Among local literary events over the coming week (free unless otherwise indicated):
Come Write In - North Spokane - Join fellow writers during National Novel Writing Month. Today, 1-4 p.m., North Spokane Library, 44 E. Hawthorne Road. Coffee provided. (509) 893-8350
Friends of the Cheney Library Book Discussion Group - “Justice: What’s the Right Thing to Do?” by Michael J. Sandel. Tuesday, 7 p.m., Cheney Library, 610 First St., Cheney. (509) 235-4490
Tween Book Clubs - For grades 4-6. This month’s selection is “Holes” by Louis Sachar. Tuesday, 3:30 p.m., Fairfield Library, 305 E. Main St., Fairfield, (509) 893-8320; and 4:30 p.m., Spokane Valley Library, 12004 E. Main Ave., Spokane Valley, (509) 893-8400.
Friends of the Airway Heights Library Book Sale - Proceeds support various library programs, activities and services. Friday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Hicks Open Market Building, 12435 W. 13th Ave., Airway Heights. (509) 893-8250
Spokane Novelists Group - Strong critiquing of fiction only, novels and short stories (no poetry, nonfiction, memoirs, etc.) Bring five to 10 pages to read to the group and six to eight copies. Saturday, noon, Spokane County Library, Otis Orchards Branch, 22324 E. Wellesley Ave. Free. (509) 891-1695
Kids Book Club - “The Fantastic Secret of Owen Jester,” by Barbara O’Conner. Saturday, 1 p.m., Auntie’s Bookstore, 402 W. Main Ave. (509) 838-0206
Morgan Fraser - Signing copies of his wine country cookbooks “Savoring Chelan” and “Savoring Leavenworth.” Saturday, 1-3 p.m., Auntie’s Bookstore, 402 W. Main Ave. (509) 838-0206
Deby Fredericks - Signing copies of her three fantasy novels. Saturday, 2-4 p.m., Hastings Books, 1703 W. Wellesley Ave.
The Storytelling Company - True (and not so true) stories of the West, featuring singer/songwriter Holly McGarry. Complimentary hors d’oeuvres. Saturday, 7:15 p.m., Panida Theater, Little Theatre, 300 N. First Ave., Sandpoint. $15. (208) 263-9191