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Dies Librorum! @ The Book Haven

  • The Book Haven 135 F Street Salida, CO, 81201 United States (map)

Dies Librorum/Festival of Books
(Our last monthly event of the year!—Look for the quarterly Second Saturday festival, beginning in December!)

Tuesday, September 13, 6:00

$10     15% off all books     RSVP Required!  Please bring your own tableware.

Featured Musician:  David Tipton, playing the Chapman stick

Featured Authors:

        Ann West, presenting her granddaughter’s book, Where’s My Football?  Follow Johnny around the house as he looks for his football in this lift-the-flap book.

        Jim West, Topo; The Stories Behind the Maps.  While working at a United States Geological Survey (USGS) map store, Jim learned the fascinating stories—sometimes humorous, sometimes poignant—about the people who buy maps and the reasons they do so. His favorites are included in this book.

        Helen Raleigh, Broken Welcome Mat. Helen, an immigration expert, weaves in her own experiences as a Chinese immigrant with U.S. history to create a vivid picture of America’s current immigration policy—and its problems. Intelligent, sensible, and witty, this book provides a road map for improving America’s immigration system and creating a stronger, healthier America for generations to come.

        Teresa Cutler-Broyles, One Eyed Jack. Based on her experiences working with a one-eyed horse and from a life with horses, Teresa tells the story of a 12 year old who buys a thoroughbred hunter/jumper on impulse to save him from being put down. Young Lauren is determined to help Jack, the one-eyed horse, adjust and even enter a show. Follow Lauren and Jack as they find out just how far trust will take them.

        Hal Walter, Full Tilt Boogie and Endurance.  This Colorado journalist weaves together his challenges of being a father of a special-needs child, a champion pack-burro racer, husband, and rancher. Endurance captures a season in cross-country with Harrison, his autistic son. Both overflow with love, commitment, fear, hope, and courage.

Featured Cuisine: Chicken with Basil Cream Sauce (Veggie Option Available), Pasta, Salad Greens with Fresh Vegetables, Chocolate Mouse, Wine.

Earlier Event: September 11
Salida Fiber Festival
Later Event: September 15
Salida Soup #16