Local book events, March 9-15

March 9, 2014 

Weed in the Garden book cover

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

FRIENDS OF THE KERSHAW COUNTY LIBRARY BOOK SALE: The Friends of the Kershaw County Library Book Sale will continue from 1-5 p.m. Sunday at the “old Family Dollar” in the Burndale Shopping Center on Jefferson Davis Hwy. Memberships will be sold at the door. Half-price Sale Day will be 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday. (803) 438-1027; faulkekb@yahoo.com

BOOK SIGNING: “Big Nate” author Lincoln Peirce will sign copies of his books Wednesday at 6 p.m. at Books-A-Million, 164 Forum Drive. (803) 788-4349

SOUTH CAROLINA STATE LIBRARY CENTER FOR THE BOOK: Author Tom Mack will talk about his book, “The South Carolina Encyclopedia Guide to South Carolina Writers,” as part of the library’s Speaker @ the Center program, Wednesday 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.

CAMDEN BRANCH BOOK CLUB: Meets March 19 at 6:30 p.m. to discuss “Mr. Penumbra’s 24 Hour Bookstore” by Robin Sloan, 1304 Broad St., Camden. (803) 425-1508

ELGIN BRANCH BOOK CLUB: Meets March 20 at 6 p.m. to discuss “Rebecca” by Daphne DuMaurier, 2652 Main St., Elgin. (803) 438-7881

STORYTIME EVENT: Books on Broad will host a special storytime with Cathy Tolley, author of the children’s book “A Weed in the Garden,” 944 Broad St., Camden. Free and open to the public. Tolley will sign copies of her book following the event. (803) 713-7323

ART EXHIBIT: “Doni Jordan: Tome, A Collection of Heavy Books” will be on display through March 31 at the Richland Library Gallery, 1431 Assembly St. Hours are 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 2-6 p.m. Sunday. (803) 799-9084

S.C. BOOK FESTIVAL 2014: The 2014 S.C. Book Festival will be held May 16-18 at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center. Exhibitor applications are now being taken through April 15. More information is available at www.scbookfestival.org.

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