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Literary Calendar

Sun., Feb. 13, 2011, midnight

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

OSG Readers Club - “Shadow of the Wind” by Carlos Ruiz Zafron. Tuesday, 1 p.m., On Sacred Grounds, 12212 E. Palouse Highway, Spokane Valley. (509) 747-6294

Kids Book Club - For children in grades 4-6. Discuss “Gregor the Overlander” by Suzanne Collins, also swap and recommend books while enjoying games and snacks. Tuesday, 4 p.m., North Spokane Library, 44 E. Hawthorne Road. (509) 893-8350

The Heart of Spirituality - Book discussion series that focuses on religious or spiritual themes. “The Snow Leopard” by Peter Matthiessen, Tuesday, 6:30 p.m., South Hill Library, 3324 S. Perry St. (509) 444-5386

“Sexual Enjoyment in British Romanticism” - University of Idaho English professor David Sigler will discuss his new book as part of the Women’s Center Brown Bag Series. Wednesday, 12:30-1:30 p.m., University of Idaho, Memorial Gym, Room 109, 1001 University Ave., Moscow. Feel free to bring lunch. (208) 885-7751

Spokane Valley Library Book Club - “Conversations with Myself” by Nelson Mandela. Wednesday, 2 p.m., Spokane Valley Library, 12004 E. Main Ave., Spokane Valley. (509) 893-8400

Inland Northwest Writers Guild - Join a network of supportive writers to help chart a course for publishing your work. Wednesday, 6:30 p.m., Auntie’s Bookstore, 402 W. Main Ave. (509) 838-0206

Winter Book Sale - Presented by Friends of Public Library. Thursday and Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Spokane Downtown Library, 906 W. Main Ave., Meeting Rooms 1A and 1B. Most items $1 or less; bring a brown paper grocery bag on Saturday and fill it with your choice of books for $3.

22nd National African American Read-In - Sponsored by the National Council of Teachers of English as part of Black History Month activities. Thursday, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., University of Idaho Library, 850 Rayburn St., Moscow. (208) 885-7751

Maggie Fechner - Idaho author presents her first novel, “Growing Up Gracie.” Friday, 7 p.m., Auntie’s Bookstore, 402 W. Main Ave. (509) 838-0206

L.N. (Lee) Pierce - Archival preservation expert signs copies of his novel “The Vampire Congress,” a murder mystery set in Spokane that takes on a supernatural twist. Saturday, 1-3 p.m., Auntie’s Bookstore, 402 W. Main Ave. (509) 838-0206


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