THURSDAY

  • SUNNY-SIDE UP INSPIRATIONAL BOOK CLUB: 10 a.m., Watson Branch Library.

STORYTIME: 10 A.M., ALBANY-SPRINGFIELD BRANCH. ALSO JAN. 21.

ADULT BOOK CLUB: 10:30 A.M., MAIN BRANCH LIBRARY.

HAPPY BIRTHDAY EDGAR ALLAN POE: 6 P.M., DENHAM SPRINGS-WALKER BRANCH LIBRARY. JOIN IN A DRAMATIC READING COMPETITION FROM THE WORKS OF EDGAR ALLAN POE.

SPINE TINGLERS BOOK CLUB: 6 P.M., WATSON BRANCH LIBRARY.

FRIDAY

  • BOOK BABIES: 10:30 a.m., Watson Branch Library.

SATURDAY

  • GRAND COUNTRY JUNCTION: all day, Suma Crossing Theatre, 28975 S. Satsuma Road, Livingston. Family-friendly entertainment.

LIGO FREE TOURS: ALL DAY, LIGO, 19100 LIGO LANE, LIVINGSTON. GET A CHANCE TO TOUR THE FACILITY, PARTICIPATE IN DEMONSTRATIONS AND ACTIVITIES, VIEW A FILM AND EXPERIMENT WITH INTERACTIVE EXHIBITS IN THE EXHIBIT GALLERY.

  • DENHAM SPRINGS FARMERS MARKET: 7 a.m. to noon, New Covenant Church, 215 Florida Ave. SE, Denham Springs.

MARDI GRAS BEAD ART: 10 A.M., SOUTH BRANCH LIBRARY. LEARN HOW TO MAKE A MOSAIC USING A FEW SIMPLE MATERIALS AND MARDI GRAS BEADS. REGISTRATION REQUIRED.

HEALTHY START TO A NEW YEAR: 10:30 A.M., MAIN BRANCH LIBRARY. REPRESENTATIVES FROM SOUTHEAST COMMUNITY HEALTH SYSTEMS WILL BE PRESENT TO DISCUSS HEALTHY EATING, DENTAL CARE AND BEHAVIORAL HEALTH, AS WELL AS PROVIDE BLOOD PRESSURE, GLUCOSE AND CHOLESTEROL CHECKS. HEALTH CARE NAVIGATORS ALSO WILL BE ON-SITE TO HELP THOSE APPLYING FOR AFFORDABLE CARE ACT COVERAGE.

YOGA CLASS: NOON, MAIN BRANCH LIBRARY. JOIN FOR A FREE YOGA CLASS WITH INSTRUCTOR NIA WHITE. BRING A YOGA MAT AND WATER BOTTLE. REGISTRATION REQUIRED.

TEEN ANIME CLUB: 3 P.M., DENHAM SPRINGS-WALKER BRANCH LIBRARY. DISCUSS ANIME AND MANGA WHILE LEARNING ABOUT JAPANESE CULTURE.

SUNDAY

  • YOGA CLASS: 3 p.m., Denham Springs-Walker Branch Library. Bring a yoga mat and water bottle. Registration required.

MONDAY

  • NASHVILLE UNPLUGGED: 6 p.m., North Park Gym, Eden Road Church, Denham Springs. The night of festivities will include music from a variety of Nashville, Tennessee, country stars in addition to cameo appearances of local MLB greats and other celebrities from the area.
  • MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. DAY (CLOSURE): All Livingston Parish Library branches will be closed in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Regular business hours will resume Tuesday.

TUESDAY

  • STORYTIME: 10:30 a.m., Denham Springs-Walker Branch.
  • YOUNG WRITERS CLUB: 5 p.m., Denham Springs-Walker Branch.
  • MARDI GRAS BEAD ART: 5:30 p.m., Main Branch Library. Learn how to make a mosaic using a few simple materials and Mardi Gras beads. Registration required.

MAKEY MAKEY — YOUNG MAKERS WORKSHOP I: 5:30 P.M., ALBANY-SPRINGFIELD BRANCH LIBRARY. FREE MONTHLY MAKER WORKSHOPS, BEGINNING WITH MAKEY MAKEY AND BANANA PIANOS, PLAY-DOH CONTROLLERS AND GAME BUTTONS YOU DRAW YOURSELF.

IT’S LEGO TIME: 5:30 P.M., SOUTH BRANCH LIBRARY. BRING THE FAMILY TO A FUN-FILLED TIME WITH LEGO CHALLENGES, CRAFTS AND GAMES. SNACKS WILL BE SERVED.

ECLECTIC BOOK CLUB: 6:30 P.M., DENHAM SPRINGS-WALKER BRANCH LIBRARY. READ BOTH FICTION AND NONFICTION BOOKS ACROSS A VARIETY OF GENRES.

WEDNESDAY

  • MARDI GRAS BEAD ART: 10 a.m., Denham Springs-Walker Branch Library. Learn how to make a mosaic using a few simple materials and Mardi Gras beads. Registration required.
  • COLORING AND COFFEE: 10 a.m., Albany-Springfield Branch Library.
  • STORYTIME: 10 a.m., South Branch and Watson Branch Library.
  • STORYTIME: 10 a.m., Main Branch Library.

JAN. 21

  • VITA TAX PREP: 9:15 a.m., Denham Springs-Walker Branch Library. This event offers free tax preparation for participants with a low to moderate income for 2015.
  • MARDI GRAS BEAD ART: 5:30 p.m., Albany-Springfield Branch Library. Learn how to make a mosaic using a few simple materials and Mardi Gras beads. Registration required.
  • TEEN ANIME CLUB: 5:30 p.m., Watson Branch Library. Discuss anime and manga while learning about Japanese culture.
  • PADDINGTON’S MAGIC SHOW: 6 p.m., Denham Springs-Walker Branch Library. Join for an interactive puppet show featuring Paddington Bear.