Baton Rouge

Tuesday, Oct. 10

Writers Rendezvous: 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., EBR Fairwood Branch Library, 12910 Old Hammond Highway. All writers are invited to the informal group where people can meet, share ideas and get feedback on current projects.

Author Event: 7 p.m., EBR Jones Creed Regional Branch Library, 6222 Jones Creek Road. Bill Clevlen will talk about and sign his new book, "100 Things to Do in America before You Die," which includes Baton Rouge. The former broadcaster, comedy writer and travel journalist shares fun stories from his travels across the U.S. Call (225) 756-1180 for more information.

JCR Historical Book Club: 7 p.m. to 8 p.m., EBR Jones Creed Regional Branch Library, 6222 Jones Creek Road. The club will discuss "My Fellow Soldiers" by Andrew Carroll.

Wednesday, Oct. 11

Horror Book Club: 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., EBR Delmont Gardens Branch Library, 3351 Lorraine St. The club will discuss "It," a novel by Stephen King.

Saturday, Oct. 14

Like It or Not Book Club: 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., EBR Pride-Chaneyville Branch Library, 13600 Pride-Port Hudson Road. The club will discuss "Before We Were Yours" by Lisa Wingate.

Author Event: 12:30 p.m to 5 p.m., EBR Main Library, 7711 Goodwood Blvd. Author Emily Beck Cogburn will sign and discuss her books, "Ava’s Place" and "Louisiana Saves the Library." Learn more at


Sunday, Oct. 8

Dr. Lippi Leonpacher — The Flying Vet: 2 p.m. to 3 p.m., Alexandre Mouton House/Lafayette Museum, 1122 Lafayette St. Leslie Leonpacher will talk about her grandfather, Dr. Lippi Leonpacher, a German immigrant who settled in Lafayette. He was one of the first licensed veterinarians in the area and would fly his 1939 model Piper Cub Coupe airplane to reach remote areas in Acadiana to treat his patients. His pioneering methods for treating anthrax in cattle saved the lives of thousands of animals and revolutionized veterinary medicine. The talk is co-sponsored with the museum by the Lafayette Public Library. Doors open at 1:30 p.m. Limited seating. Admission is free. Refreshments will be served.

Monday, Oct. 9

Books & Bites: 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., LP East Regional Library, 215 La Neuville Road. The club will discuss "Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library" by Chris Grabenstein.

Tuesday, Oct. 10

Bayou State Book Talks: 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., LP Main Library, 301 W. Congress St. Meet former Gov. Buddy Roemer, who will talk about his new book, "Scopena: A Memoir of Home."