“River of January”: Author Presentation - Join author Gail Chumbley for a presentation about part one of her two-volume book, “River of January.” The presentation includes music, pictures and discussion of the early 20th century. Monday, 6:30 p.m., South Hill Library, 3324 S. Perry St. Free. (509) 444-5385.
Auntie’s Morning Book Group - Discussion of “President’s Club” by Nancy Gibbs. Tuesday, 11 a.m., Auntie’s Bookstore, mezzanine, 402 W. Main Ave. Free. (509) 838-0206.
Auntie’s Evening Book Group - Discussion of “Case Histories” by Kate Aktinson. Tuesday, 7 p.m., Auntie’s Bookstore, mezzanine, 402 W. Main Ave. Free. (509) 838-0206.
“Wilderness Considered” - A reading and discussion series marking the 50th anniversary of the 1964 Wilderness Act will be hosted by the library in May and June in a five-part program sponsored by the Idaho Humanities Council. Up to 25 participants in the series will be able to borrow copies of two books and a binder of other readings prior to the start of the scholar-led discussions scheduled for Wednesdays at 7 p.m. in the Community Room on May 14 and 21, and June 4, 11 and 18. Coeur d’Alene Library, Community Room, 702 E. Front Ave., Coeur d’Alene. Free. (208) 769-2315, ext. 426.
North Spokane Library Book Club – Discussion of “The Light Between Oceans” by M.L. Stedman. Wednesday, 7 p.m., North Spokane Library, 44 E. Hawthorne Road. Free. (509) 893-8350.
No Slurping, No Burping! Preschool Storytime and Craft - Come to this story time all about manners and stay to make your own manners book. Wednesday, 10:30 a.m., Auntie’s Bookstore, children’s section, 402 W. Main Ave. Free. (509) 838-0206.
Lunchtime Book Group - An informal, brown bag lunch and discussion of “The Golden Compass” by Philip Pullman. Wednesday, noon, Downtown Library, 906 W. Main Ave. Free. (509) 444-5336.
Hope in Hard Times: Tell Me a Story - Let the Spokane Storytelling League open a window into daily life in the Great Depression, as they share stories, both true and fictional, about people facing unusual and challenging circumstances which tested their perseverance, resilience and ingenuity. Wednesday, 6:30 p.m., Cheney Library, 610 First St., Cheney. Free. (509) 893-8280.
Author Raymond Hutson - Reading, discussion and book signing of “Topeka Ma’Shuge,” about two lost souls who find each other before they have found themselves. His short stories and poems have appeared in Red Fez, Open Road Review, Whitefish Review and Cirque, A Literary Journal for the North Pacific Rim. Wednesday, 7 p.m., Auntie’s Bookstore, mezzanine, 402 W. Main Ave. (509) 838-0206.
Author Loren Graham – Reading, discussion and signing of “Investing with Integrity.” The book discusses how to align your investments to faith values through biblically responsible investing. Thursday, 7 p.m., Auntie’s Bookstore, mezzanine, 402 W. Main Ave. (509) 838-0206.
Friends of the Cheney Library Book Sale – Saturday, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Cheney Library, 610 E. First St., Cheney. Free admission. (509) 893-8280.
Friends of the Moran Prairie Library Book Sale – Saturday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Moran Prairie Library, 6004 S. Regal St. Free admission. (509) 893-8340.
The Pigeon Needs a Bath: Storytime and Craft - He wanted to drive a bus, stay up late, and eat a hot dog, but nobody ever said anything about taking a bath. Come listen to the newest hilarious story by Mo Willems and take part in some great activities. Saturday, 11 a.m., Auntie’s Bookstore, children’s section, 402 W. Main Ave. Free. (509) 838-0206.