A Tribute to Frank Waters in Celebration of His Centennial Year, featuring guest of honor Barbara Waters at the Friends of the Library annual Dinner at the Penrose Public Library, 20 N. Cascade Ave. $25-$35, 473-8175. Sat., April 13, 6:15 p.m.
Frannie Rose signing and discussing Fixing Frannie at Chinook Bookshop. 210 N. Tejon St. Free, 635-1195. Sun., April 14, 1 p.m.
John Stauber discussing and signing Trust Us We're the Experts: How Industry Manipulates Science and Gambles with Your Future at Chinook Bookshop, 210 N. Tejon St. Free, 633-1195. Tues., April 16, 5:30 p.m.
Manitou Springs High School Library Poetry Slam and coffeehouse, 401 El Monte Place, Manitou. Free, 685-2087. Come and read, listen and enjoy coffee. Wed., April 17, 11 a.m.
Friends of the Library Big Book Sale at the Sand Creek branch, 1821 S. Academy Blvd. $5 gets all you can carry. Sat., April 20, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sun., April 21, noon to 4 p.m.
Jim Morrison signing Birdie: Confessions of a Baseball Nomad at Chinook Bookshop, 210 N. Tejon St. Free, 635-1195. Sun., April 21, 1 p.m.
Ana Menendez, author of In Cuba I Was a German Shepherd at UCCS University Center Room 116, 1420 Austin Bluffs Pkwy. Free, 262-3450. Mon., April 22, 4:30-6:30 p.m.
National Poetry Month Poetry Readings. All readings will be of original work. Interested poets should contact Jim Ciletti at 634-2367. Free, 531-6333 Ext. 1204. At the East Library, 5550 N. Union Blvd., Tues., April 23, 7 p.m.
Mark Irwin discussing his works, including Quick, Now, Always and White City at Colorado College's Bemis Hall. Free, 389-6607. Thurs., April 25, 8 p.m.
Neal Pollack, humorist and author of The Neal Pollack Anthology of American Literature in Colorado College's Bemis Hall. Free, 389-6607. Thurs., May 2, 8 p.m.
Call to local poets for new Slam group forming. Visit
www.msnusers.com/WordFetish or call RaYvon at 685-9264