Books and baking are featured events this weekend at the Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Public Library, beginning a week of discovery and creativity.

Friends of the Library Book Sale, at 400 Indian Trail, Harker Heights, offer books, audiobooks, DVDs, and more from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. Proceeds will go to fund local children’s programs through the next year.

Holiday No-Bake Deserts cooking class with Jackie McLaughlin begins at 10:30 a.m. Saturday. Registered participants will be ready for the upcoming holidays with easy, delicious deserts offered by the Texas A&M Extension Agency.

Explore the science of autumn with the Science Club at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday.

NaNoWriMo writers meet at 6 p.m. Wednesday for support, inspiration, and chocolate, as they take on the challenge to write a novel in one month.

Nonfiction reading is featured in this list of print and digital books available from the library.

“Danza! Amalia Hernández and el Ballet Folklórico de México,” by Duncan Tonatiuh;

“Democracy: Stories from the Long Road to Freedom,” by Condoleezza Rice;

“In The Country We Love,” by Diane Guerrero;

“Mama Africa! How Miriam Makeba Spread Hope with Her Song,” by Kathryn Erskine;

“Martí’s Song For Freedom,” by Emma Otheguy;

“More Girls Who Rocked The World: Heroines from Ada Lovelace to Misty Copeland: by Michelle Roehm McCann;

“Now or Never: 54th Massachusetts Infantry’s War to End Slavery,” by Ray Anthony Shepard;

“The Stranger In The Woods: The Extraordinary Story of the Last True Hermit,” by Michael Finkel;

“The Taliban Shuffle: Strange Days in Afghanistan and Pakistan,” by Kim Barker;

“Theft By Finding: Diaries 1977-2002,” by David Sedaris.

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