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.
R. William Bennett will sign “Jacob T. Marley” at 2 p.m. Friday at Barnes & Noble, 2191 N. Rainbow Blvd.
Judy McFadden will sign “Life with McDuff: Lessons Learned from a Therapy Dog” at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Pet Blessing and Animal Fair at St. Rose Dominican Hospital — San Martin Campus, 8280 W. Warm Springs Road.
Frank Mir will sign “UFC Encyclopedia” at 1 p.m. Saturday at Barnes & Noble, 3860 S. Maryland Parkway.
Ni’cola Mitchell will sign “The Appetizer: When You’re Not His Main Course” at 1 p.m. Saturday at Barnes & Noble, 2191 N. Rainbow Blvd.
PJ Sheldon will have a reading and signing of “Feathers & Gifts” at noon Saturday at Barnes & Noble, 567 N. Stephanie St., Henderson.
Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi will sign “Confessions of a Guidette” at 2 p.m. Oct. 30 at Barnes & Noble, 2191 N. Rainbow Blvd.
“Fade, Sag, Crumble: Ten Las Vegas Writers Confront Decay,” a panel discussion featuring local authors who contributed short stories to the Las Vegas Writes Project 2011, will be 7-9 p.m. Thursday at Clark County Library, 1401 E. Flamingo Road (229-5431).
Children’s book author Gayle Clinker will host a Pink Party and have a book sale and signing 4:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday at Brighton Collectibles at the District, 2240 Village Walk Drive, Henderson. Clinker will be signing copies of “The Very Busy Vizzi.” A portion of the proceeds will be donated to Breast Cancer Research. Dogs are welcome. To RSVP, call 270-0100.
The Mahogany Circle Book Club meets at 11 a.m. the first Saturday of the month at the Clark County Library, 1401 E. Flamingo Road.
Centennial Hills Readers Circle meets at 10:30 a.m. the first Tuesday of each month at Centennial Hills Library, 6711 N. Buffalo Drive.
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 at Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave.
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 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.
The monthly Poet’s Corner is at 7:30 p.m. the third Friday of the month at the West Las Vegas Arts Center, 947 W. Lake Mead Blvd.
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 Las Vegas, 6605 Las Vegas Blvd. South.
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.