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Author Talk: Judith Starkston

AVID READER. Celebrating the book launch of Judith Starkston’s latest historical fantasy, Flights of Treason, enjoy an evening in conversation with Eileen Reindahl. 6:30p—7:30p. Free

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Anita Crawford Clark is celebrating the release of Old to Joy at Avid Reader on February 3rd at 11:00AM

Celebrate Black History Month at The Avid Reader

February is Black History Month! Let’s celebrate with local children’s book author Anita Crawford Clark. The Avid Reader is thrilled to host local author, Anita Crawford Clark, in celebration of her debut picture book: Old to Joy. Clark wrote and illustrated this heartwarming book about finding beauty everywhere, even at Grandmama’s house. This event is

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Mac Barnett & Shawn Harris at Armadillo Music

ARMADILLO MUSIC. Sit down with children’s book author, Mac Barnett, & illustrator, Shawn Harris, to discuss the big beautiful world of children’s books. Copies of their work available for purchase & signing. Proceeds benefit the Mary L. Stephens Branch of the Yolo County Library. Beverage ticket included. Event for adults only. 8:30p. $30

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Drag Story Hour

AVID READER. Drag Story Hour is fun for the whole fam, filled with stories and activities. DHS captures the imagination and play of the gender fluidity of childhood and gives kids glamorous, positive, and unabashedly queer role models. 11a—12p. Free

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Author Talk: Fallon O’Neill

AVID READER. Meet local autistic author Fallon O’Neill, who has just published his fourth novel Geist Allegro with World Castle Publishing. O’Neill is an engaging speaker who primarily writes his books at local pubs and restaurants; He’ll read excerpts from his newest novel. 6:30p—7:30p. Free

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Author Event: K.X. Song

AVID READER. K. X. Song, author of young adult novel An Echo in the City, will speak at the Avid Reader. Song is a diaspora writer with roots in Hong Kong and Shanghai, and currently resides in the Bay Area. 6p—7p. Free

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