Bookish things to do for June 2 – June 15, 2013

Book Addicts Calendar
June 2 – June 15, 2013

Drop-in Writing Workshop: Monday, June 3, 6:30 – 8 p.m., The Cabin’s mission to inspire a love of writing comes alive with a free writing workshop If you can’t make it to The Cabin you can still enjoy the lessons and ideas that teaching-writer Adrian Kien provides. We post all his lesson plans on The Cabin, Downtown Boise

Boise Novel Orchard: Writing Circle: Tuesday, June 4, 6:30 – 8 p.m, Challenges and comradery are the backdrop for this caffeine-fueled evening of social writing. Don’t forget your favorite writing implement! Hyde Park Books in Boise

Author Event: Thursday, June 6, 6 p.m., Richard Holm Jr., author of “Bound for the Backcountry” will be at Rediscovered Books as a part of their First Thursday author event. Rediscovered Books, Downtown Boise

Saturday Storytime: Saturday, June 8, 11 a.m., Argh, mateys! Pirates be coming to Storytime! Would you join a pirate crew? Join us for a swashbuckling good time with How I Became a Pirate by Melinda Long! Barnes & Noble, Boise

Author Event: Saturday, June 8, 3 p.m., New York Times Bestselling Author, Sarah Dessen will be presenting and signing copies of her newest book, a New Adult novel titled, “The Moon and More”. Check out the Book Addicts blog for Rachel’s review of the book and an interview with the author. Hastings, 7500 Fairview Ave, Boise

Author Event: Saturday, June 8, 11:30 a.m., Joanne Pence, Author of the Angie Amalfi Mystery Series will be at Redisovered Books in Downtown Boise. Check the store for more details

Sherry Cann’s Writer’ Critique Group: Monday, June 10, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m., Smoky Mountain Pizza, Parkcenter Blvd, Boise

Idaho Authors’ Community: Monday, June 10, 7 – 9 p.m., Maui Wowi, Meridian

Hillview Book Club: Monday, June 10, 9:30 a.m., The Hillview Book Club meets monthly. They come early to grab their morning coffee or tea and a snack, and then they get cozy and chat. This month’s book: “East of the Mountains” by David Guterson. Stop by and join them for a great time! Barnes & Noble, Boise

Partners in Crime: Tuesday, June 11, 7 p.m., If you’re interested in reading, writing or publishing in the fields of mystery, suspense or true crime, then you definitely should stop by and visit the Partners in Crime! New members are always welcome. Barnes & Noble, Boise

Author Event: Thursday, June 13, 6 p.m., Bonita Gilbert, author of “Building for War” will be at Rediscovered Books in Downtown Boise. Contact the store for more details

Classics Club!: Tuesday, June 11, 7 – 8:30 p.m., call or visit the store for the book they’re currently reading. Hyde Park Books, Boise

Author Event: Friday, June 14, 5 p.m., Author Rhiannon Held will be signing copies of her latest novel, “Tarnished”. Hastings, 101 Best Ave, Coeur D’Alene, Id

Saturday Storytime: Saturday, June 15, 11 a.m., What can you do When Dad’s Don’t Grow Up? Jump into all the fun as we celebrate dads everywhere! Barnes & Noble, Boise

Hands-on Learning: Saturday, June 15, 12 p.m., Phonics fun with LeapFrog Letter Factory! Kids ages 3 to 6 are invited to create words and sing alphabet songs! Space is limited. Ask any bookseller how to sign up. Barnes & Noble, Boise

Hands-on Learning: Saturday, June 15, 1 p.m., Explore the sky with Klutz! for kids 7 and up. Learn fun facts while exploring creativity designing and coloring galactic stickers! Space is limited. Ask any bookseller how to sign up. Barnes & Noble, Boise

Author Presentation: Saturday, June 15, 2 – 3 p.m., Janet Worthington presents Laura Ingalls Wilder, author of the beloved “Little House” books, remembering her family’s movement West and the joys of making a life in the wilderness. The program is suitable for school-age children, teens, and adults. Library! at Cole & Ustick

Poetry: Saturday, June 15, 5 p.m., The Idaho Poetry Panel will be going on at Rediscovered Books in Downtown Boise. Contact the store for more information

Plan Ahead For:

Human Rights Book Club: Thursday, July 11, 7 p.m., Each meeting is mmoderated by an expert in the field and each meeting has created a lively and insightful conversation among attendees. For July, the group is currently reading “The Boys of Boise” by John Gerassi. They meet at the Black History Museum in Boise

Writing Camps: The Cabin is hosting a slew of writing camps for kids (and adults) of all ages this summer. Visit their website,, for more information and to register

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

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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