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Celebrate Día at the library
Join us for a month-long celebration of Día, also known as El día de los niños and El día de los libros. Día was created in 1996 by children’s author Pat Mora to bring together families and kids with the joy of reading.
During the month of April, we encourage children and their families from all backgrounds and cultures to come together and share their love of reading in any language. Throughout this month, you’ll find virtual events and activities for everyone in the family at the library.
Bilingual Storytime (April 7, 14, 21, and 28)
Every Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. join us for Bilingual Storytime on Facebook Live as our librarians share stories and lead you through activities in English and Spanish. Bilingual Song & Rhyme premieres every Sunday at 10:30 a.m. on Facebook.
Tween Book Club (April 9 at 4 p.m.)
Join us on Facebook and YouTube live as we discuss Lowriders in Space with a special appearance by author Cathy Camper. Learn More
Reading with Leticia Ordaz (April 23 at 6 pm)
Join us on Facebook for a reading with Leticia Ordaz of her new bilingual board book, Mr. Macaw’s Paleta Adventure
. Leticia Ordaz is an award-winning author at the International Latino Book Awards, the largest Latino Book Awards in the world. She is also an Emmy-nominated anchor/reporter in Sacramento, California. Mr. Macaw’s Paleta Adventure is her third book.
The Lucky Band (April 30 at 6 p.m.)
Enjoy a virtual concert with The Lucky Band for the whole family. Husband and wife duo Lucky Diaz and Alisha Gaddis create indie music sounds rooted in their whimsical imaginations. They offer kids music that is energetic, fun and hip with fresh pop beats. Learn more.
Spring Reading Challenge (March - April 30)
Join us for our Spring Reading Challenge. Through April 30, we invite you to explore books and authors spanning an array of diverse backgrounds in celebration of Día, an annual celebration of reading for children and their families from all backgrounds and cultures. We encourage you to read what you love in the language you are most comfortable and share your joy of reading.
Did you know? You can find materials in a variety of languages in our collection including Spanish, Chinese, Arabic, Hindi, Hmong, Korean, Pashto, Punjabi, Persian, Russian, Tagalog, Ukrainian, and Vietnamese. Learn more about our community languages collection.
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