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Love Monster and the Perfect Present - Are the best presents really bought at a store? What would you make to tell someone how special they are to you? A great story for this season of giving. Story time and craft. Wednesday, 10:30 a.m., Auntie’s Bookstore, 402 W. Main Ave. Free. (509) 838-0206.

Poetry Scribes of Spokane - Wholesome poetry for ages 18 and older. Bring a favorite poem to read. Wednesday, 1 p.m., North Spokane Library, 44 E. Hawthorne Road. Free. (509) 796-2180.

Food for Thought Book Club - Presented in partnership with the Inland Northwest Food Network. Discussion of “Tomatoland: How Modern Industrial Agriculture Destroyed Our Most Alluring Fruit,” by Barry Estabrook. Wednesday, 6 p.m., Coeur d’Alene Library, Gozzer Room, 702 E. Front Ave., Coeur d’Alene. Free. (208) 769-2315.

Authors Ben Parzybok and Sam Ligon - Reading, discussion and signing of Parzybok’s second novel, “Sherwood Nation,” a dystopian eco-crisis story. Joining Parzybok is two-time novelist and EWU professor Samuel Ligon, author of “Safe in Heaven Dead,” who will read from his work and discuss writing. Thursday, 7 p.m., Auntie’s Bookstore, 402 W. Main Ave. Free. (509) 838-0206.

3 Minute Mic - Come read your newest poem, an old favorite, or just listen. Isaac Grambo will host and Emily Gwinn will present, “Remember the Word.” Content and language are not censored. Friday, 7 p.m., Auntie’s Bookstore, 402 W. Main Ave. Free. (509) 838-0206.

Shark the Wonder Dogfish - Both author and illustrator will share their delightful story of Shark, a dogfish with big dreams and his amazing friends who help him realize his potential. Saturday, 11 a.m., Auntie’s Bookstore, children’s section, 402 W. Main Ave. Free. (509) 838-0206.

Author Connie Schroeder - A signing with the author. Saturday, noon, Auntie’s Bookstore, 402 W. Main Ave. Free. (509) 838-0206.

Author Guy Spitzer - Written under the pen name Tyler Spence, his novel “Platforms,” is a work of fiction inspired by the author’s high school experience in mid-’70s Spokane. Saturday, 1-3 p.m., Barnes and Noble at Northtown Mall, 4750 N. Division St. (509) 482-4235.

After NaNoWriMo Editing Workshop - What do you do after all the writing has been done? Begin the all-important editing process. Local author and English instructor Erin Toungate will be hosting an editing workshop. Saturday, 2 p.m., North Spokane Library, 44 E. Hawthorne Road. Free. (509) 893-8350.

Authors Frank Zafiro and Bonnie Paulson - Reading, discussion and signing of “The Trade Off,” an action-thriller about sex trafficking. Saturday, 7 p.m., Auntie’s Bookstore, 402 W. Main Ave. Free. (509) 838-0206.

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