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El dia de los ninos ~ El dia de los libros - Children's Day ~ Book Day - April 30

The County Library celebrates children, families and reading on April 30, 2016. Join us at the Library during April and May to celebrate children and books! All events are free.

Children's Day/ Book Day originated from the efforts of children's author Pat Mora who was influenced by the annual Mexican tradition of El día de los niños.

Upcoming Events

Date Event

Past Events

Date Event

Tuesday, April 19

La Crescenta Library

Teen Trivia: World Edition

Teen Trivia is back! Test your smarts in world cultures and win prizes.

Teens ages 12-17.

Parents: Please be aware that refreshments will be served. A list of ingredients will be available at the program.

Tuesday, April 19

Hollydale Library

Wildlife Wendy and Her Tropical Birds

Celebrate Dia de los Ninos

Join us as Wildlife Wendy and Her Tropical Birds, provide an up close and personal encounter with majestic macaws and the antics of talking and singing parrots.

Children & Families

Wednesday, April 20

La Crescenta Library

Storytime

Come and enjoy short stories, songs, and finger plays followed by a fun age-appropriate activity. We will be featuring multi-cultural stories in celebration of Dia De Los Ninos.

For children 2-5 years old with an adult caregiver.

Wednesday, April 20

Baldwin Park Library

Family Activity: El Día de Los Niños with Performer Ranger Jack
 
Join us for some family fun. Family activities are for all ages.  
 
During this highly interactive performance, kids will be singing, dancing, jumping up and down and laughing hysterically.  Ranger Jack specializes in songs about animals, animated stories, games, and singing puppets.  Space is limited.

 

Wednesday, April 20

La Crescenta Library

Twinkle Time Music Show

Twinkle Time is a high energy, educational, and fun pop music show for kids.

Kids ages 2-15.

Wednesday, April 20

Los Nietos Library

The Magic of Rafael & Katia

Come celebrate Día De Los Niños with us at this fabulous magic show created by Rafael & Katia.  Not only will there be amazing magic, but also music, comedy, contests, audience participation and lots more!  Children will also receive a free book in honor of this special event.

Saturday, April 23

Lake Los Angeles Library

Día de los Niños

A family celebration of children and books featuring Steel Drum Music by Joseph Peck at 1:00 PM, and Airbrush Face Painting by Full Spectrum at 2:00 PM.

Co-sponsored by the Lake LA Friends of the Library.

Parents: Please be aware that refreshments will be served. A list of ingredients will be available at the program.

For the whole family!

Saturday, April 23

Temple City Library

Children's Day / El Día de los Niños Celebration

Children of all ages and their families are invited to celebrate Children's Day / El Día de los Niños with musician Claire Mills, multicultural art activities, and a book giveaway.

For children ages 4 -12.

Saturday, April 23

El Camino Real Library

Día de los Niños Game Day

Celebrate Dia de los Niños and play a variety of carnival style games. You will learn about multiple games that are played by children around the world.

For children of all ages.

Saturday, April 23

Huntington Park Library

El día de los niños/El día de los libros Children's Day/Book Day

All ages are invited for this annual celebration of children, families and reading.

12:15PM - Storytime with members of the Huntington Park City Council

1:00PM - Tierra Blanca Art Center Dancers

2:30PM - Art activity and book giveaway for children (while supplies last) *

* Parents: Please be aware that refreshments will be served at this program. A list of ingredients will be available. Sponsored by the Friends of the Huntington Park Library.

 

Están todos invitados para esta celebración anual de los niños, las familias y la lectura.

12:15PM - Hora del cuento por los miembros del Ayuntamiento de Huntington Park
 
1:00PM - Tierra Blanca Art Center Dancers

2:30PM - Actividad de arte y regalos de libros para niños (hasta que se acaben) *

* Padres: Tenga en cuenta los refrigerios serán servidos en este programa. Una lista de ingredientes estará disponible. Patrocinado por los Amigos de la Biblioteca de Huntington Park.

