Monday 2/12: Excelsior Bay Books hosts Literature Lovers’ Night Out, an evening with national and local authors, light refreshments and drawings for prizes. Featured authors for February are Cynthia Swanson, Mira T. Lee, David Housewright, and Gregory Blake Smith. Trinity Episcopal Church, 7 p.m., $11 and RSVP.
Wednesday 2/14: Carolyn Porter will be reading from her book Marcel’s Letters: A Font and the Search for One Man’s Fate as part of the Fireside Reading Series. Hamline Midway Library, 7 p.m., free.
Local author and podcast host Nora McInerny will sit down with Rebecca Soffer and Gabrielle Birkner to discuss their new book Modern Loss: Candid Conversation about Grief. SubText Books, 7 p.m., free.
Friday 2/16: Come out to Moon Palace Books for a reading from Welcome Home, a new anthology of YA stories on adoption. The book’s editor, Eric Smith, will be reading, as will local YA writers and adoptees Shannon Gibney and David Oppegaard. Moon Palace Books, 6:30 p.m., free.
Co-authors Ann B. Makena and Nate A. Munene will be signing copies of their book Miracles Still Happen: If You Don’t Believe—Explain Me. Barnes & Noble Roseville, 2 p.m., free.
Here’s a thing: We’re solidly into February, but the Loft still has a ton of great offerings in their True North themed seasonal programming. Classes, readings, and public events around the idea that true north is defined by the position of the observer—it’s good stuff.
Please email any event listings you’d like to see to [email protected].
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