Local book events, Sept. 22-28

September 22, 2013 

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

SOUTH CAROLINA GOVERNMENT BIT BY BIT SERIES: “Legislative Resources Part 2” webinar session at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the South Carolina State Library, 1500 Senate St. All webinars are free and open to the public. Future dates are Oct. 9 and Nov. 19. (803) 734-8625

READING ROCKS 2013: Richland One students and families are invited to Reading Rocks 2013 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday at Sanders Middle School, 3455 Pinebelt Road. The event will feature authors Carole Boston Weatherford and Jessica Khoury. (803) 231-7504; www.richlandone.org

AUTHOR READING AND BOOK SIGNING: Susan Boyer will read from and sign copies of her new mystery, “Lowcountry Bombshell,” at 2:30 p.m. Sept. 29 at the Batesburg-Leesville Branch Library, 203 Armory St., Batesburg-Leesville.

SOUTH CAROLINA STATE LIBRARY CENTER FOR THE BOOK: Author John Cely will talk about his book, “Cowasee Basin: The Green Heart of South Carolina,” as part of the library’s Speaker @ the Center program, Oct. 17 from noon-1 p.m., 1500 Senate St. Books will be available for purchase and autographing. The program is free and open to the public. Participants are welcome to bring a lunch. (803) 734-8666.

S.C. BOOK FESTIVAL 2014 AUTHOR SUBMISSIONS: The 2014 S.C. Book Festival will be held May 16-18, 2014, at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center. Author submissions will be taken through March 1, 2014. Author submission forms and guidelines are available at www.scbookfestival.org under the “Authors” tab.

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