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Book events

Passage of the book: 51 Tamal Vista Boulevard, Corte Madera; 415-927-0960; January 25: Leisa Peterson discusses “The Mindful Millionaire” with Simone Griffin. 5:30 p.m. online; Jan. 29: Marin resident Isabel Allende talks about “Violeta.” 4 p.m. online. $40, includes a signed book in English or Spanish. Register online; February 1: Weike Wang discusses “Joan is fine” with May-lee Chai. 5:30 p.m. online; February 3: Lindsey Vonn discusses “Rise” with Angela Duckworth. 4:30 p.m. online. $29. Register online.

Copperfield’s books: January 27: Meg Waite Clayton talks about “La postière de Paris”. 7 p.m. online. Register online.

Mill Valley Public Library: 375 Throckmorton Ave, Mill Valley; 415-389-4292; January 24: The Civic Minded Book Club discusses “Dear America: Notes from an Undocumented Citizen” by Jose Antonio Vargas. 7 p.m. online. Register online; Jan. 25: The World Literature Book Club evokes “The President’s Hat” by Antoine Laurain. 7 p.m. online. Register online.

Sausalito Books by the Bay: 100 Bay Street, Sausalito; 415-887-9967; January 27: Reading and conversation with Molly Giles, author of “Wife with Knife”, and Rosaleen Bertolino, author of “The Paper Demon & Other Stories”. 6 p.m. in person.

Other talks

Dominican University Masters in Creative Writing Program: January 25: Raina León presents a creative writing workshop on future worlds. 6 p.m. online. Register on Eventbrite.

Marin County Free Library: January 26: “Age-Friendly Marine Forum: Getting Smarter for Aging: A Conversation.” » 10:30 a.m. online. Register and login online.

Marin County Genealogical Society: January 27: Stacey Sanders discusses “Discoveries: Using DNA to Solve a Persistent Family Mystery”. 7 p.m. online. To access, email [email protected]

The outdoor art club: 1 West Blithedale Avenue, Mill Valley; 415-383-2582; January 27: Alison Hermance, Director of Communications at WildCare, discusses “Wildlife in Marin: Friend and Foe”. 1 p.m. online. Register on

Rotary Club of Terra Linda and Wisdom International: Help2Others: January 27: Rotary Club of Terra Linda and Wisdom International: Help2Others presents “The Nexus Between Foster Care and Sex Trafficking” with Cari Herthel, Doris Gentry, Carly Devlin, John Long, Carletta Jackson-Lane and Marin County District Attorney Lori Frugoli. 3 p.m. online. Register on Eventbrite.

— Compiled by Colleen Bidwill

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