Coeur d’Alene Teen Book Club - Participants will select books in different genres for each session. For ages 12-18. Monday, Coeur d’Alene Library, 702 E. Front Ave., Coeur d’Alene. (208) 769-2315.
Basic Book Binding with Rollin Thomas – Learn how to bind books of collections, family histories, photo albums, calendars, personal journals or records. You can also create slip covers, folios, boxes and much more with the techniques of book binding. Monday, 1-3 p.m., Spokane Art School, 809 W. Garland Ave. $60. (509) 325-3001.
Create Your Own Graphic Novel with Rollin Thomas - Students will learn the basics of creating a graphic novel through visual storytelling, writing dialogue and pacing the script, character studies, visual research for costumes and places and props, pencils to inking and other ways to create the drawings, and how to reach your audience. For ages 16 to adult; Registration is required. Monday and Thursday, 7-9 p.m., Spokane Art School, 809 W. Garland Ave. $250. (509) 325-3001.
How to Create Picture Books with Rollin Thomas - Adapted from a college-level course filled with easy and surprising assignments that will have you creating picture books for fun or profit, whether you think of yourself as an artist or a writer or both. Tuesday and Wednesday, 7-9 p.m., Spokane Art School, 809 W. Garland Ave. $250. (509) 325-3001.
Author Allison Milionis - Reading, discussion, and signing of the book “Horse Sanctuary.” Portrait and location photography and compelling stories reveal the nature of wild horses, as well as their rescue and rehabilitation. Tuesday, 7 p.m., Auntie’s Bookstore, 402 W. Main Ave. (509) 838-0206.
Coeur d’Alene Public Library Pageturners Books Club - Discussion of “Mistress of Spices” by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni. Wednesday, 10:15 a.m., Coeur d’Alene Library, 702 E. Front Ave., Coeur d’Alene. Free. (208) 769-2315, ext. 426.
“Here Comes Trouble!” - Toby causes all sorts of trouble again – this time with the cat from next door. Toby doesn’t like cats. They’re snooty and snobby, and they never pay attention to him. Learn what happens when Pandora, a cat, visits. Treats free of trouble follow. Wednesday, 2 p.m., Barnes & Noble, 15310 E. Indiana Ave., Spokane Valley. (509) 922-4104.
Indiana Bones - Indiana Bones digs into ancient histories, mythologies, legends and stories, and makes them come to life with his storytelling abilities. Wednesday, 3 p.m., Coeur d’Alene Library, 702 E. Front Ave., Coeur d’Alene. Free. (208) 769-2315.
Author Devi Fournier - Launch party and signing of the educational children’s book, “Peace Polly from Pluto.” Books purchased from the Human Rights Education Institute will benefit education programs. Wednesday, 5:30-8 p.m., Human Rights Education Institute, 414 W. Mullan Ave., Coeur d’Alene. (208) 292-2359.
Adult Programs at Hayden Library - Kayaking the Inland Northwest, presented by Chris Celentano, will give a general overview of kayaking, including gear selection, types of boats, safety and technique. He will also talk about paddling routes and locations. Wednesday, 6 p.m., Hayden Public Library, 8385 Government Way, Hayden. Free. (208) 772-5612.
Literary Freedom Book Group - Discussion of Simon Mawer’s “Trapeze.” Wednesday, 6:30 p.m., Auntie’s Bookstore, 402 W. Main Ave. (509) 838-0206.
“Part-time Princess” - At night, a normal little girl imagines she is a princess, but not just a princess who wears pretty gowns and goes to balls. She also gets to fight dragons and tame trolls. But one morning she wakes up and thinks her adventures are real. Treats follow. Saturday, 11:30 a.m., Barnes & Noble, 15310 E. Indiana Ave., Spokane Valley. (509) 922-4104.