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20% Off Fiction during October Placemaking Guidebook THURSDAY, OCTOBER 30

5:30 pm • Mark Lakeman: "Repairing the Planet one Neighborhood at a Time" Powerpoint Presentation, Talk, Q&A • In collaboration with ECOSA, Mark Lakeman, co-founder of Portland, Oregon's City Repair, will talk about about his book, City Repair's Placemaking Guidebook - Creative Community Building in the Public Right of Way. Mark gives us physical examples, stories, techniques for community organizing and facilitation, and much more. Read more »
20% Off Books on History, Biography, Current Events during November SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 1

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.

Home Sweet Jerome 2 pm • Katie Lee, & Diane Rapaport: Reading, Q&A, Booksigning • Longtime wilderness activist, singer, author, and actress, Katie Lee will read excerpts from several of her books and answer questions. Also, author, editor and publisher, Diane Sward Rapaport will discuss her newest book, Home Sweet Jerome: Death and Rebirth of Arizona’s Richest Copper Mining City – the first modern history of Jerome. Read more »

Relicts of a Beautiful Sea
5:30 pm • Chris Norment: Relicts of a Beautiful Sea • Reading, Q&A, Booksigning • Prescott College Alum, Chris teaches environmental science and biology at the State University of New York College at Brockport. Relicts of a Beautiful Sea: Survival, Extinction, and Conservation in a Desert World is his fourth book of creative nonfiction. This event is co-sponsored by Prescott College Natural History Institute. Read more »


29 11 am • Children’s Story Time • (See 11/1)

2 pm • Author & NPR Commentator Mary Sojourer: 29. Reading, Q&A, Booksigning, Writing Workshop • Join us to hear Mary read excerpts from her newest novel, 29. Mary will offer an hour workshop (following the reading/signing) for those who attend the reading and purchase a book. Read more »


5:30 pm • Tony Hillerman Prize-Winner, CB McKenzie: Bad Country. Reading, Q&A, Booksigning • “CB McKenzie’s Bad Country is a hard-boiled noir crime thriller set in Arizona Indian country. Tony Hillerman would have loved it. So did I.” –Michael McGarrity, author of Back Lands Read more »

The Moor's Account FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 14

7 pm • Literary Southwest Series at Yavapai College: Laila Lalami, & Laura Tohe • Reading, Q&A, Booksigning • Laila Lalami’s first book of short stories, Hope and Other Dangerous Pursuits, is about immigrants trying to escape from Morrocco to Europe. Her next book, Secret Son, presents Tohe's book about Canyon de Chelly issues of identity and class in contemporary Moroccan life. Her newest book, The Moor’s Account, imagines the life of the first black explorer of America.
• Librettist/Poet, Laura Tohe’s books include No Parole Today, Making Friends with Water, Sister Nations (as editor), Tséyi/Deep in the Rock: Reflections on Canyon de Chelly, and Code Talker Stories (an oral history inspired by her father, Benson Tohe, a World War II Code Talker). Laura holds a Ph.D. in Indigenous American Literature. Please note: This event is offsite at Yavapai College Library. Read more »


11 am • Children’s Story Time • (See 11/1) Aztec Sun Stone

2 pm • Raymond Tarpey: “Ancient Cultures of the Americas” Presentation • Historian/linguist Raymond will discuss his recent research findings on Mayan/Aztec history and spirituality. Read more »


5:30 pm • Open Mic Poetry • Experience the power of live poetry! Read more »


11 am • Children’s Story Time • (See 11/1) Yarnell Wildfire

2 pmFrom Tragedy to Recovery: The Yarnell Hill Wildfire of 2013, is dedicated to the 19 Hotshots who gave their lives fighting the fire. It was written and produced by Yarnell residents, Emad Mohit, Barbara Kelso, and Kurt Florman. All proceeds from book sales will go to Yarnell-Peeples Valley Chamber of Commerce to benefit the communities. Read more »

Happy Thanksgiving! We will be closed today.

11 am • Children’s Story Time • (See 11/1)


• 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. All are welcome.
Storytime The Peregrine Book Company still has room for enthusiastic and dependable readers for our Saturday 11 am Children's Story Time for children ages 9 months to 2-1/2, for 2-1/2 to 5, 5-8. Please contact Susan Lang ( for details.
219A North Cortez Street, Prescott, Arizona 86301 928.445.9000
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