Bookish things to do for 5/19 – 6/1

Book Addicts Calendar
May 19 – June 1, 2013

Book Drive: Now through Wednesday, May 22, M-F 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., The Cabin has partnered with Idaho Voices for Children to collect gently used books. Donated books will be distributed to lower-income pre-school and elementary children in Boise and the surrounding area. Please drop off books to The Cabin.

Idaho Authors Community (IAC): Monday May 20, 7-9 p.m., Maui Wowi, Meridian

Young Writer’s Group: Tuesday, May 21, 4-5p.m., Library! At Collister

Taproot Reading: Tuesday, May 21, 6:30 – 8 p.m., In conjunction with Boise’s Novel Orchard, Hyde Park Books presents Taproot Reading – Dive into a different type of book club where we’ll uncover the elements of published writing that can inform your own. Well-loved and not-yet-found, the books for this group display a mastery of language for any writer to explore. With a different theme each quarter, and each book’s use of the theme different, this club will keep you on your toes. Hyde Park Books, Boise

The Cabin Open House: Wednesday, May 22, 5 – 7 p.m., Come learn about programs for all-ages, take a tour, sign up for camp, meet our teaching–writers, step up to the open mic! Music, prizes, and snacks. The Cabin, Boise.

Caldwell Chapter Idaho Writers’ League: Thursday, May 23, 7-9 p.m., Caldwell Public Library

Saturday Storytime: Saturday, May 25, 11 a.m., Is your house too tall or too small? Blue, green or somewhere in between? Join our Storytime about the places we live, featuring Too Tall Houses by Gianna Marino. Barnes & Noble, Boise

Author Event: Saturday, May 25, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m., Local author, and chef of the new Boise restaurant Asiago’s, Floyd Loomis will be visiting Rediscovered Bookstore as a part of their Saturday Market author events. Rediscovered Books, Boise

Pixie Chicks: Saturday, May 25, 1-3 p.m., Maui Wowi, Meridian

Selah, Idaho Christian Writers’ Group: Monday, May 27, 6:30 – 9, Maui Wowi, Meridian

Literature Discussion Book Club: Monday, May 27, 7 p.m., Join us in May for a discussion about Julie Otsuka’s The Buddha in the Attic, a book about Japanese picture brides immigrating to America in the early 1900s. This selection will surely lead to great conversations you don’t want to miss. Barnes & Noble, Boise

Young Writer’s Group: Tuesday, May 28, 4-5p.m., Library! At Collister

Book Club for Adults: Ladder of Years by Anne Tyler: Tuesday, May 28, 7-8:30 p.m. Library! At Hillcrest

Books to Action: Wise Beyond Your Field: How Creative Leaders Out Innovate to Out Perform: Tuesday, May 28, 7-8 p.m., Library! At Cole & Ustick

Adult Book Club: “Mountains Beyond Mountains” by Tracy Kidder, Tuesday, May 28, 7-8 p.m., Library! At Collister

BLiP: Tuesday, May 28, 7 – 9:30 p.m., A play reading series, Hyde Park Books, Boise

Writing Until I Get It Right: Friday, May 31, 7-9 p.m., Hastings, Fairview & Cole, Boise

Sherry Cann’s Writers’ Critique Group: Saturday, June 1, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m., Smoky Mtn. Pizza, Meridian.

Saturday Storytime: Saturday, June 1, a.m., Is being a princess all about wearing tiaras and sitting on thrones? Find out in Not All Princesses Dress in Pink, and be sure to wear your favorite princess things! Barnes & Noble, Boise

Recurring Events
Writers’ Block: Tuesdays, Noon – 1 p.m., Boise Community Radio, KRBX 89.9. Hosted by Jennifer Sanders Peterson and Amanda Turner
Poet’s and Writer’s Open Mic: Every first Thursday, 7 p.m., Barnes& Noble, Boise
Nook HD/HD+Class: Saturdays, 11 a.m., Thursdays, 6 p.m., Barnes & Noble, Boise
Story Time with Justeen!: Every Saturday, 11 a.m. – 12 p.m., Hyde Park Books, Boise

Plan Ahead For
The Cabin Writing Camps: June, July, & August. New camps for all ages, grades 3-12 & adults. For a complete camp schedule and to register, visit, 208-331-8000, 801 S. Capitol Blvd, Boise
Writers Review: June 11 – July 30, a new adult program offered Tuesday evenings by The Cabin, and taught by Valeri Kiesig, MFA. Visit for more information and to register

Reoccurring Contact Information:

• Library! At Collister: 4724 W State St, Boise 83703, (208) 377-4995
• Library! Main: 715 S Capitol Blvd, Boise 83702, (208) 384-4076
• Library! At Cole: 7557 W Ustick, Boise 83704, (208) 570-6900
• Library! At Hillcrest: 5246 Overland Rd, Boise 83705, (208) 562-4996
• Barnes & Noble: 1315 N Milwaukee Rd, Boise 83704, (208) 375-4454
• Rediscovered Books: 180 N 8th St, Boise 83702, (208) 376-4229
• Hyde Park Books: 1507 N 13th St, Boise 83702, (208) 429-8220
• The Cabin: 801 S Capitol Blvd, Boise 83702, (208) 331-8000

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