Monday, October 05, 2009

Eleventh Annual Celebration of the Book

Southside Library
6599 Jaguar Dr.

Shinto Prayer

Thursday, October 15:
10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.

Friday, October 16:
10:00 a.m. until 12:00 noon

Saturday, October 17:
10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.

Enjoy the Eleventh Annual “Celebration of the Book”! For the second year the Celebration will be held at the Santa Fe Public Library’s Southside Branch. The public is welcome during any of the Celebration hours and all the activities are free of charge. On Thursday and Friday the focus will be on school groups. Saturday there will be activities to include everyone. Bring the whole family!

Leaves of GrassThroughout the Celebration, there will be a display of handmade artists’ books from the Santa Fe Book Arts Group. There will be activity tables staffed by book artists who will teach willing participants to make their own books. All materials needed to make a complete book will be provided.

Santa Fe Poet Laureate Valerie Martínez will also teach students to create their own poetry.

The event is sponsored by the Santa Fe Book Arts Group and the Santa Fe Public Library.

For further information please contact Ava Fullerton, 982-2846 or Donna Norquist at

The DeepPrayerbook

Children's StoryAfrican Journey

Book Credits:

Top: Shinto Prayer for Peace by Beverly Ann Wilson is a flagbook.
Center: Leaves (incorrectly titled Leaves of Grass) by Claudia Willliams is an original creation.
Bottom (l-r):
The Deep by Claire Dunne is an accordian fold structure.
Lake Superior Prayerbook (Prayerbook) is a unique piece.

Children’s Story by Marilyn Chambers is a coptic bound book.
African Journey by Loraine Klinger is an accordian fold pop-up book.

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