Día de los Niños/Día de los Libros

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Día de los Niños / Día de los Libros

Children's Day / Book Day

Danza Azteca at the 2012 Día Celebration

Día de los Niños/Día de los Libros is a nationwide celebration of children, families and reading held annually on or around April 30th. Día brings families together and emphasizes the importance of literacy for every child regardless of linguistic or cultural background. The slogan for Día de los Niños/Día de los Libros is “Many children, many cultures, many books”.

This year all eight Yolo County Library branches will be celebrating Día de los Niños/Día de los Libros. All celebrations will feature a bilingual storytime, STEAM-based activities and crafts, and free books for all children in attendance!

2016 Celebration Dates

Yolo Branch Library
37750 Sacramento Street, Yolo
Saturday, April 16th
3:00 p.m.
              Esparto Regional Library
17065 Yolo Avenue, Esparto
Saturday, April 23rd
11:00 a.m.
South Davis Montgomery Library
1441 Danbury Street, Davis
Saturday, April 23rd
11:00 a.m.
              Knights Landing Branch Library
42351 Third Street, Knights Landing
Monday, April 25th
4:30 p.m.
Clarksburg Branch Library
52915 Netherlands Road, Clarksburg
Wednesday, April 27th
6:00 p.m.
              Winters Community Library
708 Railroad Avenue, Winters
Thursday, April 28th
6:00 p.m.
Mary L. Stephens - Davis Branch Library
315 East 14th Street, Davis
Saturday, April 30th
11:00 a.m.
              Arthur F. Turner Community Library
1212 Merkley Avenue, West Sacramento
Saturday, April 30th
1:00 p.m.

 

For more information about the history of Día de los Niños/ Día de los libros and how it has been celebrated at other libraries, check out award-winning children author Pat Mora's website or REFORMA, the National Association to Promote Library and Information Services to Latinos and the Spanish-Speaking, an American Library Association affiliate.

 

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