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Literary Calendar

Sun., April 4, 2010

Among local literary events over the coming week (free unless otherwise indicated):

Get Lit! Children’s Book Drive - Support children’s literacy by donating new children’s books at Get Lit! festival locations and Numerica Credit Union branches through April 30. All books collected during the drive will be distributed to children in need through Page Ahead’s Book for Kids Program. Festival locations include: Auntie’s Bookstore, 402 W. Main Ave.; The Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W. Sprague Ave.; INB Performing Arts Center, 334 W. Spokane Falls Blvd.; and Hotel Lusso, 1 N. Post St. (509) 536-1696

UI Chamber Readings - Readings of world premieres written by University of Idaho students in the Dramatic Writing program. Today, 2 p.m., University of Idaho, Kiva Theatre, 921 Campus Drive, Moscow, Idaho. $11/adults, $9/seniors, $7/students. (208) 885-6465

The Inlander’s Book Group - “That Old Cape Magic” by Richard Russo. Tuesday, 7:30 p.m., Auntie’s Bookstore auditorium, 402 W. Main Ave. (509) 838-0206

Julie Whitesel Weston - Reading from her book “The Good Times Are All Gone Now: Life, Death, and Rebirth in an Idaho Mining Town,” part of the “Your Place in History” series sponsored by the Molstead Library at North Idaho College, the Museum of North Idaho and regional libraries. Wednesday, 7 p.m., Coeur d’Alene Public Library, Community Room, 702 E. Front Ave., Coeur d’Alene. (208) 769-2315

Eileen Garvin - Reads from her book “How To Be a Sister: A Love Story with a Twist of Autism.” Wednesday, 7 p.m., Auntie’s Bookstore, 402 W. Main Ave. (509) 838-0206

David Daniel - Whitworth’s 2010 Endowed English Reader, from Fairleigh-Dickinson University in New Jersey. Friday, 7:30 p.m., Whitworth University, Weyerhauser Hall’s Robinson Teaching Theatre. (509) 777-3253

Penelope Rundle - Signing her book “The Last Caravan.” Saturday, 1-3 p.m., Hastings, 1704 W. Wellesley Ave. (509) 327-6008

Rhonda Kutson - Motivational speaker signs copies of her memoir “Escape From Hell: A Woman’s Story.” Saturday, 1-3 p.m., Auntie’s Bookstore, 402 W. Main Ave. (509) 838-0206


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