Children ages 3 to 11 will take a journey to author C.S. Lewis’ land of Narnia at 10 a.m. Saturday at Livingston Parish Library’s Denham Springs-Walker Branch or 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at the South Branch. Kids will travel through the library’s magical wardrobe to complete quests for Aslan the lion and reach the final prize.

Register with the Denham Springs-Walker Branch at (225) 665-8118 or; or the South Branch at (225) 698-3015 or

Mardi Gras bead art

Make a mosaic out of leftover Mardi Gras beads at the Watson Branch of Livingston Parish Library at 5:30 p.m. Monday. All materials will be provided, but you may bring any beads you wish to get rid of.

Registration is required and is limited to ages 18 and older. Call (225) 664-3963 or sign up online at

The Cairo Genizah

Rabbi Mark Glickman brings his multimedia presentation on the Cairo Genizah to the Denham Springs-Walker Branch of Livingston Parish Library at 6 p.m. Monday.

Rabbi Solomon Schechter, of Cambridge University, discovered the Genizah — a huge trove of prayer books, lost books of the bible, poetry, children’s schoolbooks, love letters, business records, court documents and more — in late 1896. Glickman visited the chamber and wrote a book about the story of its collection.

Call (225) 665-8118.

‘The Power of the Inbox’

“The Power of the Inbox,” a seminar presented by the Louisiana Small Business Development Center at Southeastern Louisiana University and 5 Stones Media, is set for 9 a.m. to noon Tuesday at the Livingston Parish Library’s Main Branch.

The seminar discusses the keys to effective email marketing and effective email marketing design. Registration is required; call (225) 664-6638 or visit

Young Makers workshop

Livingston Parish Library’s Watson Branch will host a free workshop at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday for budding inventors and tech gadget enthusiasts ages 8 to 11. Begin with Makey Makey and banana pianos, Play-Doh controllers and game buttons you draw yourself, followed by programming with Scratch.

Registration is required; call (225) 664-3963 or visit

Coloring and coffee

Coloring, snacks, music and socialization are in store for adults at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Denham Springs-Walker Branch of Livingston Parish Library. Coloring sheets and colored pencils will be provided.

Edgar Allan Poe’s birthday

A birthday party for Edgar Allan Poe will be held for youth ages 12 to 18 at the Denham Springs-Walker Branch of Livingston Parish Library at 6 p.m. Jan. 14. The celebration features a dramatic reading competition from Poe’s works, games and birthday cake.

Video gaming for adults

Gaming night for ages 17 and older at the Main Branch of Livingston Parish Library is set for 6 p.m. Jan. 14. Refreshments will be served. Registration is required; call (225) 686-2436 or sign up at

Contact Community Sections Editor Darlene Denstorff by phone, (225) 388-0215 or (225) 603-1998; or email,