LISA VECOLI: The curator of the Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection in LGBT studies at the University of Minnesota shares stories about her career passion for books. 7 p.m. Mon. Quatrefoil Library, 1220 E. Lake St., Mpls.
DOUG OHMAN: "Libraries of Minnesota." 6 p.m. Tue. Golden Valley Library, 830 Winnetka Av. N., Golden Valley.
MINNESOTA BOOK AWARD FINALISTS: Meet finalists from the nine categories of the 2018 Minnesota Book Awards. 6 p.m. Tue. Open Book, 1011 Washington Av. S., Mpls.
MATTHEW SANFORD: "Waking." 6:30 p.m. Tue. $5. St. Andrew Lutheran Church, 13600 Technology Dr., Eden Prairie.
ADAM REGN ARVIDSON: "Wild and Rare." 7 p.m. Wed. Magers & Quinn, 3038 Hennepin Av. S., Mpls.
LAURA LIPPMAN: "Sunburn." 7 p.m. Wed. Thompson County Park, 360 Butler Av. E., West St. Paul.
PETER STENSON: "Thirty-Seven." 7 p.m. Wed. Black Dog Coffee and Wine Bar, 308 E. Prince St., St. Paul.
TERRY FAUST: "Bearer of the Pearls." 6 p.m. Thu. Southeast Library, 1222 SE. 4th St., Mpls.
MAYA DUSENBERY: "Doing Harm." 7 p.m. Thu. Common Good Books, 38 S. Snelling Av., St. Paul.
NIELS ANDERSEN: "Valley of Stars." 7 p.m. Thu. Magers & Quinn, 3038 Hennepin Av. S., Mpls.
KATIE HEANEY: "Would You Rather?" 7 p.m. Fri. Subtext Bookstore, 6 W. 5th St., Suite 150, St. Paul.
LESLEY NNEKA ARIMAH: "What It Means When a Man Falls From the Sky." 7:30 p.m. Fri. Minnesota State University, 228 Wiecking Center, Mankato.
KAMIE PAGE AND ALAN PAGE: "Grandpa Alan's Sugar Shack." 10:30 a.m. Sat. $15 gate admission. Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, 3675 Arboretum Dr., Chaska.
IRIC NATHANSON: "Don Fraser: Quiet Crusader." 11 a.m. Sat. Minneapolis Central Library, 300 Nicollet Mall, Mpls.
MYKOU THAO: "Ua Si, Ua Si!" 3 p.m. Sat. Brookdale Library, 6125 Shingle Creek Pkwy., Brooklyn Center.
WOMEN WHO WRITE: Novelists, poets and essayists speak. 1 p.m. next Sun. Elmer L. Andersen Library, University of Minnesota, 222 21st Av. S., Mpls.
STEVE FORD: "Keys to Inspiration." 2 p.m. next Sun. Common Good Books, 38 S. Snelling Av., St. Paul.