Treasure Valley book event calendar: Aug. 2-8

Story times: The Boise Public Library, Ada Community Libraries, and the Meridian Library District offer many story programs for children of all ages. Go to their websites,, or, and click on the calendar.

Summer reading programs: There are various summer reading programs for your children. For more information, visit the Boise Public Library at and the Meridian Library District at

Find Waldo in Boise: Through Aug. 31. Rediscovered Books in Boise is bringing back its famous Find Waldo Local Scavenger Hunt. Stop by the bookstore this month to pick up your Waldo passport detailing the local businesses to visit on your quest. Once you find Waldo, get your passport stamped by any employee. There will be prizes, graciously donated by local participating businesses.

Morning Book Club: Meridian Library, Cherry Lane, Tuesday, Aug. 4, 10:30 a.m.

Writing Your Family Stories: Wednesday, Aug. 5, 1 p.m., Boise Public Library, main branch. You’ve done the genealogy, now what? Come learn fun ways to write and share family stories.

Saturday Storytime: “The Gingerbread Man Loose in the School” by Laura Murray and Mike Lowery, Saturday, Aug. 8, 11 a.m., Barnes & Noble, Boise. Join us for our special Hero Storytime featuring the Gingerbread Man.