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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.



7 Deadline for “A Poem for Mom” poetry contest, BN-LR; The Big Read Day, potluck and discussion of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s “The Great Gatsby,” 6 p.m., TBIB

8 P. Allen Smith (“Colors for the Garden”), 11 a.m.-1 p.m., WW

11 Karinne Steffans, “Confessions of a Video Vixen” book-signing, held in conjunction with lecture. 7 p.m., M.L. Harris Auditorium, Philander Smith College. Sponsored by PA.

12 Drop Everything and Read Day, noon, TBIB

18 Panel discussion and book-signing for “Inequality Matters,” 6:30-7:45 p.m., Central Arkansas Main Library, 100 Rock St. Moderator is James Lardner, co-editor of “Inequality Matters.” Reception and refreshments follow discussion.

19 “AETN Presents: On the Same Page With Billy Collins,” 6:30 p.m., all AETN affiliates.

22 ReShonda Tate Billingsley (“My Brother’s Keeper,” “I Know I’ve Been Changed” and “Let the Church Say Amen”), 3-5 p.m., PA

24 Lisa Tucker (“Once Upon a Day”), 5 p.m., TBIB

25 Jennifer Chiaverini (“Circle of Quilters: An Elm Creek Quilts Novel”), 6 p.m., TBIB

MAY 23 Ron Rash (“The World Made Straight”), 6 p.m., TBIB

Every Tuesday Little Rock Chess Association, learn how to play or enjoy a friendly game, 7 p.m., BN; Children’s Storytime with Ms. Monica, 10 a.m., BN; Preschool Storytime, 10:30 a.m., BAM

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

Every Saturday Themed storytime, 10:30 a.m., BAM

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 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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