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, March 14, 6 p.m. Meridian Library, 1326 W. Cherry Lane. Come join a group of fellow writers to collaborate, critique and create together. For information, contact Alexi at email@example.com.
Book discussion: Monday, March 14, 7 p.m., Boise Public Library, main branch, 715 S. Capitol Blvd. Adults and teens are invited to a discussion of the book “Orphan Train” by Christina Baker Kline, the 2016 Read Me Treasure Valley selection.
Writing Workshop: Tuesday, March 15, 7 p.m., Boise Public Library, main branch. The Writing Workshop is a hands-on program for adult writers who want to share and discuss their work.
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Meridian Business Book Club: Tuesday, March 15, 7:30 a.m., unBound, 713 N. Main St., Meridian. “Zero to One” by Peter Thiel. Join us at the Meridian Library’s technology center to share and discuss ideas about leadership, management and business with like-minded people in your community.
Happy Hour Bookclub with the Cabin: Tuesday, March 15, 5:30 p.m., The Cabin, 801 S. Capitol Blvd., Boise. Writer Christian Winn will lead the conversation about George Saunders’ 2013 National Book Award finalist, “Tenth of December.” The event is free and BYOB.
Reading series: Tuesday, March 15, 7 p.m., Rediscovered Books, 180 N. 8th St., Boise. Join Rediscovered Books and the Selway-Bitterroot Frank Church Foundation for a new reading series featuring local authors that specialize in Idaho outdoors and conservation. This month’s speaker will be Kathy Deinhardt Hill, author of “Spirits of the Salmon River” and “Hanged: A History of Idaho’s Executions.”
Spring Author Series: Wednesday, March 16, 12 p.m., Boise Public Library, Ustick branch, 7557 W. Ustick. Meet Rachel Greene, teen fiction writer whose work includes the “Stones of Caron” trilogy.
Author event: Wednesday, March 16, 7 p.m., Rediscovered Books, Boise. Northwest author Randy Henderson will be reading and signing from his newest novel, “Bigfootloose and Finn Fancy Free,” the sequel to his 2015 release, “Finn Fancy Necromancy.”
Mystery Book Club: Thursday, March 17, 6:30 pm, Meridian Library at Cherry Lane.
Inspirational Book Club: Friday, March 18, 10:30 a.m., Meridian Library at Cherry Lane. Sign-up is recommended. Pick up a copy of this month’s book at the Cherry Lane branch: “At Home in Mitford” by Jan Karon.
Literature for Lunch: Friday, March 18, 12:10 p.m., Boise Public Library, main branch. “The Year of the Flood” by Margaret Atwood. The spring theme is Seeds and Gardens: Kernels of Time.
Teen Burgers and Books: Friday, March 18, 4:30 p.m., Meridian Library at Cherry Lane. “Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children” by Ransom Riggs.