Books Authors and Writing

​A Million Monkeys: Or Strategies to Get Your Book Written During National Novel Writing Month​ (NaNoWriMo)

Books Authors and Writing
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Level 1 Fresh City Lounge

If you have neither the primate power nor infinite amount of time to pound out your answer to Shakespeare, you're not alone. Join the discussion on how to survive the NaNoWriMo challenge: 50,000 words in 30 days. 'Tis nobler to have a draft in hand than a monkey on your back!

Stitch n' Share

Books Authors and Writing
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Calling all stitchers, knitters, embroiderers, crocheters; come one, come all! Enjoy the company of other crafters while sharing your most intriguing read of the month, from novels to poetry to magazine or newspaper articles. Limited materials and instructions will be provided but please bring your own project and come prepared to tell us about your favorite read. Light refreshments will be provided.

Helen Thorpe: Soldier Girls

Books Authors and Writing
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

From an award-winning, “meticulously observant” (The New Yorker), and “masterful” (Booklist) writer Helen Thorpe comes a groundbreaking account of three women deployed to Afghanistan and Iraq, and how their military service affected their friendship, their personal lives, and their families. Join us for a reading and discussion.

Banned Books Week - Virtual Read-Out

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Books Authors and Writing
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Share your love of a banned book with the world! Readers across the country are participating in a Virtual Read-Out, sharing their stories and celebrating their freedom to read. Denver Public Library staff will help you film a short video supporting your favorite banned or challenged book, which will be shared online as part of the Virtual Read-Out.

Banned Books Week Virtual Read-Out

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Books Authors and Writing
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Share your love of a banned books with the world! Across the country readers are participating in a Virtual Read-Out, sharing their stories and celebrating their freedom to read.
Denver Public Library staff will help you film a short video supporting your favorite banned or challenged book, which will be shared online as part of the Virtual Read-Out.

Alexandra Leclere: Seeing the Dead, Talking with Spirits

Books Authors and Writing
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join author Alexandra Leclere as she discusses her book, Seeing the Dead, Talking with Spirits: Shamanic Healing through Contact with the Spirit World.

Mystery Book Club

Books Authors and Writing
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Community Room

Join us for refreshments and a spirited discussion. Share your favorite authors and titles, and catch up on new releases and other news. This month’s pick is The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair That Changed America by Erik Larson.

Saturday Morning Book Club

Books Authors and Writing
10:00 am - 11:30 am
Community Room

Join us for a cup a coffee and a lively discussion. We meet every other month on the second Saturday. This month’s title is The Book Thief by Markus Zusak.

Blooming Readers (4th and 5th Grade) Book Club

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Books Authors and Writing
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Title: Hoot
Author: Carl Hiaasen
Activity: Dissect Owl Pellets
Snack Provided!

Stitch 'n' Share

Books Authors and Writing
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Calling all stitchers, knitters, embroiderers, crocheters; come one, come all! Enjoy the company of other crafters while sharing your most intriguing read of the month, from novels to poetry to magazine or newspaper articles. Limited materials and instructions will be provided but please bring your own project and be prepared to tell us about your favorite read. Light refreshments will be provided.

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