London Stage Productions will offer a dramatic reading of George Bernard Shaw's "A Village Wooing" at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Borders Books & Music, 9301 Tampa Ave., Northridge. (818) 886-5443.
Mid-Valley Regional Library, 16244 Nordhoff St., North Hills, will hold a used-book sale 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday. (818) 895-3650.
Sonoma Blue Coffee House, 10962 Ventura Blvd., Studio City, will announce the winners of its first Valentine's Day Romantic Poetry Contest on Sunday afternoon at 2. Ten finalists will be invited to read their poems, and then the winners will be presented. First prize is $500, second prize $250, third $125; non-cash prizes for other finalists. (818) 769-0232. No cover.
Exile Books and Music, 14925 Magnolia Blvd., Sherman Oaks, has an open mike for songwriters and spoken-word artists to perform their original material on Sunday evenings. Songwriters can perform two songs, and spoken-word artists get the stage for up to eight minutes. Sign-ups are at 6 p.m.; show time is 6:30. (818) 986-6409. No cover.
Roberta Kritzia discusses "The Hills of Tuscany: A New Life in an Old Land," at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Borders Books & Music, 9301 Tampa Ave., Northridge. (818) 886-5443.
Author Monica Morris will sign her book, "Looking for Love in Later Life," at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at Borders Books & Music, 9301 Tampa Ave., Northridge. (818) 886-5443.
Dr. Carol Smith, author of "In Search of a Vaginal Delivery," will sign her book and host a discussion on the most common problems encountered during labor at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Barnes & Noble, 731 N. San Fernando Blvd., Burbank. (323) 769-5010.
The "Here's to Your Health" reading group will discuss "Fibromyalgia Survivor" by Mark J. Pellegrino and "Fibromyalgia and Chronic Myofascial Pain" by Devin Starlanyl at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Barnes & Noble, 8800 Tampa Ave., Northridge. (818) 773-0821.