Read Me Treasure Valley: Monday, March 18, 7 p.m. Join historian and Idaho Humanities Council speaker Carole Simon-Smolinski for a look back in time along the Snake River. Simon-Smolinski will speak at the Boise State University Yanke Family Research Park, 220 E. ParkCenter Blvd., Boise
Young Writers Group: Tuesday, March 19, 4-5 p.m., Boise Public Library at Collister.
Book to Film: Tuesday, March 19, 6:30 p.m. Come watch the 1972 movie "Mountain Man," based on Idaho Author Vardis Fisher's novel. Boise Public Library at Cole and Ustick, Sagebrush Room, Boise.
Taproot Reading: Tuesday, March 19, 6:30-8 p.m. Dive into a different type of book club where we'll uncover the elements of published writing that can inform your own. Well-loved and not-yet-found, the books for this group display a mastery of language for any writer to explore. With a different theme each quarter, and each book's use of the theme different, this club will keep you on your toes. Hyde Park Books, Boise.
Local Author Series: Becky Lyles, Wednesday, March 20, noon, Boise Public Library at Ustick and Cole.
Caldwell Chapter Idaho Writers League: Thursday, March 21, 7-9 p.m., Caldwell Public Library.
Saturday Storytime: Saturday, March 23, 11 a.m. Bunnies, chocolate and eggs - it must be Easter Storytime! Come hear Jan Brett's lovely story, "The Easter Egg," and get a special Easter surprise. Barnes & Noble, Boise.
Pixie Chicks: Saturday, March 23, 1-3 p.m., Maui Wowi, Meridian.
Selah, Idaho Christian Writers Group: Monday, March 25, 6:30-9 p.m., Maui Wowi, Meridian.
Literature Discussion Book Club: Monday, March 25, 7 p.m. Join us to discuss "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks" by Rebecca Skloot. This New York Times bestseller "tells a riveting stoy of the collision between ethics, race and medicine. Barnes & Noble, Boise.
Idaho Authors Community: Monday, March 25, 7-9 p.m., Maui Wowi, Meridian.
Young Writers Group: Tuesday, March 26, 4-5 p.m., Boise Public Library at Collister.
BLiP: Tuesday, March 26, 7-9:30 p.m. A play-reading series, Hyde Park Book, Boise.
Book Club for Adults: Tuesday, March 26, 7-8:30 p.m., "The Loop" by Nicholas Evans, Boise Public Library at Hillcrest.
Spring Author Program: Wednesday, March 27, noon-1 p.m., Ashley Knight, Boise Public Library at Cole and Ustick.
Writing Until I Get It Right: Friday, March 29, 7-9 p.m., Hastings, Fairview & Cole, Boise.
Sherry Cann's Writers' Critique Group: Saturday, March 30, 11 a.m.1 p.m., Smoky Mountain Pizza, Meridian.
Saturday Storytime: Saturday, March 30, 11 a.m. The sun is shining, the grass is green, and all the animals are coming out to play in "Over in the Meadow" by Ezra Keats. Barnes & Noble, Boise.
Boise Novel Orchard: Tuesday, April 2, 6:30-8 p.m. Challenges and camaraderie are the backdrop for this caffeine-fueled evening of social writing. Don't forget your favorite writing implement! Hyde Park Books, Boise.
Author Event: Tuesday, April 2, 7 p.m. Join author Rich Binsacca to see how the city has changed (or not) since the early 1900s. This program is based on Binsacca's just-released book, "Boise Double Take," a photo-illustrated book that chronicles the past and present of 50 landmark views, architectural icons and people of Idaho's capital city. Boise Public Library at Cole and Ustick.
Author Event: Thursday, April 4, 7 p.m. Meet Carol Tuttle, bestselling author of "Remembering Wholeness." Her newest book, "The Child Whisperer," reveals that the key to raising happy, healthy, cooperative children lies in understanding and responding to a child's inner nature. Barnes & Noble, Boise.
Idaho Magazine 2013 Fiction Writing Awards: Saturday, April 6, 1 p.m. Judging for the 11th annual IDAHO magazine Fiction Contest is complete! Join us to hear several of these stories read aloud and then help celebrate with the winners. Barnes & Noble, Boise.
American Girl Workshop: Saturday, April 6, 11 a.m. Please join us for a fun American Girl workshop, Just Between Us: A Parent and Daughter Event. This event is based on The Care and Keeping of You for girls ages 8 and older. Please call our store to RSVP if you will be attending. Barnes & Noble, Boise.
Story Time with Justeen: Saturday, March 23, March 30 and April 6, 11 a.m.-noon. Story Time readings will engage the reader and listeners in an effort to bring to light the beauty of the written word and the importance of encouraging a child's mind to imagine, learn and grow. Hyde Park Books, Boise.
Writers' Block: Tuesdays, Noon1 p.m., Boise Community Radio, KRBX 89.9. Hosted by Jennifer Sanders Peterson and Amanda Turner.
Poets' and Writers' Open Mic: Every first Thursday, 7 p.m., Barnes & Noble, Boise.
Nook HD/HD+Class: Saturdays, 11 a.m.; Thursdays, 6 p.m., Barnes & Noble, Boise.
"Wellington and the Hundred Days": Tuesday, April 9, 7 p.m. Idaho Author James Mace will speak at the April meeting of the Idaho Region of the Jane Austen Society of North America, focusing on the Duke of Wellington between the time of Napoleon's escape from exile to their epic clash in Waterloo. Boise Public Library at Cole and Ustick, Sagebrush Room, Boise.
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