Broadside Bookshop, 147 Main St., Northampton, Mass.,.
Africa Night reading and signing of This is Paradise, which is set partially in Malawi, and presentation on The Akaa Project (theakaaproject.org), which assists residents of a village in Ghana and was founded by Palmer native Mary (Koss) Grimanis and her family.
Palmer Historical and Cultural Center, 2072 Main St., Three Rivers, Mass.
2 to 4 p.m.
Are You a Bookie?
Book club and reader celebration, reading and signing with Michael Ponsor, MP Barker, and John Jarvis.
Bay Path College, 588 Longmeadow St., Longmeadow, Mass