Today, 3 p.m.: Book talk with Tewodros (Teddy) Fekadu, author of "No One's Son" (Leapfrog Press, 2012), a memoir of his experiences growing up in the midst of the Ethiopian-Eritrean civil war. Frank Merriweather Library, 1324 Jefferson Ave.
Monday, 6:30 p.m.: Book talk with Tewodros (Teddy) Fekadu, Niagara Branch Library, 280 Porter Ave.
Thursday, 7 p.m.: Spit at Spot Coffee, poetry and spoken word performance series hosted by Brown Sugar. Spot Coffee, 227 Delaware Ave.