Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Signs Stolen; Book Fair Goes On.(Metropolitan)

Byline: Lloyd Jojola Journal Staff Writer

The 10th annual Albuquerque Antiquarian Book Fair kicks off Friday, and organizers are trying to get the word out after a weekend thief or thieves made off with their prime source of promotion.

Two 4-foot-by-4-foot signs announcing the event disappeared sometime after last Thursday, said Alan Shalette, the volunteer director of the Clark Field Archive and Library at Maxwell Museum. The notices were posted outside of the University of New Mexico Continuing Education Center about two weeks ago, he said.

"The value monetarily is nothing, but the value to me is a lot," he said.

Nonetheless, the show must go on. …

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