Events for readers: July 21 - Aug. 3

July 21, 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

    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

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

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

ONE-TIME EVENTS

National Storytime: 11 a.m. Monday, July 22, Barnes & Noble, Boise. "The Day the Crayons Quit" by Drew Daywalt and Oliver Jeffers (Illustrator), featuring activities and fun with Nook.

Selah, Idaho Christian Writers' Group: 6:30–9 p.m. Monday, July 22, Maui Wowi, Meridian

Literature Discussion Book Club: 7 p.m. Monday, July 22, Barnes & Noble, Boise. Join the Literature Discussion Book Club for this month's discussion about the book "Angry Housewives Eating Bon Bons" by Lorna Landvik. This book is sure to make you laugh, love and cry as it weaves together a great story about five best friends.

Idaho Authors Community (IAC): 7-9 p.m. Monday, July 22, Maui Wowi, Meridian.

Teen Writer's Club: 4-5 p.m. Tuesday, July 23, Boise Public Library at Collister.

Author Event: 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 23, Rediscovered Books, Boise; and 6 p.m. Wednesday, July 24, Hastings, 870 Blue Lakes Blvd., Twin Falls. New York Times bestselling-author Craig Johnson will be reading and signing copies of his Longmire series. The newest in the series, "A Serpent's Tooth" will be released this summer. The popular A&E series is based on Johnson's books

Boise: Gem of the Mountains - African American/ Shoshone Bannock: 7-8 p.m. Thursday, July 25, Boise Public Library main branch. Local storyteller dramatizes Idaho history.

Writing Until I Get It Right: 7-9 p.m. Friday, July 26, Hastings,Fairview & Cole, Boise.

Saturday Storytime: 11 a.m. Saturday, July 27, Barnes & Noble, Boise. What makes a day good or bad? Really, it all depends on how you look at it. Join Rabbit and Mouse for some "Good News, Bad News" in this book by Jeff Mack

Author Event: 11 a.m. Saturday, July 27, Rediscovered Books, Boise. Jenny Michman will sign and talk about her novel, "Cover of Snow," a thriller set in the Adirondack Mountains of New York.

Sherry Cann's Writers' Critique Group: 11 a.m.–1 p.m. Saturday, July 27, Smoky Mountain Pizza, Meridian.

Adult Book Club: "The Great Gatsby" by F. Scott Fitzgerald, 7-8 p.m. Tuesday, July 30, Boise Public Library at Hillcrest.

American Girl Book Club: 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 3, Barnes & Noble, Boise. Join us for a very fun, very friendly new book club just for girls ages 8 and up. We'll learn about equality, protecting the environment and facing change through the stories of Julie, a girl growing up during the 1970s. RSVP to reserve your spot.

Saturday Storytime: 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 3, Barnes & Noble, Boise. A very special bear in green overalls is coming to visit. Come hear all about Corduroy and meet him in person. Bring your cameras because Corduroy loves taking photos with kids.

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: Every Saturday, 11 a.m.-12 p.m., Hyde Park Books, Boise.

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