CROSSROADS EXHIBIT EVENT: Saturday, December 9th, 6-7 PM by the fireplace
Featuring The West Road
Get ready to be swept away by the enchanting melodies of this dynamic family bluegrass band! Meet the talented brothers, Hank on guitar and Charlie on the mandolin. Their music will transport you to a world of toe-tapping rhythms and soulful tunes.
CROSSROADS EXHIBIT EVENT: Monday, December 11th, 7-8 PM
"Rural Utah at a Crossroads"
Talk with Gregory E. Smoak (University of Utah)
Join historian Greg Smoak (state scholar for the Crossroads exhibition) on an exploration of the tensions between the ideals and realities of life in rural Utah as change – past and present – affects our communities. This lecture will encourage thinking and conversations about rural Utah and our own communities.
In this work the author, a recipient of the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences for his seminal work in psychology that challenged the rational model of judgment and decision making, has brought together his many years of research and thinking in one book. He explains the two systems that drive the way we think. System 1 is fast, intuitive, and emotional; System 2 is slower, more deliberative, and more logical. He exposes the extraordinary capabilities,...
"In this must-read book for anyone striving to succeed, pioneering psychologist Angela Duckworth shows parents, educators, athletes, students, and business people--both seasoned and new--that the secret to outstanding achievement is not talent but a focused persistence called "grit." Why do some people succeed and others fail? Sharing new insights from her landmark research on grit, MacArthur "genius" Angela Duckworth explains why talent is hardly...
The creator of the webcomic "xkcd" uses line drawings and just ten hundred common words to provide simple explanations for how things work, including microwaves, bridges, tectonic plates, the solar system, the periodic table, helicopters, and other essential concepts.
A MEMOIR BY THE YOUNGEST RECIPIENT OF THE NOBEL PEACE PRIZE As seen on Netflix with David Letterman "I come from a country that was created at midnight. When I almost died it was just after midday." When the Taliban took control of the Swat Valley in Pakistan, one girl spoke out. Malala Yousafzai refused to be silenced and fought for her right to an education. On Tuesday, October 9, 2012, when she was fifteen, she almost...
Twentieth Anniversary Edition with Contributions from Joe Hill and Owen King ONE OF TIME MAGAZINE'S TOP 100 NONFICTION BOOKS OF ALL TIME
Immensely helpful and illuminating to any aspiring writer, this special edition of Stephen King's critically lauded, million-copy bestseller shares the experiences, habits, and convictions that have shaped him and his work.
"Long live the King" hailed Entertainment Weekly...