Story times and book clubs: Area public libraries offer story programs for children of all ages and book clubs for youth and adults. Go to their websites and click on the calendar to check out the offerings.
Monday, Jan. 8
Books & Brews at Highlands Hollow: 7-8:30 p.m., Highlands Hollow Brewhouse, 2455 N. Highlands Hollow, Boise. Enjoy a relaxed chat about book. Facilitated by Boise Public Library staff.
Tuesday, Jan. 9
Free Drop-In Writing Workshop: 6:30-8 p.m., The Cabin, 801 S. Capitol Blvd., Boise. January’s workshop hosted by writer Danny Stewart.
Wednesday, Jan. 10
Eagle Writer’s Group: 7-8 p.m., Eagle Public Library, 100 N. Stierman Way. Are you a budding author? Bring your writing project to share, improve, and bounce ideas.
Thursday, Jan. 11
Boise Bookmarks: 3:30-5:30 p.m., Boise Public Library main branch, 715 S. Capitol Blvd. Read whatever you want and tell each other about the books.
Budding Wordsmiths: 4:30-5:30 p.m. Meridian Library Silverstone branch, 3531 E. Overland Road. For aspiring young writers.
Comic Book Book Club: 6-6:45 p.m., Spacebar Arcade, 200 N. Capitol Blvd., Boise. January’s book picks are “Nimona,” “God Country” and “East of West, Vol. 1.’ Read one or read them all.
Michael Di Martino author event: 7-8:30 p.m., Rediscovered Books, 180 N. 8th St., Boise. Michael Dante DiMartino is the co-creator of the award-winning animated Nickelodeon series “Avatar: The Last Airbender” and its sequel, “The Legend of Korra.” “The Rebel Genius” series is his debut prose work.