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HOUSTON COUNTY FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY OLD BOOK SALE

10 a.m.-8 p.m. April 30, 9 a.m.-8 p.m. May 1, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. May 2, Georgia Grown Building, Georgia National Fairgrounds and Agricenter, Perry. Proceeds benefit Houston County libraries. $5 April 30 (free for Houston Friends members); free admission May 1-2. All books half price May 2. 478-923-0128.

“CIRCLES WITH SHEL”

11 a.m. May 9, the Platforms at Coleman Hill, 285 Spring St. Celebrate the poetry of Shel Silverstein that inspired the “Circles” sculptures of Coleman Hill. Free coffee and doughnuts. All ages are welcome. Hosted by the College Hill Alliance and Mount de Sales Key Club. 478-621-4420. Free.

MACON WRITERS GROUP

2-4 p.m. the last Saturday of each month, 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.

KIDS STORY TIMES

MUDDY ’MULGEE STORY TIME

10:30 a.m. the first Thursday of the month, Dot Baker Community Room, M.E. Roden Library, 151 Commerce St., Hawkinsville. A 30-minute program for children ages 3 to 5 accompanied by a supervising adult. 478-892-3155.

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.

HOUSTON COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARIES

Centerville Public Library, 206 Gunn Road, Centerville: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday for ages 1-4. 10:30 a.m. Thursday for ages 5-8, 478-953-4500. Nola Brantley Public Library, 721 Watson Blvd., Warner Robins: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday for ages 1-4 years, 478-923-0128.

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.

To have an event included in Middle Georgia Book Events, email rmartinez@macon.com, or mail information to “Book Events,” The Telegraph, P.O. Box 4167, Macon, GA 31208.

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