Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Celebrate International Literacy Day
Thursday, September 8, 2011
10:30am – 4pm
At the Albuquerque Main Library
501 Copper NW, Albuquerque
Admission is FREE!!!!
Sponsored by the Friends of the Albuquerque Library, New Mexico Book Co-op, ReadWest Literacy Volunteers, Reading Works Adult Literacy in Albuquerque.

All Day – Book Fair Sponsored by the New Mexico Books Co-op – meet local authors and publishers and buy a book for kids and adults. Community Room Lower Level.
Main Library Bookshop – great bargains on books operated by the Friends of the Library. Lower Level.
Literacy information at tables located outside of the auditorium.
ABQ Coffee Connection located at the Main entrance for lunch or snacks.

10:30 am – 11am – Children’s Storytime for babies & toddlers in Children’s Room Lower Level.
Open Ceremony – in Auditorium
11am – Noon – Carla Aragon – Author of Dance of the Eggshells & Emmy Award-winning broadcaster in Auditorium.
Noon – 1pm – Slim Randles – Author of A Cowboy’s Guide To Growing Up Right -2nd Floor Genealogy Area.
Noon – 2pm Book Readings by celebrities & authors in Auditorium.
1-2pm – Anne Hillerman & Don Strel author and photography of the Garden’s of Santa Fe, in the Genealogy Center.
2-3pm – Readr’s Theater – Appear onstage to read a part from a script in Auditorium.
2-3pm – Nasario Garcia – Author of Fe y Tragedias in the Genealogy Center..
3-4pm Book Trivia in the Auditorium.
3:30-4pm – Albuquerque Youth Symphony

Connie Gotsch www.conniegotsch.com Host Write On Four Corners KSJE FM, Farmington NM www.ksje.com Author two award winning youth novels ‘Belle’s Star,’ and ‘Belle’s trial,’ based on the life of a real dog and written from her point of view. Available from Artemesia Press at http://www.apbooks.net and amazon.com, and Anazon,com Belle’s Star was a New Mexico BookAward in 2009 and 2010; First Place for Juvenile Fiction New Mezxico Press Women and National Federation of Press Women Communication Contests 2010’ Silver Mom’s Choice Award 2010.
Belle’s Trial’ won First Place for Juvenile Fiction in the 2011 New Mexico Press Press Women’s Commuication Contest, and a Silver Mom’s Choice Award for 2011. The book received an Eric Hoffer Award nomination for 2011

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