Local book events, Nov. 3-9

November 3, 2013 

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BETHUNE BRANCH LIBRARY BOOK CLUB: November’s discussion of “Tell the Wolves I’m Home” by Carol Rifka Brunt will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday, 206 S. Main St., Bethune. (843) 334-8420

IRMO BRANCH LIBRARY BOOK CLUBS: Morning Book Club meets 10 a.m. Thursday in the Conference Room to discuss “Gone Girl” by Gillian Flynn, 6251 St. Andrews Road. (803) 798-7880

BOOK SIGNING: USC First Lady Patricia Moore-Pastides will sign copies of her book, “Greek Revival from the Garden: Growing and Cooking for Life,” 1-3 p.m. Thursday at Mary & Martha’s, A Kitchen Shop, 4711 Forest Drive. (803) 787-6165

BOOK SIGNING: Teen author Lisi Harrison will sign copies of “The Pretenders,” 6 p.m. Thursday at Books-A-Million at the Village at Sandhill, 164 Forum Drive. (803) 788-4349

BOOK SIGNING: Author Christy Jordan will sign copies of her book, “Come Home to Supper,” 6 p.m. Nov. 14 at Books-A-Million, 164 Forum Drive. (803) 788-4349

BOOK SIGNING AND COOKING CLASS: Patricia Moore-Pastides, author of “Greek Revival from the Garden,” will share recipes at 5 p.m. Nov. 14 at Charleston Cooks, 702 Cross Hill Road. Instructors will help participants create a meal to eat at the end of class. A book signing will follow. (803) 509-8111

BOOK RELEASE PARTY AND SIGNING: Meet Kathryn Hewitt, author of “Rain,” 4-6 p.m. Nov. 15 at Books on Broad, 944 Broad St., Camden. (803) 713-7323; www.booksonbroad.com

SOUTH CAROLINA GOVERNMENT BIT BY BIT SERIES: “Trade and Transportation” webinar session at 11 a.m. Nov. 19 at the South Carolina State Library, 1500 Senate St. Free and open to the public. (803) 734-8625

CAMDEN LIBRARY BOOK CLUB: November’s discussion of “Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail” by Cheryl Strayed will meet at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 20, 1304 Broad St., Camden. (803) 425-1508

ELGIN BRANCH LIBRARY BOOK CLUB: November’s discussion of “Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter” by Tom Franklin will meet at 6 p.m. Nov. 21, 2652 Main St. (803) 438-7881

SOUTH CAROLINA STATE LIBRARY CENTER FOR THE BOOK: Authors Mary Whyte and Martha Severens will talk about their book, “More Than a Likeness: The Enduring Art of Mary Whyte,” as part of the library’s Speaker @ the Center program, Nov. 22 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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