THURSDAY

  • --PRESCHOOL STORY TIME: 10 a.m., Albany-Springfield Library Branch, 26941 La. 43. (225) 567-1441.
  • --GRIEF SUPPORT GROUP: 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., Denham Springs-Walker Library Branch, 8101 U.S. 190. Doctor’s Hospice-Livingston will hold a support group meeting for anyone experiencing a loss such as a divorce, death of a loved one and life changes. Call (225) 667-1340 or the library at (225) 665-8118.
  • --WALK LIKE AN EGYPTIAN: 3:30 p.m., Watson Library Branch, 36581 Outback Road. Patrons will learn about daily life as an ancient Egyptian. (225) 664-3693.
  • --VETERANS HOME REPAIR: 5 p.m. to 6 p.m., Walker City Hall, 10136 Florida Blvd., Walker. Veterans in need of home repairs are invited to apply for assistance from Home Depot. Sizable grants of labor and materials are available. A meeting will follow the application time that focuses on advancing the interest of Livingston Parish veterans.
  • --PUPPET SHOW: 6 p.m., Denham Springs-Walker Library Branch.
  • --“ALICE IN WONDERLAND”: 6 p.m., Wholly Ground Coffee House, 27988 Walker South Road, Walker. Tickets are $10 for adults and $8 for students, which includes the play and a Mad Hatter Tea Party at intermission. For more information, call (225) 664-1115.
  • --EDWARD LIVINGSTON HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Livingston Library Branch, 13986 Florida Blvd. (225) 686-2436.
  • --GRIEF SUPPORT: 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., Luke 10:27 Church, 536 Centerville NE, Denham Springs. The Hospice of Baton Rouge is offering a free 6-week grief and loss support group. Registration is required by calling (225) 767-4673.
  • --VITA TAX PREPARATION: appointment only, Denham Springs-Walker Library Branch. Volunteers will offer free tax preparation for participants with an income limit of $50,000. More complicated returns will not be processed. Other VITA Tax preparations at the library will take place Saturday and Tuesday. Call the library to make an appointment.

FRIDAY

  • --EMAIL BASICS: 9:30 a.m., Livingston Library Branch.
  • --LIVESTOCK SHOW: 2 p.m., Livingston Parish Fairgrounds, 13325 Florida Blvd., Livingston. The show will continue Saturday at 8 a.m. Animals will arrive Friday from 8 a.m. to noon. The show will have a silent auction and a blood drive. Come and show your support for our local 4-H and FFA kids.

SATURDAY

  • --BENEFIT FOR TAYLOR FLETCHER: 7 a.m. to 3 p.m., Calvary Baptist Church, 9270 Cockerham Road, Denham Springs. Taylor Fletcher, a resident of Denham Springs and former student at Denham Springs High School, has a rare form of cancer, Burkitt’s Disease, that costs $6,000 per month to treat. The cancer prevented him from playing his first basketball game at Mississippi College after getting a basketball scholarship. The benefit will start with a garage sale and will be followed by a jambalaya sale from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Donations may be made at any Capital One Bank under the Tina and Taylor Fletcher account. For more ways to help, call (225) 246-5426.
  • --FALL QUARTERLY MEETING: 10 a.m., Watson Library Branch.
  • --KNITTING BASICS: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Livingston Parish Arts Council, 133 Hummell St., Denham Springs. The class is for students who have a basic understanding knitting and want to move on to the next level of knitting. Participants will knit a cable sampler scarf. Cost is $25. Call (225) 664-1168 to register.
  • --WINTER WONDERLAND: 10:30 a.m., Albany-Springfield Library Branch. Tweens can come dressed in costumes inspired by Disney’s “Alice in Wonderland” to watch the movie, play games and make crafts.
  • --FAMILY PUPPET SHOW: 11 a.m., Livingston Library Branch.
  • --ANIME CLUB: 3 p.m., Denham Springs-Walker Library Branch.

MONDAY

  • --BABY AND TODDLER STORY TIME: 9:45 a.m., Denham Springs-Walker Library Branch.
  • --PRESCHOOL STORY TIME: 10:30 a.m., Denham Springs-Walker Library Branch.
  • --PUBLISHER BASICS: 11 a.m., South Library Branch, 23477 La. 444. (225) 698-3015.
  • --TEEN BOOK CLUB: 5:30 p.m., Denham Springs-Walker Library Branch. Members will discuss “Invisible City” by M.G. Harris.
  • --EMAIL BASICS: 6 p.m., Watson Library Branch.
  • --INTERNET BASICS: 6:30 p.m., Denham Springs-Walker Library Branch.

TUESDAY

  • --STORY TIME: 10 a.m., Watson Library Branch. Theme is “Birds.”
  • --STORY TIME RE-RUN: 10 a.m., Denham Springs-Walker Library Branch.
  • --STORY TIME: 10 a.m., South Library Branch.
  • --COMPUTER BASICS: 2 p.m., Denham Springs-Walker Library Branch.
  • --HUNGARIAN CLASS: 2 p.m., Livingston Library Branch.
  • --CENTSIBLY ORGANIZED : 6 p.m., Albany-Springfield Library Branch. Alyssa Trosclair, certified professional organizer, will share her seven-step process to get organized.
  • --TEEN ADVISORY BOARD MEETING: 6 p.m., Denham Springs-Walker Library Branch. The board will suggest programs, volunteer at the branch and help choose books for the Young Adult section.
  • --GIRL SCOUT MEETING: 6:30 p.m., Watson Library Branch.

WEDNESDAY

  • --INTERNET BASICS: 10 a.m., Albany-Springfield Library Branch. Pre-registration is required.
  • --STORIES, SONGS AND MORE: 10 a.m., Livingston Library Branch.
  • --ALZHEIMER’S SUPPORT: 6 p.m., Denham Springs-Walker Library Branch.
  • --ANIME ADDICTS: 6 p.m., Watson Library Branch. Members will watch and discuss anime and manga while learning about Japanese culture.

THURSDAY

  • --PRESCHOOL STORY TIME: 10 a.m., Albany-Springfield Library Branch.
  • --VITA TAX PREPARATION: 5 p.m. to 6 p.m., Albany-Springfield Library Branch. Volunteers will offer free tax preparation for participants with an income limit of $50,000. More complicated returns will not be processed.
  • --SOUTH BRANCH BOOKIES: 5:30 p.m., South Library Branch.
  • --COUPONING 101: 6 p.m., Watson Library Branch. Maggie Howes, creator of couponing website and blog, My Baton Rouge Mommy, will present the class on basic couponing. Registration is required.
  • --NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH: 6:30 p.m., Denham Springs-Walker Library Branch.
  • --“CHARLOTTE’S WEB:” 7 p.m., Suma Hall Conference Center, I-12 and South Satsuma Road, Satsuma. LPSS Talented Arts Program will present “Charlotte’s Web.” Cost is $5 for students and $10 for adults.
  • --STUFFED ANIMAL SLEEPOVER: business hours, Denham Springs-Walker Library Branch. The library will take a picture of the patrons saying good night to their stuffed animal pals while they drop the toys off for a sleepover at the library. Patrons will pick up their stuffed animals and watch a slideshow of what their toys did during the sleepover at 10 a.m. Jan. 28.