Author and musician Willy Vlautin will discuss his book “Don’t Skip Out on Me” at the Kirk-Bear Canyon Public Library from 6:30 to 8 p.m. on March 20.

All events are free unless otherwise noted.

TODAY

Analog Hour: Silent Reading Party — Exo Roast Company, 403 N. Sixth Ave. Make a date with yourself to read a book. Bring a book and leave your phone off. 1-3 p.m. 777-4709.

Mocha Girls Book Group — Antigone Books, 411 N. Fourth Ave. “Queen Sugar” by Natalie Baszile. 3:30-5 p.m. 792-3715. antigonebooks.com.

MONDAYS

National Writers Union Reading and Open Mic — SEIU-AFSCME Union Hall, 877 S. Alvernon Way. Andrea Elena Ibáñez will read from her new novel “Waste Water.” Followed by an open mic (spoken word only). 6-7:30 p.m. 624-4690. nwu-tucson.org.

Read to a Dog — Kirk-Bear Canyon Public Library, 8959 E. Tanque Verde Road. Kids practice reading to service dogs. 6-7 p.m. 594-5275. library.pima.gov.

TUESDAYS

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. 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 and the babies enjoy moving with the music. Babies up to 18 months old. 2-3 p.m. 594-5285.

Local Author Series: Richard Chamberlin — Joyner-Green Valley Public Library, 601 N. La Cañada Drive, Green Valley. “Nora’s Notion.” 2-3 p.m. 594-5295. pima.bibliocommons.com.

An Evening with Author and Musician Willy Vlautin — Kirk-Bear Canyon Public Library, 8959 E. Tanque Verde Road. Vlautin will discuss “Don’t Skip Out on Me” and perform songs composed to accompany the book. 6:30-8 p.m. 594-5275.

WEDNESDAYS

Storytime for Babies — Murphy-Wilmot Public Library, 530 N. Wilmot Road. 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, 4350 E. 22nd St. Parents/caregivers and children interact through stories, songs, dancing and rhymes. Children 18-36 months old. 10:30-11:30 a.m. 594-5285.

Abbett Book Choices — Wheeler Taft Abbett Sr. Public Library, 7800 N. Schisler Drive. Reading titles recommended by group members. 2-3 p.m. 594-5200. library.pima.gov/" target="_blank">library.pima.gov.

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. 594-5275. library.pima.gov.

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. 594-5420.

Literary Fiction Book Club: “Exit West” by Mohsin Hamid — Poetry Center, 1508 E. Helen St. 5-8 p.m. 626-4310. poetry.arizona.edu.

THURSDAYS

Bilingual Family Storytime — Murphy-Wilmot Public Library, 530 N. Wilmot Road. In Spanish and English. 10:30-11:15 a.m. 594-5420.

Preschool Storytime — Eckstrom-Columbus Public Library, 4350 E. 22nd St. Read stories, sing songs and do a fun 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.

FRIDAY

Preschool Storytime — Murphy-Wilmot Public Library, 530 N. Wilmot Road. Read stories, activities and sing songs. Ages 3-5 with an adult. 10:30-11:15 a.m. 594-5420.

Antique, Vintage and Collectible Book Fair — Oro Valley Marketplace, 12155 N. Oracle Road, Oro Valley. Net proceeds benefit the Tell Me A Good Story educational nonprofit. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. March 24 and 25. 975-2904. tellmeagoodstory.org.