▪ Kennewick branch (7 p.m. second Tuesday of the month)
1620 S. Union St. Call Jan Wheaton, 582-4899.
Jan. 12: Stuff Matters: Exploring the Marvelous Materials That Shape Our Man-Made World by Mark Miodownik
▪ Pasco branch (1 p.m. third Wednesday of the month)
1320 W. Hopkins, conference room. Call Susan Koenig, 545-6936.
Jan. 20: The Invisible Thread: The True Story of an 11-year-old Panhandler and an Unlikely Meeting with Destiny by Laura Schroff and Alex Tresniowski
Richland Public Library
955 Northgate Drive.
▪ 6 p.m. third Monday of month
Call Jeanette Mercier, 942-7456.
Jan. 18: Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel
▪ 1 p.m. third Thursday of the month
Call Evelyn Painter, 946-1076.
Jan. 21: The Boys in the Boat by Daniel James Brown
500 W. Main St., Program Room. Call Paula Brotherton, 882-7035.
10 a.m. fourth Thursday of the month
Jan. 21: Each person will pick a book by Jasper Fforde.
Barnes & Noble Booksellers
Columbia Center mall store, cafe. Call Jerrica Fowler, 736-1414.
▪ Hour to Kill (7 p.m. last Tuesday of the month)
Jan. 26: Mr. Mercedes by Stephen King
▪ Coffee Break (7 p.m. last Thursday of the month)
Jan. 28: A Prayer for Owen Meany by John Irving
1124 Stevens Drive, Room 300, Richland. Call Helen Coleman, 375-5757.
1 p.m. first Thursday of the month
Feb. 4: 1493 by Charles Mann
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