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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, 2014. 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.

Date Event

Wednesday, April 16,
6:30 PM

Hawaiian Gardens Library

Children's Day, Book Day/ Día de los Niños, Día de los Libros

Celebrate Children's Day, Book Day / Día de los Niños, Día de los Libros at the library with bilingual stories, a fun art activity, and a book giveaway!

Thursday, April 17,
3:30 PM

South El Monte Library

The Wolf Who Cried Boy

Celebrate Dia de los Ninos/Dia de los Libros with us by enjoying a fun puppet show called "The Wolf Who Cried Boy!"  Enjoy the antics of Willie the Wolf and his friends as they teach children an important lesson.  Each child attending will receive a free paperback book in celebration of Dia de los Ninos/Dia de los Libros!  The program will take place at the San Gabriel Valley Service Center, located at 1441 Santa Anita Ave. in the South El Monte Civic Center.

 

Saturday, April 19,
2:00 PM

Hawthorne Library

Programa del dia de los niños

Celebrate the day for children at the library with a storytime and a fun art activity!
Children who attend will receive a free book. Ages 4 and up.

Celebremos el dia de los niños el la biblioteca con una hora de cuentos y una actividad de arte!
Los niños que asistan recibirán un libro gratis.



 

Tuesday, April 22,
2:00 PM

Sorensen Library

Día de los Niños

Join us in celebrating Día de los Niños. Let's "travel" through Greece, Mexico, and Japan.  We will be doing art activities related to different cultures.

There were will a book giveaway at the end of the program.

Ages 3 and up.

Wednesday, April 23,
4:00 PM

Alondra Library

Día de los Niños Celebration with Annie Banannie

Please join Annie Banannie, the Balloon Storyteller, to celebrate El Día de los Niños. Lots of audience participation and book giveaways.

Saturday, April 26,
10:00 AM

Lake Los Angeles Library

Dia de los Ninos

A family celebration of children and books.

 At 1:00 PM, Georgette Baker will present a bilingual program with stories and songs.

Face painting by Full Spectrum from 2:00 to 4:00 PM.

Also featuring a book giveaway for children, an art activity and the Wheel of Reading,Parents: Please be aware that refreshments will be served.  A list of ingredients will be available.Co-sponsored by the Lake Los Angeles Friends of the Library and Pepsi.

Saturday, April 26,
11:00 AM

Huntington Park Library

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

El día de los niños/El día de los libros emphasizes the importance of literacy for children. The day is full of free exciting and fun activities for children and families. Activities include: Folkloric Children Dancers from the Tierra Blanca Arts Center, storytime para los niños by REFORMA, LA Chapter, and face painting for the little ones by artist Charlotte Cano from CCBluu Art. The event will end with a free book giveaway for children (while supplies last). The event is sponsored by the Friends of the Huntington Park Library,  REFORMA, LA Chapter, the national association to promote library and information services to Latinos and the Spanish speaking community and the Huntington Park Women's Club.*

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

Saturday, April 26,
1:00 PM

City Terrace Library

Exotic Animal Magic Show!

FSESCelebrate Dia del Niño with us and enjoy a one-of-a-kind show including exotic animals and magic tricks. This is an all ages show!

Saturday, April 26,
1:00 PM

Lloyd Taber-Marina del Rey Library

Dia de los Niños with We Tell Stories

We Tell Stories theater troupe

Come to the Library for our celebration of Dia de los Niños! Award-winning theater troupe We Tell Stories will perform its play "Cuentos de la familia / Stories of the Family". It will be fun for all ages!

Saturday, April 26,
2:00 PM

Artesia Library

Children's Day Book Day Festival! Día de los Niños

Children will have fun playing Book Bingo. After the game, they will hear multicultural stories and complete an art activity. All children will receive a free book to keep!!

Saturday, April 26,
2:00 PM

Bell Gardens Library

Family Storytime - El Día de los Niños

Storytime: Hear stories in English and Spanish

Other Activities: Play Lotería (Bingo)

Art Activity: El Día de los Niños

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Playtime

Saturday, April 26,
2:00 PM

Live Oak Library

El Día de los Niños Celebration

Join us at the Library for a multicultural celebration of El Día de los Niños/El Día de los Libros.  We will have stories, art activities, and snacks!
Parents:  Please be aware that refreshments will be served at this program.  A list of ingredients will be available. All ages welcome

Co-sponsored by the Friends of the Live Oak Library

Saturday, April 26,
2:00 PM

San Gabriel Library

Children's Day, Book Day/ Día de los Niños, Día de los Libros

Celebrate Children's Day, Book Day / Día de los Niños, Día de los Libros at the library with bilingual stories, a fun art activities, and a book giveaway!

Light refreshments will be served.

All ages welcome.

