A venture to this state park is on the must-do list for many, the park being the only spot in North America where you can dig for diamonds and other gemstones and keep your finds.
Unless indicated, event is a reading and/or book signing. Call the location for details. To list your event in the calendar, contact Lindsey Millar at “Books,” Arkansas Times, P.O. Box 34010, Little Rock, AR 72203, or by phone, 375-2985; fax, 375-3623, or e-mail, firstname.lastname@example.org.
6 Welles (“Hollyhocks on the Fence: Hope Blooms Among the Weeds”), 1 p.m., WW.
6 Dr. David Lipschitz (“Dr. David's First Health Book of More”), 3 p.m., WW.
12 FOCAL book sale. Deeply discounted books for sale in the Main Library basement and River Market Books & Gifts, 9 a.m.
13 L. Lee Cowan (“Except for All the Snakes, I Just Love It Out Here: The News from Stone County, Arkansas, Where One Life Is Put Down Straight Up”), 3 p.m., WW.
15 David Margolick (“Elizabeth and Hazel”), 12 p.m., CS.
18 Jesse Ventura (“American Conspiracies: Lies, Lies, and More Dirty Lies That the Government Tells Us”), 6 p.m., CS.
18 L. Lee Cowan (“Except for All the Snakes, I Just Love It Out Here: The News from Stone County, Arkansas, Where One Life Is Put Down Straight Up”), 6:30 p.m., ML.
20 John Giessmann (“An Angel of Obedience”), 1 p.m., WW.
Area bookstores and libraries:
BAM: Books-A-Million, 2747 Lakewood Village Drive, NLR, 771-7581
BN-LR: Barnes & Noble-Chenal, 11500 Financial Centre Parkway, 954-7648
BN-NLR: Barnes & Noble-North Little Rock, 4000 E. McCain Blvd., 771-1124
CS: Clinton School of Public Service, Sturgis Hall, 1200 President Clinton Ave., 683-5200.
ML: Main Library, 100 Rock St., 918-3000
PA: Pyramid Art, Books and Custom Framing, Museum Center, 500 President Clinton Ave., 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
WW: WordsWorth Books & Co., 5920 R St., 663-9198