BOOK EVENTS June 19, 2011
Abbett Book Choices- Wheeler Taft Abbett Sr. branch Library, 7800 N. Shisler Drive. Book club for adults. Call to find out the next title and/or to reserve the book. 2 p.m. June 20. Free. 594-5200
Baby Storytime- Oro Valley Public Library, 1305 W. Naranja Drive. For accompanied children ages 18 months and older. 10-10:30 a.m. June 20. Free. 229-5300.
How the Himmel Park Library saved My Life- Himmel Park, Library, 1035 N. Treat Ave. tucson author Mark Zero offers a discussion of life, death, hand puppets and the search for the perfect hamburger, all in the contest of the Himmel Park Library as a microcosm of Western cculture. 6-8 p.m. June 20. Free. 594-5305. Ext. 3
National Writers Union reading and Open Mic- Fronimo’s greek Cafe, 3242 E. Speedway. Poet Barrie Ryan is the featured reader. Her reading will be followed by a spoken-word open mic. 6:15-8 p.m. June 20. Free. 624-4690.
Preschool Storytime- Oro Valley Public Library. for accompanied children 3 to 5 years of age. 11:30 a.m.-noon. June 21. Free. 229-5300.
Family Storytime- Oro Valley Public Library. For accompanied children up to 5 years of age. 10-10:30 a.m. June 22. Free. 229-5300.
Fourth Wednesday Mystery Book group- Mostly Books, 6208 E. Speedway. Group discusses THE HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES by Sir Authur Conan Doyle. 7:30 p.m. June 22. Free. 571-0110.
Sabino Canyon Storytime: Packrats- Sabino Canyon vistor Center. 8700 N. Sabino Canyon Road. Stories, cradfts and games. For accompanied childdren agess 4-6. Space is limited. 9-10:30 a.m. June 22. free. 749-8700
Sonoran Sleuths Mystery Book Club- Oro Valley Public Library. Group discusses THE VINTAGE CAPER by Peter Mayle. 11 a.m.-noon. June 22. Free. 229-5300.
Story time- Mostly Books, 6208 E. Speedway. Read WE ARE IN A BOOK by Mo Willems and THE NAPPING HOUSE by Audrey and Don Wood. 11 a.m. June 22. Free. 571-0110
Toddler Storytime- Dewhirst Catalina Branch Library, 15631 N. Oracle Road. Suite 199. For accompanied children ages 18 to 30 months. 9:15-9:45 a.m. June 22. Free. 594-5240.
“I love Books” Group- El Dorado Health Campus, 1400 N. Wilmot Road. Group discusses THE UNBEARABLE LIGHTNESS OF SCONES, by Alexander McCall Smith. 2-p p.m. June 23. Free. 324-4345.
Juliet Blackwell and Sophie Littlefield Book signing and Workshop- Clues Unlimited Mystery Bookstore, 3146 E. Ft. Lowell Road. Blackwell signs HEXES AND HEMLINES, and Littlefeild signs A BAD DAY FOR SCANDAL. Authos also give a workshop aboutr how to write believable scenes between lovers. 7-8:30 p.m. June 23. free. 326-8533
Read to a Dog- Oro Valley Public Library. Therapy and service dogs listen intently and nonjudgmentally as children practice reading aloud to expand their skills. All ages. 4 p.m. June 23. Free. 229-5300.
Reading for Pleasure- ward 3 Council Office, 1510 E. Grant Road. Lively discussions and book exchange. Class number 439. 1-3 p.m. Free for OASIS Members, with a registration fee of $12 for semester. 322-5607
Borders Storytime- Borders, Park Place, 5807 E. Broadway. For accompanied children ages 2-5, 10:30 a.m. Fridays. Free. 584-0111.
Story Tunes- Bookmans, 3733 W. Ina Road. Stories, snacks and musical jam session with Big D and friends. 10-11 a.m. June 24. Fre. 579-0303.
Toddler Storytime- Oro Valley Public Library. For accompanied children 18 months to 3 years. 10:10-10:30 a.m. June 24. Free. 229-5300.
Book signing- Mostly Books, Author Craig Suter will sign copies of THE INVENTOR’S WAR:THE DURABLE IDEAS AND INNOVATIONS OF WORLD WAR TWO. 1-2 p.m. June 25. Free. 571-0110.
Friends Monsoon Sale- Friends of the Pima County Library- Bray Building. 2230 N. Country Club Road. 8 a.m.-noon. June 25-26. Free. 795-3783.