Saturday, April 23

Bell Library

Dia de los Ninos Celebration with Art and 'Rusty Blade's Pirate Adventure'

Join Bell Library in celebrating Dia de los Ninos/ Dia del Libro; Day of the Child/Day of the Book! The event will start with an art activity at 1pm and then an exciting story telling hour at 2pm with the "Rusty Blade's Pirate Aventure" show! We will end the celebration with a book giveaway for children in attendance. 

Saturday, April 23

Bell Library

Dia de los Ninos Celebration- Pirate Adventure!

Join the Library in celebrating El día de los niños/El día de los libros; Day of the Child/Day of the Book! The event will start with an art activity at 1:00PM, followed by an exciting story telling hour at 2:00PM with the "Rusty Blade's Pirate Adventure" show! We will end the celebration with a book giveaway for children in attendance.  

Ages 0-12 

Saturday, April 23

East Los Angeles Library

El día de los niños/ El día de los libros

Join us as we celebrate El día de los niños/El día de los libros.  We will begin the celebration with a multicultural art activity, free book give away, and end with the Mariachi Magicians.

Parents: please be aware refreshments will be served at this program.  A list of ingredients will be available.

Refreshments generously provided by: Los Amigos of the East Los Angeles Library

All Ages

Saturday, April 23

Lennox Library

Dia de los Ninos - Dia de los Libros (Children's Book Day)

Join us as we celebrate Dia de los Ninos with a special art activity.  All children in attendance will receive a free book!

Children 4+ accompanied by a parent or guardian are welcome.

 

Saturday, April 23

Montebello Library

El Día de los Niños/El Día de los Libros

Enjoy folktales from around the world performed by musician storyteller Claire Mills, followed by international art activities, and a special book giveaway.  All the children who attend will receive a free book!  All ages

Tuesday, April 26

Quartz Hill Library

Children's Art Projects

Come in, be creative, and have lots of fun...this time with a Dia De Los Niños theme!

Ages 5-12

Tuesday, April 26

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Library

El Dia de los Ninos, El Dia de los Libros Storytime

El Dia de los ninos, el dia de los libros logoCelebrate El Día de los Niños, El Día de los Libros with a bilingual storytime and art activity.

Free books while supplies last. One book per child.

Ages 4 and up.

 

Celebremos El Día de los Niños, El Día de los Libros con una hora de cuentos bilingües y un proyecto de arte.

Libros gratis mientras la existencia dure. Un libro para cada niño

Edad 4 ó mayor.

Tuesday, April 26

Pico Rivera Library

El Día de los Niños Celebration with the Mariachi Magicians
Join us as we celebrate Dia de los Ninos, Dia de los libros/Children's Day, Book Daywith the magical performance of the Mariachi Magicians. El Día is a celebration that emphasizes the importance of literacy for children of all linguistic and cultural backgrounds.  Children who attend will receive a free book (while supplies last).
 
All ages are welcome!

Tuesday, April 26

Charter Oak Library

Día De Los Niños Celebration

Children playing

 

Celebrate Día De Los Niños/ 

Día de los Libros with stories, art activity and free book giveaway!

Ages 3-11

Tuesday, April 26

Norwalk Library

The City of Norwalk Youth Mariachi Group

Visit the Library for El Día de los Niños/El Día de Los Libros (Children's Day/Book Day).  This national celebration of children, families, and books will be highlighted with a special guest performance by The Norwalk Youth Mariachi Group who will be performing traditional mariachi songs including their own rendition of "Viva Mexico" and "Yo No Fui."  Each child in attendance will receive one free book from the Norwalk Library.  

Tuesday, April 26

Masao W. Satow Library

Dia de los ninos Storytime

Join us for a special dia de los ninos Storytime and nurture your family's love of reading.  For all ages.

Ven a disfrutar nuestra celebracion especial de el dia de los ninos con cuentos para la familia.  Para todas las edades.

