All events are free unless otherwise noted.
Friends of the Public Library book sale — Friends Book Barn, 2230 N. Country Club Road. Used books, CDs, DVDs, audio books, children’s, fiction, non-fiction, puzzles and games. Sales benefit Pima Country Public Library programs and services. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Feb. 9-12. 795-3763. pimafriends.com.
Inside Writing A Mystery: A Reading with Local Author Jerry Sonenblick — Tucson Jewish Community Center, 3800 E. River Road. There will be a lottery or drawing and three free print (paperbook) books given away. RSVPs encouraged. 11 a.m.-noon. 299-3000. tucsonjcc.org.
Coffee With The Author: Victor Shamas — Unity of Tucson, Harmony Hall, 3617 N. Camino Blanco. Shamas to explore links between the creative process and the experience of being fully alive. 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Donations appreciated. 322-0832. facebook.com.
Toddler Storytime — Murphy-Wilmot Public Library, 530 N. Wilmot Road. Listen, learn, sing, move and play together. Sometimes there are puppets. 18-36 months old with an adult. 9:30-10 and 10:30-11 a.m. 594-5420.
Babytime Storytime and Playgroup — Eckstrom-Columbus Public Library, 4350 E. 22nd St. Stories are short. Babies up to 18 months old. 2-3 p.m. 594-5285.
To Tell Our Stories: Holocaust Survivors of Southern Arizona — Joyner Green Valley Public Library, 601 N. La Canada Drive, Green Valley. Survivors will share excerpts from their anthology of first-hand accounts. 2-3 p.m. 594-5295. pima.bibliocommons.com.
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. 594-5420.
Toddler Storytime and Playgroup — Eckstrom-Columbus Public Library. Parents/caregivers and children interact through stories, songs and dancing. Children 18-36 months old. 10:30-11:30 a.m. 594-5285.
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. 594-5420.
Literary Fiction Book Club: “The Sellout” by Paul Beatty — Poetry Center, 1508 E. Helen St. Read the book and join us on the red couches in the lobby of the Poetry Center. 5-8 p.m. 626-4310. poetry.arizona.edu.
Great Literature of All Times — Oro Valley Public Library, 1305 W. Naranja Drive. Topic: Nathaniel Hawthorne “The Birthmark.” 10 a.m.-noon. 594-5580.
Bilingual Family Storytime — Murphy-Wilmot Public Library. In Spanish and English. 10:30-11:15 a.m. 594-5420.
Preschool Storytime — Eckstrom-Columbus Public Library. Read stories, sing songs and craft activity. Ages 3-5 with an accompanying adult. Siblings welcome. 10:30-11:30 a.m. 594-5285.
Read to a Dog — Wheeler Taft Abbett Sr. Public Library, 7800 N. Schisler Drive. Children read to therapy dogs in a low-stress environment. 5-6 p.m. 594-5200.
Antique, Vintage and Collectable Book Fair — Inside Foothills Mall north of Movie Theaters, 7401 N. La Cholla Blvd. Benefitting Tell Me A Good Story educational nonprofit. 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Feb. 16 and 17; 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Feb. 18. 975-2904. tellmeagoodstory.org.
Preschool Storytime — Murphy-Wilmot Public Library. Read stories, activities and sing songs. Ages 3-5 with an adult. 10:30-11:15 a.m. 594-5420.
Author Event: Eat Mesquite and More — Antigone Books. Sample recipes and listen to discussion and reading of “Eat Mesquite and More: A Cookbook for Sonoran Desert Foods and Living” by the authors. 7-8:30 p.m. Feb. 16. 792-3715. antigonebooks.com.