Open Mic at University of Arizona Poetry Center 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Sept. 2.

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All events are free unless otherwise noted.


Book Signing: William Kent Krueger — Clues Unlimited, 3154 E. Fort Lowell Road. “Sulfur Springs.” Noon-2 p.m. Aug. 31. 326-8533.

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. 594-5200.

Reginald Dwayne Betts — University of Arizona Poetry Center, 1508 E. Helen St. Reading from his work and book signing. 7-9 p.m. Aug. 31. 626-3765.


Antique, Vintage, and Collectible Book Fair — Foothills Mall, 7401 N. La Cholla Blvd. Benefitting Tell Me A Good Story educational nonprofit. 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Sept. 1 and 2; 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sept. 3 and 4. 975-2904.

Sonora Review Release Party — Antigone Books, 411 N. Fourth Ave. Writers and editors from the issue will read from their work, with a reception to follow providing food, beverages, and wine. 7-8:30 p.m. Sept. 1. 1-203-843-6050.


Book to Movie Book Club — Mostly Books, 6208 E. Speedway. “Hidden Figures” by Margot Lee Shetterly. 12:30-3:30 p.m. Sept. 2. 571-0110.

Open Mic — University of Arizona Poetry Center. Round-robin open mic. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Sept. 2.


Democracy and Dissent Book Group — Antigone Books. “The Bad-Ass Librarians of Timbuktu and Their Race to Save the World’s Most Precious Manuscripts” by Joshua Hammer. 2-3:30 p.m. Sept. 3.


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.


Abbett Mystery Book Club — Wheeler Taft Abbett, Sr. Public Library. Fun, friends and conversation. 2-3 p.m. Sept. 5.


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