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Book Addicts Calendar
September 16 - October 6

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Author Event: Wed., Oct 4, 7:00 p.m., Robert Morgan, author of LIONS of the WEST will be at Rediscovered Books

Book Event: Fri., Oct. 5, 12:00 p.m., Boise Main Library, The Book of Evidence by John Banville

Saturday Storytime: Sat., Oct 6, 11:00 a.m., Sci-Fi Adventures at B&N Boise

Star Wars Reads Day: Sat., Oct 6, 11:00 a.m., (Youth Event) Join the nationwide Star Wars Reads Day celebration with events ranging from readings, crafts and activities to Star Wars character visits and scavenger hunts. B&N Boise

Writing Class: 6-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 4, Sherry Cann, first of 8-week class at Her Spirit, 5181 Overland Rd., Boise. Cost is $10 each week for members of the center / $15 non-members.

Sherry Cann's Writers Critique Group: 6:30-8:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 8, Smokey Mtn. Pizza on Parkcenter in Boise

Hillview Book Club: 9:30 a.m. Monday, Oct. 8, at Barnes & Noble in Boise

Guided Tour of Boise Public Library: 2 p.m. Monday, Oct. 8, at Main Library! branch in downtown Boise

Partners in Crime writing group: 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 9, at Barnes & Noble in Boise

Classics Club: 7 – 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 9, at Hyde Park Books in Boise

IdaHope Christian Writers’ meeting: 7-8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 9, at Creekside Arbor, 1425 N.E. Fifth in Meridian

Youth Event: 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 9, at the Main Library! in Boise. Teen Night: The McGyver Challenge

Kid Event: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 10, at the Main Library!, Collister Location, and Hillcrest all in Boise. Preschool Story Time

Kid Event: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 10, at the Library! at Cole & Ustick in Boise. Spanish storytime

Family Event: 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 10, at the Main Library! in Boise. Night Owl Family Storytime

Kid Event: 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 11, at the Main Library! in Boise. Preschool Storytime and Toddler Storytime at the Collister location

Youth Event: 4 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 11, at the Library! on Collister in Boise. Teen Takeover

Youth Event: 5:30 – 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 11, at the Garden City Library! in Boise. Poi Fire Dancing! Experience the magic of this traditional Maori art and try it out.

Youth Event: 6 – 8:45 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 11, at the Library! at Cole & Ustick in Boise. Teen Movie & Discussion Group

Idaho Authors Community: 7-9 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 11, Maui Wowi in Meridian

Family Event: 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 13, Main Library! in Boise. Family Storytime

Author Event: 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 13, Donna L. Peterson, author of The Misadventures of Philip Isaac Pen, and from Weiser, Id, will be signing autographs and promoting her book at Barnes & Noble in Boise

Saturday Storytime: 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 13, at Barnes & Noble in Boise. The theme is “No Bullying” with the feature story of Jungle Bullies by Steven Kroll

Youth Event: 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 13, Harry Potter Halloween Party & Costume Contest at Barnes & Noble in Boise. Ages 7 – 16 welcome, must register at www.pottermore.com. There will be a scavenger hunt and costume contest with the best costume winning a Nook Simple Touch

Author Event: 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 13, Tiffany Schmitt, author of the YA book Send Me a Sign will be signing books at Rediscovered Books in Boise

Author Event: 6:30 – 8 p.m. Monday, Oct. 15, Jo Deurbrouck, outdoor writer of “Anything Worth Doing”, at Hyde Park Books in Boise

Youth Event: 4-5 p.m. Tuesday, Oct.16, at Library! At Hillcrest on Overland Road in Boise. Teen Read Week celebration of Manga and Comics

Taproot Reading: 6:30 – 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 16th, at Hyde Park Books in Boise

Kid Event: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 17, at the Main Library!, Collister Location, and Hillcrest all in Boise. Preschool Story Time

Kid Event: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 17, at the Library! at Cole & Ustick in Boise. Spanish storytime

Idaho Screenwriters' Association: 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 17, Idaho Pizza on Fairview & Cole in Boise

Family Event: 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 17, Library! at Collister. Books to Film Movie Nights: Neil Gaiman’s Coraline

Family Event: 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 17, at the Main Library! in Boise. Night Owl Family Storytime

Kid Event: 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 18, at the Main Library! in Boise. Preschool Storytime and Toddler Storytime at the Collister location

Youth Event: 4 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 18, at the Library! on Collister in Boise. Teen Takeover

Caldwell Chapter of the Idaho Writers' League: 7-9 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 18, at Caldwell Public Library

Idaho Screenwriters Association Meetings: 6:30 p.m. Friday, Oct 19, at Idaho Pizza, 7100 W Fairview (near Cole) in Boise

Saturday Storytime: 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, at Barnes & Noble in Boise. It’s storytime with Ballet Idaho! Featured story will be Tallulah’s Tutu by Marilyn Singer

Pixie Chicks Writers' Group: 1-3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, at Maui Wowi in Meridian

Family Event: 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, at the Main Library! in Boise. Family Storytime

Read to a Therapy Dog: 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, at the Library! at Cole & Ustick in Boise and then again at 2 p.m. at the Main Library! in Boise

 

Reoccurring Events:

Poet’s and Writer’s Open Mic: 7 p.m. first Thursday of every month at Barnes & Noble in Idaho Falls

The Writers’ Block: 12 – 1 p.m., airs every Thursday, on Boise Community Radio KRBX 89.9. The program is hosted by Jennifer Sanders Peterson and Amanda Turner

Nook Learning Night: 6 p.m., every Thursday, Barnes & Noble, Boise

Get to Know Your Nook: 1 p.m. every Saturday, Barnes & Noble in 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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