Star Wars Reads Day


Saturday, Oct 6, 2012 · 11:00 am


Barnes & Noble at NMSU Bookstore & Café
1400 E. University Ave.
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The Force is strong on Oct. 6 at the Barnes & Noble at NMSU Bookstore & Café in Las Cruces. At 11 a.m., come dressed as your favorite character from that galaxy far, far away as “Star Wars Reads Day” lands in the 2nd floor southeast Living Room behind the children’s department. Then at 2 p.m., New Mexico State Historian Rick Hendricks will read from his book entitled “The Casads: A Pioneer Family of the Mesilla Valley” in the 2nd floor northeast Living Room. Hendricks worked in NMSU’s Archives & Special Collections Dept. and also taught Latin American History. A signing will follow the reading.

At 2p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 20, NMSU Archivist and Associate Professor Martha Shipman Andrews will read from her title, “Out of the Shadows: The Women of Southern New Mexico.” Andrews has won two 2009 NM Books Awards and the Centennial Award for one of the “100 Best Books of NM.” A signing will follow the reading.

Barnes & Noble at NMSU is located at 1400 E. University Ave. in Las Cruces and provides free parking in designated spaces. Please call 575-646-1427 or “Join” for updates.

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