Events for readers: May 19-June 1

May 19, 2013 

  • LOCATIONS

    Boise Public Library, Collister branch: 4724 W. State St., 377-4995

    Boise Public Library, main branch, 715 S. Capitol Blvd., 384-4076

    Boise Public Library, Hillcrest branch: 5246 Overland Road, Boise, 562-4996

    Boise Public Library, Cole branch: 7557 W. Ustick, Boise, 570-6900

    The Cabin: 801 S. Capitol Blvd., Boise, 331-8000

    Caldwell Public Library, 1010 Dearborn St., 459-3242

    Hastings at Fairview and Cole, 7500 W. Fairview Ave., Boise, 375-3151

    Maui Wowi, 520 E. Franklin Road, No. 105, Meridian, 869-9966

    Barnes & Noble: 1315 N. Milwaukee Road, Boise, 375-4454

    Hyde Park Books: 1507 N. 13th St., Boise, 429-8220

    Black History Museum, 508 Julia Davis Drive, Boise, 433-0017

    Rediscovered Books, 180 N. 8th St., Boise, 376-4229

    Smoky Mountain Pizza, 415 E. ParkCenter Blvd., Boise, 429-0011

    Smoky Mountain Pizza, 980 E. Fairview Ave., Meridian, 884-1067

ONE-TIME EVENTS

Idaho Authors Community (IAC): Monday, May 20, 7-9 p.m., Maui Wowi, Meridian.

Young Writers Group: Tuesday, May 21, 4-5p.m., Boise Public Library Collister branch.

Taproot Reading: Tuesday, May 21, 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. 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.

The Cabin Open House: Wednesday, May 22, 5-7 p.m., Come learn about programs for all ages, take a tour, sign up for camp, meet our teachers - writers, step up to the open mic! Music, prizes and snacks. The Cabin, Boise.

Caldwell Chapter Idaho Writers' League: Thursday, May 23, 7-9 p.m., Caldwell Public Library.

Saturday Storytime: Saturday, May 25, 11 a.m. Is your house too tall or too small? Blue, green or somewhere in between? Join our storytime about the places we live, featuring "Too Tall Houses" by Gianna Marino. Barnes & Noble, Boise.

Author event: Saturday, May 25, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Local author and chef of the new Boise restaurant Asiago's, Floyd Loomis, will be visiting Rediscovered Books as a part of its Saturday Market author events. Rediscovered Books, Boise.

Pixie Chicks: Saturday: May 25, 1-3 p.m., Maui Wowi, Meridian.

Selah, Idaho Christian Writers' Group: Monday, May 27, 6:30-9 p.m., Maui Wowi, Meridian.

Literature Discussion Book Club: Monday, May 27, 7 p.m. Join us in May for a discussion about Julie Otsuka's "The Buddha in the Attic," a book about Japanese picture brides emigrating to America in the early 1900s. This selection will surely lead to great conversations you don't want to miss. Barnes & Noble, Boise.

Young Writers Group: Tuesday, May 28, 4-5 p.m., Boise Pubic Library Collister branch.

Book Club for Adults: "Ladder of Years" by Anne Tyler. Tuesday, May 28, 7-8:30 p.m. Boise Public Library Hillcrest branch.

Books to Action: "Wise Beyond Your Field: How Creative Leaders Out Innovate to Out Perform" by John Michael Schert, Jamie Cooper, Mark Hofflund, Nancy K. Napier, Chris Petersen, Gary Raney, Don Kemper and Bob Lokke. Tuesday, May 28, 7-8 p.m., Boise Public Library Cole & Ustick branch.

Adult Book Club: "Mountains Beyond Mountains" by Tracy Kidder. Tuesday, May 28, 7-8 p.m., Boise Public Library Collister branch.

BLiP: Tuesday, May 28, 7-9:30 p.m. A play reading series, Hyde Park Books, Boise.

Writing Until I Get It Right: Friday, May 31, 7-9 p.m., Hastings, Fairview & Cole, Boise.

Sherry Cann's Writers' Critique Group: Saturday, June 1, 11 a.m.–1 p.m., Smoky Mountain Pizza, Meridian.

Saturday Storytime: Saturday, June 1, 11 a.m. Is being a princess all about wearing tiaras and sitting on thrones? Find out in "Not All Princesses Dress in Pink" by Jane Yolen, and be sure to wear your favorite princess things. Barnes & Noble, Boise.

RECURRING EVENTS

Writers' Block: Tuesdays, Noon–1 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.

Story Time with Justeen: Saturday, 11 a.m.-12 p.m., Hyde Park Books, Boise.

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