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.
Author Stephen Post will sign and discuss "Why Good Things Happen To Good People: The Exciting New Research that Proves the Link Between Doing Good and Living a Longer, Healthier, Happier Life" at 2 p.m. Thursday at Barnes and Noble, 3860 S. Maryland Parkway; 734-2900.
Library District Comicsfest featuring Greg Rucka, Jimmy Gownley, Steven Grant, Josh Elder, Michele Gorman, Jake Tinsley and more 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday at Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave., free (507-3630).
The Junior League of Las Vegas will host a reception and book signing for Vladimir Kagan at 4 p.m. Thursday at the Morelli House, 861 Bridger St. Kagan will sign copies of "The Complete Kagan." The event is free, but reservations are required by today (822-6536).
Author Ann Hines-Brown will have a discussion at 2 p.m. Saturday at the West Las Vegas Library, 951 W. Lake Mead Blvd.
Learn how first-time authors got published at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Clark County Library, 1401 E. Flamingo Road.
Author Robyn Carr will interview Robert Massey author of "People Get Screwed All the Time: Protecting Yourself From Scams, Fraud, Identity Theft, Fine Print, and More" at 7 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 Amazing Reads Book Club meets at 7 p.m. the fourth Wednesday of each month at West Charleston Library, 6301 W. Charleston Blvd.
Whitney Library’s Book Bistro meets at 7 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month at 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 Fantasy Book Discussion Group meets at 7 p.m. the second Monday of the month; and the Breakfast Book Club meets at 11 a.m. the third Friday of the month at Sunrise Library, 5400 Harris Ave.
The Great Books Reading & Discussion Group meets at 7 p.m. the second and fourth Tuesday of each month. At the next meeting, the group will be discussing "The Rocking-Horse Winner" by D.H. Lawrence; the Contemporary Fiction Book Discussion Group meets at 7 p.m. the third Tuesday of each month; and the Mahogany Circle Book Club meets at 11 a.m. the first Saturday of the month to discuss books written by black authors 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 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 Spring Valley Book Discussion Group meets at 7 p.m. the first Thursday of each month; and the Singles Book Discussion Group meets at 2 p.m. the first Thursday of the month at Spring Valley Library, 4280 S. Jones Blvd.
The Sci-Fantasy Book Club meets at 7 p.m. the third Tuesday of the month and at the next meeting will be discussing "Magyk" by Angie Sage; the Book Chat Cafe meets at 10:30 a.m. the third Saturday of each month at the Summerlin Library and Performing Arts Center, 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 club 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.
Several valley bookstores offer story times and special events for children:
Story time 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