LOIS GLEWWE: "South St. Paul: A Brief History." 2 p.m. today. Barnes & Noble, Har Mar Mall, 2100 N. Snelling Av., Roseville.

PATRICIA STINSON: "Wild River." 6:30 p.m. Tue. Columbia Heights Public Library, 820 40th Av. NE., Columbia Heights.

LON OTTO AND SHARON CHMIELARZ: "A Man in Trouble" and "The Widow's House." 7 p.m. Tue. Common Good Books, 38 S. Snelling Av., St. Paul.

ALEXANDRA BRACKEN AND SUSAN DENNARD: "Passenger" and "Truthwitch." 6:30 p.m. Wed. Tickets required; free with the purchase of book. Red Balloon Bookshop, 891 Grand Av., St. Paul.

MAURE ANN METZGER: "A Prison Called School." 7 p.m. Thu. Barnes & Noble, Galleria, 3225 W. 69th St., Edina.

ROB HUBBARD: "Brave New Workshop: Promiscuous Hostility and Laughs in the Land of Loons With Dudley Riggs." 7 p.m. Thu. Magers & Quinn, 3038 Hennepin Av. S., Mpls.

RICK SHEFCHIK: "Everybody's Heard About the Bird." 6:45 p.m. Fri. Valley Bookseller, Stillwater.

CHERYL BLACKFORD: "Lizzie and the Lost Baby." 2 p.m. Sat. Red Balloon Bookshop, 891 Grand Av., St. Paul.

JAYNE JONES BEEHLER: "Drop the Puck: It's Hockey Season." 2 p.m. Sat. Barnes & Noble, Har Mar Mall, 2100 N. Snelling Av., Roseville.

NATHANIEL HUDSON: "Town of Silence." 2 p.m. next Sun. Barnes & Noble, Har Mar Mall, 2100 N. Snelling Av., Roseville.

AN EVENING OF POETRY WITH THE POETRY CONSTELLATION: 4:30 p.m. next Sun. Magers & Quinn, 3038 Hennepin Av. S., Mpls.