THURSDAY

  • TAX PREP: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Denham Springs-Walker Library Branch, 8101 La. 190, Denham Springs, and 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Main Library Branch, 20390 Iowa St., Livingston. Free tax preparation for participants with an income limit of $50,000 for 2014. Participants should bring tax documents and information for deductions and credits along with a copy of last year’s tax return and Social Security cards for spouses and dependents. Appointments are required. The event will also be held Saturday.
  • STORY TIME: 10 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., Albany-Springfield Library Branch, 26941 La. 43, Hammond.
  • “MUG RUG” QUILTING BASICS: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Main Library Branch. Participants can learn the basics of quilting from the Livingston Parish Quilting Guild. Fabric will be provided. Registration required.
  • RIBBON CUTTING: 4 p.m., Chamber of Commerce, 248 Veterans Blvd., Denham Springs.
  • VIP PARTY RAFFLE DRAWING: 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m., Livingston Parish Chamber of Commerce, 248 Veterans Blvd., Denham Springs. (225) 665-8155.
  • LEGO CLUB: 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., Watson Library Branch, 36581 Outback Road, Denham Springs.
  • GOSPEL JAM : 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., Watson Baptist Church, 35831 Cane Market Road. Participants should bring an instrument. (225) 667-8818.

FRIDAY

  • FREE BREAST CANCER SCREENING: Carter’s Supermarket, 29186 La. 43, Albany. Our Lady of the Lake Cancer Center will facilitate the event. Insurance will be billed for mammograms. Uninsured patients won’t be charged. Appointments are required. (225) 215-1234.
  • EXCEL BASICS: 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., Main Library Branch. Participants will learn the basic features of Microsoft Excel along with entering, sorting and computing data.
  • ROTARY CLUB MEETING: 11:30 a.m., Big Mike’s Sports Bar & Grill, 123 Aspen Square, Denham Springs. Killian Police Chief Dennis Hill will be the guest speaker. Visitors are welcome. (225) 907-7270.
  • HAWK NELSON: Amite Baptist Church, 7100 Amite Church Road, Denham Springs. Musical guest Hawk Nelson will perform as part of the conference. The keynote speaker will be Scott Boney. atrevconference.com.

SATURDAY

  • FARMER’S MARKET: 7 a.m. to noon, Corner of Florida and Hummell St., Denham Springs.
  • BENEFIT GARAGE SALE: 8 a.m., 34230 Hawks Cove, Denham Springs. Sponsored by Anchor of Hope to benefit Dream Come True.
  • CAR SEAT SAFETY CHECK: 9:30 a.m., Denham Springs-Walker Library Branch. As part of the parenting informational series, the workshop will explore the topic of car seat safety.

SUNDAY

DOWNTOWN ABBEY TEA: 3 P.M., DENHAM SPRINGS-WALKER LIBRARY BRANCH. PARTICIPANTS WILL SHARE TEA AND SCONES WITH FELLOW FANS, TALK ABOUT THE SHOW AND ANSWER TRIVIA QUESTIONS. DRESSING UP ISN’T REQUIRED, BUT IS ENCOURAGED. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. (225) 665-8118 OR MYLPL.INFO.

MONDAY

  • BABY AND TODDLER STORY TIME: 9:45 a.m. to 10:15 a.m., Denham Springs-Walker Library Branch.
  • PRESCHOOL STORY TIME: 10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m., Denham Springs-Walker Library Branch.
  • INTERNET BASICS: 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., Denham Springs-Walker Library Branch.
  • VALENTINE MOVIE AND CRAFT: 5:30 p.m., Denham Springs-Walker and Watson Library Branches. For children ages 6 to 11. Registration is required. Call (225) 665-8118, (225) 664-3963 or mylpl.info.

TUESDAY

  • MULTI-AGE STORY TIME: 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., Denham Springs-Walker Library Branch.
  • INTERMEDIATE WORD: 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., Denham Springs-Walker Library Branch.
  • ONE-ON-ONE TECH HELP: 10 a.m. to noon, Watson Library Branch. The 30-minute one-on-one tech sessions are by appointment only. (225) 664-3963.
  • BEGINNERS OIL PAINTING: 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., Arts Council of Livingston Parish, 133 Hummell St., Denham Springs. (225) 664-1168.
  • CHILDREN’S DRAWING AND PAINTING ART CLASSES: 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., South Live Oak Elementary, room 602, 8400 Cecil Drive, Watson. Students should bring No. 2 pencils and a drawing pad no larger than 16x20. (225) 954-2700.
  • TEEN ANIME CLUB: 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Main Library Branch. For children in grades seven through 12th.

WEDNESDAY

  • REPUBLICAN WOMEN: 11:30 a.m., Big Mike’s Sports Bar and Grill, 123 Aspen Square, Denham Springs. Reservations are recommended. (225) 931-9206 or terriday@eatel.net.

FEB. 5

  • MARDI GRAS BEAD WREATH WORKSHOP: 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., Main Library Branch. Registration is required.
  • BOOK BABIES: 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., Watson Library Branch. A monthly program to introduce children ages 2 and younger to books and music and encourage them to crawl and play.
  • STORY TIME: 10 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., Albany-Springfield Library Branch.
  • YOUNG WRITERS CLUB: 5 p.m. to 6 p.m., Denham Springs-Walker Library Branch. For children ages 10 to 17. The goal of the club is to write for both publication and performance. (225) 665-8118.
  • FAMILY GAME NIGHT: 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m., Watson Library Branch. Wii Bowling and other family games. Snacks will be provided.
  • WRITER’S CIRCLE: 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Denham Springs-Walker Library Branch. For writers to gain and provide feedback. The group provides a forum for sharing writing, a venue for learning more about the writing craft and more. (225) 665-8118.