Storytime every Saturday @10:30
Lorelei Books is pleased to host authors for book signings, readings and other events, often including prizes and snacks and all of which are free unless noted. If you can't make it to a book signing but would like a signed copy, we'll be happy to take your order over the telephone and mail the signed book to you. Look for more details here and on Facebook as events near:
December 14 @ 5:30 The Statue and the Fury: A Year of Art, Race, Music and Cocktails by Jim Dees, host of Thacker Mountain Radio Hour. This funny and heartfelt memoir recalls events in Oxford, including the fate of Colonel Reb and the 1997 effort to erect a statue of William Faulkner ... and a magnolia tree that stood in its way.
December 16 @ 10:30 Special Storytime with Miss Vicksburg Blair Wortsmith and Miss Vicksburg Outstanding Teen Madison Smith, who will read Curious George and his tips for learning about money in support of Blair's platform of financial literacy.
December 19 @ 6:30 World's Hardest Music Trivia by John Grantham will be an evening of fun at Martin's at Midtown (1101 Belmont St.). Rock ‘n’ Roll History, Fun Facts, and Behind the Scenes Stories About the Groups and Songs You Thought You Knew will test your knowledge of the music that is the soundtrack of your life.
December 20 @ 5:30 Mississippi and the Great Depression by Richelle Putnam highlights innovative Mississippians who managed to keep their businesses and services open - spiritual and cultural giants who rose from the nation's poorest state to create a lasting footprint of determination, pride and hope during the Depression era.
January 8 @ 5:30 Sunshine in the Delta, from author Erica Sandifer, brings us a tale of life and love and everything in between, set in the Mississippi Delta during the early 1960s.