Saturday, April 26,
3:00 PM

Norwood Library

Dia de los Niños, Dia de los Libros/Children's Day, Book Day 2014

Celebrate Children's Day, Book Day/Día de los Niños, Día de los Libros with the hilarious anticts of Arty Loon Comedy which will both fascinate and entertain children and their families with unstoppable humor. 

Balloons, magic, juggling, and puppetry packed into one performance will leave audiences in stitches.  In this fun-filled adventure, everyone will watch, participate, and learn about all the different art forms on display.

 

All children, toddlers through 12th graders are invited to join us for this event.  Each child will receive a book and will participate in an art activity immediately following the featured presentation.

All library programs and events are FREE. Give your children the opportunity to become familiar with books and the library. 

 

For additional information, please contact Ana Garcia or Stephen Trumble at (626) 443-3147 or visit the County Library Web site at colapublib.org. 

 

Monday, April 28,
4:00 PM

La Canada Flintridge Library

Diversity In Action Arts and Food Festival

Children cheeringCelebrate El Dia de los Niños/El Dia de los Libros at our Diversity In Action Arts and Food Festival! Enjoy refreshments from different cultures and create art from different countries!

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

Ages 5 to 18.

Tuesday, April 29,
3:30 PM

Bell Library

Día de los Niños with Franklin Haynes: The Princess & the Pirates Puppet Show

Attention all children and families! Join the Library in celebrating the day of the child/day of the book with a special performance by puppet artist and performer extraordinare, Franklin Haynes! The show will be followed with a special art activity and book giveaway.

Tuesday, April 29,
5:00 PM

East Los Angeles Library

Dia De Los Niños/Dia De Los Libros

Join us as we celebrate Día de los Niños, Día de los Libros with the Mariachi Magician.  Watch how he performs amazing magic tricks.

Tuesday, April 29,
6:30 PM

Norwalk Library

Día De Los Niños with Norwalk Youth Mariachi Group

The Library invites you to celebrate Día De Los Niños with Norwalk Youth Mariachi Group performing traditional songs and dances.  There will also be a book give-away.

Wednesday, April 30,
11:00 AM

Lennox Library

Children's / Book Day - Giveaway

Let's celebrate El Día De Los Niños / El Día De Los Libros! Children, come into the library for a free book (while supplies last).

Wednesday, April 30,
3:30 PM

Avalon Library

Día de los niños with Mr. Twister

Celebrate El día de los niños/El día de los libros (Children's Day/Book Day) at the library with prize giveaways and a balloon twisting workshop led by Mr. Twister.

Parents: Please be advised that refreshments may be served. A list of ingredients will be provided.

Wednesday, April 30,
3:30 PM

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Library

El Día de los Niños, El Día de los Libros Storytime

 

 

dia 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.

 

Wednesday, April 30,
3:30 PM

Florence Library

El día de los niños Celebration-Children's Choice Storytime

All children are welcome to join us for a stortyime where they can choose the books and songs. An art activity will follow, and every child will receive a book!

Wednesday, April 30,
4:00 PM

Anthony Quinn Library

Día de los Niños Celebration with Buster Balloon

http://www.mindstyle.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2009/11/Buster-Balloon-blog-1.jpgChildren will work on an art activity, receive a free book, and enjoy a performance by Buster Balloon.

Wednesday, April 30,
4:00 PM

Compton Library

Día de los Niños

Dia de los Ninos 2014 LogoDía de los Niños is a special reminder of the importance of bringing children and books together. It is a day to celebrate literacy for children of all cultural backgrounds and to express appreciation of the many facets of our culturally diverse community.

The Library's Día de los Niños celebration will include a bilingual version of "The Three Little Pigs", music and a special craft. Everyone is welcome.

Día de los Niños es un recordatorio especial de la importancia de acercar a los niños y los libros juntos. Es un día para celebrar la alfabetización para los niños de todos los orígenes culturales y para expresar el reconocimiento de las muchas facetas de nuestra comunidad culturalmente diversa.

Día de los Niños celebración de la Biblioteca incluirá una versión bilingüe de "Los tres cerditos", la música y un arte especial. Todo el mundo es bienvenido.

Wednesday, April 30,
4:00 PM

Los Nietos Library

Dia de los Niño's, Dia de los Libros

Annie Banannie Promotional Photo Come celebrate Dia de los Niño's, Dia de los Libros at Los Nietos Library with Annie Banannie's Balloon Comedy Show. Her Amazing balloon twisting makes this a one of a kind experience for all ages. All children in attendance will receive a free book in honor of our celebration of literacy for all children from all backgrounds.

Wednesday, April 30,
4:00 PM

Norwood Library

El día de los niños

Celebrate El Día de los Niños (Children's Day) at the Library. We'll have face painting, art activitites, Ruffles the Clown and book giveaways. Kids of all ages are invited to attend with their families.

