NEW ORLEANS

Sunday, June 7

  • “LOLA AND TATTLETALE ZEKE”: Octavia Books, 513 Octavia St. Author Marcia Goldman and her Yorkshire Terrier Lola reads and signs her book during storytime for youngsters. (504) 899-7323., www.octaviabooks.com.

Tuesday, June 9

  • “WINGS OVER NEW ORLEANS”: Cita Dennis Hubbel Library, 725 Pelican Ave. John Taylor discusses and signs his book about Paul and Linda McCartney’s stay in New Orleans during the recording of the Wings’ album “Venus and Mars.” (504) 366-0657. www.neworleanspubliclibrary.com.

Thursday, June 11

  • “HENRY HOWARD — LOUISIANA’S ARCHITECT”: 6 p.m., Garden District Book Shop, 2727 Prytania St. Robert S. Brantley discusses and signs his book about this 19th Century architect. (504) 862-2266. www.gardendistrictbookshop.com.

Thursday, June 18

  • “NEW ORLEANS HISTORIC HOTELS”: 7 p.m., Nix Library, 1401 S. Carrollton Ave. Paul Oswell discusses his book about hotels and his annually updated travel guide. (504) 596-2630. www. neworleanspuybliclibrary.com.
  • NEW ORLEANS BOOM AND BLACKOUT — ONE HUNDRED DAYS IN AMERICA’S COOLEST HOTSPOT: 6:30 p.m., Mid-City Library, American Can Building, 3700 Orleans Ave. Jules Bentley and Brian Boyles discuss his book about the leadup to the power failure during the Superbowl. (504) 596-2654. www.neworleanspubliclibrary.com.

Friday, June 19

  • “A BOOK OF UNCOMMON PRAYER”: 6 p.m., Press Street, 3718 St. Claude Ave. Launch party for the anthology of everyday invocations by 64 authors edited by Matthew Vollmer. Maple Street Book Shop to sell. (504) 866-4916. www.maplestreetbookshop.com.

Tuesday, June 23

  • “DOLLBABY”: 6 p.m., Garden District Book Shop, 2727 Prytania St. Laura Lane McNeal signs her book about coming of age in civil rights-era New Orleans. (504) 862-2266.

Thursday, June 25

  • “NO FEAR ZEN — DISCOVERING BALANCE IN AN UNBALANCED WORLD”: 6 p.m., Garden District Book Shop, 2727 Prytania St. Richard Collins presents and signs his book that focuses on concentration and sitting (shikantaza) as a discipline that can be practiced in everyday life with the dedication of the samurai. (504) 862-2266.

Saturday, June 27

  • “JADEN TOUSSAINT, THE GREATEST — EPISODE 1, THE QUEST FOR SCREEN TIME”: 11:30 a.m., Maple Street Book Shop, 7523 Maple St. Marti Dumas signs his book about an amazing five-year-old who actually does know it all. (504) 866-4916. www.maplestreetbookshop.com.

Tuesday, July 7

  • “SCOTLANDVILLE”: 6 p.m., Maple Street Book Shop, 7523 Maple St. Drs. Rachel L. Emanuel, Ruby Jean Simmons, Charles Vincent and Mayor-President Melvin “Kip” Holden read and sign this story of the town in East Baton Rough Parish that is home to Southern University. (504) 866-4916. www.maplestreetbookshop.com.

Thursday, July 9

  • “TROUTMOUTH ? THE TWO CAREERS OF HUGH CLEGG”: 6 p.m., Garden District Book Shop, 2727 Prytania St. Ronald F. Borne discusses his book about the Mississippi figure and his careers at Ole Miss and the FBI. (504) 862-2266. www.gardendistrictbookshop.com.

Friday, July 24

  • “GINGER SNAPS — A JACK PATTERSON THRILLER”: 6 p.m., Garden District Book Shop, 2727 Prytania St. Webb Hubbell discusses and signs his next installment of Patterson’s capers. (504) 862-2266. www.gardendistrictbookshop.com.

METAIRIE

Tuesday, June 9

  • “IN THE WAKE OF THE FLAGSHIP”: 7 p.m., East Bank Regional Library, 4747 W. Napoleon Ave. Fredrick Barton discusses and signs his satire chronicling one man’s battle against bureaucracy and corruption. (504) 889-8143. www.jefferson.lib.la.us.

Thursday, June 11

  • “A BIG EASY CHILDHOOD”: 7 p.m., East Bank Regional Library, 4747 W. Napoleon Ave. Guy Lyman discusses and signs his memories about growing up in the Crescent City. (504) 889-8143. www.jefferson.lib.la.us.

Tuesday, June 16

  • “WINGS OVER NEW ORLEANS”: 7 p.m., East Bank Regional Library, 4747 W. Napoleon Ave. John Taylor discusses and signs his book about Paul and Linda McCartney’s stay in New Orleans during the recording of the Wings’ album “Venus and Mars.” (504) 889-8143. www.jefferson.lib.la.us.