August 24, 2014 in Features

Literary Calendar

 

Teen Book Club - Reader’s choice, Gozzer Room. Monday, 4 p.m., Coeur d’Alene Library, 702 E. Front Ave., Coeur d’Alene. (208) 769-2315.

Family Storytime: People in our Neighborhood - Come hear stories about firefighters, police and other neighborhood heroes! Bring your beach chairs, towels or blankets to sit on, because we’ll be outside. Tuesday, 6:30 p.m., Indian Trail Library, 4909 W. Barnes. Free. (509) 444-5395.

Coeur d’Alene Public Library Pageturners Books Club - Discussing “My Year of Meats” by Ruth Ozeki. Wednesday, 10:15 a.m., Coeur d’Alene Library, Community Room, 702 E. Front Ave., Coeur d’Alene. Free. (208) 769-2315, ext. 426.

Deer Park Library Book Club - Held last Wednesday of the month. Read a biography about Frank Lloyd Wright or a book about architecture. Wednesday, noon-1 p.m., Deer Park Library, 208 S. Forest, Deer Park. (509) 893-8300.

Curious George Storytime and Craft - He’s just a monkey, but he is the most curious animal you will ever meet! Come hear some of his silly adventures and accidents. Plus, I may even have a few goodies to give away and we’ll have a drawing for a chance to win your own Big Yellow Hat! Wednesday, 10:30 a.m., Auntie’s Bookstore, children’s section, 402 W. Main Ave. Free. (509) 838-0206.

Literary Freedom Book Group - “The Sound of Things Falling” by Juan Gabriel Vasquez. Wednesday, 6:30 p.m., Auntie’s Bookstore, 402 W. Main Ave. (509) 838-0206.

Tales From the (Record-Breaking) Trail - Jennifer Pharr Davis is no stranger to adventure. She first hiked the Appalachian Trail as a 21-year-old fresh college graduate, all on her own. Her most recent book tells the story of setting the 46-day record for the trail and growing closer to her husband (her support crew), in the process. Wednesday, 7 p.m., Moran Prairie Library, 6004 S. Regal St. Free. (509) 893-99223.

Cybercrime: Mysteries and Suspense - We are building our lives around wired and wireless networks – what happens when they are used for high-tech crimes against us? Discover new cybercrime novels and bring your favorites to share. Presented by Kandy Brandt. Wednesday, 7 p.m., North Spokane Library, 44 E. Hawthorne Road. Free. (509) 893-8350.

Moran Prairie Library Book Club - Discussing “Unbroken,” a World War II story of survival, resilience and redemption by Laura Hillenbrand. On a May afternoon in 1943, an Army Air Forces bomber crashed into the Pacific Ocean and disappeared, leaving only a spray of debris and a slick of oil, gasoline and blood. Then on the ocean surface, a face appeared – Lt. Louis Zamperini. Captured by the Japanese and driven to the limits of endurance, Zamperini would answer desperation with ingenuity and suffering with hope, resolve and humor. Thursday, 2-4 p.m., Moran Prairie Library, 6004 S. Regal St. Free. (509) 893-8340.

Children’s Writing Workshop - The Rosalia Branch of the Whitman County library hosts Summer Writing Workshops for children grades 4 and higher. Led by Rosalia children’s author Marcy Campbell, each workshop is one hour long and covers a different facet of the writing process. The last workshop explores the role an editor plays in guiding the author and preparing materials for publication. Thursday, 11 a.m., Rosalia Library, 402 S. Whitman Ave., Rosalia. Free. (509) 523-3109.

Reading/Discussion/Book Signing with Ralph Steele - Steele’s life story is one of extreme hardships. His father was killed by the Ku Klux Klan, he was a soldier who became addicted to heroin before becoming a student and a successful psychotherapist … a man of the world who decided to become a monk halfway around the globe – this is a story of Ralph Steele’s journey through war, self-discovery and meditation to a sense of wholeness, responsibility and peace. Thursday, 7 p.m., Auntie’s Bookstore, 402 W. Main Ave. (509) 838-0206.

Reading/Q&A/Book Signing with Daryl Brown - James Brown’s son looks at the role Brown played in modern music and history in his book “Inside the Godfather.” Friday, 7 p.m., Auntie’s Bookstore, 402 W. Main Ave. (509) 838-0206.

Family Storytime: South Hill Library - Storytime for the whole family. Saturday, 10 a.m., South Hill Library, 3324 S. Perry St. Free. (509) 444-5385.

“Enemy Pie” Storytime and Craft - A little boy finds out just how you treat a kid you don’t like: with the most disgusting pie! But his dad has a few tricks (and lessons) up his sleeve in this Reading Rainbow Award winning book by local author Derek Munson. Saturday, 11 a.m., Auntie’s Bookstore, children’s section, 402 W. Main Ave. Free. (509) 838-0206.

Signing with T.A. Bratcher - “The Road Chosen” shares the journey of Grace, a woman who must weather many painful twists of fate. Saturday, noon, Auntie’s Bookstore, 402 W. Main Ave. (509) 838-0206.


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