* Weber County Library presents a Nook workshop at 3 p.m. Saturday at its Pleasant Valley branch, 5568 S. Adams Ave., Washington Terrace. The free workshop includes a general introduction to the library's e-book resources, a demonstration of the downloading process, and an interactive question-and-answer period. Call 801-337-2632 for more information.
* Utah author Lesa McCullough signs copies of her book "Jonathan Bear Plays Baseball" (Tate Publishing, $8.99) 1-3 p.m. Saturday at Hastings, 346 E. 585 North, Harrisville. This is a free event.
*Author events this week at the King's English Bookshop, 1511 S. 1500 East, Salt Lake City:
-- Utah author Scott Hurst reads from and discusses his new novel "Open Fire: J. Golden Kimball Takes on the South" (Cedar Fort, $16.99) at 7 p.m. Wednesday. This is a free event.
-- San Francisco author Armistead Maupin previews his upcoming novel, "The Days of Anna Madrigal," at 7 p.m. Saturday. The book, to be published in 2013, is the next installment of Maupin's best-selling Tales of the City series. Maupin will also discuss his work, his life and his longtime activism in the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender community. Tickets are $25. A portion of the proceeds will benefit The Trevor Project.