Pearls of wisdom: Spend an afternoon with Nancy Pearl, librarian extraordinaire, at 1:30 p.m. Monday at the Whidbey Island Center for Arts in Langley. The free event is sponsored by the Friends of the Langley Library. Besides Pearl’s advice on what to read, refreshments will be served.
The Whidbey Island Center for Arts is at 565 Camano Ave., Langley. Call Susan Gideon, 360-221-2198 with questions.
Wright stuff: Whidbey Island writer Nancy Horan will talk about “Loving Frank,” the shocking (for its day) love story of architect Frank Lloyd Wright and Mamah Cheney, at 2 p.m. today at the Everett Public Library. Horan will sign copies of the book following the discussion. Marysville Bookworks will sell copies at the library event. The paperback copy of the book lists at $14. The library is at 2702 Hoyt Ave. Call 425-257-8000 or check their Web site, www. epls. org, for more information.