Wednesday, April 27

La Crescenta Library

Storytime

Come and enjoy short stories, songs, and finger plays followed by a fun age-appropriate activity. We will be featuring multi-cultural stories in celebration of Dia De Los Ninos.

For children 2-5 years old with an adult caregiver.

Wednesday, April 27

Sorensen Library

Children's Day/Book Day
Dia de los NinosCelebrate El día de los niños/El día de los libros (Children's Day/Book Day) with the "One Man Boy Band" puppet show, starring teen singing sensation, Justin Beaver!
 
A book giveaway for children ages 0-12 will follow the family-friendly show, while supplies last. Everyone is also invited to create a patch for our second annual community "quilt" under the theme of Mi Familia/My Family, which will be displayed for the library community to enjoy!

No registration is required.
                                   This program is free and appropriate for ages 3 and up.

Wednesday, April 27

AC Bilbrew Library

Día de los Niños

*Join us and make your own piñata bag in celebration of Día de los Niños (the day of the child)!

All ages welcome!

*This program will be held at Athens Park, 12603 S. Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 90061

Wednesday, April 27

Rivera Library

El Día de los Niños Celebration Special Storytime
The whole family is invited to join the Library in celebrating El Día de los Niños.  El Día is a celebration that emphasizes the importance of literacy for children of all linguistic and cultural backgrounds.  We will read bilingual stories, create an art activity, and play a friendly game of Lotería.  Children who attend will receive a free book (while supplies last).
 
All ages are welcome!
 
Parents: Please be aware that food may be served at this program.  A list of ingredients will be available.

Wednesday, April 27

San Fernando Library

Dia Get Together

Join us in celebrating Dia De Los Ninos with a live performance by Ranger Jack. Interactive songs, stories, puppets, refreshments, and free books will be part of the event. We will be also learning about different cultures through fun art activities. 

Ages 5 & up. 

Parents: Refreshments will be served. A list of ingredients will be provided at the program.  

 

 

 

 

Wednesday, April 27

South Whittier Library

Día de los Niños: Marionette Puppet Show & Book Giveaway

Join us for our Día de los Niños celebration which features a performance by Franklin Haynes Marionettes. We will also have an art activity and book giveaway. Each child in attendance will receive one free book. Join us for this free and fun event.


All ages welcomed.

Thursday, April 28

Anthony Quinn Library

El Día de los Niños/ El Día de los Libros with Wacko the Magician

Join us in celebrating El Día de los Niños/ El Día de los Libros with Wacko the Magician. Other activities include book giveaway and art activity for all ages.

Friday, April 29

Alondra Library

Dia de los Niños

bookCelebrate reading for children from all different backgrounds and explore diverse books and cultures.  There will be family fun and children will be able to participate in a special art activity.

All ages.

Saturday, April 30

Wiseburn Library

Morning Storytime - Dia de los Ninos Edition

Join us Saturday mornings for storytime along with a fun art activity!

This storytime will feature books and a special art activity about literacy across diverse cultural backgrounds to celebrate Dia de los Ninos (Children's Book Day)! 

Recommended for ages 4+.

 

 

Saturday, April 30

El Monte Library

Dia de Los Niños

The El Monte Library will be celebrating Dia de los Niños (Day of the Children) with two hours of fun!  We will begin the first hour with an art activity.  During the second hour (1:00-2:00) The Franklin Haynes Marionettes will entertain with a fantastic puppet show.  Please join us for this free event.  

There is no early registration for this event, and seating will be on a first come-first served basis.

 

Thank you.

Saturday, April 30

Hawaiian Gardens Library

Family Place Workshops!

Celebrate Día de los Niños at the Hawaiian Gardens Library with special guest Georgette Baker, who will be sharing fun songs and stories with us! We will also have an art activity and everyone will go home with a FREE book. 

 

All Ages

Saturday, April 30

Bell Gardens Library

A Day of Play: A Día de Los Niños Celebration

Join us for some fun stories and a variety of games (building blocks, board games and video games) to celebrate Día De Los Niños. An art activity will also be provided.

