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Treasure Valley book event calendar: Jan. 31-Feb. 6

Story times: The Boise, Meridian, Eagle, Garden City, Kuna, Ada, Caldwell and Nampa public libraries offer many story programs for children of all ages. Go to their websites and click on the calendar to check out the offerings.

Writer’s Bloc: Monday, Feb. 1, 6 p.m., Meridian Library, 1326 W. Cherry Lane. Come join a group of fellow writers to collaborate, critique and create together. We will be working on what it means to be writers in the Treasure Valley. Questions? Contact Alexi at asprague@mld.org.

Morning Book Club: Tuesday, Feb. 2, 10:30 a.m., Meridian Library at Cherry Lane. Meet a great group of friends to catch up and talk about this month’s book, “Unbroken” by Laura Hillenbrand.

Writing Workship: Tuesday, Feb. 2, 7 p.m., Boise Public Library, main branch, 715 S. Capitol Blvd. Workshop participants have two roles: writer and reader. As writer, you’ll share your work and listen to feedback from fellow attendees; as reader, you’ll read others’ work, offer feedback and suggest strengths and areas for improvement. Those who attend regularly will be reading others’ work in advance, sharing their feedback at meetings and submitting their own work.

Mayor’s Book Club: Thursday, Feb. 4, 6:30 p.m., Meridian City Hall, 33 E. Broadway Ave. Join Mayor Tammy de Weerd, a great group of peers and local business leaders in Session 2 of this program. When you sign up, you commit to attend each of the four Book Club discussions held February-May. All meetings are held the first Thursday of the month. Register at www.mld.org. Please contact talley@mld.org with questions.

Geneology Writing Workshop: Who Is Your Writing “Audience”? Why Does It Matter? Thursday, Feb. 11, 7 p.m., Boise Public Library, main branch. Workshop Series: Writing Creative Family and Local History in partnership with the Idaho Historical Society.

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