August 10, 2014 in Features

Literary calendar

 

Literary/Poetry

Teen Book Club – Discussion of “Godless” by Pete Hautman. Monday, 4 p.m., Coeur d’Alene Library, Gozzer Room, 702 E. Front Ave., Coeur d’Alene. (208) 769-2315.

Corbin Book Club - The discussion will be on favorite travel books. Tuesday, 10:30 a.m., Corbin Senior Center, 827 W. Cleveland. (509) 327-1584.

Auntie’s Morning Book Group – Discussion of “Boys in the Boat” by James Daniel Brown. Tuesday, 11 a.m., Auntie’s Bookstore, 402 W. Main Ave. (509) 838-0206.

Cybercrime: Mysteries and Suspense at Deer Park Library - What happens when wired and wireless networks are used for high-tech crimes? Discover new cybercrime novels and bring your favorites to share. Tuesday, 6 p.m., Deer Park Library, 208 S. Forest, Deer Park. Free. (509) 893-8300.

Family Storytime: People in our Neighborhood - Come hear stories about firefighters, police and other neighborhood heroes. The discussion will be held outside so bring your beach chairs, towels or blankets to sit on. Tuesday, 6:30 p.m., Hillyard Library, 4005 N. Cook St. (509) 444-5380.

Auntie’s Evening Book Group – Discussion of “House of Mirth” by Edith Warton. Tuesday, 7 p.m., Auntie’s Bookstore, 402 W. Main Ave. (509) 838-0206.

North Spokane Library Book Club – Discussion of “Hallucinations” by Oliver Sacks. Wednesday, 7 p.m., North Spokane Library, 44 E. Hawthorne Road. (509) 893-8350.

“Duck and Goose Go to the Beach” Storytime and Craft - It’s still summer time and Duck and Goose are at the beach. Join them by reading this fun story by Tad Hills and making some sand art. Wednesday, 10:30 a.m., Auntie’s Bookstore, Children’s Section, 402 W. Main Ave. (509) 838-0206.

Author James Nestor – Reading discussion and signing of “Deep: Freediving, Renegade Science and What the Ocean Tells Us About Ourselves.” While on assignment in Greece, journalist James Nestor witnessed something that confounded him: a man diving 300 feet below the ocean’s surface on a single breath of air and returning four minutes later, unharmed and smiling. This man was a freediver, and his amphibious abilities inspired Nestor to seek out the secrets of this little-known discipline. Wednesday, 7 p.m., Auntie’s Bookstore, 402 W. Main Ave. (509) 838-0206.

The Late Summer Poetry Workshop & Reading - Featuring Seattle poet Thomas Aslin. Following the workshop will be an open mic for workshop students. The reading is free and open to the public, beginning at 3:30 p.m. Friday, 1-5 p.m., Sandpoint Library, 1407 Cedar St., Sandpoint. $50/workshop. (208) 255-4410.

“Adventures of Beekle” Storytime - Bring your imaginary friend to this fun story by Dan Santat. Saturday, 11 a.m., Auntie’s Bookstore, Children’s Section, 402 W. Main Ave. (509) 838-0206.

Book Signing with Dave Gordon - In 1990, Gordon helped drag the bodies of two teammates and a Sherpa off Manaslu, the eighth highest mountain in the world. This incident changed his spiritual path forever. He is now a lay-ordained Zen Buddhist monk, “Into the Light and Shadow” is Gordon’s story of his near death experience. Saturday, noon, Auntie’s Bookstore, 402 W. Main Ave. (509) 838-0206.

Author Brooklyn Ann - Local romance writer will sign copies of her books, “Bite Me, Grace” and “One Bite Per Night.” Saturday, 1-4 p.m., Hastings Books, 101 Best Ave., Coeur d’Alene. (208) 664-0464.

Author Jo Sturm - Book signing of her first book, “Holy One Tell Me: Lessons From a Journey Through Life.” Saturday, 3-6 p.m., Shadle Hastings, 1704 W. Wellesley Ave. (509) 327-6008.


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