El día de los niños/El día de los libros (Children’s Day/Book Day)

Monday, April 10 | 3:30-4:30 pm | Main Meeting Room

Celebrate Día (Diversity in Action) with 2016 Latin Grammy winner for Best Children’s Album, 123Andrés! Día is a day created by librarians and educators as a celebration of childhood and bilingual literacy. It emphasizes the importance of advocating literacy for every child regardless of linguistic and cultural background. The celebration is cross-cultural and intergenerational.

About Día

El día de los niños/El día de los libros (Children’s Day/Book Day), commonly known as Día, is a celebration every day of children, families, and reading that culminates yearly on April 30. The celebration emphasizes the importance of literacy for children of all linguistic and cultural backgrounds. Día is a nationally recognized initiative that emphasizes the importance of literacy for all children from all backgrounds. It is a daily commitment to linking children and their families to diverse books, languages and cultures. The celebration is cross-cultural and intergenerational.

View some of our  past Día programs!

For more information, please call Youth Services: (541) 766-6794.

Corvallis-Benton County Public Library Won the 2003 Mora Award!

Booklists

Sponsors/Partners

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Friends of the Library

Association for Library Service to Children, the home of Día

REFORMA, the National Association to Promote Library and Information Services to Latinos and the Spanish-Speaking, and Día Founding Partner

Pat Mora

Pat Mora. An award-winning children’s author, Mora has written several books for youth, teens, and adults, including her Book Fiesta!, a bilingual celebration of El día de los niños/El día de los libros.