MONDAY: Short story writers Laura Van Den Berg and Paul Yoon read at 8 p.m., at Blacksmith House, 56 Brattle St., Cambridge; tickets ($3) … Garrison Keillor reads from “A Christmas Blizzard,” at 7 p.m., at First Parish Church, 3 Church St., Cambridge; to reserve tickets ($10), call 617-495-2727.
TUESDAY: Anthony Sammarco discusses “The Baker Chocolate Company,” at 7 p.m., at Crane Public Library, 40 Washington St., Quincy … Scott Weighart signs “Burn the Boats,” at 6 p.m., at Barnes & Noble, Boston University, Kenmore Square.
WEDNESDAY: Elyssa East discusses “Dogtown,” at 7 p.m., at Rockport Public Library, 17 School St., Rockport … Marcia Monbleau (“The Inevitable Guest”) and Theodore Shrady (“The Sleeping Car”) sign their work from 6 to 8 p.m., at Books by the Sea, 1198 Rte. 28, South Yarmouth.
SATURDAY: Martin W. Sandler signs “The Dust Bowl Through the Lens,” from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Books by the Sea.
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Posted by Judith Maas, Globe correspondent