The Art of Writing, with David Givens - Nationally recognized expert on body language and the author of “Crime Signals” and “Your Body at Work” is guest speaker for this month’s writers forum. Tuesday, 6:30 p.m., Auntie’s Bookstore, 402 W. Main Ave. (509) 838-0206.
Cheney Book Club - “The Postmistress” by Susan Blake. Tuesday, 7 p.m., Cheney Library, 610 First St. Free. (509) 893-8280.
Coeur d’Alene Public Library Pageturners Book Club - Wednesday, “Fahrenheit 451,” hosted by David Townsend. 10:15 a.m., Coeur d’Alene Library, 702 E. Front Ave. Free. (208) 769-2315, ext. 426.
Amazing Adventures Preschool Storytime and Craft - Wednesday, 10:30 a.m., Auntie’s Bookstore, children’s section, 402 W. Main Ave. Free. (509) 838-0206.
Deer Park Library Book Club - Discuss “The Race” by Clive Cussler. Bring a brown bag lunch. Wednesday, Noon, Deer Park Library, 208 S. Forest Ave. Free. (509) 893-8300.
Barnes & Noble Storytime - Story will be “Bark Park” by Karen Gray Ruelle. Wednesday, 2 p.m., Barnes & Noble, 15310 E. Indiana Ave. (509) 922-4104.
Literary Freedom Book Group - Discussion of “The Man From Beijing” by Henning Mankell. 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.
Author Bill Dienst - Talks about the Free Gaza movement and presents the book he co-edited with Greta Berlin, “Freedom Sailors.” Wednesday, 7 p.m., Auntie’s Bookstore, mezzanine, 402 W. Main Ave. (509) 838-0206.
Author Daniel Orozco - The University of Idaho creative writing professor will read and sign his recent collection, “Orientation and Other Stories.” Wednesday, 7:30-9 p.m., BookPeople, 521 S. Main, Moscow, Idaho. (208) 882-7957.
Redeye Rowling Release - J.K. Rowling’s mystery novel for adults, “A Casual Vacancy,” goes on sale Thursday morning. For grownup fans of the writer who brought us Harry Potter, enjoy complimentary tea, coffee and donuts. Thursday, 6 a.m., Auntie’s Bookstore, mezzanine, 402 W. Main Ave. (509) 838-0206.
Ann Wylie Writing Workshop - Presented by the Greater Spokane Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA). International, award-winning communicator, Ann Wylie will discuss how to “Think Like a Reader” and “Cut Through Clutter.” Registration is required. Online registration available at annwyliespokane.eventbrite.com. Thursday, 9 a.m.-noon, Red Lion Inn at the Park, 303 W. North River Drive. $45/nonmembers, $40/PRSA members, $5/PRSA student and $10/student. (509) 891-3802.
Festival of Arts in West Central - Thursday, poetry readings from 7 to 9 p.m., 1425 W. Broadway Ave. Free. (509) 328-6527.
Washington’s Channeled Scablands - Discussion and slide show presentation by local writer/historian John Soennichsen, based on his new book, “Washington’s Channeled Scablands Guide: Explore and Recreate Along the Ice Age Floods National Geologic Trail.” Thursday, 6:30 p.m., North Spokane Library, 44 E. Hawthorne Road. Free. (509) 893-8350.
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 Amanda Coplin - Portland author discusses her critically acclaimed novel, “The Orchardist.” Thursday, 7 p.m., Auntie’s Bookstore, mezzanine, 402 W. Main Ave. (509) 838-0206.
Author Eugene Kiver - Presenting the geological field guidebook “On the Trail of the Ice Age Floods: The Northern Reaches,” which Kiver co-authored with Bruce Bjornstad, with a lecture and book signing. Thursday, 7 p.m., Spokane Falls Community College, 3410 W. Fort George Wright Drive. (208) 263-3573.
Author Claudia Bucciferro - Journalist is a visiting professor at Gonzaga University. She presents her book, “For-Get: Identity, Media and Democracy in Chile.” Friday, 7 p.m., Auntie’s Bookstore, mezzanine, 402 W. Main Ave. (509) 838-0206.
Berenstain Bears Storytime - Join in celebrating Stan Berenstain’s birthday with cupcakes and some Berenstain Bears tales. Saturday, 11 a.m., Auntie’s Bookstore, children’s section, 402 W. Main Ave. Free. (509) 838-0206.
Corduroy Bear Storytime - Meet Corduroy and hear his story. Saturday, 11 a.m., Barnes & Noble, 15310 E. Indiana Ave., Spokane Valley. (509) 922-4104.
Bear Storytime - Listen to some stories about bears. Saturday, 1 p.m., Auntie’s at the Square, 808 W. Main Ave. Free. (509) 456-4775.
Author Joseph D. Drumheller - Healing professional signs copies of his book, “The Subconscious, the Divine, and Me: A Spiritual Guide for the Day to Day Pilgrim.” Saturday, 1-3 p.m., Auntie’s Bookstore, main floor, 402 W. Main Ave. (509) 838-0206.
Author Jessica Hecket Book Signing - Hecket, a resident of Blanchard, Idaho, will be signing copies of her book, “The Water Words.” Saturday, 1-3 p.m., Hastings - Spokane Valley, 15312 E. Sprague Avey. Free. (509) 924-0667.
Author Julie Asay - The author will be signing her children’s book, “I Wish I Had A Twin Brother.” Saturday, 1-4 p.m., Hastings Books - Coeur d’Alene, 101 Best Ave. Free. (888) 361-9473.