NOVELLO BOOK BRUNCH: Meet authors and illustrators for youth, 9:30 a.m., Wachovia Playhouse at ImaginOn, 300 E. Seventh St. Featured authors include Cynthia Kadohata (“Kira-Kira”), Margaret Peterson Haddix (“Among the Hidden”), Charles Smith Jr. (“Hoop Kings”) and Frank Remkiewicz (illustrator of the “Froggy” books). Books will be available for signing and purchase. www.plcmc.org/novello.
SIGNING: Jim and Joyce Lavene (“Wicked Weaves”), 2 p.m., Park Road Books, 4139 Park Road. 704-525-9239; www.parkroadbooks.com.
BOOK SALE: Albemarle Friends of the Library Fall Book Sale, 5-8 p.m. Thursday (preview for Friends members), 9a.m.-6 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, 133 E. Main St., Albemarle. 704-986-3755.