The UNM Bookstore is hosting a Children's Book Fair on Saturday, Nov. 13, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. This year's theme is Eco-Discovery! The event features crafts and exhibits that highlight the natural environment.

The New Mexico Herpetological Society has a display of native New Mexican reptiles and amphibians, as well as educational materials about these unusual and unique animals that share our environment.

There will be hands-on activities, crafts, snacks and face painting. All children's books, toys and Lobowear will be 25 percent off. The book fair is free and open to the public.

The UNM Bookstore is located at 2301 Central Ave. NE at the intersection of Cornell and Central. Parking will be validated in the parking structure for up to one hour with purchase. For more information, call Lisa Walden at (505) 277-7494 or email

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