Book and writing events for Jan 6 - Jan 19

Book Addicts Calendar of Events
January 6 - January 19

One Time Events:
Second Annual “Writers in the Attic” Competition: Now through Friday, Feb 22, submissions 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 par tof the Writers in the Attic 2013 anthology. Competition guidelines and submission forms can be found at www.TheCabinIdaho.org

Boise’s Novel Orchard: Is seeking submissions for its zine NIBBLES. Appearing monthly, NIBBLES will give a glimpse of what writers in the Treasure Valley and beyond are doing. They’re looking for prose under 4,000 words, poetry is 22 lines or less, and black and white original artwork. Email Megan Justice (Megan.Justice@BoiseNovelOrchard.org) for more info or to submit your work

Hillview Book Club: Monday, Jan 7, 9:30 a.m., Grab your morning coffee or tea and a snack, get cozy and chat about this month’s book choice, Barnes & Noble in Boise

Pre-School Story Time: Tuesday, Jan 8, 2 - 2:30 p.m., Storytime with puppets and lots of fun for children ages 3 - 5, Sagebrush Room of the Library! at Cole & Ustick in Boise

Idaho Screenwriters Association: Tuesday, Jan 8, 6:30 p.m., Idaho Pizza, 7100 W Fairview in Boise at 6:30. Everyone is welcome. For more information, contact Sherry Cann at Sherry.ae@hotmail.com or visit their website at www.IdahoScreenwriters.blogspot.com

Partners in Crime Writing Group: Tuesday, Jan 8, 7 p.m., Interested in reading, writing, or publishing mystery, suspense, or true crime? Stop by the Partners in Crime writing group. New members always welcome! Barnes & Noble in Boise

Classics Club Book Club: Tuesday, Jan 8, 7 - 8:30 p.m., This month’s book is Hannah Coulter by Wendell Berry, Hyde Park Books in Boise

Bloomin’ Babies Story Time: Wednesday, Jan 9, 10:30 - 11 a.m., Contact the Main Library! branch for more information, YS Storwell room, Main Library! Boise

Toddle Tales Story Time: Wednesday, Jan 9, 10:30 - 11 a.m., Toddler storytime for ages 2-4. Big books, flannel stories, songs, ABCs, and counting for toddlers. Lemhi Room at the Library! at Hillcrest

Preschool Story Time: Wednesday, Jan 9, 10:30 - 11 a.m., A special story time for children ages 3-5, Sycamore Room at the Library! at Collister and in the Hayes Auditorium at the Main Library!

Become a Mad Scientist: Wednesday, Jan 9, 4 p.m., Come and do fun science experiments. Kids ages 6-12 are welcome. Sycamore Room of the Library! at Collister

Covering Idaho Kids!: Wednesday, Jan 9, 6 - 8 p.m., Are you struggling to provide health insurance for your children? Get the facts about the Children’s Health Insurance Plan (CHIP). A bilingual outreach worker will be available to answer questions. Bitterbrush Room at the Library! at Cole & Ustick

Night Owl Story Time: Wednesday, Jan 9, 7 - 7:30 p.m., YS Storywell room at the Main Library! Call for more information, Main Library! in Boise

Early Literacy Story Time: Thursday, Jan 10, 10:30 - 11:15 a.m., This fun storytime for preschool-age children is also a workshop for parents to learn ways to help their children develop early literacy and math skills that will help them be successful in Kindergarten and beyond. This series of storytimes runs on an 8-week cycle and focuses on a different skill each week. No registration is required. This week focuses on telling stories. Lemhi Room in the Library! at Hillcrest in Boise

Bloomin’ Babies Story Time: Thursday, Jan 10, 10:30 - 11 a.m., Contact the Main Library! branch for more information, YS Storwell room, Main Library! Boise

Preschool Story Time: Wednesday, Jan 10, 10:30 - 11 a.m., A special story time for children ages 3-5, Sycamore Room at the Library! at Collister and in the Hayes Auditorium at the Main Library!

Pre-K Korner: Thursday, Jan 10, 10:30 - 11 a.m., story time for children ages 3-5, Sagebrush Room at the Library! at Cole & Ustick in Boise

Toddle Tales Story Time: Wednesday, Jan 10, 10:30 - 11 a.m., Toddler storytime for ages 18 months - 3 years. Sycamore Room at the Library! at Collister

After School Fun: Thursday, Jan 10, 4 - 5 p.m., Fun programs for children ages 6-12, Hayes Auditorium at the Main Library!

