Spokane's Literary Landmark...Your Personal Bookseller
Ferris grad Rachel Singer Gordon visits from Chicago to present her book, The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Couponing. Save more of what you earn after listening to Gordon’s up-to-the-minute tips on clipping coupons on paper, coupon-surfing on the internet and more!
Geologist and toastmaster Bob Weldin talks about his novel, The Dry Diggin's Club. World War II has ended, and in a sparsely populated corner of the Northwest, Sara Mullins has earned her mining credentials but gets no union support as she tries to break into this traditionally masculine domain.
Let’s read some fun stories about robots including Cookiebot, and then we’ll make our own robot costumes to take home. We’ll even have cookies to eat while we create.
Come hear some wonderful new stories, and then make some tissue paper butterflies.
Three Whitworth grads return to Spokane to talk about their newly-released fiction for young adults. Megan Bostic presents Never Eighteen, in which a teenaged boy with a terminal illness visits people and places in Tacoma that mean the most to him. J. Anderson Coats reads from her historical novel, The Wicked and the Just, which is set in medieval Wales. Jennifer Shaw Wolf tells about Breaking Beautiful in which Allie must uncover the details of a car accident that claimed the life of her boyfriend.
You’re invited to a discussion of State of Wonder by Ann Patchett.
Come by and join our discussion of Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs.
We love our siblings! Come read some stories about brothers and sisters of all ages, and then decorate a picture frame to take home and put a photo of your own siblings in.
Geologist-hydrologist Bruce Bjornstad narrates a 45-minute slide presentation of his latest book, On the Trail of the Ice Age Floods: The Northern Region, which he co-authored with EWU Professor Emeritus, Eugene Kiver. This guidebook explores numerous flood features and directs readers to trails and tours near Cheney, Spokane, Farragut, and much more.
Author L. Gary Gunkel shares suspenseful tales of his days in law enforcement, beginning as an Anchorage City Policeman, then an Alaska State Trooper and later here in Washington as Sheriff of Asotin County. Join us for an evening packed with stories of law enforcement plus tales of Alaska fishing, hunting and trapping.
Everybody loves Junie B. Jones! Today we will read bits from her favorite (and funniest) adventures, and then we’ll have some great activity pages to send home with you.
Meet other fans of the Ranger's Apprentice and Brotherband Chronicles series, while you play a game and watch videos of John Flanagan discussing the series and answering fan questions.
Ron Tanner is a historic home perservationist from Baltimore now on tour promoting his book, From Animal House to Our House: A Love Story. Tanner gives a talk and narrates a slideshow about how he and Jill, his then-girlfriend (now wife), took on a huge, wrecked fraternity house and-- knowing nothing about renovation--brought it back to its 1897 Victorian splendor.
Former Marine and firefighter Daniel P. O'Rourke brings a wide variety of fictional characters to life as he presents his collection of short stories, Unknown Roads.
Lets make naptime fun! After we read some great stories about sleep and bedtime we will make mobiles to decorate our bedrooms.
Discuss the latest news about the publishing industry and pick up some pointers from established writers.
Healing arts professional Joseph D. Drumheller specializes in helping people heal pain and stress while creating success in their lives. Drumheller presents his book, The Subconscious, the Divine, and Me: A Spiritual Guide for the Day-to-Day Pilgrim.
Author Betts Hinckley returns to Auntie’s with her latest book, The Adventures of Charlie Girl, about a darling dog and her true life stories. Try your hand at creative writing with the author today.
Award-winning author Joe Wilkins lost his father at a young age and was raised by his mother and grandfather in the harsh landscape of the Bull Mountains of eastern Montana. Wilkins, who teaches writing at Waldorf College in Iowa, visits Auntie’s to present his memoir, The Mountains and the Fathers: Growing Up on the Big Dry.
Pharmacist Christie Toribara is one of many people who live with a condition called Celiac Sprue, an auto-immune disorder which prevents her from eating wheat, barley, rye or contaminated oats. Toribara developed a cookbook and supplemented it with educational information, Savory, Sweet, Delicious---Gluten Free Foods Everyone Will Love. The book is full of taste-tested recipes and menus that are gluten-free.
Here comes the train! Let’s read about all of our favorite locomotives. Afterwards we will make our own train cars to play with all day long.
Come by and join our discussion of The Photograph by Penelope Lively.
You don’t want to miss this fun event with local author Trina Lorraine. She will be reading her latest story, Johnny Luck and the Traveling Circus, and then we will have the circus here at Auntie’s! Don’t miss face painting and balloon animals in the kids section.
We're celebrating Harry Potter's 32nd birthday (a few days early). Come for snacks, trivia, and prizes. Wear your best dress robes or house colors!
Retired SFCC German instructor Inga Jablonsky reads excerpts from her second book, a young adult historical novel called Daughters of Hope and Fear. This work of fiction is based on the life of the young German nun Sister Bonaventura who chose to leave Nazi Germany to take up mission work in Kettle Falls in the 1930’s.