The 20th annual Tampa Bay Times Festival of Reading will take place Oct. 20 on the campus of the University of South Florida St. Petersburg. For author application and information, go to festivalofreading.com/.
East Lake Community Library's Authors Showcase will present M.B. Weston (The Elysian Chronicles) discussing and signing her fantasy-paranormal books at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the library, 4125 East Lake Road, Palm Harbor.
Times outdoors/fitness editor Terry Tomalin (Everyday Adventures) will discuss and sign his book on Florida adventure travel at 7 p.m. Thursday at Safety Harbor Public Library, 101 Second St.
John Cinchett (Vintage Tampa Storefronts) will discuss and sign his book of historic photographs at 1 p.m. Saturday at Inkwood Books, 216 S Armenia Ave., Tampa.
Ozzie Sabina (My Escape From Cuba) will discuss and sign his memoir about Operation Pedro Pan at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Gulf Beaches Public Library, 200 Municipal Drive, Madeira Beach.