Colorado Springs area literary events starting Nov. 12, 2017

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

By Carlotta Olson Updated: November 11, 2017 at 12:28 pm • Published: November 11, 2017 0

SIGNINGS

Book Signings - Ann Doolan-Fox will sign "Celtic Road Home" and Susan Mathis will sign "The Fabric of Hope: An Irish Family Legacy," 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Covered Treasures Bookstore, 105 Second St., Monument; 481-2665, coveredtreasures.com.

Author Signings - Diane Sawatzki will sign "Manyhorses Traveling," 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Nov. 25; Dave Philipps will sign "Wild Horse Country," noon-2 p.m. Nov. 25, Covered Treasures Bookstore, 105 Second St., Monument; 481-2665, coveredtreasures.com.

Exploring Colorado's World of White and Book Signing - With John Fielder and Jon Kedrowski, 6:15 p.m. meet & greet and book signings, presentation at 7 p.m. Dec. 8, Bear Creek Nature Center, 245 Bear Creek Road, $5. Registration: 520-6387

LITERARY EVENTS

Children's History Hour - "Full Steam Ahead," 10:30-11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Pioneers Museum, 215 S. Tejon St., donations accepted. Reservations: 385-5990, cspm.org.

Book Discussion - "The Cherokee Nation and the Trail of Tears" by Theda Perdue, 9:30-11:30 a.m. Saturday, PILLAR Office, 4570 Hilton Parkway, Suite 101, $5. Registration: 633-4991, pillarinstitute.org.

Children's History Hour - "Full Steam Ahead," 10:30-11:30 a.m. Nov. 25, Pioneers Museum, 215 S. Tejon St., donations accepted. Reservations: 385-5990, cspm.org.

Visiting Writers Series - With Kathryn Kuitenbrouwer and Ramona Ausubel, 7 p.m. Nov. 30, Colorado College, McHugh Commons, above Preserve, in the Western Ridge Housing Complex, 1090 N. Cascade Ave., free; 389-6607.

Community Open Mic - 5 p.m. Dec. 2. Go online for locations; hearherepoetry.org/events.

Book Discussion - "The Underground Railroad" by Colson Whitehead, 9:30-11:30 a.m. Dec. 15, PILLAR Office, 4570 Hilton Parkway, Suite 101, $5. Registration: 633-4991, pillarinstitute.org.

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.

AVAILABLE

Hoopla Digital - Patrons of the Pikes Peak Library District can access Hoopla Digital, which provides library card holders with free online and mobile access to videos, music and audiobooks, allowing on-demand content from smartphones, tablets, PCS and Apple TV; hoopladigital.com.

E-books and More - eBooks, eAudiobooks, eMagzines available free with PPLD library card. Click on CyberShelf at ppld.org.

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