Bear Valley Visitor Center: 1, Bear Valley Visitor Center Access Road, Point Reyes Station; ptreyes.org. September 11: Keith Hansen, West Marin resident and author of “Hansen’s Field Guide to the Birds of the Sierra Nevada,” leads a bird walk and conference sponsored by the Point Reyes Seashore Association. Noon in person.
Passage of the book: 51, boulevard Tamal Vista, Corte Madera; 415-927-0960; bookpassage.com. September 9: Rebecca Donner discusses “All The Problems That Are Frequent These Days” with Meg Waite Clayton. 5:30 p.m. online; September 11: Erin Gordon discusses “Peeps” with Marin resident Michael Krasny. 1 p.m. online; September 11: Henry Massie discusses “The boy who took Marilyn to the prom”, in collaboration with Left Coast Writers. 2 p.m. outside on the patio.
Copperfield’s books: Copperfieldsbooks.com. September 8: Matt Siegel discusses “The Secret History of Food”. 7 p.m. online. Sign up online; September 9: Ann Cleeves discusses “The Heron’s Cry” with Barbara Lane. 11am online. Sign up online. $ 5 to $ 30.99.
Fairfax Library: 2097, boulevard Sir Francis Drake, Fairfax; 415-453-8092; marinlibrary.org. September 9: The Fairfax Library Book Discussion Group discusses “The Nickel Boys” by Colson Whitehead. 7 p.m. online. Email Beth Bailey-Gates for the Zoom link at [email protected]
Mill Valley Public Library: 375 Throckmorton Avenue, Mill Valley; 415-389-4292; millvalleylibrary.org. September 7: Classics Book Club discusses “The Age of Innocence” by Edith Wharton. 6.30 p.m. online. Sign up online.
Point Reyes Books: 11315 Route 1, Point Reyes Station; 415-663-1542; ptreyesbooks.com. September 9: Maggie Nelson discusses “On Freedom” with Jack Halberstam. 7 p.m. online. Sign up online.
Sausalito books near the bay: 100 Bay Street, Sausalito; 415-887-9967; sausalitobooksbythebay.com/2021-events. September 8: Marin residents Heather Sandy Hebert and Chase Reynolds Ewald discuss “Home in the Wine Country”. 6 p.m. in person; September 9: Books by the Bay Book Club discusses “A Good Neighborhood” by Therese Anne Fowler. 5:30 p.m. in person; September 12: Celebration of the launch of the book “A Spy Above the Clouds” by Sausalito author Ciji Ware. 4 p.m. in person.
Marine Environmental Forum: marinefm.org. September 9: “Biodiversity: The Essential Survival Strategy for the Climate Crisis” with David Ackerly, Justin Robinson and Mark Hertsgaard. 4 p.m. online. $ 20 to $ 25. Sign up online.
Moya Library-Ross Historical Society: moya-rhs.org. September 10: Jeff Burkhart, columnist and author of IJ, discusses the history of Marin cocktails and some recipes. 11am online. Sign up online.
– Compiled by Colleen Bidwill
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