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GET POP CULTURED

Barnes and Noble, The Shoppes at River Crossing, 5080 Riverside Drive. Throwback Thursdays: every Thursday in July. Manga Mania: July 19, all day. Fan Girl Friday: 7 p.m. July 24. Vinyl Day: July 25, all day. James Patterson Day: July 26, all day. Dr. Seuss “What Pet Should I Get?” Launch: 7 p.m. July 28. Dr. Seuss Spectacular: 7 p.m. July 31. 478-474-0161.

“MACON HISTORY” SALON SERIES

5:30-7 p.m. Sidney Lanier Cottage, 935 High St. Talks and tours related to the fascinating and unique history of Macon, hosted by Historic Macon. Aug. 14: Wimberly Treadwell will lead a tour of Macon’s downtown alleys, beginning in the alleyway between 551 Cherry St. and the Rookery; reservations required, contact Kim Campbell at kcampbell@historicmacon.org or 478-742-5084; $10 for Historic Macon members, $15 for non-members. Sept. 8: Matt Jennings and Stephen Taylor, authors of “Images of America: Macon.” Unless noted otherwise, admission is free for Historic Macon members, $5 for non-members and $3 for students. www.historicmacon.org.

K.W. PENNDORF BOOK SIGNING

6-8 p.m. July 30, Barnes and Noble Booksellers, the Shoppes at River Crossing, 5080 Riverside Drive. The author will be promoting her new middle grade adventure story, “Freya and the Dragon Egg.” www.kwpenndorf.com.

RACHEL IVERY BOOK SIGNING

Noon-2 p.m. Aug. 22, Goodwill Industries, 5171 Eisenhower Parkway. Author Rachel Ivery will be signing her children’s book, “Daniel the Fastest Horse.” Free. 478-475-9995.

KIDS STORY TIMES

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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