August 11, 2013 in Features

Literary Calendar

 

SpoCon – Today. Science fiction and fantasy festival with guest speakers, gaming, writing competitions, costume contests and workshops. Doubletree Hotel, 322 N. Spokane Falls Blvd. $40/adult; $5/child.

Auntie’s Morning Book Group – Discussion of “Left Hand of Darkness” by Ursula Le Guin. Walk-ins are welcome. Tuesday, 11 a.m., Auntie’s Bookstore, 402 W. Main Ave. Free. (509) 838-0206.

Auntie’s Evening Book Group – Discussion of “Sacre Bleu” by Christopher Moore. All are welcome. Tuesday, 7 p.m., Auntie’s Bookstore, 402 W. Main Ave. Free. (509) 838-0206.

Numbers and Counting Preschool Storytime – Come read some books and stretch those math muscles. Wednesday, 10:30 a.m., Auntie’s Bookstore, children’s section, 402 W. Main Ave. Free. (509) 838-0206.

“Ruff! and the Wonderfully Amazing Busy Day” – Ruff the Dog accidently digs up the house of a little gray mouse. While helping him make a new home, Ruff makes a new friend. Friendly treats afterwards. Wednesday, 2 p.m., Barnes & Noble, 15310 E. Indiana Ave., Spokane Valley. Free. (509) 922-4104.

The Most Extraordinary Farm Storytime - Artist Connie Janney will share her delightful and brightly illustrated story of a chicken who dared to imagine and convinced her farmyard friends to imagine. Saturday, 11 a.m., Auntie’s Bookstore, children’s section, 402 W. Main Ave. Free. (509) 838-0206.

Dr. Seuss’s ABC - Zany drawings and nonsensical verse provide an entertaining way for small children to learn the letters and their sounds. Treats follow storytime. Saturday, 11 a.m., Barnes & Noble, 15310 E. Indiana Ave., Spokane Valley. Free. (509) 922-4104.

Author Jane Cody - Signing of her book, “Birthing Eternity: Different Perspective on the Four Horsemen of Revelation.” The book explores whether we are living in what the Bible calls the “last days.” Saturday, 1 p.m., Barnes & Noble, 15310 E. Indiana Ave., Spokane Valley. Free. (509) 922-4104.

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