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We are proud to celebrate El día de los niños/El día de los libros (Children's Day/Book Day), commonly known as Día. Throughout the month of April, Día events will celebrate diversity in children's literature and the importance of literacy for children of all backgrounds.

¿Cuál es la mejor manera de explorar una nueva cultura? Celebra el El día de los niños/El día de los libros visitando tu biblioteca este mes de abril para conocer libros, idiomas y culturas diversas.


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April 18, 2019 4:00PM
In celebration of Día de Los Niños, Michael Heralda presents an Aztec Stories program for children.This show includes interactive music...


April 20, 2019 11:00AM to 12:00PM
Enjoy El Día de los Niños/El Día de los Libros (Children's Day/Book Day) with stories and songs that celebrate diversity.


April 20, 2019 11:00AM
Enjoy storytelling for the whole family with author Antonio Sacre! Celebrate diversity through traditional folktales and myths. 


April 20, 2019 2:00PM to 2:45PM
Muscian and storyteller Makinto leads children through an exciting musical journey around the world, where discoveries feature songs and...


April 23, 2019 3:00PM
Celebrate DIA with international recipes! This month, on Tuesday afternoons, use library resources to make a recipe book with 15 recipes...


April 23, 2019 4:00PM to 5:00PM
Celebrate Día de los Niños by creating your own personalized book with master paper artist Peggy Hasegawa!


April 23, 2019 4:00PM to 5:00PM
Come one, come all to hear Margo Gravelle spin her tales about the Aztec gods and enjoy a craft afterward.Vengan todos a oír a Margo...


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April 23, 2019 4:30PM
Martin will invite you to sing in Native Languages of Mexico like Maya and Nahuatl as well as play authentic ancient percussion instruments...


April 24, 2019 10:30AM to 11:00AM
Set to fun Mariachi and South American music Las marionetas en defile/Marionettes on Parade is a multicultural show where the audience will...


April 24, 2019 3:30PM to 4:30PM
Join us for 'Handmade Book Making with Peggy' to celebrate el día de los niños/el día de los libros (Children's Day/Book Day)! Using...


April 24, 2019 3:30PM
Fliaghts of Fantasy Story Theatre brings a diverse array of stories for Día (Children’s Day/Book Day) with their fresh spin on fables...


four men playing traditional Incan instruments
April 24, 2019 4:00PM
INCA presents an exciting introduction to the music of the Incas, the Hispanic cities of coastal Peru, the Afro-Peruvian villages south of...


April 24, 2019 4:00PM
Celebrate Día by making an Aztec themed craft. Ages 3 and up. 


April 24, 2019 6:00PM
Celebrate El Día de los Niños/El Día de los Libros (Children's Day/Book Day) with indigenous music from North, Central and South...


April 25, 2019 3:00PM to 5:00PM
Please join us to celebrate DIA (Dia de los Ninos/Dia de los Libros) and diversity in books and culture, with a craft, special giveaways,...


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April 25, 2019 4:00PM
Enjoy a live performance and a hands-on experience with small percussion instruments, all while learning the history of Afro...


April 25, 2019 4:00PM to 5:00PM
Celebrate Dia de Los Ninos with storyteller and performer Michael Heralda. Michael will share culture from the Mexica/Aztec people through...


Folk Musician Heidi Swedberg performing in a small crowd
April 25, 2019 4:00PM to 5:00PM
Heidi Swedberg will be hosting our KidCraft hour to help us celebrarte diversity in action with fun folk songs and dances for DIA month....


April 26, 2019 4:00PM to 5:00PM
Make paper decorations or toys in a hands-on workshop presented by the Mexican Cultural Institute of Los Angeles.


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April 27, 2019 1:00PM
Three Japanese-American women use Japanese drumming (taiko), storytelling, music and dance to bring to audiences the charm, history and...


April 27, 2019 2:30PM to 3:30PM
This special family program promotes learning through fun by playing games, or dancing and singing in Spanish.


April 29, 2019 10:30AM to 11:15AM
We’re celebrating Día with Barbara Wong. It’s a special storytime where we hear stories from around the world.


April 29, 2019 3:30PM to 4:30PM
Join us for a cultural, educational and interactive program of storytelling and music as we celebrate El día de los libros/el día de los...


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April 29, 2019 4:00PM
Celebrate Día de los Niños (Children’s Day) with an exciting musical performance by the Louie Cruz Beltran Ensemble. Enter a raffle to win...


April 30, 2019 1:00PM
Join us for an afternoon of family fun! Sing along to favorite children's songs and original tunes in Spanish and English. Play along with...


April 30, 2019 3:00PM to 4:00PM
Create Shibori Banners with artist Margo Gravelle. All ages welcome.  


April 30, 2019 3:00PM
Celebrate DIA with international recipes! This month, on Tuesday afternoons, use library resources to make a recipe book with 15 recipes...


April 30, 2019 4:00PM to 5:00PM
Professional storyteller and musician Makinto will lead children through an exciting musical journey all around the world. Discover songs...


April 30, 2019 4:00PM
Celebrate Dia De Los Ninos; Dia De Los Libros with our musical performer: Peruvian Ensemble. We'll be taking a journey through South...


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April 30, 2019 4:00PM to 5:00PM
Celebrate Día de los Niños with stories and dance! Attired in beautiful authentic costume, award-winning teacher and gifted storyteller...


April 30, 2019 4:00PM
Join us to celebrate Día de los niños/Day of the children with a performance by Danza Azteca Xochipilli!


April 30, 2019 4:00PM
Celebrate Día as we read "Drawn Together" by Minh Lê and Dan Santat, the story of a young boy and his grandfather who speak...


April 30, 2019 4:00PM to 5:00PM
Celebrate Día de los Niños/Día de los Libros with master paper crafter Peggy Hasegawa. Families can make a special book with an origami...


May 1, 2019 4:00PM to 5:00PM
Celebrate Dia & Asian Pacific American Heritage Month with a performance by Shin3. Three Japanese American women will bring...


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