Check out what's going on near you (Book/reading events from 7/8 - 8/11)

Boise Novel Orchard: Writing Circle, July 3, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. at Hyde Park Books

Teen Writing Club: July 5, 4:00 p.m., Library! at Collister

Book Signing: July 5, 7:00 p.m., Former Supreme Court Justice, Byron Johnson, Author of Poetic Justice will be at Rediscovered Books

Saturday Storytime: Arthur Costume Visit, July 7, 11:00 a.m., Barnes & Noble

Sherri Cann’s Writers Critique Group: July 9, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m., meets at Smoky Mountain Pizza, (208) 429-0011 415 E. Park Center Blvd. Boise

Hillview Book Club: July 9, 9:30 a.m., Barnes & Noble

Writing Camp: Word Play (Grades 3-4), July 9-13 am or pm, The Cabin

Writing Camp: Cabin Writers (Grades 5-6), July 9-13 am or pm, The Cabin

Writing Camp: Urban Ink (Grades 7-9), July 9-13 am or pm, The Cabin

Writer’s Conference: 25th annual Summer Fishtrap Gathering of Writers, July 9-15 at Wallowa Lake Camp and Retreat Center in Wallowa Lake, OR. $25 for single classes or $525 for a five-day workshop. Email info@fishtrap.org or visit www.fishtrap.org/summer.shtml

Story Story Late-Night: Bodily Emissions, July 9, 8:00 p.m., adult-themed, adults-only Story Story Late-Night hosted by Kiely Prouty and Rebecca Scott, held at Visual Arts Collective, a 21-and-over venue at 3638 Osage St in Garden City’s Art District

Partners in Crime: Writer’s Group: July 10, 7:00 p.m., Barnes & Noble

Classics Book Club: July 10, 7 – 8:30 p.m. at Hyde park Books

Idaho Authors’ Community: July 12, 7-9 p.m., meets at Maui Wowi

Saturday Storytime: Under the Sea, July 14, 11:00 a.m., Barnes & Noble

Writing Camp: Word Play (Grades 3-4), July 16-20 am or pm, The Cabin

Writing Camp: Cabin Writers (Grades 5-6), July 16-20 am or pm, The Cabin

Writing Camp: Urban Ink (Grades 7-9), July 16-20 am or pm, The Cabin

Writing Camp: Your Turn—Writing Camp for Grown-Ups, July 16-20 am, The Cabin

Taproot Reading: July 17, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m., Dead End in Norvelt by Gantos, Hyde Park Books

Magna Mania and Comic Chaos!: July 17, 4:00 p.m. Library! At Hillcrest

Idaho Screenwriters Association: July 17, 6:30 p.m. (third Tuesday of every month), Idaho Pizza, 7100 W Fairview. Email Sherry Cann at Sherry.ae@hotmail.com for more info or visit http://Idahoscreenwriters.blogspot.com

Books to Movie Night: James and the Giant Peach, July 18, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m., Collister Library

The Boisean Launch Party: July 19, 7:00 – 9:30 p.m. Hyde Park Books

Caldwell Chapter of the Idaho Writers’ League: July 19, 7-9 p.m., meets at the Caldwell Public Library

Mill Park Publishing’s Girls Night Out: July 20, 7:00 p.m., wine & Hor d’Oeuvers available at Rediscovered Books

Breakfast with Books: “Fractured Fairy Tales” July 21, 9 – 10 a.m., at Rediscovered Books, limited tickets available, $5, call or visit Rediscovered Books for details and tickets

Pixie Chicks Writers’ Group: July 21, 1-3 p.m., meets at Maui Wowi

Hands-On Learning: July 21, 2:00 p.m. Leapfrog Tag Geography Relay, Children’s event, Barnes & Noble

Saturday Storytime: Perfect Pets, July 21, 11:00 a.m., Barnes & Noble

Writing Camp: Word Play (Grades 3-4), July 23-27 am or pm, The Cabin

Writing Camp: Cabin Writers (Grades 5-6), July 23-27 am or pm, The Cabin

Selah, an Idaho Christian Writers’ Group: July 23rd, 6:30-9 p.m., meets at Maui Wowi

Literature Discussion Book Club: July 23, 7:00 p.m., Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Voyage by Alfred Lansing., Barnes & Noble

Adult Book Club: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, July 24, 7-9 p.m., Collister Library

Writing Circle, July 25, 6:30-7:30, Library! at Cole and Ustick

Children’s Book Festival: July 25, 5:00 p.m., Rediscovered Books, Featuring Judy Cox, author of Don’t be Silly Mrs. Millie and special guest Susannah Richards

Idaho Authors’ Community, July 26, 7-9 p.m., meets at Maui Wowi

Book Club for Adults: June 26 7:00 p.m., Library! at Hillcrest

Writing Until I Get it Right: July 27, 7-9 p.m., meets at Hastings at Fairview and Cole in Boise, (208) 375-3151

Sherry Cann's Writers Critique Group: July 28, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m., meets at Smoky Mountain Pizza, 980 E. Fairview Ave., Meridian, (208) 884-1067
Book Club for Adults: Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout, July 31, 7 – 8:30 p.m.
Boise River Community Lectures Series: July 31, 6-7 p.m., Garden City Public Library, Corner of Marigold & Glenwood, Garden City
Book Club for Adults: July 31, 7:00 p.m. Library! At Hillcrest

Writing Camp: Picture This (Grades 5-6), July 30- August 3 pm, The Cabin

Writing Camp: Picture This (Grades 7-9), August 6 - 10 pm, The Cabin

Writing Camp: The Workshop (Grades 10-12), July 30 – August 10 am, The Cabin

BLiP: A play reading series, July 31, 7-9:30 p.m.

Book Signing: August 2, 7:00 p.m.Pauls Toutonghi, author of Evel Knievel Days will be at Rediscovered Books

Writing Camp: Word Play (Grades 3-4), August 6 - 10 am, The Center in Hailey (contact The Cabin for more details)

Writing Camp: Cabin Writers (Grades 5-6), August 6 - 10 am or pm, The Center in Hailey (contact The Cabin for more details)

Writing Camp: Urban Ink (Grades 7-9), August 6 - 10 pm, The Center in Hailey (contact The Cabin for more details)

Writing Camp: Picture This (Grades 5-6), August 6 - 10 pm, The Cabin

Writing Camp: Picture This (Grades 7-9), August 6 - 10 pm, The Cabin

Reoccurring Events:

Poet’s and Writer’s Open Mic: First Thursday of every month, 7:00 p.m., Barnes & Noble, 2300 E 17th St, Grand Teton Mall, Idaho Falls, (208) 552-1463

Summer Writing Camp for Kids: Kate Riley is offering writing camps through the summer, ages 11 - 15, all genres. Boise and Hailey locations. www.KateRiley.org or call Kate at 208-447-7808 for more information.

The Writers’ Block: Airs every Thursday, Noon-1 p.m. on Boise Community Radio KRBX 89.9. The program is hosted by Jennifer Sanders Peterson and Amanda Turner

Nook Learning Night: Every Thursday at 6:00 p.m., Barnes & Noble 1315 North Milwaukee, (208) 375-4454

Get to Know Your Nook: Every Saturday at 1:00 p.m., Barnes & Noble 1315 North Milwaukee, (208) 375-4454

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
• Caldwell Public Library: 1010 Dearborn St, Caldwell, (208) 459-3242
• 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
• Maui Wowi: 520 E Franklin Rd Ste 105, Meridian, ID 83642, (208) 869-9966