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The Duluth . Public Library invites local teens to join the new Teen Advisory Board. The Youth Advisory Council meets once a month. It will provide input to the library to create a dynamic place where teens want to come. Teens help library staff create teen programs, suggest books and materials for the library to purchase, promote the library to their peers, and more. Interested teens are invited to a TAB open house to learn more, 5:30 PM-6:30 PM October 21, Main Library, Green Room. Go to duluthlibrary.org/teens/teen-advisory-board-tab.


Zenith Bookstore, 318 N. Central Ave., offers book clubs and these events. Call 218-606-1777 or visit zenithbookstore.com for more information.

  • Linda LeGarde Grover book launch of “Gichigami Hearts: Stories and Histories from Misaabekong,” Thursday, October 14 at 7:00 PM at the West Theater, across the street from the bookstore. Free. Proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a negative test within the last 72 hours is required for entry. Masks are also mandatory. Zenith Bookstore also offers book and poetry clubs.
  • Book launch for “Ward” by Ryan Vine, 7-8pm on October 26, in the parking lot.

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Barnes & Noble, Miller Hill Mall, author Chad Corrie is offering a book signing of his book “Triumph of the Wizard King,” the final book in the trilogy, on October 30 at 2 p.m. Call 218-786-0710.


Story times, 10:15 a.m. on Wednesdays at the Main Library and West Duluth branch, as well as 10:15 a.m. on Thursdays at the Mount Royal branch. Go to duluthlibrary.advanced.info/signup/calendar.

Authors Meg Florence and Kelly Hafdahl offer these events. Their fourth book, “The Science of Serial Killers,” will be released this fall. Visit horrorrewind.com for details.

  • 7 p.m. Friday, October 8: “Scream” film screening, Q&A and autograph session, Zeitgeist.
  • 2.30 pm. Saturday, October 9: Twin Ports Horror Society Art & Hobby Bazaar, Zeitgeist.

Lake Superior Writers presents superior stocks, a free virtual open microphone for writers to read their work, and for anyone willing to listen, Wednesday, October 13, 6-7pm. Membership is not required. Graphical content is prohibited. Ten 5-minute slots are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Participants will be notified in advance if selected to read. Email writers@lakesuperiorwriters.org to register. Indicate if you want to read. A Zoom link will be sent on the day of the event.

Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College and the host of the American Indian Community Housing Organization United States Poet Laureate Joy Harjo for the free virtual evening of music and poetry, “Bringing Joy – Minanaawigwendamowin Biijigaadeg”, 7pm October 18. Go to fdltcc.edu/bringing-joy to register.




Title: “This distance we call love”

Author: Carol Dines

Short content: A collection of short stories about love, loss, devotion and freedom. Dine’s stories focus on our most intimate relationships – couples, families, friendships – her characters explore the universal need for human connection in a world that often pulls us apart.

Cost: $18

Publisher: Orison Books

Contact: caroldines.com

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