December 11, 2011 in Features

Literary calendar



Author Aunt Kimmie Bebo - Children’s author signs copies of her picture books including her most recent, “The Goosie’s New Pond.” TodayDec. 11. 1-3 p.m., Auntie’s Bookstore, 402 W. Main Ave. (509) 838-0206.

Book Signing - Book signing of “Sarah Elizabeth Plans a Tea Party” published by Etiquette Princess Publishing. Today. 2-4 p.m., Hastings - Spokane Valley, 15312 E. Sprague Ave. (509) 924-5555; Saturday. 1-4 p.m., Hastings Books, 1703 W. Wellesley Ave. (208) 664-0464.

Author Joyce Wilkens - Signing copies of her book, “Teacup Art and Reflections” which includes photographs of teacups in unusual arrangements and unexpected settings. Today. 3-5 p.m., Auntie’s Bookstore, 402 W. Main Ave. (509) 838-0206.

Auntie’s Morning Book Group - Discussion of “Ford County: Stories” by John Grisham and “The Housekeeper” by Yoko Igawa. Today. 11 a.m., Auntie’s Bookstore, auditorium, 402 W. Main Ave. Free. (509) 838-0206.

Auntie’s Evening Book Group - Discussing “The Old Man and the Sea” by Ernest Hemingway. Tuesday. 7 p.m., Auntie’s Bookstore, Auntie’s Bookstore auditorium, 402 W. Main Ave. Free. (509) 838-0206.

North Spokane Book Club - “The Christmas Train.” Wednesday. 7-8 p.m., North Spokane Library, 44 E. Hawthorne Ave. Free. (509) 893-8350.

“Books for Christmas” Fair - Idaho Enjoy cookies and meet local authors, poets and artists. Thursday. 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Coeur d’Alene Library, 702 E. Front Ave., Coeur d’Alene. Free.

Author John Patrick Lowrie with Ellen McLain - Lowrie presents his latest book, “Dancing With Eternity.” Sharing the stage is Lowrie’s wife, Ellen McLain, best known as the voice of GLaDOS in the computer games Portal and Portal 2. Friday. 7 p.m., Auntie’s Bookstore, mezzanine, 402 W. Main Ave., Spokane. (509) 838-0206.

Rosie’s Christmas Tale Storytime and Signing - Meet author Marcy Campbell. Saturday. 11 a.m., Auntie’s Bookstore, children’s section, 402 W. Main Ave. (509) 838-0206.

The Cookie Jar Cookbook Sampler - Try samples from the cookbook by Good Housekeeping magazine. Saturday. Noon-3 p.m., Auntie’s Bookstore, 402 W. Main Ave., Spokane. (509) 838-0206.

Grinch-mas Storytime and Craft - Listen to a reading of “The Grinch Who Stole Christmas” plus other festive holiday stories and then decorate a Merry Grinch-mas crown. Saturday. 1 p.m., Auntie’s at the Square, River Park Square on skywalk level, 808 W. Main Ave. Free. (509) 456-4775.

Book Club Meeting - Discuss “From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler” by E.L. Konigsburg. Saturday. 1 p.m., Auntie’s Bookstore, mezzanine, 402 W. Main Ave. (509) 838-0206.

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