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Colfax Library Book Sale - Mondays-Wednesdays, 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Thursdays-Fridays, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; and Saturdays-Sundays, 1-5 p.m. The sale will be held through Saturday. Colfax Library, 102 S. Main St., Colfax. (509) 397-3970.

Harry Potter Party - Wizards of all ages are invited to discover Platform No. 9 3/4 and travel to Hogwarts. Celebrating the 15th anniversary of the publication of “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone.” The feature-length film will be screened in the Shirley Parker Storyroom beginning at 3 p.m. after the party. Party activities will include a costume contest, wand making, crafts, games, snacks, prizes and other activities. Tuesday, noon, Coeur d’Alene Library, Community Room, 702 E. Front Ave., Coeur d’Alene. Free. (208) 769-2315.

Coeur d’Alene Public Library Pageturners Book Club - Discussion of “Climbing the Mango Tree,” a memoir by Mahhur Jaffrey. Wednesday, 10:15 a.m., Coeur d’Alene Library, 702 E. Front Ave., Coeur d’Alene. Free. (208) 769-2315, ext. 426.

Fancy Nancy Preschool Storytime & Craft – Hear the latest Nancy book, “Fancy Nancy: Fanciest Doll in the Universe,” and make some fancy bracelets. Wednesday, 10:30 a.m., Auntie’s Bookstore, Children’s Section, 402 W. Main Ave. Free. (509) 838-0206.

“Clark the Shark” - Clark is a shark with zing, bang and boom. Treats will follow. Wednesday, 2 p.m., Barnes & Noble, 15310 E. Indiana Ave., Spokane Valley. Free. (509) 922-4104.

Literary Freedom Book Group - Discussion of “Cloud Atlas” by David Mitchell. Walk-ins are always welcome. Wednesday, 6:30 p.m., Auntie’s Bookstore, 402 W. Main Ave. Free. (509) 838-0206.

Author Shawn Vestal - The columnist and reporter will share his short story collection, “Godforsaken Idaho.” Thursday, 7 p.m., Coeur d’Alene Library, Community Room, 702 E. Front Ave., Coeur d’Alene. Free. (208) 769-2315.

Eat Your Veggies Storytime - Come listen to some fun stories that might change your mind about that leafy green stuff. Saturday, 11 a.m., Auntie’s Bookstore, Children’s Section, 402 W. Main Ave. Free. (509) 838-0206.

“You’re Wearing That to School?!” - Penelope is so excited about the first day of school that she’s doing her happy hippo dance. She can’t wait to wear her rainbow sparkle outfit, bring her favorite stuffed toy for show-and-tell and share her lunch. Treats will follow. Saturday, 11 a.m., Barnes & Noble, 15310 E. Indiana Ave., Spokane Valley. Free. (509) 922-4104.

Author Blake McKinley Jr. - The endodontist will sign copies of his book, “Happy Tooth and Sad Tooth.” Saturday, 3 p.m., Hastings Books South, 2512 E. 29th Ave. (509) 535-4342.


 

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