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Literature briefs

Lockman will sign novel in Red Wing

Author Mary Clare Lockman will hold a book signing event at Fair Trade Books in Red Wing from 12 to 2 p.m. June 14.

She will sign copies of her book “They’re Always With You,” a fictional novel that takes place in Red Wing. The book recently won a Midwest Book Award for Young Adult Fiction.

Book Club for Women

The Book Club for Women will meet at 10:30 a.m. Friday June 6 at Pier 55. People will discuss “Invention of Wings” by Sue Monk Kidd.

Make it your goal to read a new book and then join others for some friendly discussion, participants said.

Sign up for summer reading

The 2014 Children’s Summer Reading Program at the Red Wing Public Library is now accepting registrations. Stop by the library or visit The program is open to children from birth to grade 6.

The program, along with summer story times and events, begins June 9.

How well do you know ‘The Fault in Our Stars?’

Teens going into grades 6 through 12 are eligible to enter a trivia challenge at the Red Wing Public Library on the book and movie “The Fault in Our Stars.” Trivia will be available online at or in the Young Adult section of the library beginning June 2. Top entries will go into a drawing for two movie passes.

Tech clinic available

Bring devices such as iPads, Kindles, Nooks or other tablets to the Red Wing library on Thursdays between 1 and 2 p.m. to get help with downloading library eBooks and ask other questions of the library’s tech experts.