Great Books Discussions, this month's book: The Federalist Papers, Penrose Public Library, 20 N. Cascade. Thurs., March 13, 6:45-8:45 p.m. 531-6333, x1206.
Children's Book Exchange, sponsored by Friends of the Pikes Peak Library District, Rockrimmon Branch Library, 832 Village Center Dr. Sat., March 15 - Drop Off: 10 a.m.-noon; exchange: 1-3 p.m. 593-8000.
Nick Arvin will read and sign his story collection, In The Electric Eden, at Chinook Bookshop, 210 N. Tejon St. Wed., March 19, 5:30 p.m. 635-1195.
David Keplinger, recent recipient of an NEA artists' grant for poetry, will read from his work at UCCS, Breckenridge Rm. 5101, 1420 Austin Bluffs Pkwy. Free. Thurs., March 20, 7:30 p.m. For more, call 262-4035.
Three Amigos, a reading by Colorado College's Jane Hilberry, David Mason, & Jim Moore, will be held at the McHugh Commons, located in Colorado College's Western Ridge Complex, 920 N. Cascade. Thurs., March 27, 8 p.m. 389-6853.
Identifying Major Themes in Chicana Literature, a talk by professor Beauty Bragg at the Women's Educational Society & Aficionados Luncheon, Gaylord Hall, Worner Student Center, 902 N. Cascade. Wed., April 2, Noon. $11. Reservations, 389-6649.
David Sedaris at the Pikes Peak Center, 190 S. Cascade Ave. $15-$25. Wed., April 23, 8 p.m. 520-7469.
Poetry Open Mikes: On Sundays at Organic Earth Caf, 1124 Manitou Ave., 7 p.m. to 2 a.m. 685-0986. Every second Wednesday of the month at Utopia Caf, 117 E. Bijou St., 633-1080. Every third Tuesday of the month at Jack Quinn's, 21 S. Tejon St., 385-0766. All start at 8 p.m. On Fridays, April 4 and May 2, 7-9 p.m. at Pikes Peak Community College, Downtown Studio Campus, 100 W. Pikes Peak, in the Student Commons. 540-7106.
Feminine Ink, a safe place for women to loosen up their writing muscles, Barnes and Noble Community Room, 795 Citadel Dr. East. Thurs., March 13, 7-9 p.m. 265-1973.
Mighty Muse Writing Workshop for Women, East Library, 5550 N. Union. Sun., March 16, 12-5 p.m. Reservations, 262-0810.
Front Range Fiction Writers, an organization for people who write book length fiction, Sand Creek Police Station, 4125 Center Park Dr. Fri., March 21, 6:30 - 9 p.m. 332-9442.
Silver Key's Annual Book Fair will be held in the Friendship Room at Silver Key, 2250 Bott Ave. Wed., March 26 though Fri., March 28, 9a.m.-4 p.m. 632-1521.