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Open Space Story Hour Series

The Open Space Visitor Center is teaming up with the New Mexico Book Coop to bring you the best in children’s literature.

When

This event has already happened.
Jun 18, 2015
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Where

Open Space Visitor Center
6500 Coors Rd. NW
Albuquerque, NM 87120
505-897-8831

Description

The OPEN SPACE VISITOR CENTER Presents:

Story Hour Series

A Meet-the-Author Story Hour at the Open Space Visitor Center.

For ages 3-11.

6500 Coors Blvd NW at the end of Bosque Meadows Rd. between Montaño and Paseo del Norte

WHEN: Thursdays from 10-11am, June 18th-August 13th

FREE! No registration required.

Discover a special kind of species from in and around the Bosque—Local Children’s Book Authors and Illustrators! Open Space Visitor Center is teaming up with the New Mexico Book Coop to bring you the best in children’s literature. This summer they will stun you with their stories, field your keen questions and curiosities, and sign their beautiful books if you decide to purchase one. Take advantage of this rare opportunity to see this sometimes elusive species in their natural habitat—in the Bosque, surrounded by books!

Books available for purchase through the Open Space Gift Shop.

Story Hour Series Schedule:

• June 18th - Ana Baca and Noel Chilton- author and illustrator of Tia’s Tamales, UNM Press
• June 25th - Sabra Steinsiek- author of Tale of the Pronghorn Cantaloupe, Rio Grande Press
• July 2nd - Kathleen Church- editor of the Pancake Stories by Peggy Pond Church, UNM Press
• July 9th – Betsy James- author and illustrator of numerous titles, including Mary Ann.
Betsy will lead young visitors in a dynamic “write a story together” exercise.
• July 16th – Ross Van Dusen- author of What makes a Rainbow? Rio Grande Press
July 23rd – Slim Randles – author of Ol’ Jimmy Dollar, Rio Grande Press
July 30th – Nasario Garcia- author of the Talking Lizard: New Mexico’s Magic and Mystery,
• Rio Grande Books
August 6th – Carla Aragon- author of Dance of the Eggshells, UNM Press
August 13th – Laura Bartolucci – author of Fletcher’s Folly, self-published• July 16th – Ross Van Dusen- author of What makes a Rainbow? Rio Grande Press
July 23rd – Slim Randles – author of Ol’ Jimmy Dollar, Rio Grande Press
July 30th – Nasario Garcia- author of the Talking Lizard: New Mexico’s Magic and Mystery,
• Rio Grande Books
August 6th – Carla Aragon- author of Dance of the Eggshells, UNM Press

CANCELED: August 13th – Laura Bartolucci – author of Fletcher’s Folly, self-published

The Open Space Visitor Center also invites you to explore our museum and gallery exhibits, our nature-viewing areas, and our newly enhanced kids’ area with Bosque puppets, toys, books, arts and crafts to explore to your heart’s content! Well, at least during visiting hours, Tuesday-Sunday from 9-5.

Price

Free