July 29, 2012 in Features

Literary Calendar

 

E-reader, MP3 download class - Community members interested in learning how to download e-books and audio books from Whitman County Library’s website are invited to an instructional open house. One-on-one instruction with your Kindle, Nook, e-reader, iPod, MP3 player, or smartphone will be on a first-come, first-serve basis. Participants can view sample devices at the library, but are encouraged to bring their own if they have them, including cables and laptops. Wireless capability is available for those with laptop computers. Tuesday, 5-7 p.m., Colfax Library, 102 S. Main St., Colfax. (877) 733-3375.

Opposites Preschool Storytime and Craft - Learn all about opposites. After stories, paint a picture of your favorite pair of opposites to take home. Wednesday, 10:30 a.m., Auntie’s Bookstore, children’s section, 402 W. Main Ave. Free. (509) 838-0206.

Poetry Scribes of Spokane - Wholesome poetry for ages 18 and older. Bring a favorite poem to read. Wednesday,

1 p.m., North Spokane County Library, 44 E. Hawthorne Road. (509) 796-2180.

Bookmaking (Medical Lake) - For youth in grades 4 and up. Make an origami start book and stitch a mini book. Wednesday, 4 p.m., Medical Lake Library, 321 E. Herb St., Medical Lake. Free. (509) 893-8330.

Bookmaking (Cheney) - For youth in grades 4 and up. Make an origami start book and stitch a mini book. Thursday, 1 p.m., Cheney Library, 610 First St., Cheney. Free. (509) 893-8280.

TWINE (Valley) - Teen Writers of the Inland Empire. For youth in grades six and up. Participate in creative-writing games and activities. Pen and paper will be provided. Thursday, 4 p.m., Spokane Valley Library, 12004 E. Main Ave., Spokane Valley. Free. (509) 893-8400.

Bookmaking (Deer Park) - For youth in grades 4 and up. Make an origami start book and stitch a mini book. Friday, 1 p.m., Deer Park Library, 208 S. Forest Ave., Deer Park. Free. (509) 893-8330.

Author Elisa Brinton - Book signing of “Courage to Stand,” telling of stories of young strength and triumphs in adversity. Friday, 4-7 p.m., Hastings - Shadle, 1704 W. Wellesley Ave. (509) 327-6008.

Author Julie Titone - Former Spokesman-Review staff member Titone will be joined by Dan Webster, movie reviewer and Vietnam vet, to present an illustrated memoir she co-authored with the late Grady C. Myers, “Boocoo Dinky Dow: My Short Crazy Vietnam War.” Friday, 7 p.m., Auntie’s Bookstore, mezzanine, 402 W. Main Ave. (509) 838-0206.

Michele Moran Storytime and Signing - Hear “The Inside Dog and the Outside Dog,” about a little boy with two very different dogs. Saturday, 11 a.m., Auntie’s Bookstore, children’s section, 402 W. Main Ave. Free. (509) 838-0206.


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