Saturday Storytime: Saturday, Jan 12, 11 a.m., This week’s theme: noise, noise, NOISE! Join us as we read stories all about sounds and noises. Barnes & Noble in Boise

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

Idaho Writers Guild Luncheon: Tuesday, Jan 15, This is an opportunity to network with other writers and find out whats happening in your literary community. Bruce DeLaney will be the featured guest at this luncheon. Smoky Mountain Pizza and Pasta, 415 E. Parkcenter Blvd. in Boise, Visit www.IdahoWritersGuild.com for more details

Taproot Book Club: Tuesday, Jan 15, 6:30 - 8 p.m., in conjunction with Boise Novel Orchard, Dive into a different type of book club where we discover well-loved and not-yet-found books, Hyde Park Books, downtown Boise

Super School Agers: Wednesday, Jan 16, 4 - 4:45 p.m., Games and activities for kids age 6-12, Sagebrush Room at the Library! at Cole & Ustick

Books to Film Movie Nights: Wednesday, Jan 16, 6:15 - 8:15 p.m., Lauren Hillenbrand’s Seabiscuit, Light snacks are permitted. The movie is rated PG-13. The movie starts promptly at6:14 p.m. due to its length. Call the Library! at Collister for more information

Early Literacy Storytime: Thursday, Jan 17, 10:30 - 11:15 a.m., This week’s skill is writing your ABCs, Lemhi Room at the Library! at Hillcrest

Author Event: Thursday, Jan 17, Richard Rodriguez will be in Sun Valley as part of the Sun Valley Center for the Arts 2012-13 Lecture Series and Performing Arts Series. Rodriguez is a contributing editor at News America Media in San Francisco as well as the author of several books on class, ethnicity, and race in America. Visit www.SunValleyCenter.org for details and to purchase tickets

After School Fun: Thursday, Jan 17, 4 - 5 p.m., Fun programs for children ages 6-12, Hayes Auditorium at the Main Library!

Idaho Writer’s League, Caldwell Chapter: Thursday, Jan 17, 7 - 9 p.m., If your dream is to become a writer, regardless of your genre, be it novel, short stories, fiction, non-fiction, poetry, autobiography, or other, we are here to share information about contests, publishers, agents, and to give you support, opportunity for growth, and provide the tools necessary to help fulfill your goal as a writer. Caldwell Public Library 1010 Dearborn St., Caldwell, ID 83605, For more information or directions call (208)-459-6119, or (208)-859-4206 or email caldwell@idahowriterleague.com

Saturday Storytime: Saturday, Jan 19, 11 a.m., This weeks’ theme: Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Celebrating the memory of a very important man featuring books about his life. Barnes & Noble in Boise

Story Time with Justeen!: Saturday, Jan 19, 11 - 12 p.m., Hyde Park Books, Boise

Family Story Time: Saturday, Jan 19, 10:30 - 11 a.m., Main Library! Call for more information

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

Writing Groups:

Boise’s Novel Orchard: This group meets the first Tuesday of every month at Hyde Park Books in downtown Boise. Visit their website for more information including cost. www.BoiseNovelOrchard.org

Idaho Author Association: Idaho authors coming together to support and help each other achieve success in the world of publishing. All published Idaho authors are welcome to join us as well as writers seeking help and advice. More info at www.facebook.com/groups/idahoauthorsassociation & www.facebook.com/idahoauthorsassociation

Idaho Falls Writing Groups: Looking for critique groups in Idaho Falls? Check out the Idaho Writer’s League website for more information. www.IdahoWritersLeague.com

Idaho Screenwriters association: Monthly meetings are the third Tuesday of the month and meet at Idaho Pizza, 7100 W Fairview in Boise at 6:30. Everyone is welcome. For more information, contact Sherry Cann at Sherry.ae@hotmail.com or visit their website at www.IdahoScreenwriters.blogspot.com

Idaho Writer’s League, Caldwell Chapter: The Caldwell Chapter of the Idaho Writer's League is a unified support group for writers networking with other I.W.L. chapters throughout Idaho. If your dream is to become a writer, regardless of your genre we are here to share information about contests, publishers, agents, and to give you support, opportunity for growth, and provide the tools necessary to help fulfill your goal as a writer. For more info, call 208-459-6119 or 208-859-4206 or email Caldwell@Idahowriterleague.com

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