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Book Addicts Calendar

February 17 – March 2, 2013

 

Monday February 18th, All Libraries closed

Idaho Writers Guild Literary Lunch: Tuesday, Feb. 19, 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m., The Business of Writing is the theme for the luncheon, presented by Kathy McIntosh. See the Book Addicts’ blog for more details, Smoky Mountain Pizza, 415 East Parkcenter Boulevard, Boise

Young Writers’ Group: Tuesday, Feb. 19, 4-5 p.m., Library! At Collister

Taproot Reading Book Club: Tuesday, Feb. 19, 6:30 – 8 p.m., A book club with a different theme each quarter, come and experience a different kind of book club, Hyde Park Books in Boise

The Caldwell Chapter of the Idaho Writers’ League: Thursday, Feb. 21, 7:00-9:00 PM, at the Caldwell Public Library

Janet Worthington as Mary Hallock Foote, Thursday, Feb. 21, 7-8 p.m. A first-person narrative of author & illustrator of the Old West. Main Library Hayes Auditorium

Writing Until I Get it Right: Friday, Feb. 22, 7 – 9 p.m., at Hastings at Fairview and Cole in Boise

Saturday Storytime: Saturday, Feb. 23, 11 a.m., This week’s theme will involve books all about dreams, Barnes & Noble, Boise

Sherry Cann’s Writers Critique Group: Saturday, Feb. 23, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m., at Smoky Mountain Pizza on Fairview in Meridian.

Story Time with Justeen!: Saturday, Feb. 23, 11 – 12 p.m., Story time for children where reading is an escape from reality into worlds of adventure and excitement, Hyde Park Books in Boise

Selah, an Idaho Christian Writers’ Group: Monday, Feb. 25, 6:30-9:00 PM, at Maui Wowi in Meridian

Literature Discussion Book Club: Monday, Feb. 25, 7 p.m., This month’s featured title is The Woman Behind the New Deal by Kristin Downey. Come and discuss the biography of Frances Perkins, Barnes & Noble, Boise.

Idaho Authors Community, Monday, Feb. 25, 7 p.m., MowiWowi, Meridian

Janet Worthington as Mary Hallock Foote, Thursday, Feb. 26, 7 p.m. A first-person narrative of author & illustrator of the Old West. Library! At Cole & Ustick

BLiP: Tuesday, Feb. 26, 7 – 9:30 p.m., A play reading series held at Hyde Park Books in Boise

Young Writers’ Group: Tuesday, Feb. 26, 4-5 p.m., Library! At Collister

Reading is Good Medicine: Saturday, Mar. 2, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., St. Luke’s Children’s Hospital’s annual bookfair has a variety of fun events, crafts, games, and special Storytimes; even a visit from St. Luke’s therapy dogs! Barnes & Noble, Boise

Lit for Lunch, North and South by Elizabeth Gaskell, Friday, March 1, 12:10 p.m., Main Library, Hayes Auditorium

Story Time with Justeen!: Saturday, Mar. 3, 11 – 12 p.m., Story time for children where reading is an escape from reality into worlds of adventure and excitement, Hyde Park Books in Boise

Saturday Storytime: Saturday, Mar. 2, 1 p.m., It’s Dr. Suess’ birthday! Come and celebrate this special event with us and help support St. Luke’s Children’s hospital. Stories will be read by Friends of St. Luke’s, Barnes & Noble, Boise

 

Plan ahead for:

Human Rights Book Club: A book club that is dedicated to reading and discussing topics relevant to the advancement of global human rights. Meeting the second Thursday of every-other month starting in January at 7 p.m. at the Black History Museum. March’s book is “In the Garden of Beasts” by Erik Larson. See Rediscovered Book’s website for more details, www.rdbooks.org

Second annual Writers in the Attic Competition: Now through Friday, Feb. 22, submission will be accepted for the second annual Writers in the Attic writing competition. This year’s theme is “detour.” Stories will be blind-judged by a local literary notable and be published as part of the Writers in the Attic 2013 anthology. Competition guidelines and submission forms can be found at www.TheCabinIdaho.org

 

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

 

 

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