Open mic

Open Mic at University of Arizona Poetry Center. 11:30 a.m. Dec. 2.

University of Arizona Poetry Center

All events are free unless otherwise noted.

Today

Local Author Meet and Greet — Mostly Books, 6208 E. Speedway. Jude Johnson, author of “Legacy of Blood and Fire, Dreams of Fire and Rain, and Spirits of Wind and Fire,” Elaine Powers, “Don’t Make Me Fly and Don’t Call me Turtle,” Mary Morales Kirpes, “Turning Scars to Stars,” Barbara Fredricks, “Addictions and Family Healing: Strategies That Work,” Jason Makansi, “Painting By Numbers: How to Sharpen Your Bs Detector and Smoke Out the Experts,” Gretchen Nielsen “Tell the Truth and Take the Rap.” Noon-2 p.m. Nov. 26. 571-0110. mostlybooksaz.com.

Mystery Book Group — Antigone Books, 411 N. Fourth Ave. “The Red Sparrow” by Jason Matthews. 12:30-2 p.m. Nov. 26. 792-3715. antigonebooks.com.

Monday

Poetry Circle — Kirk-Bear Canyon Public Library, 8959 E. Tanque Verde Road. Monthly poetry discussions, led by docents from the UA Poetry Center. 1-2:30 p.m. Nov. 27. 594-5275. library.pima.gov.

Tuesday

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. Ages 18-36 months old with an adult. 9:30-10 and 10:30-11 a.m. Tuesdays. 594-5420.

It’s Babytime: Storytime and Playgroup — Eckstrom-Columbus Public Library, 4350 E. 22nd St. Stories are short and the babies enjoy moving with the music. About 20 minutes long, stay after for a playgroup where the babies can play with fun toys and you can meet other parents/caregivers. Ages up to 18 months. 2-3 p.m. Tuesdays. 594-5285.

Local Author Series: Mark Prouhet — Joyner Green Valley Public Library, 601 N. La Cañada, Green Valley. Story about a man on a journey after the love of his life of his life passes on. 2-3 p.m. Nov. 28. 594-5295.

Wednesday

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. Stories, songs, dancing and rhymes. 18-36 months old. 10:30-11:30 a.m. Wednesdays.

Babytime — Kirk-Bear Canyon Public Library. The stories read are short and engaging, and the babies enjoy moving with the music. Babies up to 18 months. 3-3:30 p.m. Wednesdays. library.pima.gov.

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.

Thursday

Bilingual Family Storytime — Murphy-Wilmot Public Library. In Spanish and English. 10:30-11:15 a.m. Thursdays.

Preschool Storytime — Eckstrom-Columbus Public Library. Singing, dancing, stories and crafts. Parents and caregivers are invited to play along. 10:30-11:15 a.m. Nov. 30.

Read to a Dog — Wheeler Taft Abbett Sr. Public Library, 7800 N. Schisler Drive. Children read to therapy dogs for practice in a low stress environment. 5-6 p.m. Thursdays. Nov. 30. 594-5200.

Friday

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. bookmans.com.

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.

Family Day — University of Arizona Poetry Center, 1508 E. Helen St. Workshops, music, activities, refreshments. Babies to age 13. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Dec. 2. 626-3765.

Saturday

Open Mic — University of Arizona Poetry Center. Round-robin open mic. 11:30 a.m. Dec. 2.

Po é tree — Herring Hall, 1130 E. South Campus. Discussions are held under the trees in front of Herring Hall. 3-4 p.m. Dec. 2. 626-3765.

Poetry Reading and Book Launch — Friends Meeting House, 931 Fifth Ave. Retired Pima Community College faculty Tom Speer and Robert Longoni read from their new books, “Midday Moon” and “Balancing Act.” Refreshments served. 4-5:30 p.m. Dec. 2. 465-1520.