BONA FIDE BOOKS: EVENTS, CLUBS, & WORKSHOPS



June 12, 6-8 pm • Bona Fide HQ

CORRESPONDENCE CLUB

Everyone loves getting a letter! Join us and make cool mail art with paper, a typewriter or sewing machine, and ephemera.


NOW IN A FOUR-HOUR SESSION!

June 17, July 22, August 19, 10 am - 2 pm • Bona Fide HQ • $50

INTRODUCTION TO LETTERPRESS with Steve Robison

Join experienced letterpress printer Steve Robison in a fun, informative workshop at Tahoe Letterpress. You’ll learn how to use a composing stick, set type, and print your own cards or broadsides. The class includes materials and open studio hours at Tahoe Letterpress to work on your projects.

Class size is limited; register at the link below. Please state the workshop date in the note section.


OPEN STUDIO HOURS

Regular hours return May 11 • Thursdays 4-8 pm/Saturdays 12-4 pm

Also available by appointment. We're here a lot, so just holler!



ONGOING LOCAL

Tahoe Writers Works, Tuesdays, 6:30-9 pm

Tahoe Writers Works, an open workshop for writers of any genre, meets every other Tuesday, 6:30 pm, at Charter Advertising. Next meetings: May 23, June 6 & 20.


MORE TAHOE OFFERINGS

South Lake Tahoe Library & Friends of the Library Events

Young Adult Writers' Meetup, first and third Saturday of each month (excluding holidays) 3-4 pm: Working on a book, story or poem? Meet with fellow writers for an afternoon of socializing, discussion, and — of course — writing! Laptops available for use in the library. Snacks provided.

Kid's Nature Journal Club, second and fourth Saturday of the month (excluding holidays and December) 10 - 11:30 am: Do you love Lake Tahoe and the outdoors? Come learn skills for exploring the natural world around you and how to capture your adventures in a nature journal.  Some materials are provided, but bring a notebook and pen if you have them and make sure to dress for the weather—we’ll be going out exploring!

Tuesday, June 6, 6 PM About Being Homeless: Meet Blue. Join us for a talk with local author and poet, Blue Marie Balcita. Ms. Balcita was homeless on the streets of South Lake Tahoe at age thirteen. She will discuss her books, poetry, and the ordinary yet extraordinary madness of her life. Her books will be available for purchase. All proceeds benefit the Friends of the Library and the Tahoe Coalition for the Homeless. Open to all.

Saturday, July 22, 10 AM Book Sale Get some new beach reads. Hundreds of books to chose from. Friends of the Library members get in at 9 AM and have the opportunity to win a free bag of books. Join now or morning of the sale.
 
Tuesday, August 15, 6:30 PM Local author Todd Borg returns with his 15th Owen McKenna Tahoe Mystery. Todd will also sharing his writing techniques, inspirations and story lines in a very entertaining way. This is not to be missed. Book sale and signing to follow.

All events take place at the South Lake Tahoe Library at 1000 Rufus Allen Blvd. Free and open to the public. Click here for complete offerings.



The Greater Tahoe-Reno Region

TRUCKEE

Truckee, Tangled Roots Writing For information on writing workshops and classes in Truckee, check out Karen Terrey's Tangled Roots Writing.

Literary Arts & Wine is a monthly reading series held the third Sunday of every month at 6:00 pm at Art Obsessions in Truckee, CA.

RENO

Sundance Books Check out the Sundance line up here.