Local book events, March 31-April 6

Columbia - The StateMarch 31, 2013 

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BOOK CLUB: The Kershaw County Library Bethune branch, 206 Main St., hosts book club featuring “A Walk in the Woods” by Bill Bryson Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. New members are welcome. Call (843) 334-8420

LITERARY FESTIVAL: Clemson University’s Literary Festival kicks off Wednesday. A variety of award-winning authors will give readings through April 7. Holly Goddard Jones, Ben Mirov and Glenn Shaheen will read at 4 p.m. Thursday at 356 Sushi and Martini Bar, and David Abrams, Eduardo C. Corral, Charles McLeod, Bonnie Nadzam and Ariana Reines will read at 5 p.m. Friday at Tiger Town Tavern. Visit www.clemson.edu/litfest for more information..

READ-O-RAMA: Take a walk through the past with great “old timey” books featuring special guests from the University of South Carolina Saturday from 10:30 a.m.-noon at the Richland Library, main branch, 1431 Assembly St. The program is open to children of all ages. Call (803) 799-9084


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