BONA FIDE BOOKS: EVENTS, CLUBS, & WORKSHOPS


BOOK ARTS

Have a wonderful summer - Book Arts will return in the fall!


CORRESPONDENCE CLUB

Have a wonderful summer - Correspondence Club will return in the fall!

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


INTRODUCTION TO LETTERPRESS with Steve Robison

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NOW IN A FIVE-HOUR SESSION!

2018 SESSIONS:

  • July 21
  • August 18
  • September 8
  • October 13
  • November 3
  • December 1

10 am - 3 pm • Bona Fide HQ • $50

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

 By appointment only. 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 Bona Fide HQ. Next meetings: June 12 & 26. Full schedule here.

 

South Lake Tahoe Library & Friends of the Library Events

Reading with El Dorado County Poet Laureate • June 15 • 5:30 pm
Join Poet Laureate Taylor Graham at the final stop on the literary tour. Joining Graham will be local poet, essayist, and travel writer from the South Lake Tahoe area, Suzanne Roberts, and El Dorado County Poetry Out Loud Champion Jordan Soto. This event is free and open to the public.

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!

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.


RENO

Midtown Art Walk • June 28, 2018

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As part of Reno’s Artown, the annual Midtown Art Walk showcases the unexpected culture of the city’s midtown district. By pairing artists with local merchants, this event stirs up senses with a variety of art, food and live performances. Walk through one of the unique shops and take wonder in the work of local photographers. Or enjoy a meal at the distinct eateries while listening to talented musicians. Poetry? Good beer? Kids’ activities? Midtown Art Walk packs it all in one evening.

More information about this event can be found here.

 

Sundance Books

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Sundance Books always has lots of wonderful events. Check out the full line up here.


TRUCKEE

word after word bookshop

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There's always something happening at word after word bookshop in Truckee. Check out their full event schedule here.