Besides having a large collection of hard-to-find used volumes, Logos Books in downtown Davis hosts occasional poetry readings and monthly conversation groups. Here’s the September calendar at the bookstore, 515 Second St.:
* Italian lovers are invited to join Marinka Swift for “Una Chiacchierata,” an hour of Italian conversation meeting the first Thursday of every month from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. The next meeting is Sept. 4.
* La Table Française meets the second Wednesday of every month from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m.; the next meeting is Sept. 10. Check logosbooks.wordpress.com for topic information.
* El Círculo Español meets the third Monday of every month from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m.; the next meeting is Sept. 15. Check logosbooks.wordpress.com for topic info.
* The Quinton Duval Poetry Series will hold its first evening of readings Thursday, Sept. 25. Bay Area poets Lois Requist and Frances Jackson will read, and light refreshments will be served.