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.
John and Steven Abernathy (“A Question of Character”), 1 p.m., BN-LR.
Cookie's Book Club discusses “The Zookeeper's Wife” by Diane Ackerman, 7 p.m., TBIB.
Third Annual Arkansas Puzzle Day, officiated by Vic Fleming and Bonnie Gentry, co-editors of “Random House Casual Crosswords, 5:30 p.m., Aug. 28; 1 p.m. Aug. 29, CS.
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