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 Neon publication to NEON, Attn: Bookmark, Las Vegas Review-Journal, P.O. Box 70, Las Vegas, NV 89125. For more information, call 383-0306.
Stephen Grogan will sign and discuss “Vegas Die” at 1 p.m. Saturday at Borders bookstore, 10950 W. Charleston Blvd.; 382-6101.
Matthew O’Brien will sign and discuss “Beneath the Neon: Life and Death in the Tunnels of Las Vegas” at 6 p.m. Thursday at Contemporary Arts Collective, 101 E. Charleston Blvd.; 382-3886.
“An Evening with author Kinky Friedman” will be at 7 p.m. Monday at Clark County Library, 1401 E. Flamingo Road. Friedman will discuss his book “What Would Kinky Do? How to Unscrew a Screwed Up World.” A book sale and signing will follow.
Joyce Ray will discuss her book “Active Christianity” at noon Saturday at Genesis Books and Gifts, 1815 W. Charleston Blvd. The discussion will be followed by a question and answer session and book signing.
The Fantastic Classics Book Club will discuss “On the Road” by Jack Kerouac at 7:15 p.m. Wednesday at Paseo Verde Library, 280 S. Green Valley Parkway, Henderson.
Mornings with Mari Book Club meets at 10 a.m. the third Saturday of each month; the Best Book You’ve Never Read book group meets the second Sunday of the month at 7 p.m.; Our Desert Hearts book group meets at 7 p.m. the third Thursday of the month at Barnes and Noble, 8915 W. Charleston Blvd.
The Science Fiction & Fantasy Club (SNAFFU) meets at 2 p.m. the fourth Sunday of each month at the Clark County Library, 1401 E. Flamingo Road.
Borders bookstore, has a writers’ group at 7 p.m. Wednesdays, 2190 N. Rainbow Blvd.
The Socrates Cafe, a discussion group on “Six Questions of Socrates: A Modern Day discovery through World Philosophy” by Christopher Phillips, meets at 7 p.m. Tuesdays in the Reading Room at Mandalay Place, 3930 Las Vegas Blvd. South.
The Amazing Reads Book Club meets at 7 p.m. the fourth Wednesday of each month at West Charleston Library, 6301 W. Charleston Blvd.
Book Lovers’ Bistro meets at 7 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. on the second Thursday of the month at the Laughlin Library, 2840 S. Needles Highway.
The Breakfast Book Club meets at 11 a.m. the third Friday of the month; and the Knights and Dragons Fantasy Book Discussion Group meets at 7 p.m. the second Monday of each month at Sunrise Library, 5400 Harris Ave.
Coffee and Crime Book Club meets at 10:30 a.m. the first Wednesday of the month at Green Valley Library, 2797 N. Green Valley Parkway, Henderson.
The Great Books Reading & Discussion Group meets at 7 p.m. the second and fourth Tuesday of each month; the Mahogany Circle Book Club meets at 11 a.m. the first Saturday of the month; and the SNAFFU Science Fiction Book Club meets at 2 p.m. the fourth Sunday of the month at the Clark County Library, 1401 E. Flamingo Road.
The Rainbow Book Club meets at 7 p.m. the second Wednesday of each month; and Cover 2 Cover Book Club meets at 7 p.m. the fourth Tuesday of each month at Rainbow Library, 3150 N. Buffalo Drive.
The Murder of the Month Book Discussion Club meets at 7 p.m. the third Tuesday of each month at the Enterprise Library, 25 E. Shelbourne Ave.
The Spring Valley Book Discussion Group meets at 7 p.m. the first Thursday of each month at Spring Valley Library, 4280 S. Jones Blvd.
The Book Chat Cafe meets at 10:30 a.m. the third Saturday of each month; and the Summerlin Sci-Fantasy Book Club meets at 7 p.m. the third Tuesday of each month at Summerlin Library, 1771 Inner Circle Drive.
The Sahara West Book Discussion Group meets at 7 p.m. the last Thursday of each month; and the Murder in the Library meets at 7 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month at Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave.
The monthly Poet’s Corner is the third Friday of the month at the West Las Vegas Arts Center, 947 W. Lake Mead Blvd.
Storytime in the Square is offered at 11 a.m. Wednesdays in Children’s Park at Town Square Las Vegas, 6605 Las Vegas Blvd. South.
Several valley bookstores offer story times and special events for children:
Storytime is offered at 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays at the NeverEnding Bookshoppe, 9440 W. Sahara Ave.
Storytime with music and crafts is offered Tuesdays at 11 a.m. and the first Saturday of the month at Barnes and Noble, 567 N. Stephanie St., Henderson.
Individual libraries within the Las Vegas-Clark County Library District offer a variety of story times and special events for children of all ages throughout the year. Most libraries require registration for their programs. Call the libraries for details.