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What’s Happening in December



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.

6 Reception for Lori Spencer (“Arkansas Butterflies and Moths”) 4-6, Nature Conservancy, 601 N. University Ave. Sponsored by the Nature Conservancy and the Ozark Society Foundation.

9 H. Wolfgang Porter (“Tales From the Long Road: The Gray Man”), 1 p.m., TBIB; Open Book Club. 2:30 p.m., Terry Library. Rachel Spencer (“Au Paris: True tales of an American Nanny in Paris”), 1-4 p.m., BN-LR

10 Rachel Spencer (“Au Paris”), 3-5 p.m., WW

11 2nd Monday Book Club. 7 p.m., Maumelle Library

12 Cookies Bookgroup, 7 p.m., TBIB

14 Book of the Month, “Mr. Ives’ Christmas.” 6:30 p.m., Main Library, third floor board room; Book of the Month, “Big Stone Gap,” 6:30 p.m., Dee Brown Library.

16 Jerome Teel (“The Election”), 1 p.m., TBIB

18 Facepoint Book Club, 6:30 p.m., BAM

26 Teen Fiction Book Club, 6:30 p.m., BAM

28 Fiction Book Club, 6:30 p.m., BAM

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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