NEWS & REVIEWS

UPCOMING EVENTS

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 19kids book club peregrine

4 pm • Kids Book Club • Join us for the Peregrine’s book club exclusively for Kids! We will be discussing novels for reading levels 4th through 6th grade. Kids Book Club picks will be available at a 10% discount. For questions or chatter (but not concerns) ask for Veri. Read more »

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 21

11 am • Children’s Story Time • The first 15 minutes will be storytelling for younger children, a longer story for children ages 3-7 will follow.

we walk togetherdiane greer3 pm • Prescott Author Diane E. Greer: We Walk Together: My Journey Through Breast Cancer • Reading, Q&A, Booksigning • Every cancer is unique but the gripping fear of the unknown is universal. Wife, mother, grandmother, teacher, and survivor of metastatic breast cancer, author Diane Greer aims to bring encouragement and hope to those who are walking through challenging paths in life such as cancer. She also shares the many humorous situations of her life even in light of dealing with a devastating illness.  Read more »

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 25

5:30 pm • Open Mic Poetry • Experience the power of the spoken word! Poet Dan Seaman hosts our monthly Open Mic Poetry Night. Read more »

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 26

ok by mesheila sanderson5:30 pm • Sheila Sanderson: OK By Me • Reading, Q&A, Booksigning • Prescott College faculty member and local poet Sheila Sanderson will be at the Peregrine to read from and talk about her latest poetry collection, OK By Me. Sanderson serves as a poetry and creative nonfiction editor for Alligator Juniper, Prescott College's award-winning national literary journal and as co-coordinator of the Southwest Writers Series, a series that brings both regionally and nationally-known authors to Prescott for public readings and community forums. Read More »

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 27

aauw luncheon11:30 am-1:30 pm • Event Location: Yavapai College • AAUW Authors’ Luncheon Benefit for Yavapai Scholarship Students • In collaboration with AAUW (American Association of University Women), and Yavapai College, an Authors' Luncheon will be held to benefit Yavapai Women's Scholarship Students. "Around the World in Eighty Books" will feature travel fiction and non-fiction, travel tips, photography, internet access for library books and information, and attendees will dine on international foods! There will be a challenge of reading eighty books in twelve months, with prizes! The event will begin at 11:30 AM in The Yavapai College Community Room, Building 19, Room 147. Tickets: $35 per person, must be purchased by Oct. 20.  Read more »

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 282017 comicfest

ALL DAY • It's Halloween ComicFest Day! FREE Comics! Costume Contests! • It’s our 5th annual Halloween ComicFest Day and we’re having another great comic book giveaway! The Peregrine will give one free comic per person (these comic books are from major comic publishers and specially made for this event). You’ll find a great selection of Halloween-themed comics for fans of all ages. Come dressed as your favorite comic book character and be ready at 3 pm for kids and adult costume contests!  Read more »

11 am • Children’s Story Time • The first 15 minutes will be storytelling for younger children, a longer story for children ages 3-7 will follow.

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 1

Another Brooklyn5:30 pm • LGBT Book Club • Hosted by Sharayah Hudson • Come join us for an adventure into literature with an LGBT theme! Sharayah Hudson is a local resident in Prescott who moved from Flagstaff to join her wife in this diverse community. It is her vision that people of all persuasions will come together and understand themselves and each other through LGBT literature and poetry. Come one, come all! Read more »

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 3

t. jefferson parker7 pm • T. Jefferson Parker at Yavapai College • Literary Southwest Series • Reading, Q&A, Booksigning • The Yavapai College Literary Southwest Series presents the three-time recipient of the Edgar Award for Best Mystery, T. Jefferson Parker, who will read excerpts from his works. A discussion will follow. The author’s books will be available for purchase at the event and at the Peregrine Book Company. EVENT LOCATION: Yavapai College Library, Susan N. Webb Community Room, Building 19, Room 147. All readings are free and open to the public. Read more »

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 4

11 am • Children’s Story Time • The first 15 minutes will be storytelling for younger children, a longer story for children ages 3-7 will follow.

in god's trailer parksusan lang2 pm • Susan Lang: In God's Trailer Park • Launch Party, Reading, Q&A, Booksigning • In God’s Trailer Park is an unforgettable novel that, with tenderness and humor, depicts the nitty-gritty lives of residents of a small Mojave Desert town. The story is bursting with indelible characters. “Lang’s characters ring with authenticity, humor and heart. In God’s Trailer Park is utterly endearing.” —Michaela Carter, Author of Further Out Than You Thought. Join us for a launch party to celebrate Susan Lang's newest novel. Read more »

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 8the likeness

11 am • Peregrine’s Mystery Book Club • Join us for the Peregrine Book Company’s Mystery Book Club, a club for readers of mysteries, suspense, thrillers, noir, and whodunnits. We will meet the second Wednesday of each month. The book for each specific month will be available at 10% off the listed price. Our pick for November will be The Likeness by Tana French. Questions or comments? Ask for Jon! Read more »

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 9

death cafe5:30 pm • Death Cafe • Hosted by Dani LaVoire • At a Death Cafe people, often strangers, gather to eat cake, drink tea and discuss death. The objective is “to increase awareness of death with a view to helping people make the most of their (finite) lives.” A Death Cafe is a group directed discussion of death with no agenda, objectives or themes. It is not intended to be a grief support or counseling session. Read more »

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 10

die wise3 pm stephen jenkinsonStephen Jenkinson: Die Wise • Talk, Q&A, Booksigning “If you haven’t been deliberately making meaning in your life by the way you’ve lived it, then your time of dying is going to be a hard, hard proving ground, a tough, under-the-gun place to do so.” Dying well, Jenkinson writes, is a right and responsibility of everyone. It is not a lifestyle option. It is a birthright and a debt. Join author Stephen Jenkinson for an informative talk on a timely subject. Read more »

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 11mural boy book

11 am • Children’s Story Time • The first 15 minutes will be storytelling for younger children, a longer story for children ages 3-7 will follow.

tim gendhar2 pm • U.S. Vets Story Slam & Art Show • Short Stories Presentation • Art Display • Join us on Veterans Day for an hour of short stories and art, followed by a Q&A. The stories are a peek into military service, as presented by those who served and their family members. Read more »

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 15open mic poetry

5:30 pm • Open Mic Poetry • Experience the power of the spoken word! Poet Dan Seaman hosts our monthly Open Mic Poetry Night. Read more »

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 18

11 am • Children’s Story Time • The first 15 minutes will be storytelling for younger children, a longer story for children ages 3-7 will follow.

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 25mural butterfly

11 am • Children’s Story Time • The first 15 minutes will be storytelling for younger children, a longer story for children ages 3-7 will follow.


REGULAR ONGOING EVENTS

Storytime

SATURDAYS – 11 am • Children’s Story Time • The first 15 minutes will be storytelling for younger children, and a longer story for children ages 3-7 will follow.

MONDAYS at 5:30 pm • Prescott Friendship Circle Book Group • Discussions of books on esoteric truth. Drop-ins and newcomers are welcome. For more information, contact John Lorenz, 928 445-5179.

MONTHLY: Please check our calendar for exact dates! • Death Cafe • Open Mic Poetry • LGBT Book Club • Mystery Book Club

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