PajamaRama - Part of Summer Reading Programs. Wear pajamas and bring your favorite animal for stories, games and puppet shows. Tuesday, 6-7:30 p.m., Coeur d’Alene Library, 702 E. Front Ave., Coeur d’Alene. Free. (208) 769-2315, ext. 438.
Author Christie Toribara - Pharmacist Toribara will present her cookbook “Savory, Sweet, Delicious - Gluten Free Foods Everyone Will Love.” Tuesday, 7 p.m., Auntie’s Bookstore, mezzanine, 402 W. Main Ave. (509) 838-0206.
Coeur d’Alene Public Library Pageturners Books Club - Wednesday, “Brideshead Revisited,” by Evelyn Waugh. 10:15 a.m., Coeur d’Alene Library, 702 E. Front Ave., Coeur d’Alene. Free. (208) 769-2315, ext. 426.
Choo Choo Trains Preschool Storytime and Craft - Listen to stories about locomotives. Afterward, make your own train car to play with. Wednesday, 10:30 a.m., Auntie’s Bookstore, 402 W. Main Ave. Free. (509) 838-0206.
Literary Freedom Book Group - Discussion of “The Photograph” by Penelope Lively. Wednesday, 7 p.m., Auntie’s Bookstore, mezzanine, 402 W. Main Ave. (509) 838-0206.
NOOK Tablet and NOOK Color Class 101 - For beginners wanting to know the basics on how to use your NOOK Tablet or NOOK Color. Wednesday, 7 p.m., Barnes & Noble, 15310 E. Indiana Ave. Free. (509) 922-4104.
“Between the Covers: Famous Lives” - Learn about new biographies and autobiographies. Thursday, 2 p.m., Moran Prairie Library, 6004 S. Regal St. Free. (509) 893-8340.
NOOK Tablet and NOOK Color Class 201 - For advanced users. Thursday, 7 p.m., Barnes & Noble, 15310 E. Indiana Ave. Free. (509) 922-4104.
Author Gregg Braden - New York Times best-selling author will speak on “Deep Truth,” presented by Zero Point. An all-day workshop takes place Saturday for an additional fee. Friday, 7 p.m., Panida Theater, 300 N. First Ave., Sandpoint. $56. (208) 263-9191.
Barnes & Noble Storytime - Listen to “Pete the Cat and His Four Groovy Buttons,” by James Dean and Eric Litwin, make a craft and enjoy a treat. Saturday, 11 a.m., Barnes & Noble, 15310 E. Indiana Ave., Spokane Valley. (509) 922-4104.
Author Trina Lorraine - Local author will be reading her latest story, “Johnny Luck and the Traveling Circus,” and then we will have the circus here at Auntie’s with face painting and balloon animals in the kids section. Saturday, 11 a.m., Auntie’s Bookstore, 402 W. Main Ave. Free. (509) 838-0206.
Spokane Novelists Group - Strong critiquing of fiction only, novels and short stories. Bring five to 10 pages to read to the group and six to eight copies. Group meets second and fourth Saturdays of the month. Otis Orchards Library, 22324 E. Wellesley Ave., Otis Orchards. Free. (509) 891-1695.
Harry Potter’s Birthday Party - Celebrating Harry Potter’s 32nd birthday (a few days early). Come for snacks, trivia and prizes. Wear your best dress robes or house colors. Saturday, 1 p.m., Auntie’s at the Square, River Park Square, 808 W. Main Ave. (509) 456-4775.
Author Inga Jablonsky - Retired Spokane Falls Community College German instructor reads excerpts from her second book, a young adult historical novel called “Daughters of Hope and Fear.” Saturday, 2 p.m., Auntie’s Bookstore, mezzanine, 402 W. Main Ave. (509) 838-0206.
Author Bruce Bjornstad - Signing of his latest book, “On the Trail of the Ice Age Floods: The Northern Reaches” Saturday, 3-4 p.m., Dry Falls Visitors Center, 35000 Highway 17 NE, Coulee City; also at 8:30 p.m., Sun Lakes State Park Amphitheater, 34875 Park Lake Road NE, Coulee City. Free. (509) 632-5214.
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