Colorado Springs area literary events starting Jan. 14, 2018

Book signings, writers workshops and other literary events in and around Colorado Springs.

By Carlotta Olson Updated: January 13, 2018 at 10:25 am • Published: January 13, 2018 0

SIGNINGS

Author Talks and Book Signings - With Peg Gould, "Hound Dog Blues" and Anna Blake, "Barn Dance and Stable Relation," 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Hooked on Books, 12 E. Bijou St.; 419-7660.

Author Signing - Ken Lippincott will sign "Restoring Blair House," noon Jan. 27, Barnes & Noble, 795 Citadel Drive East; 637-8282, barnesandnoble.com.

LITERARY EVENTS

Children's History Hour - "Snowflake," for ages 4-8, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Wednesday and Jan. 27, Pioneers Museum, 215 S. Tejon St., $5. Reservations: 385-5990, cspm.org.

Colorado Cowboy Poetry Gathering - Thursday-Jan. 21, Golden. Go online for ticket prices: coloradocowboygathering.com.

Storytime - "You!" by Sandra Magsamer, 11 a.m. Friday and Saturday, Barnes & Noble, 795 Citadel Drive East; 637-8282, barnesandnoble.com.

Storytime - "Fancy Nancy and Oodles of Kittens" by Jane O'Connor, 11 a.m. Jan. 26 and 27, Barnes & Noble, 795 Citadel Drive East; 637-8282, barnesandnoble.com.

Writing Group - 3 p.m. Jan. 28, Barnes & Noble, 795 Citadel Drive East; undergroundwritingproject.com.

Storytime - "I am Harriet Tubman" by Dave Meltzer, 11 a.m. Feb. 2 and 3, Barnes & Noble, 795 Citadel Drive East; 637-8282, barnesandnoble.com.

Community Open Mic - 5 p.m. Feb. 3. Go online for locations; hearherepoetry.org/events.

Converge Lecture Series - With George Saunders, 6-9 p.m. Feb. 4, The Pinery at the Hill, 775 W. Bijou St., $35. Advance tickets: convergelectureseries.org.

Youth Slam and Open Mic - 2 p.m. Feb. 14. Go online for locations; hearherepoetry.org/events.

Storytime - "Curious George" by H.A. Rey, 11 a.m. Feb. 9 and 10, Barnes & Noble, 795 Citadel Drive East; 637-8282, barnesandnoble.com.

Storytime - "Click, Clack Moo, I Love You" by Doreen Cronin, 11:30 a.m. Feb. 10, Barnes & Noble, 795 Citadel Drive East; 637-8282, barnesandnoble.com.

Poetry Slam - 7:15 p.m. Feb. 14. Go online for locations; hearherepoetry.org/events.

Storytime - "Mother Bruce" by Ryan T. Higgins, 11 a.m. Feb. 16 and 17, Barnes & Noble, 795 Citadel Drive East; 637-8282, barnesandnoble.com.

Storytime - "Cat in the Hat" by Dr. Seuss, 11 a.m. Feb. 23 and 24, Barnes & Noble, 795 Citadel Drive East; 637-8282, barnesandnoble.com.

WORKSHOPS/CLASSES

Winter Writers Nonfiction Writing Class - 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Jan. 27, Western Museum of Mining & Industry, 225 North Gate Blvd., $7-$35. Registration: 488-0880, tinyurl.com/y7wuc5qn.

CLOSURES

Pikes Peak District Library - All branches closed Monday.

TUTORS NEEDED

Children's Literacy Center - Volunteers, ages 14 and older, needed to serve as tutors. Training is provided; 471-8672, pamela@childrensliteracycenter.org, childrensliteracycenter.org.

CONTEST

Goodreads Poetry Contest - Ongoing poetry contest with a monthly winner. Submit poems at tinyurl.com/melzs2y.

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