Local author of ‘Denni-Jo and Pinto’ holds Boise book signing

Story times and book clubs: Area public libraries offer story programs for children of all ages and book clubs for youths and adults. Go to their websites and click on the calendar to check out the offerings.

Collister Writes: Adding Complexity to Plots: 7-9 p.m. Tuesday, June 6, Boise Public Library Collister branch, 4724 W. State St. Program includes two sessions a month. The first Tuesday will be a two-hour workshop exploring the ins and outs of writing using the “The Great Courses: Writing Great Fiction” along with group discussions and exercises. The third Thursday will be a two-hour reading and workshop conducted by members of the Idaho Writers Guild. The program is designed for novice writers and people seeking to boost their confidence before sharing in a group critique.

Writers Bloc: Prompts and Guided Writing: 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, June 7, Meridian Library, 1326 W. Cherry Lane.

Summer Library Front Porch Sale: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday, June 9-10, Boise Public Library, 715 S. Capitol Blvd. All items 50 cents, tax included. Cash preferred, but credit/debit cards are accepted ($5 minimum).

Boise Bookmarks: Citywide Readers & Reviewers Club for Teens: 3:30-5:30 p.m. Friday, June 9, Boise Public Library main branch. For teens in 7th to 12th grades. Read whatever you want and tell each other about the books.

Buck Buchanan book signing: 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, June 10, Rediscovered Books, 180 N. 8th St., Boise. Buck Buchanan, author of “Denni-Jo and Pinto,” will sign books.