Café Book at Martha Cooper Public Library discussing “The Last Painting of Sara De Vos by Dominic Smith 6:30 p.m. Aug. 8. Ages 18 and up.

All events are free unless otherwise noted.


Democracy and Dissent Book Group — Antigone Books, 411 N. Fourth Ave. “The Nordic Theory of Everything: In Search of a Better Life” by Anu Partanen. 2-3:30 p.m. Aug. 6. 792-3715.


Café Book — Martha Cooper Public Library, 1377 N. Catalina Ave. “The Last Painting of Sara De Vos” by Dominic Smith. Ages 18 and up. 6:30-7:30 p.m. Aug. 8. 594-5315.


Babytime — Kirk-Bear Canyon Public Library, 8959 E. Tanque Verde Road. The stories are short and the babies enjoy moving with the music. Babies up to 18 months. 3-3:30 p.m. Wednesdays. 594-5275.

Read to A Dog — Murphy-Wilmot Public Library, 530 N. Wilmot Road. Children read to therapy dogs to improve their reading skills. Ages 4 and up. 3 p.m. Wednesdays. 594-5420.

Toddler Sign and Storytime — Wheeler Taft Abbett Sr. Public Library, 7800 N. Schisler Drive. Storytime that incorporates visual language to help support and enhance a child’s learning process. By Sign with Baby Tucson. 10:30-11 a.m. Aug. 9. 594-5200.


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.


Antique, Vintage, and Collectible Book Fair — Foothills Mall, 7401 N. La Cholla Blvd. 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Aug. 11 and 12; 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Aug. 13. 975-2904.

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.


Friends of the Library Book Sale — Friends of the Pima County Public Library, 2230 N. Country Club Road. CDs, DVDs, vinyl, audio books, puzzles and more. Proceeds benefit the public library. 8 a.m.-noon. Aug. 12 and 13. 795-3763.