Archive for the ‘EBRPL Events’ Category

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Career Center

August 15, 2014

The Career Center at the Main Library at Goodwood is now offering expanded hours of service! Career Center staff are now available Monday-Thursday from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Friday-Saturday 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

The Career Center’s mission is to serve our community as a catalyst for the development of a career-resilient, self-reliant workforce.

The next program offered by the Career Center is a Sales Careers seminar:

Learn everything about sales careers! In sales one approach doesn’t fit all. Learn all about different approaches to sales and what sales jobs are really like. Master sales trainer Carl Herrick will share his tricks and answer all your questions.

Wednesday, August 27, 2014, from 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Registration is required – call (225) 231-3733 or email anowak@ebrpl.com.

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Save the Date – Baton Rouge Mini Maker Faire

August 13, 2014

We’re excited to announce the Baton Rouge Mini Maker Faire on September 20, 2014.  This free, family-friendly event will be held at the Main Branch of the East Baton Rouge Parish Library, and everyone is invited!

If you are a Maker – that is, if you have a hobby that involves creating, crafting, or otherwise “making” – we’d love to have you involved. To join our Faire as a Maker, visit this page.

Stay tuned for more information such as event details and Maker profiles. See you September 20th!

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Monument Quilt Tour

August 8, 2014

The Monument Quilt Tour is coming to Baton Rouge this Tuesday, August 12. Meet at North Boulevard Town Square downtown from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. for a special interactive event welcoming art/activist collective FORCE: Upsetting Rape Culture for an art display of the national Monument Quilt, a public healing space by and for survivors of rape and abuse. A crowd-sourced collection of thousands of stories from survivors of rape and abuse, the Monument Quilt offers a public space and platform to not only tell survivors’ stories but to work together to forever change how Americans respond to rape. Contact STAR Baton Rouge at (225) 615-7093 for more information. 

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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.

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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:

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