Literary notes: Join the fun at Timpanogos Story Works Conference with workshops to improve and hone storytelling skills.
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Rumi Poetry Club — The Pain and Joy of Longing

This club espouses spiritual poetry for everyday and as a form of meditation to nourish the soul and mind. Participants are welcome to read their favorite poems.

When • Tuesday, Feb. 5, 7 p.m.

Where • Anderson-Foothill Branch Library, 1135 S. 2100 East, Salt Lake City

Tickets • Free

Poetry reading in Orem

Poet Gayanne Ramsden will read poems from her newly published collection White Blossom Love. Copies of the book will be available for sale after the event. Visit lib.orem.org or call 801-229-7377 for information.

When • Tuesday, Feb. 5, 7 p.m.

Where • Orem Public Library, 58 N. State St., Orem

Tickets • Free

Library Book Sale

The Provo Library Book Sale will feature thousands of items for $1 or less, including hardcovers, paperbacks, picture books and more. The preview sale begins at 10 a.m. for the Friends of the Library. The public sale begins at 11 a.m.

When • Wednesday, Feb. 6, 10 a.m.-noon

Where • Provo City Library, 550 N. University Ave., Provo

Tickets • Free

Author Barry Rellaford in Orem

Join the Timpanogos Storytelling Institute for the annual Story Works Conference. On Feb. 7, Barry Rellaford will discuss "The Inspiration Cycle." Visit timpfest.org/storyworks/schedule-of-events for information.

When • Thursday, Feb. 7, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Where • Orem Public Library, 58 N. State St., Orem

Tickets • $50; visit bit.ly/VOiHBl

Book reading at Timpanogos conference

Laura Simms will perform her story collection, "Rejoice! Regardless," as part of the Timpanogos Story Works Conference. Experience remarkable and moving tales from Simms' work around the world. Visit lib.orem.org or call 801-229-7377 for information.

When • Thursday, Feb. 7, 7 p.m.

Where • Orem Public Library, 58 N. State St., Orem

Tickets • Free

Timpanogos Story Works Conference

Join the Timpanogos Storytelling Institute for the annual Story Works Conference. At Brigham Young University's Conference Center, storytelling beginners, performers, educators, healers, business professionals, writers, parents and youth will enjoy workshops to improve and hone their storytelling skills and learn more about storytelling in all its forms. Visit timpfest.org/storyworks/schedule-of-events for information.

When • Friday and Saturday, Feb. 8-9, 7:30 a.m.

Where • Brigham Young University Conference Center, 770 E. University Parkway, Provo

Tickets • $10-$183; visit bit.ly/YhYs5q

Storytime at King's English

Children, ages 4-6, will enjoy a special storytime featuring the books of the children's literature favorite Amelia Bedelia. Registration and a $6 fee are required. Call 801-484-9100 to register.

When • Friday, Feb. 8, 4 p.m.

Where • The King's English Bookshop, 1511 S. 1500 East, Salt Lake City

Tickets • $6

Science-fiction novelist at The Leonardo

Cory Doctorow will read and sign his new book, Homeland. Doctorow is a science-fiction novelist, blogger and technology activist. He is a contributor to The Guardian, The New York Times, Publishers Weekly, Wired and many other newspapers, magazines and websites.

When • Saturday, Feb. 9, 2 p.m.

Where • The Leonardo, 209 E. 500 South, Salt Lake City

Tickets • Free