Book Signing - Bill Matson, author, with Floyd Clown and Doug War Eagle of the Edward Clown family will sign "Crazy Horse: The Lakota Warrior's Life & Legacy," noon-4 p.m. Feb. 17, Hooked on Books, 12 E. Bijou St.; 419-7660.
Storytime - "Curious George" by H.A. Rey, 11 a.m. Saturday, Barnes & Noble, 795 Citadel Drive East; 637-8282, barnesandnoble.com.
Storytime - "Click, Clack Moo, I Love You" by Doreen Cronin, 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Barnes & Noble, 795 Citadel Drive East; 637-8282, barnesandnoble.com.
Youth Slam and Open Mic - 2 p.m. Saturday. Go online for locations; hearherepoetry.org/events.
City-Wide Read-a-Thon Kick-Off Event - 3-5 p.m. Saturday, Penrose Library, 20 N. Cascade Ave., free; tinyurl.com/ycll5cfy.
Poetry Slam - 7:15 p.m. Wednesday. Go online for locations; hearherepoetry.org/events.
Storytime - "Mother Bruce" by Ryan T. Higgins, 11 a.m. Friday and Feb. 17, Barnes & Noble, 795 Citadel Drive East; 637-8282, barnesandnoble.com.
Children's History Hour - "Winer Olympics" for ages 3-6, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Feb. 21 and 24, Pioneers Museum, 215 S. Tejon St., $3. Reservations: 385-5990, cspm.org.
Visiting Writers Series - With Matthew Kirkpatrick, 7 p.m. Feb. 22, Colorado College, Gaylord Hall, main floor of Worner Campus Center, 902 N. Cascade Ave., free; 389-6607.
Book Discussion - "A Gentleman in Moscow" by Amor Towles, 9:30-11:30 a.m. Feb. 23, PILLAR Office, Chapel Hills Mall, 1710 Briargate Blvd., $5. Registration: 633-4991, pillarinstitute.org.
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.
Children's Literacy Center - Volunteers, ages 14 and older, needed to serve as tutors. Training is provided; 471-8672, firstname.lastname@example.org, childrensliteracycenter.org.
Goodreads Poetry Contest - Ongoing poetry contest with a monthly winner. Submit poems at tinyurl.com/melzs2y.
HOT OFF THE PRESS
Recent regional author offerings:
- "A Beckoning Hellfire" by J.D. R. Hawkins. Published by Foundations LLC. Summary: During the bloody American Civil War, the stark reality of death leads one young man on a course of revenge that takes him from his quiet farm in northern Alabama to the horrific battlefields of Virginia and Pennsylvania.
Pikes Peak District Library - All branches closed Feb. 19.