This Week in Downtown Covington

Columbia Street Rock N Blues Cafe hosts the first annual Bananas Fosters Silent Auction Fundraiser for St. John Storehouse Louisiana this Saturday evening, July 15, 2017 from 6 – 9 p.m. Event is $10/ person in advance, or $15/ person at the door. Featuring great auction items from local businesses, live music and food by Baba Ganoush. All proceeds go to James Storehouse Louisiana to help continue supporting our children in foster care, and those aging out of the system, by providing resources that will ease transitions and improve living conditions. Ticket information may be found online at

Meet Sidney P. Bellard, author of “A Cajun In France” at the St. Tammany Parish Library – Covington Branch’s Author Talk & Book Signing on Saturday, July 15, 2017 from 10 – 11:30 a.m. “A Cajun in France: Journeys to Assimilations” is a memoir of Sidney’s life growing up speaking Cajun French, finally mastering the English language, understanding French, and eventually traveling to France. The Covington Branch of the St. Tammany Parish Library located at 310 W. 21st Ave. 985-893-6280

The Friends of the Library Book Sale

The Friends of the Library of West St. Tammany building at Hadden Hall holds over 30,000 gently used, donated books that are sorted into fiction and a wide variety of non-fiction categories such as: Cookbooks, Nature, History, Gardening, Biography, Computers and more.
You will find vinyl records, CD’s, DVD’s, Audio Books, Large Print, Puzzles, etc. and there is an entire room filled with children’s books! It’s a lot to explore! All proceeds from the sale benefit the Library branches of West St. Tammany. Prices range from $.25 to $1.00.

The Friends of the Library of West St. Tammany is an all volunteer, non-profit organization whose proceeds support the St. Tammany Parish Library. Book Sales are held once a month on the third Friday and Saturday of every month, from 9 a.m. To 5 p.m. At Hadden Hall, 106 South Jahnke Avenue. July’s Book Sale takes place this Friday and Saturday, July 14 & 15. Cash or check only, for questions or more information, Email: