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Colorado Springs area literary events starting June 10, 2018

June 10, 2018 Updated: June 10, 2018 at 5:16 am
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WORKSHOPS/CLASSES

Leather-Bound Journal Making - With book making paper artist Marsha Sterling, 9:30 a.m.-noon Saturday, Hooked on Books, 12 E. Bijou St., $28. Registration: 419-7660.

SIGNINGS

June Art Hop - Scott Graham, author of "Yosemite Fall" and Dorothy Yates, author of "Redemption Ridge" and "Undeserved Consequences," 5-8 p.m. June 21, Covered Treasures Bookstore, 105 Second St., Monument, 481-2665, coveredtreasures.com.

HOT OFF THE PRESS

Recent regional author offerings:

- "The Colorado Fuel and Iron Company (Images of America)." By Victoria Miller, Christopher Schreck. Published by: Arcadia Publishing. Summary: Images that document the rich CF&I history housed at the Steelworks Center of the West, located in the former CF&I administration buildings in Pueblo.

LITERARY EVENTS

Poetry Slam - 7:15 p.m. Wednesday. Locations: hearherepoetry.org/events.

Pikes Peak District Library & Bear Creek Nature Center Story-Time-Birds - 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Friday, Bear Creek Nature Center, 245 Bear Creek Road, free. Reservations: 520-6387.

Children's History Hour - "Flower Power," for ages 3-6, 10:30-11:30 a.m. June 20 and 30, Pioneers Museum, 215 S. Tejon St., donations accepted. Reservations: 385-5990, cspm.org.

Book Discussion - "Born a Crime: Stories from a Southern African Childhood" by Trevor Noah, 9:30-11:30 a.m. June 22, PILLAR Office, 1710 Briargate Blvd., Suite 847. Registration: pillarinstitute.org.

Moonlight Storytelling Hike - 7:30-8 p.m. June 29, Fox Run Regional Park, 2110 Stella Dr, $4. Reservations: 520-6387.

Literary Walk in the Woods - 9:30-11:30 a.m. June 30, Cheyenne Mountain State Park, 410 JL Ranch Heights Road. Day pass $7 per vehicle. Reservations: 576-2016.

Pikes Peak District Library Story Time - 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. July 6, Bear Creek Nature Center, 245 Bear Creek Road, free. Registration: 520-6387; tinyurl.com/yarxcazm.

Community Open Mic - 5 p.m. July 7. Locations: hearherepoetry.org/events.

Story Time with Puppets - 10 a.m. July 14, Fountain Creek Nature Center, 320 Pepper Grass Lane, Fountain, free. Registration: 520-6745; tinyurl.com/yarxcazm.

Book Discussion - "It's All Relative: Adventures Up and Down the World's Family Tree" by A. J. Jacobs, 9:30-11:30 a.m. July 27, PILLAR Office, 1710 Briargate Blvd., Suite 847. Registration: pillarinstitute.org.

Literary Walk in the Woods - 9:30-11:30 a.m. July 28, Cheyenne Mountain State Park, 410 JL Ranch Heights Road. Day pass $7 per vehicle. Reservations: 576-2016.

AVAILABLE

Hoopla Digital - Pikes Peak Library District patrons can use Hoopla Digital for free access to videos, music and audiobooks from smartphones, tablets, PCS and Apple TV; hoopladigital.com.

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

TUTORS NEEDED

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

CONTEST

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

CARLOTTA OLSON, THE GAZETTE

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