Book Passage: 51 Tamal Vista Blvd., Corte Madera; 415-927-0960; bookpassage.com. July 26: “Sex and the Single Woman” panel featuring Kate Crawford, Tawny Lara, Vanessa Friedman, Samantha Allen and moderator Eliza Smith. 5:30 p.m. online; July 28: Alec Scott discusses “Until It Shimmers” with Gordy Slack. 5:30 p.m. online; July 30: Michael Pollan discusses “This is Your Mind on Plants” with Mark Danner. 1 p.m. in person and online. $23. Register online; July 30: Staci Greason discusses “All the Girls in Town” with Marin author Jasmin Darznik. 4 p.m. in person; July 31: Brian Copeland reads from “Grandma & Me.” 1 p.m. in person.
Novato Library: 1720 Novato Blvd., Novato; 415-473-2050; marinlibrary.org. July 27: Wednesday Night Book Club discusses “The Color of Water” by James McBride. 6 p.m. online. Register online.
Sausalito Books by the Bay: 100 Bay St., Sausalito; 415-887-9967; sausalitobooksbythebay.com. Aug. 4: San Geronimo Valley author Barbara Graham discusses “What Jonah Knew” with Molly Giles. 6 p.m. in person.
Point Reyes Books: 11315 Highway 1, Point Reyes Station; 415-663-1542; ptreyesbooks.com. Aug. 4: Daisy Hildyard discusses “Emergency” with Sarah Moss. Noon online. Register online.
San Geronimo Valley Community Center: 6350 Sir Francis Drake Blvd., San Geronimo; 415-488-8888; sgvcc.org. July 31: Book release event for Coast Miwok poet Yulu Ewis’ “Ope’: Collected Poems.” 3 p.m. in person.
Toby’s Feed Barn: 11250 Highway 1, Point Reyes Station; ptreyesbooks.com. July 30: Malcolm Margolin discusses “Deep Hanging Out: Wanderings and Wonderment in Native California” with California Indian cultural leaders Gregg Castro, Michelle La Pena, Jennifer Bates and Theresa Harlan, as well as other guests. 3 p.m. in person. A VIP fundraising reception for California Institute for Community, Arts, and Nature with Margolin and others will take place before the event at 1:30 p.m. Event is free, $250 for the pre-event reception. Register online.
HopMonk Tavern: 224 Vintage Way, Novato; wonderfest.org. July 26: Damian Elias, an associate professor in the environmental science, policy and management department at the University of California, Berkeley, discusses “The Hidden World of Vibrations” at the Wonderfest event. 7 p.m. in person. Being vaccinated and masks requested.
Marin County Genealogical Society: maringensoc.org. July 28: Jacquie Schattner discusses “Self Publishing Your Genealogy” as part of the Marin County Genealogical Society’s meeting. 7 p.m. online. For access, email email@example.com.
Tomales Regional History Center: 26701 Highway 1, Tomales; 707-878-9443; tomaleshistory.com. July 31: Sonoma County parks educator Ellie Muelrath discusses historic school houses. 2 p.m. in person.
— Compiled by Colleen Bidwill
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