All events are free unless otherwise noted.
Analog Hour: Silent Reading Party — Exo Roast Company, 403 N. Sixth Ave. Bring a book and leave your phone off. 1-3 p.m. Sept. 17. 777-4709.
Mocha Girls Book Group — Antigone Books, 411 N. Fourth Ave. “Born A Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood” by Trevor Noah. 3:30-5 p.m. Sept. 17. 792-3715.
Read to a Dog — Kirk-Bear Canyon Public Library, 8959 E. Tanque Verde Road. Kids practice reading to service dogs. 6-7 p.m. Mondays. 594-5275.
BirúPirúPerú: Collective Projects of Peruvian Visual Poetry — University of Arizona Poetry Center, 1508 E. Helen St. Five collective projects of Peruvian visual poetry that explore diverse poetic records. Open 24 hours. Daily. 626-3765.
Toddler Storytime — Murphy-Wilmot Public Library, 530 N. Wilmot Road. Listen, learn, sing, move and play together. The stories are short and sometimes there are puppets. 18-36 months old with an adult. 10:30-11:15 a.m. Tuesdays. 594-5420.
Abbett Book Choices — Wheeler Taft Abbett Sr. Public Library, 7800 N. Schisler Drive. For adults, reading popular titles recommended by group members. 2-3 p.m. Sept. 20. 594-5200.
Babytime — Kirk-Bear Canyon Public Library. The stories are short and engaging, and the babies enjoy moving with the music. Babies up to 18 months. 3-3:30 p.m. Wednesdays.
Read to A Dog — Murphy-Wilmot Public Library. Children read to therapy dogs to improve their reading skills. Ages 4 and up. 3 p.m. Wednesdays.
Storytime for Babies — Murphy-Wilmot Public Library. Short stories with music and songs. Babies up to 18 months with caregiver. 10:30-11:15 a.m. Wednesdays.
Toddler Storytime — Eckstrom-Columbus Public Library, 4350 E. 22nd St. Stories, songs, dancing and rhymes. 18-36 months old. 10:30-11:30 a.m. Wednesdays. 594-5285.
Why Not Book Club — Mostly Books, 6208 E. Speedway. “All the Missing Girls” by Megan Miranda. 18 and up. 7-8 p.m. Sept. 20. 571-0110.
Bilingual Family Storytime — Murphy-Wilmot Public Library. In Spanish and English. 10:30-11:15 a.m. Thursdays.
Great Literature of All Times — Oro Valley Public Library, 1305 W. Naranja Drive. “I Stand Here Ironing” from “Tell me a Riddle” by Tillie Olson. For adults. 10 a.m.-noon. Sept. 21. 594-5580.
Read to a Dog — Wheeler Taft Abbett Sr. Public Library. Children read to therapy dogs for practice in a low-stress environment. 5-6 p.m. Thursdays.
Author Reading: Fenton Johnson and Lydia Millet — Antigone Books. “Everywhere Home: A Life in Essays” by Johnson and Millet with new works. 7-9 p.m. Sept. 22.
Finishing Your Writing Project with Bill Stephenson — Lowe House Project, 14 Calle Iglesia, Tubac. Two-session workshop with editing assistance. Contact Bill at livewritewords.com for prices. 1-3 p.m. Sept. 22. 1-828-557-2527.
Preschool Storytime — Murphy-Wilmot Public Library. Read stories, activities and sing songs. Ages 3-5 with an adult. 10:30-11:15 a.m. Fridays.
Read To Me Story Time — Bookmans, 3330 E. Speedway. Each week you will learn a new letter and read together with interactive storytelling, sing songs and play games. 10-11 a.m. Fridays. 325-5767.
Family Day — University of Arizona Poetry Center. Workshops, music, activities and refreshments. Ages babies-13 years old. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Sept. 23.