This Week at Bookworks Features 24 hours of Art at the Rail Yards, Blair Stocker, and More

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Friday & Saturday, Aug 15 & 16
7pm • 24 hours of Art at the Rail Yards

Friday, Aug 15
7pm • Blair Stocker • Wise Craft
Based on the popular blog of the same name, this guide focuses on creating ahomemade atmosphere that reflects your family without spending a fortune.

Saturday, Aug 16
3pm • John Nichols • Conjugal Bliss, American Blood, An Elegy for September
Conjugal Bliss: This takeoff on matrimony will make you laugh, scream, or grind your teeth in recognition. If you are hitched yourself, take three Valiums before reading!

Sunday, Aug 17
3pm • Zora O'Neill • Moon's Guide to New Mexico
It wasn't until the author moved away and traveled the world that she realized what a wild, culturally rich place New Mexico was.

Monday, Aug 18
7pm • Susan Slater • Rollover
A bank heist turns sleepy little Wagon Mound, New Mexico, on its ear. It's no straight-forward robbery. What are the robbers really after? Might it be the Tiffany-designed sapphire and diamond necklance belonging to 85 year old Gertrude Kennedy, a family heirloom from the days of the Titanic?

Tuesday & Wednesday, Aug 19 & 20
7pm • Kevin Fedarko • The Emerald Mile
The epic story of the fastest ride in history through the heart of the Grand Canyon at the Rio Grande Nature Visitor Center. Enjoy watermelon and musical entertainment for all guests. There is a $3 parking and entry fee for guests.

Saturday, Aug 23
7pm • Bill Christy • The Dynasty of Laurence Burke
There is ample documented evidence of Laurence's character and published events to write a Biography of his life. This book however is a Historic Novel with Laurence Burke telling his own story.

For Kids

Friday, Aug 15
1pm • Our World Home School Book Club
Our World Home School Book Club kicks off another season of books and conversation. We will consider book titles, meeting formats and scheduling. This month's selection is The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis

Saturday, Aug 16
4pm • Teen Book Club
This months book is As Easy As Falling Off the Face of the Earth by Lynn Rae Perkins. Summer Camp has been cancelled and Ry's plans change dramatically. Bring a pair of flip-flops. In honor of Ry's lost shoe we are going to be decorating flip-flops to see us through the next month or so of warm weather.

Sunday, Aug 17
5pm • Harry Potter Book Club

Monday, Aug 18
10:30am • Story Time

Wednesday, Aug 20
4:30pm • American Girl Book Club

Thursday, Aug 21
10:30am • Story Time

Saturday, Aug 23
10:30am • Stories on Saturday
A weekend version of our Thursday morning story time with a bit stepped up craft activity. Perfect for four to seven year olds. We will be talkin' dinosaurs again.

Looking Ahead

Saturday, Sept 6
11am • Brunch with Deborah Madison at the State Street Cafe 515 Slate St. NW • The New Vegetarian Cooking for Everyone
Orginally published in 1997, Deborah Madison's Vegetarian Cooking for Everyone was both ahead of its time and an instant classic. It has endured as one of the world's most popular vegetarian cookbooks, winning both a James Beard Foundation award and the IACP Julia Child Cookbook of the Year Award. $75 ticket (single) $110 for a couple includes the meal and a choice of cookbooks.

Sunday, Sept 7
3pm • Lisa Lenard-Cook • Dissonance
A Los Alamos piano teacher inherits the journals & scores of composer Hana Weissova and is mystified by this bequest.

Tuesday, Sept 16
7pm • Mark Tatulli • Desmond Puckett and the Mountains Full of Monsters
Desmond has been waiting his whole life for this day. It is the sixth-grade field trip to Crab Shell Pier, home to the world's most awesomely fantastic ride, and Desmond has one goal: to convince Tina Schimsky to ride it with him.

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