Unless otherwise indicated, event is a reading and/or book signing. Call the location for details. To list your event in this calendar, contact Jim Harris at “Books,” Arkansas Times, P.O. Box 34010, Little Rock, AR 72203 or by phone (501) 375-2985, fax (501) 375-3623 or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
4 Orient Express Book Club, 6 p.m., BN-LR
8 Mari Serebrov (“The Life and Times of W.H. Arnold of Arkansas: Reconstructing the Southern Ideal), 2-4 p.m., Torreyson Library, UCA, Conway.
8 Booklover’s Anonymous discusses “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time” by Mark Haddon, 6:30 p.m., BN-LR
13 Civil War Roundtable with author Jeff Shaara (“Gods and Generals”), 6:30 p.m., WW; Hollis Gillespie (“Confessions of a Recovering Slut”), 7 p.m., BN-LR
17 Suzy Parker (“1000 Best Bartender’s Recipes”) 2 p.m., BN-LR
23 George Schroeder (Hogs! A History”), 1 p.m., BN-LR
24 George Schroeder (“Hogs! A History”), 3-5 p.m., WW
28 ABC Bookclub reads “Nickel and Dimed in America” by Barbara Ehrenreich, 7:30 p.m., BN-LR
Oct. 1 Alda Ellis (“My Front Porch: An Invitation to the Charm and Tradition”), 6 p.m., BN-LR
Every Tuesday Little Rock Chess Association, learn how to play or enjoy a friendly game, 7 p.m., BN; Children’s Storytime, 10 a.m., BN; Preschool Storytime, 10:30 a.m., BAM
Every Thursday Storytime, 10 a.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;
Last Sunday of month Pajama storytime, 6 p.m., BN; Family Game Night, 7 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-LR: BARNES & NOBLE-CHENAL, 11500 FINANCIAL CENTRE PARKWAY, 954-7648
BN-NLR: BARNES & NOBLE-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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