Book Event Calendar: Oct. 25-31

Story times: The Boise Public Library, Ada Community Libraries, and the Meridian Library District offer many story programs for children of all ages. Go to their websites, www.boisepubliclibrary.org, www.adalib.org, or www.mld.org, and click on the calendar to check out the classes.

Writers’s Bloc: Monday, Oct. 26, 6 p.m. Meridian Library, Cherry Lane. Come join a group of fellow writers to collaborate, critique and create together. We’ll read some professional work, share our own writing and hear from local authors about the unique experience of creative writers today. No registration required. Coffee, tea and cookies will be provided.

Adult Book Club: Tuesday, Oct. 27, 7 p.m., Boise Public Library, Collister branch. “Coming to My Senses” by Alyssa Harad. Embarking on a journey that takes her from perfume galleries and private laboratories in her hometown of Austin, Texas, to the glamorous perfume showrooms of New York, Harad discovers a secret network of perfume-traders, scent sharers, botanists and fragrance enthusiasts.

Book Club for Adults: Wednesday, Oct. 28, 7 p.m., Boise Public Library, Hillcrest branch. “Ahab’s Wife” by Sena Jeter Naslund. Participants choose a new book each month and meet for lively discussion. All titles are made available for check-out at the Hillcrest branch.

Author event: Thursday, Oct. 29, 7-8:45 p.m., Boise Public Library, main branch. Kathryn Kemp Guylay will hold a free talk. There will also be free prizes.

Location information

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

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

Meridian Library, Cherry Lane branch: 1326 W. Cherry Lane, 888-4451