Books

Book events calendar for the week of April 12-18

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

Idaho Authors Community: Monday, April 13, 7 p.m., Maui Wowi, Meridian.

Classics Book Club: Tuesday, April 14, 6:30 p.m., Meridian Library, Cherry Lane.

Partners in Crime Mystery Book Group: Tuesday, April 14, 7 p.m., Barnes & Noble, Boise.

Family Book Club: Thursday, April 16, 6:30 p.m., Meridian Library, Cherry Lane. In this new book club, engage in some family bonding and promote literacy at the same time. Join us on the third Thursday of the month to discuss the book and enjoy an activity together. Not everyone needs to be a fluent reader to participate. All ages welcome. Drop by the Children’s Desk to pick up your family’s copy of “Little Town on the Prairie” by Laura Ingalls Wilder to check out. Registration is limited to 15 families.

Mystery Book Club: Thursday, April 16, 6:30 p.m., Meridian Library, Cherry Lane.

Caldwell Chapter of the Idaho Writers’ League: Thursday, April 16, 7 p.m., Caldwell Public Library.

Children’s storytime: “Aqualicious” by Victoria Kann, Saturday, April 18, 11 a.m., Barnes & Noble, Boise.

Teen Writers’ Room: Saturday, April 18, 1 p.m., Boise Public Library, main branch. If you are 12 -17 and love to write, you now have your own space in the library once a week. Bring your notebooks and computers and join other writers in the Gates Room for a drop-in, nonfacilitated room of your own. We’ll provide writing prompts if you need inspiration or you can work on existing projects. It’s entirely your space and your time.

Reading by author Priya Kanaparti: Saturday, April 18, 2 p.m., Boise Public Library, main branch. Come meet Boise author Priya Kanaparti for a casual meet and greet, book reading and signing event. She writes paranormal romance for young adults, and contemporary romance for young adults and new adults under her pen name, Clara Stone. She strongly believes that true love conquers all, and that’s a common theme you’ll find in her novels. Aspiring writers are welcome to stop by to ask questions about self-publishing or publishing through a press.

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