Join us and parters SCORE, SBA, and more for a free workshop on social media for business! Next Monday, September 16th, you’ll learn the basis of forming a business plan, managing your personal and business credit, managing your cash flow, the foundations of social media, increasing opportunities with merchant services, and start-up financing. Register online!
Over the past several years, the City-Parish has made tremendous strides in developing and launching exciting digital initiatives, platforms, and technologies being used to improve quality of life for Baton Rouge residents. From the Red Stick 311 mobile app and Open Neighborhood BR platform to our award-winning GIS program and mapping products, we are focused on using technology wherever possible to improve the efficiency, effectiveness, and transparency of City-Parish government.
Join us at the Goodwood Main Library Saturday, August 3rd, from 2-5 PM to learn more, watch technology demonstrations, ask questions, and share your thoughts about additional ways we can work together to build a more digital and connected Baton Rouge.
For more information, call (225) 389-3070 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Join the Hampstead Stage Company at the Library this month for a special presentation of Stories in the Stars! Children ages 5-11 are invited to soar through the stars in this compilation performance of Greek myths. Hear stories of the wind, sun and moon, and seasons, plus explore various constellations and starry legends. Registration is required for all. For more information and to register, call the Children’s Room at the Library location directly. Here’s the schedule:
- 10 a.m. Monday, July 8, Delmont Gardens Branch
- 2:30 p.m. Monday, July 8, Jones Creek Regional Branch
- 10 a.m. Tuesday, July 9, Pride-Chaneyville Branch
- 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 9, Zachary Branch
- 10 a.m. Wednesday, July 10, Scotlandville Branch
- 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 10, Baker Branch
- 10 a.m. Thursday, July 11, Eden Park Branch
- 2:30 p.m. Thursday, July 11, Bluebonnet Regional Branch
- 10 a.m. Monday, July 15, Fairwood Branch
- 2:30 p.m. Monday, July 15, Carver Branch
- 10 a.m. Tuesday, July 16, Central Branch
Elizabeth “Lady Chops” Vidos is a professional percussionist who performed in the Off-Broadway show STOMP for ten years. Kids ages 4-11 are invited to the Library to enjoy her exciting show, which is an interactive journey of sound exploration! Hear beats and melodies from local and international instruments, buckets and body percussion. You won’t believe your ears! Here’s the schedule:
- 10 a.m. Monday, July 1, Greenwell Springs Road Regional Branch
- 2:30 p.m. Monday, July 1, Central Branch
- 10 a.m. Tuesday, July 2, Delmont Gardens Branch
- 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 2, Jones Creek Regional Branch
- 10 a.m. Wednesday, July 3, Fairwood Branch
- 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 3, Pride-Chaneyville Branch
- 10 a.m. Monday, July 15, Zachary Branch
- 2:30 p.m. Monday, July 15, Main Library at Goodwood
- 10 a.m. Tuesday, July 16, Scotlandville Branch
- 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 16, Eden Park Branch
- 10 a.m. Wednesday, July 17, Baker Branch
- 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 17, Bluebonnet Regional Branch
- 10 a.m. Thursday, July 18, River Center Branch
- 2:30 p.m. Thursday, July 18, Carver Branch
The Countdown has begun…join Louisiana Public Broadcasting, the Louisiana Space Grant Consortium and the East Baton Rouge Parish Library Main for a special one-hour preview of the ALL-NEW documentary Chasing the Moon from PBS and American Experience Monday, June 17th. The evening begins with refreshments at 6:30 followed by the screening and a panel discussion.
Chasing the Moon, a film by Robert Stone, reimagines the race to the moon for a new generation, upending much of the conventional mythology surrounding the effort. The series recasts the Space Age as a fascinating stew of scientific innovation, political calculation, media spectacle, visionary impulses and personal drama. Utilizing a visual feast of previously overlooked and lost archival material — much of which has never before been seen by the public — the film features a diverse cast of characters who played key roles in these historic events. Among those included are astronauts Buzz Aldrin, Frank Borman and Bill Anders; Sergei Khrushchev, son of the former Soviet premier and a leading Soviet rocket engineer; Poppy Northcutt, a 25-year old “mathematics whiz” who gained worldwide attention as the first woman to serve in the all-male bastion of NASA’s Mission Control; and Ed Dwight, the Air Force pilot selected by the Kennedy administration to train as America’s first black astronaut.
Empty Bowls is an international project to fight hunger, personalized by artists and art organizations on a community level. Join us TOMORROW, April 13th, at the Main Library at Goodwood for this unique fundraising effort! The floor will open at 11:30 AM, and you can get lunch and a beautiful handmade bowl until 1:00 PM.
Presented by Baton Rouge Clinic, WVLA and FOX44, the event offers access to hundreds of handcrafted ceramic bowls from local Baton Rouge artists, followed by a simple meal. Tickets are $20, and include a delicious lunch, plus one ceramic bowl of your choosing. Additional bowls can be purchased at the event. All proceeds from Empty Bowls will benefit the Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank. For more information, visit the Food Bank’s website.
As part of the One Book One Community celebration of The Hound of the Baskervilles by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, authors Diana Rowland, Em Shotwell, Eden Butler and Cherie Claire will be at the Main Library at Goodwood at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 14, to present a panel for adults on how they’ve used the south’s rich storytelling history to craft books involving magic, monsters and more! From folklore, to local legend, to modern creations, we celebrate a history that is ripe for creating tales to give readers chills. Be sure to bring all your burning questions!
Learn more about the participating authors here:
Don’t forget to check out all the One Book, One Community events still happening this year!