In the first X-Files film, Agents Mulder and Scully have been reassigned from the X-Files only to stumble upon another link to a vast alien cover-up. When Scully falls victim to an alien virus, Mulder races to the ends of the earth to save his partner.
Ben Behunin's introduction to pottery as a young adult was the catalyst for a life-long journey of self-discovery. A Utah native, Ben served his LDS mission in the heart of Europe meeting extraordinary people, such as the humble owner of a tiny pottery shop in Germany. The bond between the two was cemented when Ben returned to work for the potter after his mission. Memories of that quaint German village inspired Ben to write a series of books beginning with Remembering Isaac: The Wise and Joyful Potter of Niderbipp. Listen as Ben shares his story of how art and faith shaped his
Meet Carol Masheter, one of Utah’s most fascinating women! After suffering a series of personal tragedies, Carol took stock of her life and began climbing. Now, at age 65, she is currently the oldest woman to have reached the top of the tallest mountains in all seven continents: Denali, Aconcagua, Elbrus, Kilimanjaro, Vinson Massif, Everest and Kosciuszko. Carol’s presentation will include video of her adventures and her reasons for writing No Magic Helicopter: An Aging Amazon’s Climb of Everest and Brightest of Silver Lining: Climbing Carstensz Pyramid in Papua at Age 65. Books will be
Shadow of the Wind, by Carlos Ruiz Zafon
Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil, by John Berendt
The Poisoner’s Handbook, by Deborah Blum
This spine-tingling true life account highlights ingenious murderers from the early 1900’s and their undetectable methods for killing. Discover how New York City's first medical examiner and first toxicologist set the justice system on fire with their trailblazing scientific detective work and became pioneers of forensic chemistry. This program will begin with a video documentary entitled “The Poisoners Handbook”. Books will be available at the reference Desk.
This annual awareness campaign celebrates the freedom to read and highlights the value of free and open access to information. Stop by the Pleasant Valley Branch during last week of September, learn about challenged books, and enter a raffle for an exciting prize!
Whether you enjoy tales with spicy romance, historical sagas, or realistic fiction, we can show you how to find fantastic books with LGBTQIA themes. After a brief introduction to the Novelist database, you’ll learn how to find “readalikes” of your favorite novels and discover exciting new authors.
Come join our ESL class to learn English or improve your English skills. Our classes are led by trained volunteers who focus students upon all aspects of the English language: speaking, reading, and writing. Both a beginner and an intermediate class will be offered every Saturday. To register, call 801-337-2690.
This informative seven week program is free and open to everyone interested in preparing for their citizenship test. Registration is required for this class. Space is limited; to register, please call 801-337-2690.