THURSDAY

  • SUNNY-SIDE UP INSPIRATIONAL BOOK CLUB: 10 a.m. Watson Branch Library, 20390 Iowa St., Livingston. Ages 18 and up.
  • ADULT BOOK CLUB: 10:30 p.m. to noon, Main Branch Library, 20390 Iowa St., Livingston.
  • FRUIT SUSHI-BENTO BOXES: 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m., Denham Springs-Walker Branch Library, 8101 U.S. 190, Denham Springs. Learn how to prepare delicious fruit sushi and arrange them in decorative bento boxes. All sushi will be fish-free. Ages 12-18.
  • VIDEO GAMING FOR ADULTS: 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., Main Branch Library, 20390 Iowa St., Livingston.
  • SPINE TINGLERS BOOK CLUB: 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., Watson Branch Library. Ages 18 and up.
  • OPEN HOUSE/TAILGATE: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Albany High School.

FRIDAY

  • CHAMBER’S EDUCATION COMMITTEE MEETING: 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m., Livingston Chamber Office Conference Room, 248 Veterans Blvd., Denham Springs.

INTRO TO INTERNET: 10 A.M. TO 11 A.M., MAIN BRANCH LIBRARY. AN INTRODUCTION TO USING WEB BROWSERS TO SEARCH AND USE THE INTERNET. IT IS RECOMMENDED THAT YOU HAVE SOME COMPUTER KNOWLEDGE BEFORE TAKING THIS CLASS. AGES 12 AND UP.

LIGO TOURS: 10 A.M., LIGO, 19100 LIGO LANE. FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. TOUR THE FACILITY, PARTICIPATE IN DEMONSTRATIONS AND ACTIVITIES, VIEW A FILM AND EXPERIMENT WITH INTERACTIVE EXHIBITS IN OUR EXHIBIT GALLERY. FOR MORE INFORMATION, CALL (225) 686-3173.

  • ADULT GAMING — DOMINOES: 11 a.m. to noon, Albany-Springfield Branch, 26941 La. 43, Hammond. Refreshments will be served. Ages 18 and up.

SATURDAY

  • GRAND COUNTRY JUNCTION: Noon, Suma Crossing Theatre, Presented every third Saturday of the month. For more information, call the Junction Director, Greg Sullivan, at (225) 567-3516 or (985) 507-9432.

EXPOSING THE WIZARDRY OF WALL STREET: 12:30 P.M. TO 1:30 P.M., DENHAM SPRINGS-WALKER BRANCH LIBRARY. JOIN FINANCIAL PLANNER SHANE EARLE, FROM THE AMERICAN FINANCIAL EDUCATION ALLIANCE, AS HE SHARES INVESTING ADVICE. THIS THREE-SESSION COURSE OFFERS EIGHT HOURS OF REAL-WORLD STRATEGIES AND METHODS DESIGNED FOR RETIREES AND PRERETIREES AGE 50 AND OVER, WHO ARE INTERESTED IN IMPROVING THEIR RETIREMENT PLAN.

  • ANIME CLUB: 3 p.m. to 4 p.m., Denham Springs-Walker Branch Library.

SUNDAY

  • YOGA CLASS: 3 p.m. to 4 p.m., Denham Springs-Walker Branch Library. Bring a yoga mat and water bottle. If you do not have a yoga mat, one will be provided. Space is limited. Registration required.

GOSPEL EXPLOSION: 5 P.M., L.M. LOCKHART CENTER, MARTIN LUTHER KING DRIVE. THE EVENT WILL HONOR THE LATE GEORGE PERKINS AND FEATURES NATIONAL RECORDING ARTIST PAUL PORTER.

MONDAY

  • STORY TIME: 9:45 a.m. to 10:15 a.m., and 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., Denham Springs-Walker Branch. Story times are designed to reach and teach a multiage audience from babies to age 5.
  • BACK TO SCHOOL GIVEAWAY: Noon, Direct Auto & Life Insurance, 1971 S.W. Florida Ave. Unit C, Denham Springs. Free back pack with free insurance quote.
  • EMAIL BASICS: 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., Denham Springs-Walker Branch Library. This class teaches the student how to create an email account. Writing, sending and receiving emails are all covered. Ages 12 and up.
  • TEEN AND TWEEN 3-D DESIGN: 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., Main Branch Library. A basic to moderate knowledge of computers is needed before taking this course. Registration is required.
  • TEEN BOOK CLUB: 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., Denham Springs-Walker Branch Library.

TUESDAY

  • PUBLISHER BASICS — COMPUTER CLASS: 10 a.m. to noon, Watson Branch Library.
  • STORY TIME: 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., Denham Springs-Walker Branch Library. Story times are designed to reach and teach a multi-age audience from babies to age 5.
  • INTERMEDIATE WORD: 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., Denham Springs-Walker Branch Library. This class is for students that have completed Microsoft Word Basics. More advanced features of Word will be covered.
  • RIBBON CUTTING: 4 p.m. to 5 p.m., eLearningK12, 231 Capitol St., Denham Springs.
  • YOUNG WRITERS CLUB: 5 p.m. to 6 p.m., Denham Springs-Walker Branch Library. The goal of the club is to write for both publication and performance. Ages 10 to 17.
  • FRUIT SUSHI BENTO BOXES: 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m., Albany-Springfield Branch Library. Learn how to prepare delicious fruit sushi and arrange them in decorative bento boxes! All sushi will be fish free. Registration is required. Ages 12 to 10.
  • SOCK HOP: 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., Main Branch Library. Make a pair of special socks and learn to do some dances from the 1950s.
  • ECLECTIC BOOK CLUB: 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Denham Springs-Walker Branch Library.
  • LEGACY JOURNEY PREVIEW: 7 p.m., Immaculate Conception Church in the Faith Formation Center, 865 Hatchell Lane, Denham Springs. Dave Ramsey’s Legacy Journey will show you how to outline a plan. For more information, call (225) 665-5359.

WEDNESDAY

  • STORY TIME: 10 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., Watson Branch, Main Branch, and South Branch Library. Story times are designed to reach and teach a multi-age audience from babies to age 5.
  • EMAIL BASICS: 10 a.m., Albany-Springfield Branch Library. Learn how to write and send email and attach files.

ONE-ON-ONE TECH HELP: 6 P.M. TO 8 P.M., DENHAM SPRINGS-WALKER BRANCH LIBRARY. RECEIVE A 30-MINUTE SESSION WITH A LIBRARY STAFF MEMBER WHO WILL WALK YOU THROUGH THE STEPS TO REACH YOUR GOAL.

AUG. 20

  • STORY TIME: 10 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., Albany-Springfield Branch Library. Story times are designed to reach and teach a multi-age audience from babies to age 5.
  • MINI GAME TINS: 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., Watson Branch Library. Registration is required. Ages 6 to 11.
  • SOCK HOP: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Denham Springs-Walker Branch Library.