Weekend Events

by readingintheborderlands

Two literacy-related events coming up!

The Children’s Literacy Festival will be held at McAllen Public Library on February 23 from 12:00-5:00. There will be games, crafts, performances, and free books! Admission is free. Call 956-453-6482 for more information.

The Friends of the Pharr Memorial Library will have a children’s book sale from 10:00-4:00 February 23.  Most books will be priced at 25¢. The sale will be at 121 E. Cherokee St. in Pharr.

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2 thoughts on “Weekend Events

  1. Esther February 22, 2013 / 10:33 am

    Also, Elena Maria Viramontes at UTPA! It should be a good one. 🙂

  2. readingintheborderlands February 22, 2013 / 12:41 pm

    Yes! According to the UTPA website: “Helena Maria Viramontes, creative writing professor at Cornell University and author of “The Moths and Other Stories” (1985) and “Their Dogs Came with Them” (2008), two very influential texts on Chicana history, will read some of her work and host a book signing Feb. 22 at 4 p.m. in the ITT International Room. Viramontes will also conduct a writer’s workshop earlier in the day.”

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