Snohomish County book calendar

Andy Weir

7 p.m. Nov. 30, Third Place Books

Weir, the bestselling author of “The Martian,” will talk about his new book “Artemis” with Seattle’s own sci-fi writer Neal Stephenson. Ticket required. Price of $30 includes a book and admission. The bookstore is at Lake Forest Park Town Center, 17171 Bothell Way NE, Seattle.

G. Roger Schoenhals

1 p.m. Dec. 9, University Book Store, Mill Creek

An ordained minister, professor, pilot, outdoorsman and writer, Schoenhals shares an inspiring collection of stories from his life in his new book “Hikes, Flights and Lookout Stories.” These tales cover a grueling 50-mile hike on the West Coast Trail of Vancouver Island, a near-accident in a float plane on Quilcene Bay and a fire inside a fire lookout station during a lightning storm. The store is in the Mill Creek Town Center, 15311 Main St.

Jennifer Bardsley

2 to 4 p.m. Dec. 16, The Neverending Bookshop, Bothell

Bardsley will sign copies of her YA books “Genesis Girl” and “Damaged Goods” at the Bothell bookshop, 10123 Main Place, No. 2, Bothell. The author and mother of two also writes the weekly column “I Brake For Moms” for The Daily Herald.

Poetry readings

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. Free.

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