Message #119:
From: AzTeC SW Archaeology SIG
To:   "'Matthias Giessler'" 
Subject: Sixth Albuquerque Book Fair: Food for Thought
Date: Wed, 12 Mar 1997 14:36:15 -0700

From:  Alan Shalette 

The Sixth Albuquerque Book Fair will be held on Friday, April 4, 1997
from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm and Saturday, April 5, 1997 from 10:00 am to
4:00 pm. It will be located at the University of New Mexico«s Continuing
Education Center at 1634 University Boulevard, just north of Indian
School Road.  Plenty of free parking will be available both days.

Forty exhibitors from throughout New Mexico and across the country (AZ,
CA, CO, ME, TX, & UT) will offer books, maps, photos, prints, and other
printed collectibles in many subject areas. New, used, and rare items
will be on display at over 70 tables of exhibits. There will also be a
silent auction on Friday evening.

Three programs on Saturday will be free with admission to the Book Fair.
Basics of Book Collecting, a workshop for new collectors, led by Betty
Parker, President of the New Mexico Book League, will be held from 11:00
am to 12:00 noon. Readings by a Quintet of NM Poets ö Gene Frumkin, V.B.
Price, Jeanne Shannon, Arlene Stone, and Nancy Wood ö will be given from
12:00 noon to 1:00 pm. Focusing and Refining Collections, a workshop for
experienced collectors, led by Lou Hieb, Director of the UNM's Center
for Southwestern Research, will be held from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm.

Admission will be by $5.00 donation on Friday and $2.00 on Saturday.
Sponsored the Maxwell Museum Association, a nonprofit organization, and
run by its volunteers, all proceeds will benefit the archives and
library of the University of New Mexico«s Maxwell Museum of

For additional information call Alan Shalette at (505) 291-9653 in
Albuquerque, or send e-mail to