Story times: The Boise, Meridian, Eagle, Garden City, Kuna, Ada, Caldwell and Nampa public libraries offer story programs for children of all ages. Go to their websites and click on the calendar to check out the offerings.
The Cookbook Club: 6:30 p.m. Monday, March 21, Meridian Library, 1326 W. Cherry Lane. Join us each month as we try fun and delicious recipes from the same book and discuss the many ways you can adjust them to fit your tastes. This Cookbook Club is family friendly. Our cookbooks this month are “Wedding Cake,” “English Trifle” and “Devil's Food Cake” (our theme this month is Recipes From Fiction).
Inspirational Book Club: 1 p.m. Tuesday, March 22, Meridian Library at Cherry Lane. Signup is recommended. Pick up a copy of this month’s book at the Meridian Library at Cherry Lane. This month’s book: “At Home in Mitford” by Jan Karon.
Adult Book Club: 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 22, Boise Public Library, Collister branch, 4724 W. State St. In “Dad is Fat,” stand-up comedian Jim Gaffigan, who’s best known for his legendary riffs on Hot Pockets, bacon, manatees and McDonald’s, expresses all the joys and horrors of life with five young children.
Spring Author Series: 12 p.m. Wednesday, March 23, Boise Public Library, Ustick branch, 7557 W. Ustick. Meet Tracey Winegar, who writes historical fiction for both adults and teens. Her books include “The Counterfeit” and “Good Ground.” Feel free to bring your lunch.
Graphic Novel Book Club: 5:30 p.m. Thursday, March 24, Meridian Library at Cherry Lane. Meets twice a month for graphic novels, pizza and comic stuff. Our second novel this month is “Toriko: Volume 1” by Mitsutoshi Shimabukuro.
Family Book Club: 6:30 p.m. Thursday, March 24, Meridian Library at Cherry Lane. Every month, we highlight one book, encourage families to read it and then come to the library for games, crafts, snacks and discussion. March’s book: “Westly: A Spider’s Tale” by Bryan Beus.
Library closures: Sunday, March 27, all library locations will be closed for Easter.