'Thirteenth Year in Zion' author reading, book signing

Author Duane Keown will be at the Cortez Public Library on Thursday, Jan. 3, from 2 to 4 p.m. to read and discuss his book "Thirteenth Year in Zion." The book is about his personal experiences of being a non-mormon in Blanding, Utah, where he worked as a science teacher during the 1950s to 1970s. The author will sign copies of his book that will be available for purchase at the event.