Literary Calendar | The Spokesperson’s Review
Read Beyond the Box – Summer Reading Challenge for readers of all ages. Track minutes read and complete challenge activities to earn badges using the Beanstack website or app. To register or learn more about the Beanstack Summer Reading Challenge, visit scld.org/beanstack-summer-2022. Virtual event. Presented by the Spokane Public Library. (509) 444-5300.
Movie at the Library and Adult Summer Reading Trivia Night – Ocean-themed movie at the Garfield Library on Monday lunchtimes. A snack will be provided. After the movie, adults can return to the library for a trivia night. Test your knowledge of all things ocean at 5:30 p.m. For more information, contact Sarah Anderson at (509) 635-1490 or [email protected] Garfield Library, 109 N. Third St., Garfield, Washington. (509) 635-1490.
Scribbler’s Society Virtual Writing Club – Writers of all ages meet via Zoom to write, edit drafts, and participate in critique sessions. Email Lindsay Moore at [email protected] to register. Monday, 3-4 p.m. Coeur d’Alene Library, 702 E. Front Ave., Coeur d’Alene. Free. (208) 769-2315.
Come in and write – Bring work in progress to share, get inspired by creative prompts, and spend time writing. Tuesday, 5:30-7:00 p.m. Spark Central, 1214 W. Summit Parkway. Free. (509) 279-0299.
“The Angel of Rome: And Other Stories” – Launch of “The Angel of Rome: And Other Stories” by Spokane bestselling author Jess Walter, presented by NW Passages Book Club and The Spokesman-Review. The first day her book is available is during this event. Tuesday, 7 p.m. Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W. Sprague Ave. $7/general admission; $50 VIP. (509) 227-7638.
Virtual Storytime – A virtual storytime for preschoolers held on Zoom. Visit events.spokanelibrary.org/events to register. Wednesday, 10-10:30 a.m. Presented by the Spokane Public Library. Free.
Wonder Wednesdays – A virtual story hour with books about imagination, creativity, adventure and exploration. Visit cdalibrary.com/library-events for the Zoom link. Wednesday, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Coeur d’Alene Library, 702 E. Front Ave., Coeur d’Alene. Free. (208) 769-2315.
Argonne Library Book Club – This book club is run by volunteers and meets monthly. New members are welcome at any time. Please call the library at (509) 893-8260 for this month’s selection of titles. Wednesday, 2-4 p.m. Argonne Library, 4322 N. Argonne Road. (509) 893-8260.
Katee Robert’s ‘Wicked Beauty’ – Author Katee Robert celebrates the third installment in her hit Dark Olympus series. She will discuss “Wicked Beauty” with Nisha Sharma, author of “Dating Dr. Dil.” Wednesday, 7 p.m. Virtual event via Zoom. Use this link to register for this free event: bit.ly/3y6SV82.
Meet the Author – Conversation with Joshua Henkin, author of several award-winning books whose latest novel, ‘Morningside Heights’, was recently published in an industry journal. Thursday, 2-3:30 p.m. This event will take place via Zoom. Ask to have the link sent to you by contacting Linda at [email protected]
3 Minute Mic – Open mic night, readers can share up to three minutes of poetry. Admission is free, open to all ages. For more information, contact Auntie’s at (509) 838-0206 or auntiesbooks.com. Friday, 7 p.m. Auntie’s Bookstore, 402 W. Main Ave. (509) 838-0206.
Spokane Authors & Self Publishers – Spokane Authors & Self Publishers meeting. The meeting starts at 2 p.m. Our guest speaker will be Elinor Young, a world-traveling missionary, writer, and SASP member. Saturday, 2 p.m. Shadle Park Library, 2111 W. Wellesley Ave. (509) 444-5390.