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Saturday

10:00 a.m.

11 a.m.

Hillary Rodham Clinton Children’s Library & Learning Center (HRC) 4800 W. 10th St.

How the Camel Got His Hump

Rock the Block

Main Library 3rd Floor (ML3)

The Kinders

Habitat for Humanity

2 p.m

3 p.m.

Nikki Grimes, Poems in

3D Printing and Get Growing

Snacktivity

the Attic

Gabrielle Simone, Morgan Billingsley, and Jackie Lee, The Perfect Summer and The Perfect Present

Teen Reads

Searcy Ewell

North Little Rock High School Forensics Team

World-wide Comics Culture

Cole Closser, Black Rat Sonny Liew, The Art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye Andy Warner, Irene 6

The Seagoing Cowboy

Peggy Reiff Miller, The Seagoing Cowboy

World of Dogs

Elias Weiss Friedman, The Dogist

4 p.m.

Drum Circle

Fast Food Fun

Alan Cumyn, Hot Pterodactyl Boyfriend Janet B. Taylor, Into the Dim Jeff Zentner, The Serpent King

Main Library Darragh Center (MLDC)

Witt Stephens Jr. Central Arkansas Nature Center (WS) 602 President Clinton Ave.

1 p.m.

Two by Three

Main Library Level 4 (Level 4)

Heifer Village 1 World Avenue

Noon

Teen Poetry Competition


Tuesday 6:30-9:30 p.m. Oxford American Annex 1300 Main Street

A Readers’ Map of Arkansas Launch Party

Saturday

10 a.m.

Ron Robinson Theater (RRT) Main Library Campus

Aim True

Main Library Darragh Center (MLDC)

Thursday 5 p.m. Arkansas Governor’s Mansion 1800 Center Street

Twilight at the Mansion ($25)

6 p.m. Choctaw Station (CS) Clinton School of Public Service 1200 Pres. Clinton Ave.

Pig Tales

7 p.m. Ron Robinson Theater (RRT) Main Library Campus

John Gould Fletcher Lecture

7:30 p.m. Reves Recital Hall, Hendrix College Trieschmann Fine Arts Building 1600 Washington Ave.

An Evening with Murphy Visiting Poet Kevin Young

Tom Wilhite, The New Southern Living Garden Book

Arkansas Studies Institute (ASI) Room 124 Main Library Campus

Barry Estabrook, Pig Tales

Ben Johnson

Kevin Young, Blue Laws

Friday

11:30 a.m.

Kathryn Budig, Aim True

Mississippi Pinocchio in Jaguar Open View José Orduña, The Weight of Shadows Pajamas Kiese Laymon, How to Slowly Kill Yourself George David Clark, Reveille Ariana-Sophia Kartsonis, The Rub Angie Macri, Underwater Panther

and Others in America

Main Library West Room (WEST) Oxford American Annex 1300 Main Street

Main Library Fribourgh Room (MLFR)

The Psychology of Adult Coloring Books

Cox Creative Center (CCC) Main Library Campus

Dixie Secrets

Maysa Sem, Art Nouveau Birds Linda VanBlaricom

Celeste Fletcher McHale, The Secret to Hummingbird Cake Suzi Parker, Echo Ellis

Complicated Women

Keija Parssinen, The Unraveling of Mercy Lewis Ashley Warlick, The Arrangement

noon

Whole Hog

noon

Shakespearean Sneak Peek

MacArthur Museum of Arkansas Military History (MM) 503 E. 9th St.

The Spanish Civil War

noon

Unexpected Music and Poetry

Historic Arkansas Museum (HAM) Einstein’s True Summer Tyrone Jaeger, So Many True Believers 200 E. 3rd St.

On the Map

Faithful Striving

Southern Exposure

Whole Hog Café 2516 Cantrell Road Cox Creative Center (CCC) Main Library Campus Main Library East Room (EAST) noon-5 p.m.

Main Library West Room (WEST)

Rien Fertel, The One True Barbecue

Mary Ruth Marotte, Paige Martin Reynolds, Rebekah Scallet

Philip Martin, The President Next Door

15 Minute Escape

Adam Hochschild, Spain in Our Hearts

Jacob Appel, Einstein’s Beach House Jeffrey Condran, Prague Summer

5:30 p.m. MacArthur Museum of Arkansas Military History (MM) 503 E. 9th St.

