Bookmark: Signings and events, Sept. 16-22

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

Kurt Divich will sign "Lords of Las Vegas" at 2 p.m. today at Barnes & Noble, 567 N. Stephanie St., Henderson.

Louise Smith will sign "Lose Weight Healthily" at 1 p.m. Saturday at Barnes & Noble, 567 N. Stephanie St., Henderson.

Q.B. Wells will sign "One Hundred Miles and Running" at 1 p.m. Saturday at Barnes & Noble, 2191 N. Rainbow Blvd.

EVENTS

Joaquin "Jack" Garcia, a former FBI undercover agent and author of "Making Jack Falcone" will be the first speaker in the Mob Museum’s new "Inside Stories" speaker series at 6 p.m. Wednesday at 300 Stewart Ave. The series will feature a pre-event reception with hors d’oeuvres, the presentation and Q&A session. Tickets are $35. Seating is limited (724-8641).

The Las Vegas-Clark County Library District and the Vegas Valley Book Festival will present "An Evening with Cheryl Strayed" at 7 p.m. Sept. 26 at Clark County Library, 1401 E. Flamingo Road. The author of "Tiny Beautiful Things" and the memoir "Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail" will discuss her works with author Maile Chapman. A book signing and reception will follow the event.

The Amazing Reads Book Club meets at 5:30 p.m. the fourth Wednesday of each month at West Charleston Library, 6301 W. Charleston Blvd.

The Breakfast Book Club meets at 11 a.m. the third Friday of the month at Sunrise Library, 5400 Harris Ave.

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.

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.

OTHER ACTIVITIES

The Henderson Writers Group meets at 6 p.m. Mondays. The group meets at Community Lutheran Church, 3720 E. Tropicana Ave. on the first Monday of the month, and meets at Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf in the Running Rebel Plaza, 4550 S. Maryland Parkway for the remaining Mondays.

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 TIMES

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

Individual branch 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.

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