
  • ECOS LATINOS - ARPA: 6 p.m., Watson Branch Library. An outdoor concert. (225) 664-3963.

TEEN ADVISORY BOARD: 6 P.M., DENHAM SPRINGS-WALKER BRANCH LIBRARY. YOUTH BOARD SUGGESTS PROGRAMS, VOLUNTEER AT THE BRANCH AND HELP CHOOSE BOOKS FOR THE YOUNG ADULT SECTION. (225) 665-8118.

WEDNESDAY

  • STORY TIME: 10 a.m., South, Watson and Main library branches.

LEADS FOR LUNCH: 11:30 A.M. TO 1 P.M., FOO CHOW ASIAN BUFFET & HIBACHI GRILL, 28600 WALKER SOUTH ROAD, SUITE 102, WALKER. AN OPPORTUNITY TO NETWORK WITH OTHER LIVINGSTON PARISH CHAMBER MEMBERS. EACH MEMBER IS INVITED TO STAND AND ADDRESS THE GROUP BRIEFLY. MEMBERS MAY BRING INFORMATION FOR THE SHARE TABLE. GUESTS IN ATTENDANCE ARE INTRODUCED BY THE PROGRAM ADMINISTRATOR AND INVITED TO JOIN THE CHAMBER. DEADLINE TO RSVP IS JUNE 22 AT NOON. LIVINGSTONPARISHCHAMBER.ORG.

SUNSHINE STRUMMERS: 2 P.M., DENHAM SPRINGS-WALKER BRANCH LIBRARY. A SIX-WEEK COURSE FOR AGES 8 TO 11, TO LEARN THE BASICS OF PLAYING UKULELE. UKULELES WILL BE PROVIDED FOR THE COURSE. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. (225) 665-8118.

JUNE 25

  • STORY TIME: 10 a.m., Albany-Springfield Branch Library.
  • YO-HEAUX INDIGEAUX: 10 a.m., South Branch Library. Wendy Woods and Sherry Martin, author and illustrator of Yo-Heaux Indigeaux, will present a story time reading of their book at the South Branch Library on June 25 at 10 a.m. Also create a pirate craft and enjoy refreshments. Copies of the book available for purchase and signing. Call (225) 698-3015.
  • VILLAINS UNLEASHED: 2 p.m., Albany-Springfield Branch Library. For ages 12 to 18, unravel the mystery of Batman’s archenemies in life-sized game of Clue. Registration is required. (225) 567-1441.
  • LEGO BATMAN GAMING: 5:30 p.m., Watson Branch Library. For children, ages 8 to 11, to share rounds with other players on the LEGO Batman Wii game, compete in Batarang toss and building challenges and their own handheld Bat signals. Registration is required. (225) 664-3963.
  • 3-D DESIGN BOOT CAMP: 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Main Branch Library. A four-part series on AutoCAD software to create 3-D designs. The series will include two classes taught by Craig Billings, of Acadian Robotics, followed by two days of free lab time. Registration is required.