Celebrate El Día de los Libros

Celebrate El Día with the library while enjoying fun and educational activities.

El Día de los Libros, also known as El Día, celebrates children, families, reading and cultures from around the world by emphasizing the importance of literacy for children of all linguistic and cultural backgrounds.

Event Details

Date: 10 am – 2 pm Saturday, April 29

Location: Cold Spring Branch (3920 Alexandria Pike, Cold Spring, KY 41076)

Enjoy an afternoon of performances, fun activities and more that celebrate cultures from around the world. The schedule is as follows:

  • 10-11 am: Take in an interactive dance performance by The Cultural Center of India.
  • 11 am – 1 pm: Climb aboard the Book Bus and pick out a free read to take home.
  • 11:30-1:30 pm: Get your face painted by the Cincinnati Circus!
  • 1-2 pm: Closing out the festivities is a West African movement and music workshop led by Bi-Okoto.

No registration is required.

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History of El Día de los Libros

First started in 1997, El día de los libros is a nationally recognized and annual celebration of children, families and reading that occurs at library branches across the country.

The celebration borrows from the traditional Mexican holiday of El Día de los Niños, or Day of the Child, which has paid homage to children’s role in society since 1925.

According to the American Library Association, El Día “is a daily commitment to linking children and their families to diverse books, languages and cultures.”

 


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