BOOK EVENTS

All events are free unless otherwise noted.

Today

Mystery Book Group — Antigone Books, 411 N. Fourth Ave. “The Nightingale Before Christmas” by Donna Andrews. 12:30-2 p.m. Dec. 31. 792-3715. antigonebooks.com.

Tuesdays

Toddler Storytime — Murphy-Wilmot Public Library, 530 N. Wilmot Road. Listen, learn, sing, move and play together. The stories are short and sometimes there are puppets. Ages 18-36 months old with an adult. 9:30-10 and 10:30-11 a.m. Tuesdays. 594-5420.

Abbett Mystery Book Club — Wheeler Taft Abbett, Sr. Public Library, 7800 N. Schisler Drive. {span}Agatha Christie book of the reader’s choice{/span}. 2-3 p.m. Jan. 2. 594-5200. library.pima.gov.

Local Author Series with Wayne Kerr — Joyner Green Valley Public Library, 601 N. La Cañada. “Framed.” 2-3 p.m. Jan. 2. 594-5295. pima.bibliocommons.com

Wednesdays

Storytime for Babies — Murphy-Wilmot Public Library, 530 N. Wilmot Road. Short stories with music and songs. Babies up to 18 months with caregiver. 10:30-11:15 a.m. Wednesdays. 594-5420.

Babytime — Kirk-Bear Canyon Public Library, 8959 E. Tanque Verde Road. The stories are short and the babies enjoy moving with the music. Babies up to 18 months. 3-3:30 p.m. Wednesdays. 594-5275. library.pima.gov.

Read to A Dog — Murphy-Wilmot Public Library, 530 N. Wilmot Road. Children read to therapy dogs to improve their reading skills. Ages 4 and up. 3 p.m. Wednesdays. 594-5420.

Thursdays

Read to a Dog — Wheeler Taft Abbett Sr. Public Library, 7800 N. Schisler Drive. Children read to therapy dogs in a low-stress environment. 5-6 p.m. Thursdays. 594-5200.

Fridays

Preschool Storytime — Murphy-Wilmot Public Library, 530 N. Wilmot Road. Read stories, activities and sing songs. Ages 3-5 with an adult. 10:30-11:15 a.m. Fridays. 594-5420.

Stoytime with Llama Llama — UA BookStore, 1209 E. Universtiy Blvd. Don’t forget to wear your favorite pair of PJ’s to read books, sing songs, make crafts, meet Llama Llama and special guest Michael Hale, who is the local children’s book author of “Bad Monkey Business”. 10:30-11:30 a.m. and 2-3 p.m. Jan. 6. 621-2814. uabookstores.arizona.edu.

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