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5 Erin Ganju, co-founder and CEO of Room to Read, a non-profit that has built more than 12,000 libraries across the world. 6 p.m., CS.

6 The Pulpwood Queens Bookclub discusses Bezellia Grove's "The Improper Life." 6:30 p.m., TBIB.

10 Sherry Laymon ("Fearless: John L. McClellan, United States Senator"), 10 a.m., Grant County Museum, Sheridan.

11 Darcy Pattison ("Prairie Storms"), 6:45 p.m. LL.

13 Gene Dattel ("Cotton and Race in the Making of America"), 6 p.m., CS.

15 Arkansas Puzzle Day 2011. For crossword and Sudoku enthusiasts, with a presentation by Vic Fleming. 9 a.m., CS.

18 Cookie's Bookclub discusses Elizabeth Kostova's "The Historian." 7:30 p.m., TBIB.

20 Rebecca Hamilton ("Fighting for Darfur: Public Action and the Struggle to Stop Genocide")., 12 p.m., CS.

24 Sherry Laymon ("Fearless: John L. McClellan, United States Senator"), 5:30 p.m., Herzfeld Memorial Library, Benton.

27 Donna Woolfolk Cross ("Pope Joan"), 6:30 p.m., ML.

Area bookstores, libraries and venues:

CS: Clinton School of Public Service, Sturgis Hall, 1200 President Clinton Ave., 683-5200.

FCL: Faulkner County Library, 1900 Tyler St., Conway, 501-327-7482.

LL: Laman Library, 2801 Orange St., North Little Rock, 501-758-1720.

ML: Main Library, 100 Rock St., 918-3000.

TBIB: That Bookstore in Blytheville, 316 W. Main St., Blytheville, 870-763-3333.

WW: WordsWorth Books & Co., 5920 R St., 663-9198.

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