Hurting and Healing

Mosaic Templars Cultural Center (MTCC) 501 W. 9th St.

5:30-7:00 p.m. Hearne Fine Art 1001 Wright Ave.

Off the Page

Witt Stephens Jr. Central Arkansas Nature Center (WS) 602 President Clinton Ave.

7 p.m. Main Library 5th Floor (ML5)

Author! Author!

Christ Episcopal Church 509 Scott St.

Angie Macri, Underwater Panther Tyrone Jaeger, So Many True Believers Suzi Parker, Echo Ellis

Daniel Black, The Coming and Listen to the Lambs

Philip Martin, Erin Wood, Andrea Zekis, Scars: An Anthology

E. B. Lewis, Nikki Grimes, Danitra Brown, Class Clown

($25 advance/$40 at the door)

Tom Wilhite, The New Southern Living Garden Book


1 p.m.

2:30 p.m.

4 p.m.

5:30 p.m.

Untold Stories (ends at 2:15 p.m.)

How May We Hate You

Julie Checkoway, The Three-Year Swim Club Nathalia Holt, Rise of the Rocket Girls Mary Pilon, The Monopolists

Todd Dakotah Briscoe, Anna Drezen, How May We Hate You?

World-wide Comics Culture

Father Figures

Design It

Humor, History, & the Male Psyche

Dealer’s Choice

Music-filled Memoirs

Cole Closser, Black Rat Sonny Liew, The Art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye Andy Warner, Irene 6

Chris Bachelder, The Throwback Special Steve Stern, The Pinch

8 p.m

Chris Offutt, My Father, The Pornographer Harrison Scott Key, The World’s Largest Man

Kevin Brockmeier, The View from the Seventh Layer Jedediah Berry, The Family Arcana

E.B. Lewis, Each Kindness DJ Stout, Variations on a Rectangle Mick Wiggins, John Steinbeck Series for Penguin Classics

Critics’ Picks

Garth Greenwell, What Belongs to You Karan Mahajan, The Association of Small Bombs

Rashod Ollison, Soul Serenade Rob Spillman, All Tomorrow’s Parties

15 Minute Escape Inventor of a Style

Peter Guralnick Sam Phillips: The Man Who Invented Rock ‘N’ Roll

Science Fiction & Fantasy

Ken Liu, The Paper Menagerie and Other Stories V. E. Schwab, A Gathering of Shadows

Textured Beauty

Andrew Malan Milward, I Was a Revolutionary Ed Tarkington, Only Love Can Break Your Heart

Spell-binding Immersion Alex Mar, Witches of America

American Reckoning

Food for Thought

Toni Tipton-Martin, The Jemima Code Meredith Abarca, Latin@s’ Presence in the Food Industry

World of Dogs

Elias Weiss Friedman, The Dogist

Poetry Powerhouses Gregory Pardlo, Digest Kevin Young, Blue Laws

Travelogues

Clara Bensen, No Baggage Richard Grant, Dispatches from Pluto

PEN Pals

noon

Gridgate

Ron Robinson Theater (RRT) Main Library Campus

Angela Flournoy, The Turner House Arna Bontemps Hemenway, Elegy on Kinderklavier

Oliver Roeder

Melissa Ginsburg, Sunset City Nina Sadowsky, Just Fall

1 p.m. Choctaw Station (CS) Clinton School of Public Service 1200 Pres. Clinton Ave.

Arkansas Puzzle Day

Natural State Setting

1:30 p.m. Ron Robinson Theater (RRT) Main Library Campus

Merriment

3 p.m. Ron Robinson Theater (RRT) Main Library Campus

Master Thriller

4:30 p.m. Ron Robinson Theater (RRT) Main Library Campus

Classic in Context: Anna Karenina

5:30 p.m. Ron Robinson Theater (RRT) Main Library Campus

Anna Karenina (film, NR)

Seductive & Suspenseful

John H. Johnson, Everydata

noon

Choctaw Station (CS) Clinton School of Public Service 1200 Pres. Clinton Ave.

Christian Appy, American Reckoning

Misinformation

Sunday

Phyllis Dixon, Down Home Blues Sanderia Faye, Mourner’s Bench

Sloane Crosley, The Clasp

Gregg Hurwitz, Orphan X

Nadja Berkovich


Heifer Village


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