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Baby Time South Sun Rises Sing and Sign
Baby Time: Songs and activities for toddlers and infants First Friday Poetry with featured reader Valentin Sandoval A sing-along sign language instruction class for toddlers
Club Read Trina Belanger Steven Raichlen
Tweens meet to discuss Matthew J. Kirby's new sci-fi book Free fiction workshop on the nuts and bolts of film construction PBS Master griller Steven Raichlen signs his smoking cookbook
Kindergarten Bootcamp Justin Cronin Bob Solis
Tom Leveen hosts a 7-week workshop for parents and kids Justin Cronin with last book of his bestselling post-apocalyptic trilogy Open Arms Home for Children co-founder visits with his memoir
What's Your Story All-ages Concert Fairy Party
Mike Lindstrom visits with his guide for fathers and children All-ages live concert with Robin Vining, Jon Rauhouse, and guests Fae, sprites, and pixies: join us for a special fairy storytime
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Justin Cronin: The City of Mirrors

TEMPE | 7PM TUESDAY, JUNE 7

Justin Cronin
The City of Mirrors
The award-winning novelist visits with the finale of his post-apocalyptic trilogy, which Stephen King says "will stand as one of the great achievements in American fantasy fiction."

The Twelve have been destroyed and the terrifying hundred-year reign of darkness that descended upon the world has ended. The survivors are stepping outside their walls, determined to build society anew — and daring to dream of a hopeful future. But far from them, in a dead metropolis, he waits: Zero. The First. Father of the Twelve. The anguish that shattered his human life haunts him, and the hatred spawned by his transformation burns bright. His fury will be quenched only when he destroys Amy — humanity's only hope, the Girl from Nowhere who grew up to rise against him. One last time light and dark will clash, and at last Amy and her friends will know their fate. More »
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THURSDAY, JUNE 2
9:15am | PHOENIX | FAMILY EVENT | BABY TIME | Early Literacy Specialists from Phoenix Public Library visit every Thursday to share songs, activities, and books to promote movement and playtime with toddlers and infants. More »
6:30pm | TEMPE | GETTING INVOLVED 101 | Volunteer orientation with HandsOn Greater Phoenix. A one-time tax deductible activation donation of $25 applies to ages 19 and older. More info: 602.973.2212 x231 or handsonphoenix.org.

FRIDAY, JUNE 3
7pm | TEMPE | FIRST FRIDAY POETRY FEATURING VALENTIN SANDOVAL | SOUTH SUN RISES | The Southwest Book Award-winning poet visits with his new bilingual collection, written from the perspective of a single mother and her children as they try to make the American dream real for their family. More »

SATURDAY, JUNE 4
10am | PHOENIX | FAMILY EVENT | TODDLER SING-AND-SIGN STORYTIME | Early Childhood Education Specialist Mischel Powell leads parents and toddlers in a sing-a-long sign language instruction class. More »
10am | TEMPE | FAMILY EVENT | COSTUME STORYTIME | LITTLE CRITTER | Bring the kiddos and your camera for pictures and a storytime with Mercer Mayer's Little Critter.
2pm | PHOENIX | TWEEN EVENT | CLUB READ | ISLAND OF THE SUN | Calling all tweens! Join us for free grub from Spinato's Pizzeria as we discuss Matthew J. Kirby's sequel to The Arctic Code (which was the club's pick for Feburary), and the second book in his sci-fi adventure series. More »
2pm | TEMPE | TWEEN EVENT | CLUB READ | ISLAND OF THE SUN | Calling all tweens! Join us for free grub from Clockwork Pizza as we discuss Matthew J. Kirby's sequel to The Arctic Code (which was the club's pick for Feburary), and the second book in his sci-fi adventure series. More »
5-7pm | PHOENIX | FREE WORKSHOP WITH TRINA BELANGER | SATURDAY NIGHT AT THE MOVIES | The Phoenix College writing teacher and creative nonfiction author hosts a free workshop on the nuts and bolts of film construction. Participants learn how to make their movie-going more fun and insightful and use that knowledge to breathe life into their own stories. More »
5:30-8:30pm | TEMPE | INSIGHTS TAROT READINGS | James R. Betz offers advice on life, relationships, and career choices. Cost: $20 for 15 minutes. Registration at 480.730.0205. More info: 602.840.2222.

