Baton Rouge

Monday, June 5

Introduction to Excel 2013: 9 a.m. to noon, EBR Main Library, 7711 Goodwood Blvd. Learn how to create a basic spreadsheet. For more information, call (225) 231-3750

Intro to Raspberry Pi: 2:30 p.m. to 4 p.m., EBR Main Library, 7711 Goodwood Blvd. Raspberry Pi is a low-cost, high-performance computer about the size of a library card used to learn, solve problems and have fun. Learn the basics on how it works with supplied devices. No experience required.

Fiction Writers Workshop: 7 p.m. to 8 p.m., EBR Greenwell Springs Regional Branch Library, 11300 Greenwell Springs Road. A small group of authors looking to hone their creative writing skills through community feedback. Members do writing exercises, discuss a selected member’s work and enjoy one another’s company.

Tuesday, June 6

Book Signing: 1 p.m., Barnes & Noble-Perkins Rowe, 7707 Bluebonnet Blvd. Paige Bowers, author of "The General's Niece: The Little-known de Gaulle Who Fought to Free Occupied France," will be signing copies of her new book, which tells the tale of Genevieve de Gaulle, resistance fighter against the Nazi occupation of France.

Computers Without Fear: 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., EBR Main Library, 7711 Goodwood Blvd. Learn computer basics without the worry of breaking anything.

Saturday, June 10

'Black Out Loud' Book Talk: 1 p.m., IWE Festival, Southern University. Local writer Donney Rose discusses his new book compiled from his Facebook posts during Black History Month. 


Sunday, June 4

The Daughters of Charity at Carville: 1 p.m. to 2 p.m., LP South Regional Library, 6101 Johnston St. Elizabeth Schexnyder, curator of the National Hansen's Disease Programs Museum, will share the story of the Daughters of Charity of St. Vincent de Paul, who cared for quarantined patients from 1896-2005 at what would later become the National Leprosarium at Carville.

Wednesday, June 7

Non-Fiction Book Club: 2 p.m. to 3 p.m., LP Main Library, 301 W. Congress St. The club will discuss "This Chair Rocks: A Manifesto Against Ageism" by Ashton Applewhite.