Monday, Nov. 2

Hewlett resident Esther Bogen discusses her book, "Short Memoirs of Long Life." At 2 p.m., Long Beach Library, 111 W. Park Ave., Long Beach; 516-432-7201,

Long Island resident Janet Emily Demarest presents a collection of stories from her book, "Tales from a General Store: The Legends of Long Island." At 7:30 p.m., Smithtown Historical Society's Frank Brush Barn, 211 Middle Country Rd., Smithtown; 631-265-6768,


Tuesday, Nov. 3

Meet Rosanna Pansino, host of the Internet baking show "Nerdy Nummies" and author of "The Nerdy Nummies Cookbook: Sweet Treats for the Geek in All of Us." Purchase advance tickets for $29.99 plus tax (price of book) at the store or by phone. At 7 p.m., Book Revue, 313 New York Ave., Huntington; 631-271-1442,

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Thursday, Nov. 5

Christopher Bollen discusses and signs copies of his mystery novel "Orient." At 7 p.m., East Meadow Library, 1886 Front St., East Meadow; 516-794-2570,

Authors Bradley Harris (Smithtown historian), Kiernan Lannon (executive director of the Smithtown Historical Society) and Joshua Ruff (history curator of the Long Island Museum in Stony Brook) speak about and sign copies of their books, "Smithtown: Images of America" and "Smithtown: Then and Now." At 7 p.m., Smithtown Library Smithtown Branch, 1 N. Country Rd., Smithtown; 631-360-2480,