2 Bill Staines, O’Susanna Concert. 7 p.m., TBIB, $8, 870-763-3333.
9 Robert Kurson (“Shadow Divers”), 6 p.m., TBIB
10 Louise Shaffer (“Ladies of Garrison Gardens”), 6 p.m., TBIB
12 Junie B. Jones Bus Tour booksigning, 7 p.m., TBIB
13 Gov. Mike Huckabee (“Quit Digging Your Grave With a Knife and Fork”), 1:30 p.m., TBIB
14 Melissa King (“She’s Got Next”), 6 p.m., TBIB
15 Melissa King (“She’s Got Next”), 4:30-6 p.m., WW
21 WordsWorth Bookclub will discuss “Housekeeping” by Marilynne Robinson, 7-8 p.m., WW
23 Pat Cunningham Davis (“Summer We Got Saved”), 6 p.m., TBIB
24 Emily Kaitz, O’Susanna Concert. 7 p.m., TBIB. $8. 870-763-3333.
29 Katherine Mosby (“Twilight”), 6 p.m., TBIB
Every Tuesday Little Rock Chess Association, learn how to play or enjoy a friendly game, 7-10:30 p.m., BN (no meeting the week of Christmas); Children’s Storytime, 10 a.m., BN; Preschool Storytime, 10:30 a.m., BAM
Every Thursday Storytime, 10 a.m., BN, Yu-Gi-Oh reading group, 6 p.m., BN
Every Thursday morning Books-a-Million Buddies (geared to elementary and pre-school children), call Pam for reservations, 771-7581
Every Saturday Themed storytime, 10:30 a.m., BAM; Cranium Night, 6 p.m., BN
Every second and fourth Thursday C.U.R.E. meeting, 7 p.m., BN
BAM: Books-A-Million, 2747 Lakewood Village Drive, NLR, 771-7581
BREN: Brentano’s Bookstore, Park Plaza, 663-0324
BN: Barnes & Noble-Chenal, 11500 Financial Centre Parkway, 954-7648
BN-NLR: Barnes & Nobel-North Little Rock, 4000 McCain Blvd., 771-1124
LB: Lorenzen & Co. Booksellers, 7509 Cantrell Road, 663-8811
PA: Pyramid Art, Books and Custom Framing, Museum Center, 500 E. Markham St., Suite 110, 372-5824
RMBG: River Market Books and Gifts, Cox Creative Center, 120 Commerce St., 918-3093
TBMP: That Bookstore at Mountebanq Place, 1107 Oak St., Conway, 888-287-7791
TBIB: That Bookstore in Blytheville, 316 W. Main St., Blytheville, 870-763-3333
T&T: Tyler and Tyler Booksellers, 4558 JFK Blvd., NLR, 753-8530
WALD: Waldenbooks, McCain Mall, 758-5447
WW: WordsWorth Books & Co., 5920 R St., 663-9198
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