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Camille Esther

Meet fantasy and Christian author Camille Esther. Second floor, Washington Memorial Library, 1180 Washington Ave. 478-744-0825. 2 p.m. Nov. 12.

“Teens Read Too” Book Club

This month the topic is historically set novels. If you haven’t read any, come anyway! You might discover something interesting to read. Second floor, Washington Memorial Library, 1180 Washington Ave. 478-744-0852. 3 p.m. Nov. 12.

John Marson Dunaway Book Signing

John Marson Dunaway’s translation of Vladimir Volkoff’s novel “The Torturer.” Barnes and Noble Booksellers at Mercer University, 1602 Montpelier Ave., Suite 100. 3:30-5 p.m. Nov. 14.

“My Name is Catherine Hockenschmidt”

Barbara Kromann of Warner Robins will tell her ancestor’s true story while dressed in an authentic German dirndl and will provide information about records that apply to German immigrants of the Revolutionary War era. Central Georgia Genealogy program. Guests welcome. Flint Energies Building Conference Room, 900 Ga. 96, Warner Robins. cggs.org. 478-987-7260. 7 p.m. Nov. 14.

Lego Robotics S.T.E.A.M. Fun!

Our S.T.E.A.M. provide fun, hands-on alternatives to learning a variety of skills such as engineering, design and mathematics. Shurling Library, 1769 Shurling Drive. 478-744-0875. 4:30-5:45 p.m. Nov. 21.

Macon Writers Group

Sidney Lanier Cottage, 935 High St. Membership in the group is open and free, and writing of every sort is accepted. For more information, email trayers.shane@gmail.com. 2-4 p.m. the last Saturday of each month.

Kids story times

Read with Buddy Roe

Buddy Roe “Pup Extraordinaire” is a certified therapy dog who loves children and story time. Riverside Library, 110 Holiday Drive North. 478-757-8900. 5:30 p.m. Nov. 10 and 4 p.m. Nov. 16.

Bibb Public Libraries

West Bibb Public Library, 5580 Thomaston Road: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, 478-744-0818. Shurling Public Library, 1769 Shurling Drive: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, 478-744-0875. Lanford Public Library, 6504 Houston Road: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, 478-621-6973. Washington Memorial Library, 1180 Washington Ave.: 10:30 a.m. Thursday and Saturday, 478-744-0859. Riverside Public Library, Rivergate Shopping Center, 110 Holiday Drive N.: 10:30 a.m. Friday, 478-757-8900.

Nola Brantley Public Library

721 Watson Blvd., Warner Robins. 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays for ages 2 and younger; 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays for ages 2-5; Teen Budding Artist program at 5 p.m. second Tuesdays; Construct and Create Club for ages 8 and older at 5 p.m. second Thursdays; Family Night at 6 p.m. the last Thursday of the month. Home-school programs: 1 p.m. Thursday for grades K-2, 1:30 p.m. Thursday for grades 3-5, 2:30 p.m. Thursday for grades 6-12. 478-923-0128.

Perry Public Library

1201 Washington St., Perry. 10:15 a.m. Monday for ages 1-3; 11 a.m. Monday for ages 4 and younger; 10:15 a.m. Thursday for ages 3-5; Family Night at 6 p.m. second Tuesdays; Teen Night at 6 p.m. fourth Tuesdays. 478-987-3050.

Centerville Public Library

206 Gunn Road, Centerville. Bedtime stories at 6:30 p.m. on first Tuesdays; 6 p.m. second Tuesdays for third- through sixth-graders; 6 p.m. third Tuesdays for ages 11-17; 10:30 a.m. Wednesday for ages 2 and younger; 11:15 a.m. Wednesday for ages 2-3; and 10:30 a.m. Thursday for ages 3-5. Home-school program for grades K-12 at 2 p.m. Monday. 478-953-4500.

Peach County Public Libraries

Thomas Public Library, 315 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, Fort Valley: 11 a.m. Thursday for ages 18 months to 3 years; 4 p.m. the first Thursday of every month for ages 4-7 years, 478-825-1640. Byron Public Library, 105 W. Church St., Byron: 11 a.m. Wednesday for ages 18 months to 3 years; 4 p.m. the first Wednesday of every month for ages 4-7 years, 478-956-2200.

Email rmartinez@macon.com; mail “Book Events,” The Telegraph, P.O. Box 4167, Macon, GA 31208.

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