Saturday, April 30

City Terrace Library

El día de los niños/El día de los libros


Celebrate El dia de los ninos/ El dia de los libros with a magic show by the Mariachi Magicians Rafael & Katia, followed by a multicultural art activity.  Every child will receive a free book at the event.  For all ages.

Saturday, April 30

Florence Library

Día de los Niños Popotillo Art Program

Celebrate Día de los Niños by making folk art with artist Francisco Fraide! Children will also receive free books!

All ages welcome

Saturday, April 30

Live Oak Library

Día de los Niños Magic Show

Join us for a special celebration of children and books, Día de los Niños/Día de los Libros!  Enjoy an action packed magic show featuring magician extraordinaire John Abrams including lots of audience participation and a variety of live animals!

At the end of the program each child will receive a take home art project and a free book while supplies last!

Ages 4 and up

Saturday, April 30

Paramount Library

Día de los niños

 

Día de los niñosVisit the library with your family and celebrate Día de los niños! Día is a celebration of children, families and reading.

Join us as we celebrate with stories from different cultures and reveal our 1,000 paper cranes. Afterward children are invited to complete an art activity.

Open to all children and their caregivers.

 

Visite la biblioteca con su familia y celebre el Día de los niños! Día es una celebración de los niños, las familias y la lectura.
 
Únase a nosotros para celebrar con historias de diferentes culturas y revelaremos 1,000 grullas de papel. Los niños están invitados a completar una actividad de arte.
Para todas las edades.

Saturday, April 30

Rosemead Library

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

Join us as we celebrate El día de los niños/El día de los libros (Children's Day/Book Day).  We will be reading stories and sing songs from around the world. Afterwards, we will be completing an art activity. One free book will be given to each child that is present during the program.

For more information, please speak with the Children's Librarian. 

This program is for children: 3 years - 12 years old. 

 

Saturday, April 30

San Gabriel Library

El Día de los Niños/ El Día de los Libros and Cinco de Mayo
Children's DayCome celebrate children, books, literacy, and Cinco de Mayo!
 
In honor of this day, the San Gabriel Mission Royal Court will present their favorite stories! We will also have a special performance as well as a book giveaway and cultural art activity while supplies last. 
 
For children ages 5-12 and their families. 

Wednesday, May 4

La Crescenta Library

Storytime

Come and enjoy short stories, songs, and finger plays followed by a fun age-appropriate activity. We will be featuring multi-cultural stories in celebration of Dia De Los Ninos.

For children 2-5 years old with an adult caregiver.

Wednesday, May 4

South El Monte Library

Dia de los Ninos/Dia de los Ninos

Ms. Georgette Baker will present a special program showcasing Mexican culture through song, dance, storytelling, and costume.  And since this program is on May 4th, we will celebrate both Dia de los Ninos/Dia de los Libros and Cinco de Mayo as well!  Each child who attends will receive a free paperback book.

Wednesday, May 4

Leland R. Weaver Library

Día de los Niños Art Activity

Join us in celebrating Día de los Niños, a day that stresses the importance of literacy of all children from all backgrounds, by decorating butterflies.

All participants get a free book! 
 
For ages five and up 

Thursday, May 5

West Covina Library

El Día de los Niños/El Día de los Libros
Come join us as we celebrate Children's Day/Book Day (El Día de los Niños/El Día de los libros) with a rhythmic performance by the Hikari Taiko group (Japanese drummers) and multicultural art activities.  This year marks the 20th anniversary of the Día program that recognizes the importance of literacy for children of all linguistic and cultural backgrounds.

For children 12 and under  

Thursday, May 5

Lynwood Library

Día de los Niños

Celebrate Día de los Niños at the Lynwood Library with fun stories and a special art activity!

