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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: jim@arktimes.com.

5 Kareem Moody (“Raising Them Up”), special guest Educator’s Night, for 4-8 p.m., BN-LR

6 Patricia Haley (“Let Sleeping Dogs Lie”), 6 p.m., TBIB

7 Patricia Haley (“Let Sleeping Dogs Lie,” “Still Waters, Blind Faith, No Regrets” and ‘Nobody’s Perfect”), 3-5 p.m., PA; Marvel Comics Puzzle Master with Thomas Mason, 11 a.m., TBIB; Cynthia Lukas (“The Spirit of the Owl: Transforming Grief to Gift”), 2-3:30 p.m., T&T

8 Cynthia Lukas, author of “The Spirit of the Owl: Transforming Grief to Gift,” will speak on “Awakening From Grief,” 10 a.m., Unity of Little Rock Church, 2610 Reservoir Road

12 Alan Gratz (“Samurai Shortstop”), Junior Library Guild book selection, 4 p.m., TBIB

13 Farewell to Lemony Snicket, “The End,” 8 p.m., BN-LR; Graeme Base (“Uno’s Garden”), 7 a.m., TBIB; Michael Streissguth (“Johnny Cash: A Biography”), 6:30 p.m., TBIB.

14 Liam Jackson (“Offsprings”), 3-4 p.m. WW

15 Bryan Bowers, O’Susanna Concerts, 7 p.m. TBIB, $8

16 Ken Waldman (“The Secret Visitor’s Guide”), 7 p.m., TBIB

17 WordsWorth Bookclub discusses “The Zahir” by Paulo Coelho, 7 p.m., WW; Richard Bausch (“Thanksgiving Night”), 7 p.m., TBIB

18 If All Arkansas Read the Same Book program with Shirley Abbott, “The Bookmaker’s Daughter,” 6:30 p.m., WW

20 Charles Frazier (“Thirteen Moons”), 7 p.m., TBIB

24 John Grisham (“The Innocent Man: A True Story”), 7 p.m., The Ritz, Blytheville, and TBIB (prepaid orders for the book at $38.95, and $5 for ticket for Ritz event, proceeds go to the “Books for Babies” endowment).

26 Gean B. Atkinson (“Bloodmoon at Cabin Creek”), 7 p.m., TBIB

31 T.A. Barron (“The Eternal Flame”), 4 p.m., TBIB

NOV. 1 Dave Stoddard, O’Susanna Concert, 7 p.m., TBIB, $8

Every Monday Storytime, 10:30 a.m., BN-NLR; “I Hate to Read” book group, 2 p.m., BN-LR

Every Tuesday Little Rock Chess Association, learn how to play or enjoy a friendly game, 7 p.m., BN-LR; Children’s Storytime, 10 a.m., BN-LR; Preschool Storytime, 10:30 a.m., BAM; Third-Fourth Grade Book Group, 2 p.m., BN-LR

Every Wednesday Storytime, 10:30 a.m., BN-NLR; Knitting Club, 7 p.m., BN-LR

Every Thursday Children’s Storytime, 10 a.m., BN

Every Friday Kindergarten/Elementary storytime, 10 a.m., BN-LR; “I’m A Big Kid Now,” second grade, 2 p.m., BN-LR

Every Saturday Themed storytime, 10:30 a.m., BAM; Kids Kreate, Lemony Snicket activities, 11 a.m., BN-LR

AREA BOOKSTORES:

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 E. 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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