Wright Gres (Macedonia Passage: Dangerous Cargo) will discuss and sign his nautical adventure novel at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Seminole Community Library, St. Petersburg College Seminole Campus, 9211 113th St. N.
George Zeller (Beyond My Father's Farm) will discuss his memoir at 2 p.m. Thursday at Safety Harbor Public Library, 101 Second St. N.
Patti DiRienzo (Florida: A Journey Through Its Colorful Past) will discuss and sign her book of hand-painted photos at 7 p.m. Thursday at Inkwood Books, 216 S Armenia Ave., Tampa.
Laura Kehoe (Beach Cottage Bliss) will sign her romance-mystery novel at 11:30 a.m. Friday at Colonial Bank, 2781 West Bay Drive, Belleair Bluffs.
Robert Page (When Duty Calls: World War II Experiences of a Fighter Pilot) will sign his military memoir at 1 p.m. Saturday at Wilson's Book World, 2394 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. St. N, St. Petersburg.
The Tampa-Hillsborough County Public Library System hosts bestselling children's author-illustrator Todd Parr (The I Love You Book, We Belong Together, The Peace Book) at three events on Saturday. Parr will appear at 10:15 a.m. at Bloomingdale Regional Library, 1906 Bloomingdale Ave.; at 1:30 p.m. at Jimmie B. Keel Regional Library, 2902 W Bearss Ave., Tampa; and at 4 p.m. at New Tampa Regional Library, 10001 Cross Creek Blvd.
The Pinellas Reading Council presents a Teddy Bear Read-in of popular children's stories about bears from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at three locations: Barnes & Noble St. Petersburg, 2501 Tyrone Blvd.; Barnes & Noble USF, 500 Third St. S, St. Petersburg; and Barnes & Noble Clearwater, 23654 US 19 N.
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