Local book events, 5/12-5/18

May 12, 2013 


Email event details along with a contact phone number to books@thestate.com.

ADULT BOOK CLUB: The Lexington County Public Library, Cayce-West Columbia branch, 1500 Augusta Road, West Columbia, hosts an adult book club for ages 18 and older Wednesday from 10-11 a.m. This month’s discussion is on “Maus” by Art Spiegelman. (803) 794-6791

CAMDEN BOOK CLUB: The Kershaw County Public Library, Camden branch, 1304 Broad St., hosts its monthly book club meeting Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. This month’s discussion is of “The Kitchen House” by Kathleen Grissom. (803) 425-1508

“BETWEEN THE LINES”: The Lexington County Public Library, main branch, 5440 Augusta Road, hosts a children’s book discussion for ages 8-12 at 4 p.m. Thursday. The monthly discussions include refreshments. (803) 785-2600

BOOK SALE: The Lexington County Public Library, Irmo branch, 6251 St. Andrews Road, hosts a book sale from 8:30 a.m-4 p.m. Saturday. Gently used book donations will be accepted through Wednesday. (803) 798-7880

SOUTH CAROLINA BOOK FESTIVAL: The festival features book signings, antiquarian book fair, books sales and appraisals and a children’s pavilion with performances and storytelling Friday-Sunday at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center. Ticketed events include writing classes and an opening reception Friday and the Literary Vine Saturday at 7:30 p.m. Free admission from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and noon-4 p.m. Sunday. www.scbookfestivalorg

SPEAKER AT THE CENTER SERIES: The series, hosted by the S.C. State Library’s Center for the Book, USC Press and Hub City Press, features Aida Rogers, Cindi Boiter, Ceille Baird Welch and Billy Deal, Thursday from noon-1 p.m. at the S.C. State Library, 1500 Senate St. The final discussion will feature Tom Polland and Phil Sawyer, June 20. Call (803) 734-8666

The State is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news. Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere in the site or in the newspaper. We encourage lively, open debate on the issues of the day, and ask that you refrain from profanity, hate speech, personal comments and remarks that are off point. Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.

Commenting FAQs | Terms of Service