Literary Freedom Book Group - Discussion of “The Cat’s Table” by Michael Ondaatje. Walk-ins are always welcome. Monday, 6:30 p.m., Rocky Rococco, 520 W. Main Ave. Free.
Books are Fun Book and Gift Fair - Books and gift items for all ages at discounted prices. All proceeds benefit Relay for Life. Open to the public. Tuesday, noon-3 p.m., Providence St. Joseph’s Nursing Home, 500 E. Webster, Chewelah, Wash. Free admission. (509) 953-3246.
Authors Lisa Borders and Ron MacLean - Reading, discussion and book signing by Lisa Borders and Ron MacLean. In Borders’ novel, “The Fifty-First State,” Hallie Corson leaves her New York photographer’s life behind to return to her South Jersey hometown to care for her long-estranged brother. MacLean presents “Headlong,” the story of Nick Young, a washed-up journalist who goes back to Boston to care for his dying father. To solve a mystery before the police do, he’ll have to connect the dots between a major labor strike, a violent Occupy-style movement, and a murder. Tuesday, 7 p.m., Auntie’s Bookstore, 402 W. Main Ave. Free. (509) 838-0206.
Coeur d’Alene Public Library Pageturners Books Club - Members are invited to bring a book and talk about why it would make a good gift. Wednesday, 10:15 a.m., Coeur d’Alene Library, 702 E. Front Ave., Coeur d’Alene. Free. (208) 769-2315, ext. 426.
Thanksgiving Preschool Story and Craft - Come hear some Thanksgiving stories and stay to make some fun turkeys. Wednesday, 10:30 a.m., Auntie’s Bookstore, children’s section, 402 W. Main Ave. (509) 838-0206.
Local Authors Book Signing - Featuring Doug Bryant and Esther Hildal from 11 a.m.-1 p.m.; Tulia Barbonti and Judy Rogers from 1-3 p.m. Friday, Auntie’s Bookstore, 402 W. Main Ave. Free. (509) 838-0206.
Out of this World Story Time - Come hear “The King of Space” by Jonny Duddle and other great stories sure to send you up, up and away! Saturday, 11 a.m., Auntie’s Bookstore, children’s section, 402 W. Main Ave. (509) 838-0206.