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Treasure Valley Book Event Calendar: June 21-27

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.

Summer reading: Be sure to check with your closest branch library for summer reading programs for your school-age children.

Literature Discussion Book Club: Monday, June 22, 7 p.m., Barnes & Noble, Boise.

Story telling: Tuesday, June 23, 11 a.m., Meridian Library, Cherry Lane. Heroes and heroines come in all shapes and sizes. Join national award-winning storyteller Christopher Leebrick as he shares super tales filled with daring deeds, adventurous acts, vile villains, and — hopefully — happy endings. Come to the library and release your inner hero.

Adult Book Club: “The Paris Wife” by Paula McLain, Tuesday, June 23, 7 p.m., Boise Public Library, Collister branch. Join us for a lively discussion of the 2012 Society of Midland Authors Award winner. A deeply evocative story of ambition and betrayal, “The Paris Wife” captures a remarkable period of time and a love affair between two unforgettable people: Ernest Hemingway and his wife Hadley.

Idaho Authors Guild: Tuesday, June 23, 7 p.m., Maui Wowi, Meridian.

Write Your Memoir: Wednesday, June 24, 1 p.m. Boise Public Library, main branch. Has anyone ever suggested you should write a book about your life? Even if you answered no, you should really write a book. Come learn tips and tricks on how to get started on your memoir, from finding a point in your life to write about, drafting scenes and arranging it all to telling your story in a compelling way. For teens and adults.

Book Club for Adults: Wednesday, June 24, 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 library. This month’s selection is “Unbroken” by Laura Hillenbrand.

Graphic Novel Book Club: Thursday, June 25, 5:30 p.m., Meridian Library, Cherry Lane. This month’s graphic novel is “Watchmen” by Alan Moore. Come join us for pizza and graphic novels. Open to ages 12 and up; content will be targeted to a teen audience.

Friday Book Guild: Friday, June 26, 1:30 p.m., Barnes & Noble, Boise. Join us on the fourth Friday of each month for an in-depth conversation of our latest featured book.

Saturday Storytime: “Orion and the Dark” by Emma Yarlett, Saturday, June 27, 11 a.m. Barnes & Noble, Boise. Orion is scared of a lot of things, but most of all he’s scared of the dark. Join Orion and the Dark on their mischievous, fun nighttime adventure.

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