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Library Events with Santa Fe International Literary Festival

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Reading Rudolfo Anaya with the Santa Fe International Literary Festival

The Santa Fe International Literary Festival celebrates the Godfather of Chicano literature with the children’s story hour, featuring guest readers presenting Anaya’s bilingual books for children.

La Farge Library on May 3 at 10:30am

Anaya Storytime with Poet and Educator Patricia Perea


Main Library on May 11 at 10:30am

Anaya Storytime with New Mexico State Historian Nicolasa Chávez


Southside Library on May 13 at 11am

Anaya Storytime with Author Pat Mora


Southside Library on May 16 at 10:30am

Anaya Storytime with Artist and Illustrator Nicolas Otero


Santa Fe International Literary Festival on May 20 at 3pm

Renowned Author Denise Chávez, of Las Cruces, hosts a bilingual, intergenerational reading, storytelling and craft session for families based on Rudolfo Anaya’s popular children’s book, Owl in a Straw Hat / El Tecolote del Sombrero de Paja.

This is an all ages event and it is free admission. No Festival ticket required.


Youth Writers Panel at Santa Fe International Literary Festival

Hosted by Santa Fe Public Library

Moderated by Award-Winning, Former Poet Laureate of Santa FeElizabeth Jacobson


Join us for a lively hour in conversation with talented young writers!


Panelists Include

Fernanda Rodas

Jesse Begay

Joycelyn Shroulote

Neve Naktin

Noah Bogatko

Quinn Blakeslee


This program is free and open to the public at the 2023 Santa Fe International Literary Festival!

Support for local high school students to take part in and attend the 2023 Santa Fe International Literary Festival is made possible by Friends of the Santa Fe Public Library.


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May Book Discussion on “Pachinko” by Min Jin Lee

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In Celebration of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

Pachinko by Min Jin Lee

Celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month by exploring the best-selling novel, Pachinko by Min Jin Lee.

Pachinko is a character-driven, intimate, unpredictable saga that begins with Japan’s colonization of Korea. Multiple life stories are woven around a central female protagonist over four generations to reflect a family’s struggle to survive the Korean diaspora.

Extra books available now! Stop by Southside Library to pick up your copy and join the discussion!


Southside Library

6599 Jaguar Dr, Santa Fe, NM 87507

(505) 955-2820


Book Discussion

Wednesday, May 10, 2023

6:00pm – 7:30pm

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  • Main Library

    145 Washington Avenue
    (505) 955-6781

  • Oliver La Farge Branch

    1730 Llano Street
    (505) 955-4862

  • Southside Branch

    6599 Jaguar Drive
    (505) 955-2820