* DIY Magnetic Poetry for Teens will be held at 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Weber County main library, 2464 Jefferson Ave., Ogden. This is a free event. Call 801-337-2639 or visit www.weberpl.lib.ut.us/content/calendar for more information.
* New York author and cartoonist David Rees reads and signs "How to Sharpen Pencils: A Practical & Theoretical Treatise On The Artisanal Craft Of Pencil Sharpening For Writers, Artists, Contractors, Flange Turners, Anglesmiths, & Civil Servants" at 7 p.m. Thursday at Weller Book Works, 665 E. 600 South, Trolley Square, Salt Lake City.
* Utah author Shaundra Wenger discusses and signs copies of her books "Ghost In Me," Little Red Riding Hood and "Book Lover's Cookbook" 5-8 p.m. Friday at Hastings, 340 E. 525 North, Harrisville. This is a free event.
Author events this week at The King's English Bookshop include:
* Record-breaking "Jeopardy" winner and author Ken Jennings signs and discusses his book "Maphead: Charting the Wide, Weird World of Geography Wonks" at 7 p.m. Tuesday.
* Utah author, lawyer and professor Daniel Medwed reads from and signs "Prosecution Complex: America's Race to Convict and Its Impact on the Innocent" at 7 p.m. Wednesday.
* New York author Peter Lerangis reads from and signs "The Dead of Night" at 7 p.m. Friday.
* Utah mystery authors Cindy Hogan, Rachelle Christensen and Heather Justesen read from and discuss their books at 3 p.m. Saturday.
These are free events at the bookshop, 1511 S. 1500 East, Salt Lake City.