Friday, December 21
Boulder Bookies — Book discussion group on How it All Began, by Penelope Lively. 1 p.m. Boulder Public Library Reynolds Branch, 3595 Table Mesa Drive, Boulder, 303-441-3120.
Saturday, December 22
Lawrence King — Host of the radio show “Book Talk with Lawrence King.” 3 p.m. Innisfree Poetry Bookstore & Cafe, 1203 13th St., Suite A, Boulder, 303-579-1644.
Sunday, December 23
Caitlin Grace McDonnell — Poetry reading by the author of Looking for Small Animals. 3 p.m. Innisfree Poetry Bookstore & Cafe, 1203 13th St., Suite A, Boulder, 303-579-1644.
Monday, December 24
So You’re a Poet? — A Christmas Eve open poetry reading. 7 p.m. The Laughing Goat Coffee House, 1709 Pearl St., Boulder, 303-440-4628.