Literary Events in the Colorado Springs Area Starting May 8 | Events Calendars


Kelly Branik – “The Lost Pleiad,” 1-4 p.m. Saturday, Hooked on Books, 12 E. Bijou St.; 719-419-7660.

Whitney Anderson – Signing his Picture Book Collection, Saturday 2-4 p.m., Covered Treasures Bookstore, 105 Second St., Monument; 719-481-2665, covered

book signings – Jeanette Minniti, “The Only Way Home,” and Tim Jones and Rocky Schokley, “Easy Hikes to the Hidden Past,” 5-8 p.m., May 19, Covered Treasures Bookstore, 105 Second St., Monument; 719-481-2665,


Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum Lecture Series – With Adrian Miller, author of “Black Smoke: African Americans and the United States of Barbecue,” and guest appearance by celebrity chef Brother Luck, Saturday, 2-3 p.m., Division I Courtroom , Pioneer Museum, 215 S. Tejon St. Includes book sale and signing with Miller and tasting of Brother Luck’s “Beat Bobby Flay BBQ Sliders”. Tickets:


“The Road to Hana” by Colorado Springs author RT Lawton won in the Mystery Writer’s Edgar Award Best Crime category.


Children’s Literacy Center — 719-471-8672,


digital hoop — Pikes Peak Library District customers can use Hoopla Digital for free access to videos, music and audiobooks from smartphones, tablets, PCs and Apple TV;

E-books and more — Free e-books, e-audiobooks, e-magazines with PPLD library card. Click CyberShelf at


Pikes Peak Library District:

• Calhan, 600 Bank Street.

• Cheyenne Mountain, 1785 S. 8th St.

• East, 5550 N. Union Blvd.

• Fountain, 230 S. Main St.

• High Prairie, 7035 Old Meridian Road, Falcon

• Library 21c, 1175 Chapel Hills Drive

• Manitou Springs, 515 Manitou Ave.

• Monument, 1706 Lake Woodmoor Drive

• Old Colorado City, 2418 W. Pikes Peak Ave.

• Palmer Lake, 66 Lower Glenway

• Penrose, 20 N. Cascade Ave.

• Rockrimmon, 832 Village Center Drive

• Ruth Holley, 685 N. Murray Blvd.

• Sand Creek, 1821 S. Academy Blvd.

• Ute Pass, 8010 Severy Ave, Cascade


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