Book Events for Dec. 16

EBR Parish Library offers free classes

Ed2Go at East Baton Rouge Parish Library is an online learning portal that offers full, six-week courses on a variety of topics — there are more than 300 courses available. The classes were developed and are led by real instructors. Ed2Go has a variety of classes including “Pleasures of Poetry”, “Music Made Easy”, “Introduction to Digital Scrapbooking”, and “Photographing People with Your Digital Camera.” The classes are offered free to library patrons. Visit http://www.ebrpl.com.

Book clubs:

  • e_SHrSBluebonnet Branch Book Club will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 19, at Bluebonnet Regional branch, 9200 Bluebonnet Blvd. Members will discuss The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle by Haruki Murakami.
  • e_SHrS Carver Branch Book Club will meet at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 18, at the Carver branch, 720 Terrace St. Members will discuss Mornings with Morrie by Malcolm Gladwell.
  • e_SHrSBooks Into Movies Club will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 18, at Jones Creek Regional branch, 6222 Jones Creek Road. Members will discuss Skipping Christmas by John Grisham.
  • e_SHrS JCR Book Club will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 18, at Jones Creek Regional branch, 6222 Jones Creek Road. Members will discuss I Remember Nothing by Nora Ephron.
  • e_SHrSBook Bunch will meet 4-5 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 18, at the Zachary branch, 1900 Church St. Members will discuss their favorite holiday books. Call (225) 658-1860.

Livingston Parish Library

Young Writers Club will meet at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 18, at the Denham Springs-Walker branch, 8101 U.S. 190 in Denham Springs.

Book club:

  • e_SHrSEclectic Book Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 18, at Denham Springs-Walker branch, 8101 U.S. 190 in Denham Springs. Members will discuss All Creatures Great and Small by James Herriot.

Signings

Van Mayhall Jr., author of Judas the Apostle, will sign copies of his book at 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 16, at Barnes & Noble Perkins Rowe, 7707 Bluebonnet Blvd #100.

Marcelle Bienvenu, author of Who’s Your Momma, Are You Catholic and Can You Make a Roux, Vol. 1 & 2 and No Baloney on My Boat!, will sign copies of her books 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 19, at Books Along the Teche, 106 E. Main St. in New Iberia.

Chris Champagne, author of Yat Dictionary, will sign copies of his book at 6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 20, at Maple Street Book Shop Bayou St. John location, 3141 Ponce de Leon in New Orleans.

Ed and Susan Poole, authors of Louisiana Film History, will sign copies of their book at 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 22, at Barnes & Noble Premier Center II, 3414 U.S. 190 Suite 10 in Mandeville.

Mary Manhein, author of Floating Souls, will sign copies of her book at 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 22, at Barnes & Noble Perkins Rowe, 7707 Bluebonnet Blvd #100.

Chad Judice, author of Waiting for Eli and its sequel Eli’s Reach, will signs copies of his books 10 a.m.-noon Saturday, Dec. 22, at Crossroads Catholic Bookstore, 4416 Johnston St. in Lafayette, and 2 p.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 22, at Barnes & Noble, 5705 Johnston St. in Lafayette.

Ken Foster, author of I’m a Good Dog, will sign copies of his book 1-3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 22, at Towne Center Books A Million, 2380 Town Center Blvd.

Items for Book Events were provided by East Baton Rouge Parish Library and Livingston Parish Library.