Local book events, Nov. 24-30

November 24, 2013 

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BOOK SIGNING: Sherman Carmichael will sign copies of his book, “Eerie South Carolina: True Chilling Stories from the Palmetto Past,” from 2-4 p.m. Saturday at Books on Broad, 944 Broad St., Camden. The event is free and open to the public. Books will be available for purchase. (803) 713-7323

IRMO BRANCH LIBRARY BOOK CLUBS: The Morning Book Club will discuss Ron Rash’s “Saints at the River” at 10 a.m. Dec. 5. The Books with Bite Book Club will not meet in November or December. The library is at 6251 St. Andrews Road. (803) 798-7880

BOOK SIGNING: Jo Ann D. Broome will sign copies of her first book, “My Forever Memories Are Precious,” from noon-3 p.m. Dec. 7 at It’s the Little Things, 615 Meeting St., West Columbia. (803) 261-4434

SOUTH CAROLINA STATE LIBRARY CENTER FOR THE BOOK: Authors Palmer “Satch” Krantz and Monique Jacobs will talk about their book, “Riverbanks Zoo and Garden: Forty Wild Years,” as part of the library’s Speaker @ the Center program, Dec. 12 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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