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Treasure Valley Book Events Calendar: April 27-May 3

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 27, 7 p.m., Maui Wowi, Meridian.

Literature Discussion: Monday, April 27, 7 p.m., Barnes & Noble, Boise. Join us on the fourth Friday of each month for an in-depth conversation of our latest featured book.

Book Club for Adults: Tuesday, April 28, 7 p.m., Boise Public Library, Hillcrest branch. Participants choose a new book each month and meet for lively discussion. All titles are made available for check-out by the Hillcrest branch. This month’s selection is “Nights of Rain and Stars” by Maeve Binchy.

Adult Book Club: Tuesday, April 28, 7 p.m., Boise Public Library, Collister branch. Join us for a lively discussion of this month’s title “Farm City: The Education of an Urban Farmer” by Novella Carpenter. Urban and rural collide in this wry, inspiring memoir of a woman who turned a vacant lot in downtown Oakland into a thriving farm.

Author visit: Thursday, April 30, 6:30 p.m., Boise Public Library, main branch. Reading by Christian Winn, author of the short-story collection “Naked Me.”

Teen Writers Room: Saturday, May 2, 1 p.m., Boise Public Library, main branch. If you are 12-17 and love to write, you 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, non-facilitated 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.

Saturday Storytime: Saturday, May 2, 11 a.m., Barnes & Noble, Boise. “What Do You Do With an Idea” by Kobi Yamada. Children of all ages will find inspiration in this story that asks us to nurture an idea, no matter how silly it may seem. Activities will follow.

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