Children of all ages are welcome

Thursday, May 5

East Rancho Dominguez Library

Día de los niños/Día de los libros

Join us for a special bilingual storytime and art activity in celebration of Día de los Niños/Día de los Libros (Children's Day/Book Day).  We will read stories showcasing different cultures from around the world.  Each child in attendance will receive one free book*.

For children of all ages.

*While supplies last

 

Únase a nosotros en una hora de cuento bilingüe y una actividad de arte manual especial en celebración del Día de los Niños/Día de los Libros. Leeremos historias que muestran diferentes culturas alrededor del mundo. Cada niño que asista recibirán un libro gratis.*

Para niños de todas las edades 

*Hasta agotar existencias

Friday, May 6

Stevenson Ranch Library

Children's Day Festival

Join us for Dia de los Ninos/Dia de los Libros! We will celebrate children, literature, and diversity through books and art activities!

Saturday, May 7

Lawndale Library

El Dia de los Ninos Fiesta

Celebrate El Dia de los Ninos/ El Dia de los Libros or Day of the Child/Day of the Book! It's a special library event where we celebrate the joys of reading and the wonderful gifts of the world's diverse cultures.

11 AM to 12 PM - Children's games, art activities, and a kids' book giveaway on Lawndale Library's front lawn.

12 PM to 1 PM - Move into Lawndale Library's Meeting Room to enjoy a fun, bilingual performance by Georgette Baker that celebrates El Dia de Los Ninos.

Saturday, May 7

Angelo M. Iacoboni Library

Dia de los Ninos Celebration

Celebrate Dia de los ninos (Children’s Day) at the library. Visit our drop-in make and take art activities at the tables in the Children’s area; teen volunteers will be available to help.

Kids of all ages are invited to attend this free activity with their families; free book for all children who participate.  

Children must be supervised by an accompanying adult. 

 

Saturday, May 7

Rosemead Library

Twinkle Time and Friends!

 

Bilingual pop artist, Twinkle and her colorful cast of friends make learning fun as they sing and dance to original catchy, hummable tunes. Join us for this entertaining show.

For Families with Children: 3 years - 12 years old. 

Wednesday, May 11

La Crescenta Library

Storytime

Come and enjoy short stories, songs, and finger plays followed by a fun age-appropriate activity. We will be featuring multi-cultural stories in celebration of Dia De Los Ninos.

For children 2-5 years old with an adult caregiver.

Wednesday, May 11

Cudahy Library

Día de los Niños / Día de los Libros (Children's Day / Book Day)

Help us celebrate Día de los Niños / Día de los Libros! Through Día, we celebrate literacy and the joy of reading for children of all backgrounds. Our storytime will be followed by an art activity and a book giveaway (while supplies last).

 

Wednesday, May 11

Lancaster Library

Dia de los Ninos - Dia de los Libros (Children's Book Day)

Join us as we celebrate Dia de los Ninos with a special art activity. All children in attendance will receive a free book!

Ages 4-12

Saturday, May 14

Acton Agua Dulce Library

Children's Day/Book Day Celebration

Celebrate children, books and diversity during Dia de los Ninos/Dia de los Libros!

We'll have various art activities, book giveaways, and refreshments for you to enjoy.


For ages 5-12.


Parents: Ingredients list will be available at the event.


This program is generously sponsored by the Friends of the Acton-Agua Dulce Library.

Wednesday, May 18

Hawthorne Library

Celebrate Día de los Niños

Join us at the library as we celebrate Children's Book Day, or Día de los Niños. It will be an afternoon filled with stories, art activities, and book giveaways.

Bilingual Family Program

 

Acompa?enos en la biblioteca para celebrar el Día del Libro Infantil, o Día de los Niños. Será una tarde llena de historias, actividades de arte, y obsequios de libros.

Programa de familiar bilingüe.

 

Saturday, May 21

George Nye Jr. Library

Twelfth Annual Family Reading Festival

Come have a family day of fun in the park!  Featuring pony rides, games, a musical show, face painting, bubble mania and an art activity.  There will also be balloon twisting and a free book for each child.  This is a great day for the whole family!