Book signings and events, Jan. 8-14, 2012


Here is a listing of events designed for book lovers. Information is subject to change or cancellation without notice. Additions or changes to this listing must be submitted at least 10 days in advance of Sunday publication to Bookmark, Las Vegas Review-Journal, P.O. Box 70, Las Vegas, NV 89125. For more information, call 383-0306.

SIGNINGS

John A. Andrews will sign "Dare to Make a Difference -- Success 101" at 11 a.m. today at Barnes & Noble, 2191 N. Rainbow Blvd.

Manny Pacheco will sign "Forgotten Hollywood Forgotten History" at 2 p.m. today at Barnes & Noble, 2191 N. Rainbow Blvd.

Angela Barnickle will sign the children's and young adult book "Miles Gardner and the Secret of Blissville: A Blissville Mystery Series" at noon Saturday at Barnes & Noble, 8915 W. Charleston Blvd.

Elaine McNamara will sign "In the Midst of Cowboys, Crooners, and Gangsters: Recollections of the Las Vegas Glamour Era" at 1 p.m. Saturday at Barnes & Noble, 2191 N. Rainbow Blvd.

EVENTS

"How the FBI, Nevada Gaming Control and the IRS Took Down the Mob" will include a panel discussion with former and current representatives from the FBI, Nevada Gaming Control, Las Vegas Mob Museum, and IRS Criminal Investigations Las Vegas unit at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the main theater at Clark County Library, 1401 E. Flamingo Road. The presentation, part of Clark County Library's "Mob Month," will be moderated by Jack Miller. Book sales and signings will be available. Seating is first come, first served. Entry wristbands will be issued starting at 6 p.m. at the theater box office (507-3458).

Book Lovers' Bistro meets at 5:30 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month at Whitney Library, 5175 E. Tropicana Ave.

The Brown Bag Book Club meets at 11 a.m. the second Thursday of the month at the Laughlin Library, 2840 S. Needles Highway.

The Spring Valley Book Discussion Group meets at 1 p.m. the third Sunday of each month at Spring Valley Library, 4280 S. Jones Blvd.

The Sahara West Book Discussion Group meets at 5:30 p.m. the last Thursday of each month; the Murder in the Library group meets at 5:30 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month, both at Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave.

The Classics Book Club meets at 7 p.m. the third Wednesday of the month at Green Valley Library, 2797 N. Green Valley Parkway, Henderson.

The Mystery Readers Book Club meets at 6:15 p.m. the second Tuesday of the month at Paseo Verde Library, 280 S. Green Valley Parkway, Henderson.

The Malcolm Adult Book Chat meets at 4:30 p.m. the second Monday of the month at Lydia Malcolm Library, 2960 Sunridge Heights Parkway, Henderson.

The Mesquite Club Book Club meets at 1 p.m. the second Tuesday of the month at the Mesquite Club House, 702 E. St. Louis Ave., in Las Vegas.

OTHER ACTIVITIES

The Henderson Writers Group meets at 6 p.m. the second and fourth Mondays of the month at Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf in the Running Rebel Plaza, 4550 S. Maryland Parkway; and the first, third and fifth Mondays of the month at Saxby's Coffee Lounge, 72 Horizon Ridge Parkway, Henderson.

STORY TIMES

Story time with music and crafts is offered Tuesdays at 11 a.m. at Barnes & Noble, 567 N. Stephanie St., Henderson.

Story time in the Square is offered at 11 a.m. Wednesdays in Children's Park at Town Square, 6605 Las Vegas Blvd. South.

 

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