Baton Rouge

Wednesday, Oct. 9

Pajama Storytime: 7 p.m., Jones Creek Regional Branch Library, 6222 Jones Creek Road. An informal storytime for children who are 3-7 years old and their families. Storytime consists of books, storytelling, music and movement. Children may wear their pajamas and slippers if they wish. (225) 756-1180.

Denham Springs

Saturday, Oct. 12

FOLLS Book Sale: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Denham Springs-Walker Branch Library, 8101 U.S. 190, Denham Springs. The Friends of the Livingston Library System book sale is open to the public. FOLLS supports the Livingston Parish Library by raising funds and helping to inform the public of the services provided by the libraries. (225) 665-8118.


Saturday, Oct. 19

Scaredy Squirrel’s Birthday Party: 10 a.m., South Branch of the Livingston Parish Library, 23477 La. 444, Livingston. Scaredy, the title character of the beloved “Scaredy Squirrel” book series and TV series, is afraid of, well, almost everything. This event is for ages 4-10. Free. (225) 698-3015.

New Orleans

Thursday, Oct. 10

Tim Parrish Reading and Book Signing: 7 p.m., Octavia Books, 513 Octavia St., New Orleans. Tim Parrish will read from and sign copies of his new memoir, “Fear and What Follows: The Violent Education of a Christian Racies” and his novel “The Jumper.”