Wednesday, April 30,
5:00 PM

Chet Holifield Library

Dia de Los Ninos Celebration

Come celebrate Dia de los ninos with us!  We are going to have a fun art activity, followed by facepainting!  All children attending will receive a free book!

Wednesday, April 30,
6:00 PM

Clifton M. Brakensiek Library

Día de los Niños Storytime

Join us for a special Día de los Niños storytime and art activity.  Each child in attendance willl receive a free book!

Thursday, May 1,
4:00 PM

Lancaster Library

'Magic by Wacko'

 In observance of" Dia de los Ninos , "Lancaster  Children's department  will host a program featuring popular magician, Wacko noted for his magic and comedy. At the conclusion of  the program, children in attendance can participate in a book giveaway. For ages: 4 - 12years

Saturday, May 3,
11:00 AM

George Nye Jr. Library

Tenth Annual Lakewood Family Reading Festival

Pony Rides, juggling, musical show, ballooning, face painting, bubble mania, art activity and fishing hole! Free books while supplies last.  Come have a fun family day in the park!

Saturday, May 3,
11:00 AM

Lawndale Library

Dia de los Ninos Celebration

Dia de los Ninos/Dia de los Libros (Children's Day/Book Day)! Fiesta

11:00 am - Folkloric Dances

11:30 am - Crafts, games, children's book giveaway, refreshments

12:00 pm - Mariachi Arriba Jalisco

Saturday, May 3,
1:00 PM

Leland R. Weaver Library

Joseph Peck Celebrates Día de los Niños

Participants have the opportunity to play steel drums, bongos, cowbells and other percussion instruments. Students are introduced to a variety of musical styles through the use of audio and visual materials.

Saturday, May 3,
1:00 PM

Pico Rivera Library

Día de los Niños Celebration!

Join us for our Día de los Niños celebration as the Mariachi Magicians will perform followed by an art activity and book giveaway. Each child in attendance will receive one free book.

Saturday, May 3,
2:00 PM

Baldwin Park Library

Día de los Niños Puppet show and Workshop

In honor of Día de los Niños you are invited to a fun multicultural puppet show and workshop with Franklin Haynes!  Learn about Latin American culture and get an opportunity to interact with a variety of different types of puppets.  Each child in attendance will receive a FREE book while supplies last! For ages 3 and up

Program held at Esther Snyder Community Center

4100 Baldwin Park Blvd. Baldwin Park, CA 91706

Saturday, May 3,
2:00 PM

Montebello Library

Dìa de los Niños Celebration: Rhythm Adventures

Join us for a special Dìa de los Niños/Dìa de los Libros celebration!  One World Rhythm will perform an exciting, interactive music program, followed by art and game activities and a book giveaway.

Saturday, May 3,
2:00 PM

Paramount Library

El día de los niños/El día de los libros Music Program

In celebration of El día de los niños/El día de los libros, join us for a special afternoon of music and a book giveaway. Craig Newton will lead us on a musical journey through America's multicultural music. All ages welcome. No registration required.

Saturday, May 10,
1:00 PM

Rivera Library

Día de los Niños Celebration!

Join us for our Día de los Niños celebration as the Mariachi Magicians will perform followed by an art activity and book giveaway. Each child in attendance will receive one free book.

Saturday, May 10,
2:00 PM

San Fernando Library

Día de Los Niños/ Día de Los Libros with Franklin Haynes Marionettes

Celebrate Día de Los Niños/ Día de Los Libros with us as Franklin Haynes Marionettes presents a warm and family-friendly puppet show. Children and Teens in attendance will receive a special gift. For children and their families.

Saturday, May 10,
3:00 PM

Charter Oak Library

African Drum and Dance with Chazz and Teresa

The Library celebrating Dia de los Ninos featuring the awesome rhythms of the African drum as performed by Chazz and a drum circle of participants that will accompany the amazing Teresa as she performs the intricacies of African dance which is among the most stylized and complex art forms in the world.

There will also be an art activity and a FREE book for each participant.

 

Tuesday, May 13,
4:00 PM

Graham Library

El Día de los Niños/Libros Storytime, Art Activity, & Treasure Hunt!

 

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 Join us to celebrate El Día de los Niños/Libros--a day of celebrating children and books--with a multicultural storytime, a book treasure hunt, and a Día art activity.

Every child who attends will get a free book!

Thursday, May 15,
4:00 PM

Lancaster Library

'Dia de los Ninos Art Activity'

 Join us as we celebrate "Dia de los Ninos" with a fun art activity.  Admission is free.  For ages: 4 to 12 years. Please call 661-948-5029, Children's department for further  information.