NEWS & REVIEWS

Dear Friends, Beginning Monday, September 17, 2018, we'll stop accepting used books for a few months.

UPCOMING EVENTS

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 22mural 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.

dharma wheelMONDAY, SEPTEMBER 24

5:30-7 pm • Prescott Friendship Circle Esoteric Study Group • Join host John Lorenz Monday nights to contemplate the truth or "Dharma." The Prescott Friendship Circle also hosts potlucks, movie night, and sharing times. All open hearts are welcome. Read More »

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 26

5:30 pm • Open Mic Night • Hosted by Poet Eric Larson • Experience the power of the spoken word! Read More »

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 27a tale for the time being

5:30 pm • Peregrine’s Feminist Book Club • Our goal is to build and strengthen the feminist community in the Prescott area, to learn and grow from each other’s experiences and contributions, and to create a springboard for feminist-centered, intersectional social change in our community and beyond. The book for each specific month will be available at 10% off the listed price. On September 27th we'll discuss is A Tale for the Time Being by Ruth Ozeki. Read More »

Doors Open 6 pm (at Natural History Institute) Event Begins 7 pm • Gary Nabhan: Mesquite; Food from the Radical Center • Prescott Book Launch! • mesquiteJoin us at Natural History Institute gary nabhanfor the Prescott book launch of Gary Nabhan's Mesquite: An Arboreal Love Affair (September 14, 2018 release)and Food from the Radical Center (September 27, 2018 release). Gary Paul Nabhan is an internationally-celebrated nature writer, agrarian activist and ethnobiologist who works on conserving the links between biodiversity and cultural diversity. EVENT LOCATION: Natural History Institute, 126 N. Marina Street, Prescott AZ 86301 Read More »

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 29

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.

grief flowersmegan merchant2 pm • Prescott Poet Megan Merchant: Grief Flowers • Reading, Q&A, Booksigning • Join award-winning poet Megan Merchant in celebrating the release of her third full-length poetry collection, Grief Flowers. As Amy Strauss Friedman, author of Gathered Bones are Known to Wander, explains: “These poems are most alive and present in their absence, in the spaces Merchant skillfully creates between what we are grateful for, what we will never have, and what we have lost…” Read More »

dharma wheelMONDAY, OCTOBER 1

5:30-7 pm • Prescott Friendship Circle Esoteric Study Group • Join host John Lorenz Monday nights to contemplate the truth or “Dharma.” The Prescott Friendship Circle also hosts potlucks, movie night, and sharing times. All open hearts are welcome. Read More »

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 2

socrates cafe5:30 pm • Socrates Cafe • Hosted by Andrew Winters • Join us on the first Tuesday of every month at 5:30 pm for Socrates Café at the Peregrine! All ages welcome! We will continue studying Christopher Phillips’ book Socrates Café as we explore a range of questions that will help us better understand the human experience. No prior knowledge of philosophy is needed. See you there! Read More »

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 3

rainbow flag5:30 pm • LGBT Book Club • Hosted by Sharayah Hudson • We meet at 5:30 pm on the first Wednesday of the month. Come join us for an adventure into literature with an LGBT theme! It is Sharayah Hudson’s 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 »

mural boy bookSATURDAY, OCTOBER 6

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.

bob and martha manning2 pm • Robert & Martha Manning: Celebrating 50 Years of Our National Trails System • Presentation, Discussion • Join Bob and Martha Manning for a 50th anniversary celebration of the National Trails System. They will show slides from segments of the National Trails they’ve hiked, and discuss ways in which walking and hiking can improve the quality of life. Read More »

dharma wheelMONDAY, OCTOBER 8

5:30-7 pm • Prescott Friendship Circle Esoteric Study Group • Join host John Lorenz Monday nights to contemplate the truth or “Dharma.” The Prescott Friendship Circle also hosts potlucks, movie night, and sharing times. All open hearts are welcome. Read More »

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 10the high window

5 pm • Peregrine’s Mystery Book Club • Welcome all readers of mysteries, suspense, thrillers, noir, and whodunnits. We meet at 5 pm on the second Wednesday of the month. The book for each specific month will be available at 10% off the listed price. On October 10th we will discuss The High Window by Raymond Chandler. Questions or comments? Ask for Jon! Read more »

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 11

5:30 pm • Death Cafe • death cafeHosted by Dani LaVoire • We meet at 5:30 pm on the second Thursday of the month. 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, OCTOBER 13

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.

people of the sunalex graham2 pm • Alex Graham: West of the Divide Series of Books • Reading, Q&A, Booksigning • A.G. Graham’s West of the Divide Series follows the saga of the fictional Stewarts family who settled in the West during the nineteenth and early twentieth century. His stories explore a theme where the characters are faced with difficult decisions at a time when choice is driven by events that have thrown the world into chaos. Join the author for a unique view into the new American struggle after World War II. Read More »

