- THE GOLDEN BRAID BOOKSTORE, 151 S. 500 East, continues its Monday night events this week with Larry Dillenbeck speaking on Sept. 28, 7 p.m., about "consciousness disciplines" such as hypnotism, Neuro-Linguistic Programming and meditation.

- BENCHMARK BOOKS, 3269 South Main Street, will feature two prominent LDS historians this week. On Wednesday, Sept. 30, from 5-7 p.m., Brigham D. Madsen, author of "Against the Grain: Memoirs of a Western Historian" and Harold Schindler, author of "Orrin Porter Rockwell: Man of God, Son of Thunder" will be in the store to speak with buyers and sign copies of their many books. Call 486-3111 for details.

- CAROL LYNN PEARSON, nationally prominent author, will be signing copies of her new book, "The Lesson: A Fable for Our Times" on Friday, Oct. 2, 6-8 p.m. at Deseret Book in Provo, on Oct. 3 from 6-8 p.m. at Deseret Book in the ZCMI Center, on Oct. 5, 1-3 at Barnes & Noble in Bountiful and from 7-8:30 at Barnes & Noble in Layton.

- THE LEAGUE OF UTAH WRITERS will offer a free writing workshop on Thursday, Oct. 1, 7 p.m. at the Bingham Creek Library, 4834 West 9000 South. Shayne Bell, a popular science fiction writer and LDS poet, will discuss "Freeing Your Creativity: Guidelines for Writers." For more information call 280-1545.