SUNDAY, JUNE 5 | RAMADAN BEGINS AT SUNDOWN
5:30pm | PHOENIX | SIGNING ONLY | STEVEN RAICHLEN | PROJECT SMOKE | PBS host and "America's master griller" (Esquire) visits to sign his new cookbook, a collection of 100 recipes for smoking every kind of food, from starters to desserts. More »

MONDAY, JUNE 6
CLASS FULL10-11am | PHOENIX | FAMILY EVENT | FREE SEVEN-WEEK WORKSHOP | KINDERGARTEN BOOTCAMP | Phoenix Public Library Early Literacy Specialists host a workshop every Monday (from June 6 - July 18). In seven educational and interactive sessions, parents learn the tools and activities to help prepare kids for kindergarten success. More »
11:15am-12:15pm | PHOENIX | FAMILY EVENT | FREE SEVEN-WEEK WORKSHOP | KINDERGARTEN BOOTCAMP | Phoenix Public Library Early Literacy Specialists host a workshop every Monday (from June 6 - July 18). In seven educational and interactive sessions, parents learn the tools and activities to help prepare kids for kindergarten success. More »
6:30-8:30pm | PHOENIX | FOUR-WEEK WORKSHOP WITH DAN HOEN HULL AND RACHEL EGBORO | TAKING THE STAGE | The co-founders of TheStoryline.org host a four-session workshop (every Monday, from June 6 to June 27) to take you through their method of creating an engaging, performance-based six to eight minute story. More »

TUESDAY, JUNE 7
7pm | TEMPE | JUSTIN CRONIN | THE CITY OF MIRRORS | The award-winning novelist visits with the finale of his post-apocalyptic trilogy, which Stephen King says "will stand as one of the great achievements in American fantasy fiction." More »

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 8
6pm | TEMPE | FAMILY EVENT | COMMUNITY CONVERSATION WITH TEMPE CITY COUNCILMEMBER KOLBY GRANVILLE | The co-chair of the Neighborhoods and Education Committee hosts an open discussion. Bring your own thoughts and suggestions on building a better Tempe. More »

THURSDAY, JUNE 9
7pm | PHOENIX | BOB SOLIS | FROM THE DARKEST PLACES COME THE BRIGHTEST LIGHTS | The co-founder of the non-profit Open Arms Home for Children visits with the independently published story of how he and his wife established a home for orphans in South Africa. More »

FRIDAY, JUNE 10
7pm | TEMPE | MIKE LINDSTROM | WHAT'S YOUR STORY? DISCOVER THE MAN BEHIND YOUR DAD | The local personal development coach visits with his guide to encouraging dialogue and powerful conversation between fathers and their children. More »
7:30pm | PHOENIX | ROBIN VINING AND JON RAUHOUSE WITH NORTH BROTHER ISLAND AND DYLAN PRATT | Stinkweeds presents an all-ages live concert. Doors open at 7pm. More »

SATURDAY, JUNE 11
10am | PHOENIX | COSTUME STORYTIME | LITTLE CRITTER | Bring the kiddos and your camera for pictures and a storytime with Mercer Mayer's Little Critter.
11am | TEMPE | FAMILY EVENT | FAIRIES AND SPRITES | Fae, sprites, and pixies — join us for a special fairy storytime and enchanting activities! More »
5:30-8:30pm | TEMPE | TAROT READINGS | Mystic Journeyz with Suzie Coggins. "Your Angels Are Waiting." Cost: $20 for 15 minutes. Registration at 480.730.0205. More info: mysticjourneyz.com.

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The A to Z of You and Me

by James Hannah | Paperback, $15.99 »

A to Z of You and MeI know exactly what you'd be saying to me now. You'd be telling me that I have to try. To try to try.'

This was all it took to convince me to read this book. I am so glad I took the time to peek inside or I might have missed this absolute gem. I loved the writing in this book. James Hannah understands how to write with impact; how a few well-placed words can stop a reader dead. I loved that this story didn't lay everything on the line right away. I liked that the reader learned things about the main character, Ivo, only as he was able to divulge them. When the end finally came I wasn't ready for it. I knew what was coming, and yet I wasn't prepared to read it. Absolutely beautiful book.   —Kaitlyn

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Community Music Night 2016

TEMPE | 6:30PM FRIDAY, JUNE 17

Changing Hands Bookstore Local artists present musical acts in a variety of styles.

INTERESTED IN PRESENTING?
Please contact Pinna at pinna.joseph@changinghands.com, send a CD or DVD to Changing Hands Tempe (attn: Pinna), or email her a link to your music online.​ More »
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Voyager Before the Fall Modern Lovers A Hero of France
Double Cup Love The Awakened Family The Art of Being Normal Hot Little Hands
The View from the Cheap Seats Underdogs The Money Cult Every Exquisite Thing

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