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.
Writers Bloc: 6 p.m. Monday, April 11, Meridian Library, 1326 W. Cherry Lane. Come join a group of fellow writers to collaborate, critique and create together. We will be working on what it means to be writers in the Treasure Valley.
The Cookbook Club: 6 p.m. Monday, April 11, Meridian Library at 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 likes. Our cookbooks this month are “Everyday Italian” and “The Italian Cookbook for Beginners.” Register online, and then stop by the Meridian Library at Cherry Lane to peruse this month’s cookbook and select the recipe you want to bring.
Coffee and a Classic: 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 12, Meridian Library at Cherry Lane. “A Passage to India” by E.M. Forster.
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Readings and Conversations: 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 13, The Egyptian Theatre, 700 W. Main St. Jacqueline Woodson is the 2014 National Book Award Winner for her New York Times best-selling memoir, “Brown Girl Dreaming.” The author of more than two dozen books for young readers, she is a four-time Newbery Honor winner, a recipient of the NAACP Image Award, a three-time National Book Award finalist and a two-time Coretta Scott King Award winner. Information and tickets available at www.thecabin.org.
Library Book Club: 2 p.m. Thursday, April 14, Garden City Library, 6015 N. Glenwood St. “Clan of the Cave Bear: Part 1” by Jane Auel.
Author signing: 4 p.m. Friday, April 15, Rediscovered Books, 180 N. 8th St., Boise. Several authors appearing at this year’s Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators Conference at Boise State will take part in a book signing: N.D. Wilson, author of “Outlaws of Time” and “100 Cupboards”; Valynne E. Maetani, “Ink and Ashes”; Amy Alleger, “Dig Too Deep”; Craig Lew, “Breath to Breath”; and Angela Ruth Strong, “The Fun4Hire” series.
Literature for Lunch: 12:10 p.m. Friday, April 15, Boise Public Library, main branch, 715 S. Capitol Blvd. “Gardens in the Dunes” by Leslie Marmon Silko.