Author Richard Morgan - Portland author presents two of his most recent books, “Sailing Away,” a collection of short stories, and “The Archangel’s Gift.” Today, 1 p.m., Auntie’s Bookstore, 402 W. Main Ave. (509) 838-0206.
Good Food Book Club - Hosted by the Moscow Food Co-op. Discuss “Fat of the Land: Adventures of a 21st Century Forager” by Landon Cook, and enjoy dessert provided by the co-op. Today, 7-8:30 p.m., at a private residence. Email email@example.com for directions, Moscow, Idaho. (208) 882-8537.
Washington’s Channeled Scablands - Discussion and slide show 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.” Tuesday, 6:30 p.m., Moran Prairie Library, 6004 S. Regal St. Free. (509) 893-8340.
Author Nancy Attebury - Will read from her biography “Gloria Steinem: Champion of Women’s Rights,” geared toward middle grades. Attebury will be available to sign books. Refreshments will be provided. Tuesday, 7 p.m., BookPeople, 521 S. Main St., Moscow, Idaho. (208) 882-2669.
Author Barbara Filo - Art historian and professor emeritus from Whitworth University who spent a sabbatical in Slovakia presents her novel, “Return to Budapest.” Tuesday, 7 p.m., Auntie’s Bookstore, mezzanine, 402 W. Main Ave. (509) 838-0206.
Bears, Bears and Bears Preschool Storytime and Craft - Listen to stories about bears and learn how to make your own bear puppet. Wednesday, 10:30 a.m., Auntie’s Bookstore, children’s section, 402 W. Main Ave. (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.
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.
Author David Quammen - Author of “The Song of the Dodo” and “The Reluctant Mr. Darwin,” has been a frequent contributor to National Geographic magazine. He visits from Montana to talk about his latest book, “Spillover: Animal Infections and the Next Human Pandemic.” Thursday, 7 p.m., Auntie’s Bookstore, mezzanine, 402 W. Main Ave. (509) 838-0206.
Banned Books Week Read Out - Representatives from the Library Board of Trustees, Library Foundation, City of Coeur d’Alene, Coeur d’Alene Police Department and others will read from challenged books and discuss why the books were challenged. City Councilman Mike Kennedy will emcee. Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Library. Thursday, 7 p.m., Coeur d’Alene Library, 702 E. Front Ave., Coeur d’Alene. Free. (208) 769-2315.
Deer Park Friends of the Library Book Sale - Friday and Saturday from 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Deer Park Auto Freight Storage site, 2405 E. Crawford Ave., Deer Park. (509) 893-8300.
Author Jane Fritz - Book signing of “Legendary Lake Pend Oreille: Idaho’s Wilderness of Water.” Friday, 6 p.m., Camas Center, Kalispel Reservation, Usk, Wash. (208) 265-8323.
Popcorn Poppin’ Day - October is national popcorn month. Come celebrate by listening to stories and making popcorn art. Saturday, 11 a.m., Auntie’s Bookstore, children’s section, 402 W. Main Ave. (509) 838-0206.
Author Jess Steven Hughes - Book signing of his historical novel, “The Sign of the Eagle.” Saturday, 1-4 p.m., Hastings Books - South, 2512 E. 29th Ave. (509) 535-4342.
Author Frank Zafiro - Signs copies of his books including his latest, “Blood on Blood.” Saturday, 1-3 p.m., Auntie’s Bookstore, main floor, 402 W. Main Ave. (509) 838-0206.
Dragon Storytime - Listen to stories about dragons and learn to draw one or color a picture. Saturday, 1 p.m., Auntie’s at the Square, 808 W. Main Ave. (509) 456-4775.
Author William L Sullivan - He backpacked 1,000 miles across Oregon wilderness in 1985 and wrote about his trek in “Listening for Coyote.” Sullivan has written four novels and a dozen nonfiction books and he visits to talk about his latest, “The Case of D.B. Cooper’s Parachute: A Novel.” Saturday, 2 p.m., Auntie’s Bookstore, mezzanine, 402 W. Main Ave. (509) 838-0206.
Authors Laurie Lamon and Lisa Flesher - Professor of English Lamon, ’79, and distinguished alumna Flesher, ’81, read from their poetry and fiction as part of Homecoming Week festivities. Saturday, 4 p.m., Whitworth University, Lied Center for the Arts, Student Gallery, 300 W. Hawthorne Road. Free. (509) 777-3253.