Books Authors and Writing

Adventure Time Encyclopaedia: Author Martin Olson with Special Guest Olivia Olson

Books Authors and Writing
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
B2 Conference Center

On the eve of Denver’s Comic Con 2015, Denver Public Library is hosting comedy writer and actor Martin Olson. His dark and hilarious send up of the underworld, The Encyclopaedia of Hell, is matched only by his brilliant The Adventure Time Encyclopaedia. The latter is written by his alter ego, Hunson Abadeer, aka The Lord of Evil, aka The Nameless One. And both books are careening toward cult status. The Encyclopaedia of Hell has been optioned for a film and The Adventure Time Encyclopaedia hit the number five spot on the New York Times bestseller list.

Mark Stevens: Trapline: The Alison Coil Mystery Series

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

Trapline, the third novel in the Allison Coil Mystery Series, has been called "a chilling tale" by The Denver Post, and Mystery Scene Magazine noted the novel's "highly-charged" subject matter in an upbeat review. Join Denver writer Mark Stevens for a presentation and discussion about Trapline, and all three books in his Colorado-based series.

No Strings Attached Book Discussion Group

Books Authors and Writing
11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Do you love to read? Do you like to talk about books, but are too busy to read for a deadline? Do you want to hear about books that other readers have enjoyed? You are invited to this non-traditional take on book clubs – read whatever you want and attend whenever you can, no strings attached. Share a recent read, an old favorite or anything in between.

Comic Club

Books Authors and Writing
6:30 pm

Add your voice to the discussion on all things comic books. This month’s selection: Afterlife with Archie by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa and Francesco Francavilla.

Book Chat

Books Authors and Writing
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Do you find yourself constantly asking people what they are reading? Do you love talking to people about books, poems, and essays? We'll chat about what we are reading and maybe even read aloud for a bit. Just sit and listen -- or share!

Jarrett J. Krosoczka Author Visit and Book Signing

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

Come meet the author/illustrator of the popular Lunch Lady and Platypus Police Squad series. Jarrett will perform a reading, sign books, and talk about his Platypus Police Academy program. Featuring guest appearances from friendly Denver Police officers!

Author JL Fields: Vegan Pressure Cooking: Delicious Beans, Grains, and One-Pot Meals in Minutes

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

Not just for vegans! Try food samples from one of JL Fields’ favorite recipes. Find out why today's pressure cookers are safe, easy to use and ideal for anyone who thinks they are "too busy to cook." Plus, learn simple strategies to add more plants to your diet.

Poetry and Pancakes

Books Authors and Writing
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Haikus! Limericks! Pancakes! Syrup! Celebrate National Poetry month by creating your own unique poetry and your own unique stack of pancakes.

Sit 'n' Knit

Books Authors and Writing
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Community Room

Experienced knitters, come share your knowledge. Beginners, shorten your learning curve with tips from skilled cohorts. Fiber host: Charlotte Updike.

Saturday Morning Book Club

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

Stop by for a cup a coffee and a lively discussion every other month on the second Saturday. This month’s title: Neverhome by Laird Hunt.​

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