2 p.m. Oct. 22, Everett Public Library
Langhans will present her new book, “Random Facts From the Founding Days of Everett, Washington” in the library’s auditorium, 2702 Hoyt Ave. in Everett. This event is sponsored by the Friends of the Library. All proceeds from her book go toward framing historic photographs in the Northwest Room of the library. Langhans is a longtime member of Historic Everett, and has been writing the organization’s newsletter for years.
11 a.m. Oct. 28, Mill Creek University Book Store
The award-winning illustrator will read from his new children’s book “Herbert’s First Halloween.” Herbert is deeply doubtful about his first Halloween — but with a little help from his dad and a special tiger costume, Herbert might just find confidence on Halloween night. The store is at 15311 Main St., Mill Creek Town Center.
Noon Oct. 28, Edmonds Bookshop
An Olympia author, Danner will talk about and sign copies of her new book, “Crown Jewel Wilderness: Creating North Cascades National Park.” The book chronicles the creation of the state’s third national park, just in time for its 50th anniversary in 2018. The book shop is located at 111 Fifth Ave. S.
Noon to 2 p.m. Nov. 4, Cascadia Art Museum
Martin, the curator at the museum, will talk about and sign copies of his new book, “Territorial Hues: The Color Print and Washington State 1920-1960,” which also serves as a catalog for the current exhibit. Copies are available for sale at the museum shop, 190 Sunset Ave., Edmonds.
2 p.m. Nov. 4, Half Price Books Everett
The Lopez Island author will talk about and read from her new book “Paddling with Spirits: A Solo Kayak Journey,” published by Green Writers Press of Vermont. Inspired by her spirit of adventure and by the stories of her native coastal ancestors (Tlingit/Makah), Skyriver celebrated her 40th year of life with a solo kayak voyage, paddling from Alaska to her home on Lopez. She weaves together the account of her journey and the stories told by her great-grandmother and others. The book store is at 1321-A SE Everett Mall Way
2 p.m. Nov. 5, Snohomish Library
The author will teach a free class on writing children’s books. She will offer the guidelines and formats required by publishers, examine the structure of successful picture books and talk about opportunities available to children’s book authors. The library is at 311 Maple Ave. Seating is limited. Call 360-568-2898.
7 p.m. Mondays, Black Lab Gallery, Everett
The gallery offers a poetry reading each Monday evening at 1618 Hewitt Ave. For more information, call 425-512-9476.
7 p.m. Thursdays, Cafe Zippy, Everett
Everett Poetry night at the cafe is on most Thursday evenings at 1502 Rucker Ave. Call 425-303-0474.
6 p.m. first Thursdays, Hibulb Cultural Center, Tulalip
Open mic follows. In the center’s library at 6410 23rd Ave. NE.