November 13, 2011 in Features

Literary Calendar

 

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

“Home for the Holidays: Survival Skills for Families” - Kim Halsey, addiction recovery expert and founder of RecoveryToday.org, will sign her book “25 Ways to Win: The Pocket Guide to Addiction Recovery.” Today, 12:30 p.m., Auntie’s Bookstore, 402 W. Main Ave. (509) 838-0206

Come Write In - Are you writing your novel this November? Join fellow writers at the library for write ins during National Novel Writing Month. Today. 1-4 p.m., North Spokane Library, 44 E. Hawthorne Ave. (509) 893-8350; also Friday. 1-5 p.m. Spokane Valley Library , 12004 E. Main Ave., Spokane Valley. Coffee provided. (509) 893-8400

Medical Lake Book Club - Open to everyone regardless of whether they have an SCLD card. This month’s selection is “Heaven is for Real.” Monday, 1 p.m., Medical Lake Library, 321 E. Herb St., Medical Lake. (509) 893-8330

Robin Hood Reads to Kids - Characters from CYT-North Idaho’s fall show of “Robin Hood the Musical” will read to area children as part of the Idaho Family Reading Week. Monday, 4 p.m., Coeur d’Alene Library, 702 E. Front Ave., Coeur d’Alene. Free. (208) 769-2315

Heart of Spirituality Book Discussion Series - “Wise Blood,” by Flannnery O’Connor. Monday, 6:30-8 p.m., South Hill Library, 3324 S. Perry St. (509) 444-5386

History Buffs Book Club - Discussion group open to the public. Tuesday, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Shadle Library, 2111 W. Wellesley Ave. (509) 847-3753

Tween Book Club (North) - For youth in grades 4-6. Discuss “The Invention of Hugo Cabret” by Brian Selznick and enjoy games and snacks. Tuesday, 4 p.m., North Spokane Library, 44 E. Hawthorne Road. (509) 893-8350

Spokane Valley Library Book Club - “Parrot and Olivier in America” by Peter Carey. Wednesday, 2 p.m., Spokane Valley Library, 12004 E. Main Ave. (509) 893-8400.

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

Atonya Nelson - Reading from her novels and short stories, part of the Visiting Writers Series. Wednesday, 7:30 p.m., Gonzaga University, Cataldo Hall Globe Room. (509) 313-6681

Coeur d’Alene Public Library Pageturners Books Club - “Memory Wall,” by Anthony Doerr. Thursday, 10:15 a.m., Coeur d’Alene Library, 702 E. Front Ave., Coeur d’Alene. (208) 769-2315, ext. 426

Friends of the Airway Heights Library Book Sale - Proceeds support various library programs, activities and services. Friday and Saturday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Hicks Open Market Building, 12435 W. 13th Ave., Airway Heights. (509) 893-8250

Debra Gwartney - Presents her memoir “Live Through This: A Mother’s Memoir of Runaway Daughters and Reclaimed Love.” Friday, 7 p.m., Auntie’s Bookstore, 402 W. Main Ave. (509) 838-0206

Patrick Madden - Reading from his essay collection “Quotidiana.” Friday, 7 p.m., Whitworth University, Lied Arts Center, 300 W. Hawthorne Road. (509) 777-3253

Friends of the Otis Orchards Library Book Sale - Proceeds support various library programs, activities and services. Saturday, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Otis Orchards Library, 22324 E. Wellesley Ave., Otis Orchards. (509) 893-8390

Social Media for Authors Workshop - Learn how to promote yourself and your work, making contacts and connections, and more, with author Greg Pincus. Saturday, 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Moran Prairie Library, 6004 S. Regal St. (509) 838-5371

Rick Faletto - Sandpoint author and 1964 WSU grad signs copies of his book “Four-Eleven: Planes, Pulaskis and Forest Fires.” Saturday, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., University of Idaho Bookstore in the Vandalstore, 710 Deakin St., Moscow.

Mis Libritos (My Little Books) - For children and their parents. Join experienced Spanish teacher Marge Andrews for an afternoon of Spanish folktales and stories, read in both Spanish and English. Saturday, 1 p.m., Tinman Too, 809 W. Garland Ave. (509) 325-3001

Donald Condon - Signing copies of “The Bethlehem Star.” Saturday, 2-5 p.m., Gallery of THUM, 2910 N. Monroe St. (509) 413-1489

Todd Finkle - Discusses Warren Buffet and other high achievers in his book “Lessons Learned from Leading Entrepreneurs.” Saturday, 2 p.m., Auntie’s Bookstore, 402 W. Main Ave. (509) 838-0206


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