Dia de Los Muertos Celebration

Wednesday October 31st 4:00 p.m.

The Children’s Branch is celebrating Dia de Los Muertos with a showing of the Pixar movie Coco, crafts and a hot chocolate bar.

An Evening with Author Charlotte J. Frisbie

Thursday, October 18th at 6:00 p.m.

Author of Food Sovereignty the Navajo Way: Cooking with Tall Woman will present a book talk & signing. Charlotte is a retired anthropology professor who received her PhD in anthropology from the University of NM. She began living and working with Tall Woman, her husband Frank Mitchell, and the rest of her family in Chinle, AZ, in 1963. The recipes included in the book are from Tall Woman [1874-1977] and her daughter, Augusta Sandoval who assisted in processing them for publication.

Family Food Genealogy

April 28, 2018 2:00 p.m. at the Main Library

Our family recipes illuminate childhood memories and provide us with a link to our past. However, heirloom recipes are sometimes outdated, impossible to read, or unwritten? How can you ensure that old handwritten recipes, heirloom photos, and kitchen artifacts last for future generations? Have you ever considered the history of your heirloom recipes, exploring what that family recipe may be telling you between the lines? Archivist Tammi Moe will guide an exploration of food histories and traditions based on Valerie J. Frey, Preserving Family Recipes: How to Save and Celebrate Your Food Traditions.