Gary Layman, author of “I Am Light: The Prodigal Path and Beyond,” will speak tonight.

Gary Layman, author of “I Am Light: The Prodigal Path and Beyond,” will speak at 7 p.m. at Bloomsbury Books, 290 E. Main St., Ashland.

Layman will discuss his step-by-step “script of our own lives” using symbols, metaphor and real-life events. Admission is free. Call 541-488-0029 or see www.bloomsburyashland.com.