All events are free unless otherwise noted.


Democracy and Dissent Book Group — Antigone Books, 411 N. Fourth Ave. “Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America” by Ibram X. Kendi. 2-3:30 p.m. Nov. 5. 792-3715.

Local Author Signing — Oro Valley Public Library, 1305 W. Naranja Drive. Meet local authors and learn ways to become a published author. 2-4 p.m. Nov. 5. 594-5580.


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.


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

“Death with Dignity: How to Get the Death You Want” — Oro Valley Public Library. John Abraham talks about end-of-life decisions, navigating the medical system and making sure advance directives are honored. For adults. 1-2 p.m. Nov. 8.

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.


An Evening Celebrating Tom Miller and Cuba, Hot and Cold — UA Libraries Special Collections, 1510 E. University Blvd. “Cuba, Hot & Cold.” 6-8 p.m. Nov. 9. 621-3920.

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. 9, 16, 30, Dec. 7, 14, 21 and 28. 594-5200.

UA Prose Series — University of Arizona Poetry Center. Readings from Rubén Martínez and Charles Yu. 7-9 p.m. Nov. 9.


Poetry Circle — Oro Valley Public Library. Monthly poetry discussions, led by docents from the UA Poetry Center. 2-3:30 p.m.


“Beautiful Flesh” Local Author Event — Antigone Books. Kati Standefer and Sarah Viren. 7-8:30 p.m. Nov. 10.