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Dear used book sellers, we currently have more used books than we can handle, so sadly we will not be accepting more until later in the summer. Thank you for understanding!

UPCOMING EVENTS

mural detail boy with bookSATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 3

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.

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 8

Downfall10 am-NoonJA Jance • Event Location: Prescott Valley Library • J.A. Jance: Downfall and Random Acts • Reading, Q&A, Booksigning • New York Times bestselling mystery author J.A. Jance returns to discuss and sign her new thrillers, Downfall and Random Acts, at the Prescott Valley Library. Jance brings back her popular heroine, Arizona sheriff Joanna Brady, in these two suspenseful novels. Books will be available for purchase and signing. Read more »

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 counselling session. Read more »

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 9board game night

5-9 pm • Board Game Night • Calling all gamers! It's Game Night at the Peregrine! Peregrine Book Company will be hosting an open game night for enthusiasts of all ages and origin stories. All table top, card, and board games are allowed. Refreshments included! Read more »

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 10

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.

yemen contractArthur Kerns2 pm • A.J. Kerns: The Yemen Contract • Reading, Talk, Q&A, Booksigning • Arthur Kerns, a former intelligence officer, reveals his most explosive Hayden Stone adventure yet. "Kerns takes his readers into the shadowy world of international terrorism. Hayden Stone is a character worth rooting for, and Arthur Kerns is a talented storyteller." —Sheldon Siegel, New York Times bestselling author. Kerns will give a short talk on how he got into writing, his background, and why he writes thrillers. Read more »

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 15

arizona reading association4-6 pm • Yavapai Reading Council • Literacy in Math Class: Bridging the Gap • Presentation • The Yavapai Reading Council is comprised of those currently teaching and retired educators. The organization promotes literacy in Prescott, Arizona, and internationally. Their activities include providing educational materials to a school in Southeast Asia, providing a senior citizen center with reading materials, and establishing two free libraries in Prescott. Pamela Clark will present Literacy in Math Class: Bridging the Gap. All are welcome to attend. Read more »

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 16

My Heart is a Drunken CompassDomingo Martinez7 pm • Event Location: Yavapai College • Domingo Martinez: My Heart Is a Drunken Compass Reading, Q&A, Booksigning • The Yavapai College Literary Southwest Series presents New York Times best-selling memoirist Domingo Martinez, who will read excerpts from his most recent memoir, My Heart Is a Drunken Compass—a follow-up to his first book, the National Book Award finalist The Boy Kings of Texas. A discussion will follow. The author’s books will be available for purchase at the event and at the Peregrine Book Company. Please Note: This event will be held offsite at the Yavapai College Library, Susan N. Webb Community Room, Building 19, Room 147. All readings are free and open to the public. Read more »

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 17

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.Being Mortal

2 pm • Film Showing: Being Mortal • Talk, Discussion • Granite Mountain Hospice presents Being Mortal, a PBS Frontline documentary based on the New York Times best-selling book by Dr. Atul Gawande. After the film, Dani LaVoire, our Death Cafe hostess, will lead a brief talk and discussion. Read more »

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 23

5-8 pm • 4th Friday Art Walk • Nicole Sorensen Featured Artist • Artist Nicole SorensonArtist Nicole Sorenson Please join us at the Peregrine for Prescott’s 4th Friday Art Walk — Nicole Sorensen will be our featured artist! On the evening of the 4th Friday of every month, Prescott’s Art Galleries and shops invite everyone to a night out to mingle with local artists, share food and libations and purchase new artworks. Read more »

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 24

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

parker anderson2 pm • Parker Anderson's Wicked Prescott • Reading, Q&A, Booksigning • From cattle rustling to saloon fights, local historian, Parker Anderson returns to the Peregrine with tales of Prescott's intriguing past in his new book, Wicked Prescott. Read more »

5-8 pm • Coloring Book Night • Relaxing Activity • Refreshments • Zen Doodle Coloring BookOur first Coloring Book Night in August was great fun! We're putting it in our calendar as a regular monthly event! Materials for the event will be furnished by the Peregrine. All coloring books and materials have a 20% discount for participants. Refreshments will be served. Read more »

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 28

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


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 – 5:30 pm • Prescott Friendship Circle Book Group • Discussions of books on esoteric truth. Newcomers and drop-ins welcome. Please note: the group will not meet in August 2016.  We will resume in September.
MONTHLY: OPEN MIC – 5:30 pm • Check our calendar for Open Mic Poetry on the 3rd or 4th Wednesday of every month. Experience the power of live poetry! Hosted by local poet, Dan Seaman.
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