Writer named finalist
Fort Wayne writer Denise Hunter was named a finalist in the Carol Awards from American Christian Fiction Writers.
Fort Wayne native Karen (McComb) Yorio has written a new book, “The Shelf-Life of a Single Mom.” The Christian novel is available through Tate Publishing. Visit http://karenyorio.tateauthor.com/ for more information.
Susie Duncan Sexton of Columbia City has written her second essay collection, “Misunderstood Gargoyles & Overrated Angels,” which will be available Oct. 31 at www.open-bks.com, www.amazon.com and www.susieduncansexton.com.
John Morrow, associate professor of Spanish and French at Ivy Tech Community College Northeast, has published “The Covenants of the Prophet Muhammad with the Christians of the World” by Sophia Perennis and the Angelico Press. The academic book is being marketed toward university libraries and will be available at Amazon's and Barnes & Noble's websites.
The University of Saint Francis will hold a poetry reading with visiting author Matt Hart at 7 p.m. Nov. 13 in the Student Center, 2701 Spring St. Free admission.
Bookflix is for ages 6-14 who like to read and watch movies, and it meets at 4 p.m. Oct. 7 and Oct. 21 at Tecumseh branch library, 1411 E. State Blvd.
Adult book group
The adult book group meets at 2 p.m. Oct. 30 at Aboite library branch, 5630 Coventry Lane. This month's book is “Light Between Oceans” by M.L. Stedman.
High school home-schoolers will meet at 10 a.m. Oct. 11 to discuss a book of the month at the Allen County Public Library, 900 Library Plaza. This month's book is “Assassin's Apprentice” by Robin Hobb.
Cookbook Book Club meets
The Cookbook Book Club meets at 2 p.m. Oct. 9 at Aboite library branch, 5630 Coventry Lane. Call 421-1310 for more information.
Adult book group
The “Classics” adult book group meets at 7 p.m. Oct. 22 at Dupont library branch, 536 E. Dupont Road. “A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court” by Mark Twain is next month's book.
Girls, ages 6-12, can discuss what they're reading at 4 p.m. Oct. 14 and Oct. 28 at Tecumseh library branch, 1411 E. State Blvd.
The Lunch and Lit Book Group meets at 1 p.m. Oct. 9 at Grabill library branch, 13521 State St., Grabill. Call 421-1325 for book's title.
Bella's Book Club, for ages 15-18, discusses supernatural books similar to Stephenie Meyer's “Twilight” at 3:30 p.m. Thursday at Tecumseh library branch, 1411 E. State Blvd.
PAWS to read
Children can practice reading to friendly dogs at these locations:
•4 p.m. Wednesdays at Dupont library branch, 536 E. Dupont Road.
•5 p.m. Thursdays at Pontiac library branch , 2215 S. Hanna St.
A book club for adults who enjoy British humor meets at 7 p.m. Oct. 16 at New Haven library branch, 648 Green St., New Haven.