Author Robert Rogers of Decatur will sign copies of his novel, “Private Warfare,” Saturday, April 17, at the North Texas Book Festival in Denton. Festival events are at the Center for Visual Arts, 400 East Hickory St.
The book tells the story of Quinton Jones, a solider who deserts the Confederate Army during the Civil War, and his journey to return home. Along the way, he must deal with perilous conditions, and despair over the loss of family and friends.
Decatur Public Library is hosting a “Diary of a Wimpy Kid” party at 4 p.m. Thursday, April 8, for kids in second grade or older. The party will include games, readings from the books and watching the movie trailers. Kids will also learn how to draw Greg. For information, call the library at (940) 627-5512.