Baton Rouge

Sunday, Jan. 14

Author Event: Noon, Barnes & Noble CitiPlace, 2590 CitiPlace Court. Mary Webber will be signing copies of her book, "Miracles Still Happen … Trust Me."

Monday, Jan. 15

Closed: All EBR Parish libraries closed in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

Tuesday, Jan. 16

FYA Book Club: 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., EBR Fairwood Branch Library, 12910 Old Hammond Highway. The club will discuss "Illuminae" by Amie Kaufman.

Book Club: 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., EBR Main Library, 7711 Goodwood Blvd. RENEW (Reading Engaging Nonfiction that Expands our Worldview) Book Club will discuss Bruce Springsteen's autobiography "Born to Run."

Thursday, Jan. 18

Book Club: 6:35 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., EBR Bluebonnet Regional Branch Library, 9200 Bluebonnet Blvd. The QUIRKY (Quick-witted, Understanding, Interesting, Respectful, Kind, Young-at-heart) Book Club will meet. For more information, email

Fiction Writers Workshop: 7  p.m. to 8 p.m., EBR Greenwell Springs Regional Branch Library, 11300 Greenwell Springs Road. The workshop is a valuable resource for creative writers to share and discuss their work. Contact Jordan at to get started.

Saturday, Jan. 20

Introduction to the Library's Online Catalog & Databases: 10 a.m. to noon, EBR Jones Creek Regional Branch Library, 6222 Jones Creek Road. Learn how, from a home computer, to locate books, place holds and renew items. Access databases with full-text magazines and thousands of books. Learn languages and how to repair a car. Study online for the HiSET, ACT and many other tests. Registration required. Call (225)756-1150.

Author Event: 2 p.m. Barnes & Noble-CitiPlace, 2590 CitiPlace Court. Season Vining will be signing copies of her book, "Chaos & Control."

Speakeasy Writers' Workshop: 3 p.m. to 4:45 p.m., EBR Central Branch Library, 11260 Joor Road. Join writers of all genres to do creativity exercises and discuss work in a fun, casual environment. Light refreshments will be served. (225) 262-2640.


Tuesday, Jan. 16

Tech Assistance: 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., LP Main Library, 301 W. Congress St. Drop in for one-on-one help with a mobile device or learn how to access the library's collection of eBooks, audiobooks and magazines. No registration required.

Mystery Book Club: 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., LP South Regional Library, 6101 Johnston St. The club will discuss "In the Bleak Midwinter" by Julia Spencer-Fleming.

Wednesday, Jan. 17

NRL Book Club: 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m., LP North Regional Library, 5101 N. University Ave. The club will discuss "State of Wonder" by Ann Patchett.

The Golden Age of Mysteries: 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., LP Main Library, 301 W. Congress St. The club will discuss "Gaudy Nights" by Dorothy Sayers.

Sunday, Jan. 21

"George Rodrigue: Blue Dog Inspires an Arts in Education Legacy": 2 p.m. to 3 p.m., Alexandre Mouton House/Lafayette Museum, 1122 Lafayette St. Jacques Rodrigue, son of artist George Rodrigue, will speak about his father's artistic history, his own career path and how to prepare students for a life full of unknown opportunities. Doors open at 1:30 p.m. Free, but seating is limited. Refreshments will be served.