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Colorado Springs area literary events starting Feb. 3, 2018

February 3, 2018 Updated: February 3, 2018 at 1:34 pm
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LITERARY EVENTS

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

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

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

The Story Project - 7:30 p.m. Friday, SunWater Spa, 514 El Paso Blvd., $5; sharonsfriedman@aol.com.

Storytime - "Curious George" by H.A. Rey, 11 a.m. Friday and Feb. 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.

Youth Slam and Open Mic - 2 p.m. Feb. 10. Go online for locations; hearherepoetry.org/events.

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.

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.

WORKSHOPS/CLASSES

Journal-Making-Writing Workshop - With Marsha Sterling and Jim Ciletti, 9:30 a.m.-noon Friday, Hooked on Books, 12 E. Bijou St., $35. Registration: 419-7660.

AVAILABLE

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

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.

CLOSURES

Pikes Peak District Library - All branches closed Feb. 19.

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