Books Authors and Writing

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

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3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Book: The Strange Case of Origami Yoda
Author: Tom Angleberger
Activity: origami
Light Snack Provided

NaNoWriMo Mad-Dash Write-In

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9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Community Room - basement

November is ending. There's only two days left in the month, you're just shy of your 50,000 word goal, and you hit a wall. Enter: the Smiley Branch library. Our basement Community Room will be available to NaNoWriters looking to finish or just polish their manuscript-in-a-month. If you're interested in joining the National Novel Writing Month, check out their website, here to sign up.

Las Comdadres & Friends National Latino Book Club

Books Authors and Writing
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Community Room - basement

Meeting every fourth Saturday of the month in the basement Community Room.
We welcome any book-lover interested in reading English-language works by Latina and Latino authors. For more information or to join the book club and view the books for upcoming months visit: Las Comadres.
The December book selection is The Clairvoyant of Calle Ocho by Anjanette Delgado.

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

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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! Our special guest, author and NaNoWriMo survivalist, Natalie Winslow, will host and inspire your novel writing experience.
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Second Saturday Book Club

Books Authors and Writing
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join us the second Saturday of each month for our new TOPICAL Book Club! We select the topic, you choose your book, OR read what the library staffer is reading! Be ready to share why you loved or hated your book!
January's Topic: Winter Fiction
Staff Choice: "The Silent Land" by Graham Joyce.
No registration is necessary. Please call 720-865-0240 for more information.

Las Comadres & Friends National Latino Book Club

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Books Authors and Writing
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Community Room - basement

Meeting every fourth Saturday of the month in the basement Community Room.
We welcome any book-lover interested in reading English-language works by Latina and Latino authors. For more information or to join the book club and view the books for upcoming months visit: Las Comadres.
The November book selection is The Ghosts of Hero Street: How One Small Mexican-American Community Gave So Much in World War II and Korea by Carlos Harrison.

Las Comadres & Friends National Latino Book Club

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Books Authors and Writing
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Community Room - basement

Meeting every fourth Saturday of the month in the basement Community Room.
We welcome any book-lover interested in reading English-language works by Latina and Latino authors. For more information or to join the book club and view the books for upcoming months visit: Las Comadres.
The October book selection is This River Here: Poems of San Antonio by Carmen Tafolla.

Helen Thorpe, Soldier Girls: The Battle of Three Women at Home and at War

Books Authors and Writing
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

From Denver’s own 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 with this local author.

Little Free Library Celebration and Mixer

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6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Little Free Libraries are popping up all over Park Hill and Denver and are a great way to share a love of books and reading with your community. Come and contribute the success stories and lessons learned from your Little Free Library while socializing and snacking with neighbors and fellow book lovers in a casual setting!

Don Morreale: Cowboys, Yogis and One-legged Ski Bums: The Extraordinary Lives of Ordinary Coloradans

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2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Meeting Room

Come to Eugene Field to hear about, and maybe even meet some of the real-life characters in Don Morreale’s new book, Cowboys, Yogis and One-legged Ski Bums: The Extraordinary Lives of Ordinary Coloradans.

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