Mary Jane Rust reading from and signing Images of Historic Southern Colorado. At Clausen Books, 2131 N. Weber St. Free, 471-5884. Sat., June 1, 11 a.m.
First Sunday Book Group at First United Methodist Church, meeting in the hospitality center, 420 N. Nevada Ave., on the first Sunday of each month at 12:30 p.m. Newcomers welcome. Free, 531-6315. On June 2: The Tempest.
Bob Greene signing Once Upon a Town at Barnes & Noble, 1565 Briargate Blvd. Free, 266-9960. Wed., June 5, 7 p.m.
Poetry Slams sponsored by the UCCS Campus Literary Arts Society at the Utopia Caf, 116 E. Bijou St., 633-1080. $1 admission goes towards the cash prize. Wed., June 12, 8 p.m.
Great Books Discussion Group meeting on the second Thursday of the month from 6:45 to 9 p.m. at the Penrose Public Library, 20 N. Cascade Ave., 531-6333 Ext. 1206. On June 13: Reflections on the Revolution in France, Burke. On July 11: The Education of Henry Adams, Adams. On Aug. 8: TBA. On Sept. 12: King Lear, Shakespeare. On Oct. 10: On Tragedy, Aristotle. On Nov. 14: The Republic, Plato.
Pauline Dillard signing Woman of Birth with Amy Newell, cover artist at the Comfort Suites, 1055 Kelly Johnson Blvd., 599-7501. Sun., June 16, 2-6 p.m.