Archive for the ‘EBRPL Book’ Category


Historical Novel Book Club at Main

August 1, 2014

Do you love a good historical novel and like chatting about books with other readers? Come join the Historical Novel Book Club at the Main Library. The next meeting will be held next Thursday, August 7th, at 1:30 pm at the new Main Library at Goodwood. We will be focusing on novels about Ireland, the Emerald Isle. Suggested authors include Edward Rutherfurd, Frank Delaney, Morgan Llewellyn, or any other author you find and like. It will be an opportunity to celebrate the history and people of one of the most beautiful countries on earth. Look for these and other selected books on the Historical Novel book display at the Main Library on the first floor near the Circulation Desk! Call 225-231-3750 for more information.

Rebels of Ireland


Central Book Club

July 30, 2014

The Central Book Club meets on the last Thursday of every month at 11 a.m. The club reads and discusses books from various genres and also shares recipes and food at each meeting. Call 262-2650 for details. The next meeting is tomorrow morning (July 31) at 11 and the book is Light in the Ruins by Chris Bohjalian. Future meetings are:

light-in-ruins bean-trees


Harry Potter Book Club and Birthday Party

July 28, 2014

Join us this Thursday, July 31, at 7 p.m. at the Main Library for our last meeting of the Harry Potter Book Club! We’re throwing Harry a 34th birthday party and having a trivia contest and costume contest with prizes. Muggles welcome.



Bastille Day Reads

July 14, 2014

Vive la France! Check out these French history reads just in time for Bastille Day and join us for our French Book Club this Thursday (July 17) at 7 p.m. at the Main Library. We’ll be discussing the coming-of-age classic Bonjour tristesse by Françoise Sagan. À bientôt!


Library Closed for Independence Day

July 4, 2014

Happy Independence Day! All branches of the East Baton Rouge Parish Library will be closed on Friday, July 4, in observance of the national holiday. We will resume normal hours of operation on Saturday, July 5. Have a safe holiday weekend!

Here are a few titles on the American Revolution to get you in the spirit of 1776 (click on the book covers for more info):




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