UPCOMING EVENTS

WEDNESDAY, MAY 24open mic group

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

FRIDAY, MAY 26

5-8 pm • 4th Friday Art Walk • Featured Artist TBD • 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. Please stay tuned for more details!

SATURDAY, MAY 27

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.

darks hummingmegan merchant5 pm Prescott Poet Megan Merchant: The Dark's Humming • Reading, Q&A, Booksigning • Acclaimed poet, Megan Merchant returns to the Peregrine to read selections from her latest collection of poetry, The Dark's Humming, which won the 2015 Lyrebird Prize. Recently, five of Megan's new poems won the COG Literary Award, judged by Juan Felipe Herrera. They will soon be featured in an animated short film, or graphic novel! Read more »

mural boy bookSATURDAY, JUNE 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.

2 pmWhispers of Truthpam pearsallPam Pearsall: Whispers of Truth • Reading, Q&A, Booksigning • Whispers of Truth exposes political cronyism, and corruption. Secrets are exposed - usually discussed by politicians behind closed doors. At a time when corrupt and questionable politics and its terrible consequences are daily headlines in the media, Whispers of Truth is a memoir that encourages citizens not to give up hope; they have the power to bring about change for their communities and the nation. Former Yavapai County Assessor, Pam Pearsall will be at the Peregrine to talk about her timely memoir. Read more »

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 7

Mechanical HeartFun Home5 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 »

THURSDAY, JUNE 8

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 »

SATURDAY, JUNE 10mural 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.

Story of a Hanged Man2 pm • Parker Anderson, Elisabeth & Melissa Ruffner: Story of a Hanged Man • Reading, Q&A, Booksigning • Join Parker Anderson, Elisabeth and Melissa Ruffner for a look at one of Northern Arizona's most notorious criminals. Story of a Hanged Man recounts the deeds of a daytime cowboy turned nighttime train robber and cattle rustler who exploited Yavapai County residents during the late 1800's. Melissa and Elisabeth Ruffner will join the conversation about the book to discuss the effect the event had on their family. Read more »

FRIDAY, JUNE 17The Fire Line

Fernanda Santos6 pm • Event Location: Prescott Public Library • Fernanda Santos: The Fire Line • Discussion • New York Times journalist Fernanda Santos returns to discuss her award-winning 2016 book, The Fire Line. Every summer elite groups of men and women around the country brave the elements to fight wild fires raging around the country. On June 30th, 2013, twenty men known as the Granite Mountain Hotshots set out to battle the Yarnell Hill Fire in central Arizona. Nineteen died, the greatest loss of firefighters since the 9/11 attacks. Please Note: Fernanda Santos will appear at 2 events at the Prescott Valley Library located at 7401 E, Civic Circle, Prescott. Copies of The Fire Line will be available for sale at the events and at the Peregrine Book Company. Read more »

SATURDAY, JUNE 17mural 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.

The Fire LineFernanda Santos1 pm • Event Location: Prescott Public Library • Fernanda Santos: The Fire Line • Panel • New York Times journalist Fernanda Santos will participate in a panel about the events in her 2016 book, The Fire Line. Every summer elite groups of men and women around the country brave the elements to fight wild fires raging around the country. On June 30th, 2013, twenty men known as the Granite Mountain Hotshots set out to battle the Yarnell Hill Fire in central Arizona. Nineteen died, the greatest loss of firefighters since the 9/11 attacks. Please Note: Fernanda Santos will appear at 2 events at the Prescott Valley Library located at 7401 E, Civic Circle, Prescott. Copies of The Fire Line will be available for sale at the events and at the Peregrine Book Company. Read more »

FRIDAY, JUNE 23

5-8 pm • 4th Friday Art Walk • Featured Artist TBD • 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. Please stay tuned for more details!

SATURDAY, JUNE 24

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.

Please Enjoy Your Happiness4 pmpaul brinkley-rogersPulitzer Prize Winner Paul Brinkley-Rogers: Please Enjoy Your Happiness • Softcover Edition Release • Reading, Q&A, Booksigning • Michaela Carter, author of Further Out Than You Thought, calls Paul Brinkley-Rogers' Memoir "Wise, inquisitive, and heart-breakingly tender, ...Please Enjoy Your Happiness weaves poetry and effortless prose into a captivating tale of the beautiful, tragic woman he met in Yokosuka, Kaji Yukiko, who introduced him to Japanese poetry, to the reality of post World War II Japan, and to the treacherous territory of the human heart—a land misted with distant bells, but also layered with sorrows, and deeply honest." Join Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and veteran war correspondent Paul Brinkley-Rogers as he introduces the recently released softcover edition of his celebrated memoir. Read more »open mic poetry

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 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.

MONTHLY: Please check our calendar for exact dates! • Death Cafe • 4th Friday Art Walk • Open Mic Poetry • LGBT Book Club

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