Events for readers: Nov. 17-30

November 17, 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, Cole branch: 7557 W. Ustick, Boise, 570-6900

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

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

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

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

    Garden City Library: 6015 N. Glenwood St., 472-2940

ONE-TIME EVENTS

Idaho Family Reading Week: Nov 17-23. Check with your local library for details of how you can celebrate reading with your family.

Idaho Authors Community (IAC): Monday, Nov. 18, 7–9 p.m., Maui Wowi, Meridian.

NaNoWriMo: National Novel Writing Month: Tuesday, Nov. 19, 3-4 p.m. Always wanted to write a book? Teens are welcome to join us in November to write a novel in a month. We provide laptops, snacks and a fun atmosphere to get your creative juices flowing. Boise Public Library at Collister.

Author event: 6 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 19, Garden City Library. Cort Conley, author of “River of No Return.”

Dinner and a Book: Tuesday, Nov. 19, 6-7:30 p.m., Boise Public Library, Cole branch, must register: 570-6900; Wednesday, Nov. 20, 6-7:30 p.m., Boise Public Library, main branch, must register: 384-4200. Sponsored by Flying Pie Pizzaria and the Friends of the Boise Public Library.

Author event: Thursday, Nov 21, 6 p.m. Jerry Mathes, author of “Ahead of the Flaming Front,” will hold a reading, signing and discussion about his book. Mathes is a local author who fought wildfires for 14 seasons. Rediscovered Books, Boise.

Caldwell Chapter Idaho Writers’ League: Thursday, Nov. 21, 7-9 p.m., Caldwell Public Library.

Author event: Friday, Nov. 22, 7 p.m., Rebecca Musser, author of “The Witness Wore Red: The 19th Wife Who Brought Polygamous Cult Leaders to Justice,” will be at Barnes & Noble in Boise talking about her book and signing copies.

Saturday Storytime: Saturday, Nov. 23, 11 a.m. Come celebrate and give thanks at our Thanksgiving Storytime. Barnes & Noble, Boise.

Selah, Christian Writers’ Group: Monday, Nov. 25, 6:30–9 p.m., Maui-Wowi, Meridian.

Idaho Authors Community: Monday, Nov. 25, meeting is canceled due to Thanksgiving.

Literature Discussion Book Club: Monday, Nov. 25, 7 p.m. Join us to discuss “Common Courage: Bill Wassmuth, Human Rights, and Small-Town Activism” by Andrea Vogt, a thoughtful book about the importance of speaking out on behalf of human rights. Barnes & Noble, Boise.

Adult Book Club: “The Lacuna” by Barbara Kingsolver. Tuesday, Nov. 26, 7-9 p.m., Boise Public Library, Collister branch.

Library closures: Thursday, Nov. 28, for Thanksgiving.

Writing Until I Get it Right: Meeting canceled on Friday, Nov.29, due to Thanksgiving.

Saturday Storytime: Saturday, Nov. 30, 11 a.m. Have you ever wondered how Santa knows who is naughty and who is nice? “The Elf on the Shelf: A Christmas Tradition” by Carol Aebersold and Chanda Bell is the very special tool that helps Santa know who to put on the Naughty and Nice list. Barnes & Noble, Boise.

Book signing: Anna Webb, author of “150 Boise Icons,” will be signing copies of her book. Saturday, Nov. 30, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Capitol City Farmers Market, 8th and Fulton, Boise.

RECURRING EVENTS

Writers Block: Tuesdays, noon–1 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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