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Readings and Writers for Aug. 1


Author Claire W. Schumacher signs copies of her republished book, “The Raleigh Street Saga … Shattering the Legend,” 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, American Legion, 5814 Grand Ave. Author Kate Kopari also will sign copies of her children’s book, “Olive the Octopus,” from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. “The Raleigh Street Saga” is a limited edition. To reserve your copy, call (218) 624-7728.

Preschool story time, 10:15 a.m. Tuesday at the Mount Royal Public Library and 11:15 a.m. Wednesday at the Duluth Public Library, with a bedtime story time at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the West Duluth Public Library. Toddler time offered at 10:15 a.m. Wednesday at the Duluth Public Library. Go to or call (218) 730-4200/option 4.


Barnes & Noble in the Miller Hill Mall offers these events. Call (218) 786-0710 or go to

  • Get pop-cultured: Frozen Friday, 7 p.m. today
  • Get pop-cultured: Marvel Day, 1 p.m. Saturday
  • Get pop-cultured: James Patterson Day, 1 p.m. Sunday.
  • Mystery book club meets at 5:30 p.m. Sunday.
  • Story time meets at 11 a.m. Tuesday. Theme: Octopus and sharks
  • Nook daytime class meets at 11 am. Wednesday.
  • Fiction/Nonfiction book club meets at 1 p.m. Thursday.
  • Author Rachael Hanel signs copies of her book, “We’ll Be the Last Ones To Let You Down,” 2 p.m. Aug. 8.
  • Get pop-cultured: The Lego Movie, 6 p.m. Aug. 8

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