This Week at Bookworks Includes Nick Turse, Dede Feldman and More

This Week at Bookworks Includes Nick Turse, Dede Feldman and More

Saturday, February 1
3pm • Elaine Mangus • Klokking Twelve
Author determined to find love & meaning within snapshots of a life.
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5pm • Nick Turse • Kill Anything that Moves
Violence against Vietnamese civilians during war was pervasive and systematic. More »

Sunday, February 2
3pm • Marilyn O'Leary, Julie Dunleavy, Mary Dudley, Aanya Friess & Mary Kirschner • Jam3 Poetry
Poetry by five local poets reading from their book Quintet. More »

Tuesday, February 4
7pm • Dede Feldman • Inside the New Mexico Senate: Boots, Suits & Citizens
"Completely honest and highly informative. Feldman, a first rate observer and chronicler, shows us the insides of the NM Sate Senate." Fred Harris More »

Wednesday, February 5
7pm • Juan Blea • Journey to Aztlan
Writing proved to be the path to finding the source of all that is good, strong and beautiful for Blea. More »

Thursday, February 6
7pm • Gabriel Melendez • Hidden Chicano Film
Fascinating study of how the region has been depicted in film from the dawn of early filmmaking through the silent era to today. More »

Friday, February 7
Bookworks hosts it second annual "Love Letters" Valentines Day Love Poems Contest
Bookworks hosts its second annual "Love Letters" Valentines Day Love Poems Contest, with poet Jessica Helen Lopez and husband Glenn "Buddha" Benavidez of the band Reviva as judges. Submit up to three poems of 500 words or less for consideration to by February 7. Poets should include their name and phone number, though contact information will be excluded from the judging. Winners will receive gift certificates and have their poem displayed on our website. More »

Saturday, February 8
1pm • Azha Moore • When Bad Things Happen to Good Knitters
Great knitting instruction & witty text helps knitters out of jams. More »

3pm • Martha Heard • Salir del Silencio
I would like to introduce you to Calig, a beautiful village 8 kilometers from the Mediterranean, in the northern part of Castellon, through its people and photos. More »

Sunday, February 9
3pm • Julia Moore • Taos: A Topical History
Moore presents a history of Taos with contributions by an imporessive group of historians and writers. More »

For Kids

Saturday, February 1
10:30am • National Freedom Day!
Black History Month begins. Stories, refreshments and reading suggestions for the month. More »
2pm • Homeschool Movement open house!
Free presentation about homeschooling. More »
Thursday, February 6
10:30am • Winter Sports Story Time!
Winter Sports are at the starting gate. Stories and snack to preview the beginning of the Winter Olympics February 7. More »
Saturday, February 8
10:30am • Kite Day Story Time!
Celebrate Kite Day indoors? Sure! Story Time about kites then try you hand at some kite art. More »
Monday, February 3
5pm • Vamos a Leer Book Club
Vamos a Leer book club is open to all including educators and all readers interested in dynamic Hispanic young adult literature. This month's selection is Aristotle & Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe by Benjamin Alire Saenz. More »
Thursday, February 6
10:30am • All knitters welcome
Bring your knitting problems and joys. Enjoy good conversation, a good time and learn from one another. More »
Wednesday, February 12
7pm • Bookworks Book Club
New members are most welcome. This month's selection is A People of the Book by Geraldine Brooks. More »
Looking Ahead
Wednesday, March 5
7pm • Moshin Hamid • How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia
Riveting tale of a man's journey from rags to riches. More »
Saturday, March 8
1pm • Marjorie Agosin • I Lived on Butterfly Hill
Based on many true events, this multicultural ode to the power of revolution, words & love is brave & graceful at the National Hispanic Cultural Center. More »
Sunday, March 9
3pm • TaraShea Nesbit • The Wives of Los Alamos
Light shed on one of the strangest and most monumental research projects in modern history. More »
Tuesday, March 25
7pm • Stephan Pastis • Pearls Fall Fast
Cartoonist Stephan Pastis vists with the latest in his New York Times best-selling series. More »
Friday, March 28
7pm • Craig Nelson • The Age of Radiance
Riveting narrative of the atomic age at The National Museum of Nuclear Science and History. More »

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