Boise Public Library Friends Spring Book Sale: Sunday, April 7, 124 p.m., 726 River St. (behind the Boise Public Library main branch).
Hillview Book Club: Monday, April 8, 9:30 a.m. The Hillview Book Club meets monthly at Barnes & Noble. They come early to grab their morning coffee or tea and a snack, and then they get cozy and chat about the month's book of choice. Stop by and join them. Barnes & Noble, Boise.
Idaho Authors' Community: Monday, April 8, 7-9 p.m., Maui Wowi, Meridian.
Partners in Crime: Tuesday, April 9, 7 p.m. If you're interested in reading, writing or publishing in the fields of mystery, suspense or true crime, then stop by the Partners in Crime. New members are always welcome. Barnes & Noble, Boise.
Classics Club: Tuesday, April 9, 7-10 p.m. We'll be reading two Ray Bradbury shorts to discuss at the beginning of our meeting, "The Sound of Thunder" and "The Veldt." Hyde Park Books, Boise.
Let's Talk About It! Thursday, April 11, 6-7 p.m., Boise Public Library main branch. April selection: "The Jailing of Cecelia Capture" by Janet Campbell Hale. Discussion leader: Wendy Green, scholar.
Saturday Storytime: Saturday, April 13, 11 a.m. Today's theme is Things That Go. I think I can, I think I can. ... "The Little Engine That Could" is chugging into our Things That Go Storytime today. Barnes & Noble, Boise.
Story Time with Justeen: Saturday, April 13 and 20, 11 a.m.-12 p.m. Story Time readings will engage the reader and listeners in a unique exploration of the inner child and release an imagination that is often suppressed by society. I hope 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.
Young Writers Group: Tuesday, April 16, 4-5 p.m., Boise Public Library at Collister.
Educator Happy Hour: Tuesday-Thursday, April 16-18, 4-7 p.m. Join us for special educator appreciation giveaways and 25 percent off classroom and personal purchases. You can also enter to win a Nook or a $500 gift card. Some exclusions apply. Ask any bookseller for details. Barnes & Noble, Boise.
Meet the Author of Captain Underpants: Thursday, April 16, 4 p.m., Boise Public Library main branch.
Taproot Reading: Tuesday, April 16, 6:30-8 p.m. In conjunction with Boise's Novel Orchard, Hyde Park Books presents Taproot Reading. 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. Hyde Park Books, Boise.
Author Event: Thursday, April 18, 4 p.m. Meet Dav Pilkey, author of "Captain Underpants." Boise Public Library main branch, Hayes Auditorium.
Caldwell Chapter Idaho Writers' League: Thursday, April 18, 7-9 p.m., Caldwell Public Library.
Pixie Chicks: Saturday, April 19, 1-3 p.m., Maui Wowi, Meridian.
Author Event: Saturday, April 20, 4 p.m. Stop by and meet some of our area's great local writers and get a signed copy of their books today. There will be something for everyone. Barnes & Noble, Boise.
Saturday Storytime: Saturday, April 20, 11 a.m. Today's theme is Pets. Do you have a pet? A dog, a fish or maybe ... a moose? In "This Moose Belongs to Me" by Oliver Jeffers, find out what happens when pets don't always follow the rules. Barnes & Noble, Boise.
Human Rights Book Club: Thursday, May 9, 7 p.m., Black History Museum, Boise. The group is currently reading "The Submission" by Amy Waldman.
Classics Club: Tuesday, May 14, 7-8:30 p.m. In May we will be reading "A Tale of Two Cities" by Charles Dickens, Hyde Park Books, Boise.
Writers' Block: Tuesdays, Noon1 p.m., Boise Community Radio, KRBX 89.9. Hosted by Jennifer Sanders Peterson and Amanda Turner.
Poet's and Writer's 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.
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