Talk books over beer, chat with a yoga expert this week in Boise

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.

Books & Brews at Bier:Thirty: 7-8:30 p.m. Monday, June 19, Bier:Thirty, 3070 Bown Road, Boise. Enjoy a relaxed chat about books. Guests can come and talk about what they’re reading and hear about what others are enjoying. Facilitated by Boise Public Library staff.

Vox Poplar Writing Project: 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Tuesday, June 20, Boise Public Library at Bown Crossing, 2153 E. Riverwalk Drive, Boise. Join local author Catherine Kyle in working on the Vox Poplar writing installation.

Irene Chandler author event: 6:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 20, Caldwell Public Library, 1010 Dearborn St. Meet local writer Irene Chandler, author of “Bolt of Lightning: Story of a Stroke Survivor.”

Melodie McBride book signing: 1 p.m. Saturday, June 24, Barnes & Noble, Boise. Melodie McBride, author of “Going Towards the Nature Is Going Towards the Health,” holds advanced yoga certifications from Yoga Vidya Gurukul Ashram/School in Timbak, Nashik, India. She is also a professor at Eastern Idaho Technical Collage and has a triple mastership in Usui/Tibetan/Karuna Reiki through the International Center for Reiki Training.