MONDAY, OCTOBER 15

dharma wheel5:30-7 pm • Prescott Friendship Circle Esoteric Study Group • Join host John Lorenz Monday nights to contemplate the truth or “Dharma.” The Prescott Friendship Circle also hosts potlucks, movie night, and sharing times. All open hearts are welcome. Read More »

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 19

beyond the hundredth meridian9 am (at Natural History Institute) • Natural History Book Club • Come read with us! We meet at 9 am on the third Friday of the month (at the Natural History Institute). NHI Book Club offers guided discussions on a diverse array of environmental and natural history literature for scholarship, inspiration, and understanding, in a welcoming atmosphere. All are welcome to attend! You can see what we are currently reading in the Natural History events calendar. The book we will discuss on October 19th is Beyond the Hundredth Meridian: John Wesley Powell and the Second Opening of the West by Wallace Stegner. Location:NHI, 126 N. Marina St., Prescott. Read More »

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 20

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 operator

1 pm • AZ Author Howard Gershkowitz: The Operator • Launch Party • Reading, Q&A, Booksigning howard gershkowitzJoin Howard Gershkowitz in celebrating the Prescott launch of his debut historical fiction novel, The Operator (October release), which primarily takes place at the historic Hassayampa Inn in downtown Prescott. Read More »

3 pm • Didier deAmorin & Regina Sara Ryan: Ever Present Peace • Presentation, Reading, Q&A • ever present peaceFormer Prescott College instructor Regina Sara Ryan and translator Didier deAmorin will be at the Peregrine to present the last book by the famous French spiritual teacher Arnaud Desjardins. Ever Present Peace: Psychological and Spiritual Health shows how "Peace of mind and heart is possible, for you, here and now . . .". Originally written in French, the book has been translated into English by Didier deAmorin. DeAmorin will recount the 40 years he spent as a student of Arnaud’s, living on his French ashrams. Read More »

MONDAY, OCTOBER 22

dharma wheel5:30-7 pm • Prescott Friendship Circle Esoteric Study Group • Join host John Lorenz Monday nights to contemplate the truth or “Dharma.” The Prescott Friendship Circle also hosts potlucks, movie night, and sharing times. All open hearts are welcome. Read More »

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 24

5:30 pm • Open Mic Night • Hosted by Poet Eric Larson • Experience the power of the spoken word! Read More »

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 25

crow after roe5:30 pm • Peregrine’s Feminist Book Club • Our goal is to build and strengthen the feminist community in the Prescott area, to learn and grow from each other’s experiences and contributions, and to create a springboard for feminist-centered, intersectional social change in our community and beyond. The book for each specific month will be available at 10% off the listed price. On On October 25th we’ll discuss Crow After Roe: How "Separate But Equal" Has Become the New Standard in Women’s Health and How We Can Change That by Jessica Mason Pieklo and Robin Marty. Read More »

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 26

love books11:30 am - 1 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 Students’ Scholarships. “Falling in Love with Books!” is the theme for 2018. The Fall Fundraiser for the AAUW scholarships for Yavapai College students will center around the love of books and all things golden! Dr. Joani Fisher will moderate a panel of well-known local women. They will discuss their favorite children’s and adult books. The event will begin at 11:30 AM in the Yavapai College Community Room, Building 19, Room 147. Reservations should be made by October 22nd. Read More »

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 27

halloween comicfest ’18All Day • Halloween ComicFest Day! FREE Comics! Costume Contests & More! • It’s our 6th annual Halloween ComicFest Day and we’re having another great comic book giveaway! Take your pick of tons of free Halloween-themed comic books for fans of all ages. These comics are produced by major comic publishers especially for Halloween. Don’t miss our Adults & Kids Costume Contests with prizes for runners-up! Dress up as your favorite comics-inspired character—and be ready at 3pm for your chance to win extraordinary prizes! Check our Facebook & Twitter pages for late-breaking news about special comics-related sale items! Read More »mural 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.

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 28haunted prescott

2 pm • Parker Anderson and Darlene Wilson: Haunted Prescott  • Reading, Q&A, Booksigning • darlene wilsonparker andersonJust in time for Halloween! Local historian Parker Anderson and local tour guide Darlene Wilson join forces for a spooky presentation of their new book, Haunted Prescott! Read More »

MONDAY, OCTOBER 29

dharma wheel5:30-7 pm • Prescott Friendship Circle Esoteric Study Group • Join host John Lorenz Monday nights to contemplate the truth or “Dharma.” The Prescott Friendship Circle also hosts potlucks, movie night, and sharing times. All open hearts are welcome. Read More »


REGULAR ONGOING EVENTS

SATURDAYS – 11 amChildren’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 Esoteric Study Group • Join host John Lorenz Monday nights at the Peregrine to contemplate the truth or “Dharma.” All open hearts are welcome. For more information, contact John Lorenz (928) 445-5179.

MONTHLY • Socrates Cafe • LGBT Book Club • Mystery Book Club • Death Cafe • Natural History Book Club • Open Mic Poetry • Feminist Book Club

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