Book notes, Oct. 21, 2012

Book swap scheduled in Palisade

Altrusa of Palisade’s Book Swap & Give Away is set for 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday in Palisade Town Plaza at Third and Main streets in Palisade.

Drop off books and look for a new-to-you read at this free exchange.

The organizers ask that no textbooks or encyclopedias be brought to this event, which is being held in conjunction with USA Today’s national “Make a Difference” program, according to a news release.

For information on the event or about Altrusa, call Sharon Steele at 464-5021.

Book-signing set with Alaskan explorer


Jim Hale, author of “An Alaskan Life of High Adventure,” will be signing copies of his book from 5:30–7:30 p.m. Friday at Four Winds Coffee Shop, 1235 Bookcliff Ave.

“Through surviving earthquakes, avalanches, faulty single-engine plane crashes and the bitter cold, author Jim Hale recounts his adventures as a mountain guide and explorer,” according to a news release.


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