December book and writing happenings around the Valley

Book Addicts Calendar

Dec. 16 – Jan 5

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Dec. 16 – Jan. 5

One Time Events:

E-Books for the Confused Reader: Tuesday, Dec. 18, 7-8 p.m., Library! At Hillcrest, Boise.

Taproot Book Club: 6:30 - 8 p.m., in conjunction with Boise Novel Orchard, Hyde Park Books, downtown Boise

Books to Film Movie Nights: Wednesday, Dec 19, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m., Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol (with the Muppets!), Library! at Collister

Author Event: Thursday, Dec 20, 6 - 8:30 p.m., Eve Chandler, author of Building Bogus Basin and Brundage Mountain will be discussing and reading from her book at Hyde Park Books in downtown Boise

Story Time with Justeen!: Saturday, Dec 22, 11 - 12 p.m., Hyde Park Books, Boise

All libraries closed: Christmas Day, Dec. 25

BLiP: Tuesday, Dec. 25, 7 – 9:30 p.m., a screenwriting reading, Hyde Park Books in downtown Boise

Story Time with Justeen!: Saturday, Dec 29, 11 - 12 p.m., Hyde Park Books, Boise

Early Closure: Monday, Dec 31, 6 p.m., Main Library! closes early

All libraries closed: New Year’s Day, Jan. 1

Writing Group: Tuesday, Jan 1, 6:30 - 8 p.m., Boise Novel Orchard meets at Hyde Park Books in downtown Boise

Night Owl Story Time: Wednesday, Jan 2, 7 - 7:30 p.m., Main Library in Boise

Saturday Storytime: Saturday, Jan 5, 11 a.m., favorite Storytime books will be revisited today

Story Time with Justeen!: Saturday, Jan 5, 11 - 12 p.m., Hyde Park Books, Boise

Reoccurring Events:

Writers’ Block:  Tuesdays, Noon – 1p.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, Idaho Falls

Nook Tablet Class: Saturdays, 10 a.m., Barnes & Noble, Boise

Nook HD/HD+ Class: Saturdays, 11 a.m., Thursdays, 6 p.m., Barnes & Noble, 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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