November 25, 2012 in Features

Literary Calendar

 

Free Children’s Activities at BookPeople - November events include: Children’s Story Time Mondays at 10 a.m. and Thursdays at 11 a.m.; Yoga Story Time, Friday at 11 a.m. BookPeople, 521 S. Main St., Moscow, Idaho. Free. (208) 882-2669.

Co-op’s Good Food Book Club - Presented by the Moscow Food Co-op. Group will discuss “Barnheart: The Incurable Longing for a Farm of One’s Own” by Jenna Woginrich. Today, 7-8:30 p.m. Event will be held at a private residence, email bookclub@moscowfood.coop for directions. Moscow, Idaho. (208) 882-8537.

Cheney Book Discussion Group - This month’s selection is “Out of Africa,” by Isak Dinesen. Tuesday, 7 p.m., Cheney Library, 610 First St., Cheney. Free. (509) 893-8280.

Books Are Fun Book and Gift Fair - Wednesday and Friday. Books and gifts for all ages at discounted prices with proceeds benefitting Chase Youth Foundation. Daily 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Spokane City Hall, main lobby, 808 W. Spokane Falls Blvd. Free admission. (509) 953-3246.

Coeur d’Alene Public Library Pageturners Books Club - Upcoming discussions: Wednesday, “Disgrace” by J.M. Coetzee; Jan. 23, “Eva Luna” by Isabelle Allende; Feb. 27, “The Road From Coorain” by Jill Ker Conway; March 27, “The Space Between Us” by Thrifty Umrigar. All discussions at 10:15 a.m. Coeur d’Alene Library, 702 E. Front Ave., Coeur d’Alene. Free. (208) 769-2315, ext. 426.

I Love to Write Day Preschool Storytime and Craft - November is National Love to Write month. Listen to stories about writing and make your own little “diary” to write your own story. Wednesday, 10:30 a.m., Auntie’s Bookstore, Children’s Section, 402 W. Main Ave. (509) 838-0206.

Deer Park Library Book Club - Discuss “A Good American,” by George Alex. Bring a brown bag lunch. Wednesday, noon, Deer Park Library, 208 S. Forest Ave., Deer Park. Free. (509) 893-8300.

Spokane College Women’s Association Luncheon - Featured speaker is author Suzanne Bamonte, who with her husband, Tony, has written and published 11 books on various aspects of Inland Northwest history. Wednesday, noon-1:30 p.m., Red Lion River Inn, 700 N. Division St. $16.50/includes lunch. (509) 368-0695.

Literary Freedom Book Group - Discussion of “Purge” by Sofi Oksanen. Wednesday, 7 p.m., Auntie’s Bookstore, mezzanine, 402 W. Main Ave. (509) 838-0206.

Author Laurie Arnold - Director of Native American Initiatives at University of Notre Dame and an enrolled member of the Colville Confederated Tribes, presents her book, “Bartering With the Bones of Their Dead.” Wednesday, 7 p.m., Auntie’s Bookstore, mezzanine, 402 W. Main Ave. (509) 838-0206.

Words, Woods and Wine: An Evening With Jess Walter (SOLD OUT) - Enjoy listening to local author Jess Walter, hear a selected local poet, enter to win raffle items from local shops and drink locally made wine. Thursday, 7-9 p.m., Barrister Winery, 1213 W. Railroad Ave. $15. (509) 328-2939.

Author Kim Barnes - “Finding Caruso” is the featured book for the Whitman County Library Book Club meeting. Thursday, 7 p.m., Colfax Library, 102 S. Main St., Colfax. (509) 397-4366.

Author David Shields - A presentation to the entire community on the social and intellectual impact of leadership through radically transgressive art. Q and A at Gonzaga, 1-2 p.m.; reading/speech at 6 p.m. in the Wolff Auditorium. Friday, Gonzaga University, 502 E. Boone Ave. Free admission to all events. (509) 328-4220.

Author Joyce Caudel - Book signing of “The Hat Pin Murders.” Friday, 4-7 p.m., Hastings - Shadle, 1704 W. Wellesley Ave. (509) 327-6008.

Author Ed Muzatko - Outdoor humor writer presents his latest book, “In the Pink.” Friday, 7 p.m., Auntie’s Bookstore, mezzanine, 402 W. Main Ave. (509) 838-0206.

Author Deby Fredericks - The Spokane fantasy author will sign her books and greet the public. Saturday, 2-4 p.m., Shadle Park Hastings, Wellesley Avenue and Ash Street.

Author Will Godfrey - Lewiston fly fisherman will sign copies of “Seasons of the Steelhead.” Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Artisans at Dahmen Barn, 195 N. 419 Park Way, Uniontown, Wash. (509) 299-3414.

Eastern Washington Genealogical Society Meeting - Social at 12:30 p.m. and meeting starts at 1 p.m. There will be a sale of genealogically-related books and media material as well as many free items. Anyone interested in family research is invited to attend. Visit www.ewgsi.org. Saturday, 12:30 p.m., Downtown Library, 906 W. Main St. (509) 328-0786.


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