EBR library director will speak at Press Club on Sept. 15

Spencer Watts, director of the East Baton Rouge Parish Library, is the featured speaker at the Press Club of Baton Rouge on Monday, Sept. 15. Watts will discuss the changing role of public libraries, current projects, the 75th anniversary and the future of the library. Press Club meets on Mondays in the Iberville Room at the Belle of Baton Rouge Hotel, which is located at 102 France St. Parking is free in the garage off Mayflower Street. Lunch, which is served at 11:30 a.m., is $12 for members and $15 for nonmembers. The public is invited, but only members of the Press Club and the news media are allowed to ask questions during the question-and-answer portion of the program.