Celebrate El día de los niños (Children’s Day) at City Heights Library!

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Celebrate El día de los niños (Children’s Day) at City Heights Library & reserve your día literacy activity kit today.  

These kits have been co-designed with Back from Tomboctou, a local San Diego artisanal shop, dedicated to the preservation & promotion of traditional Latinx crafts. Each kit will help children explore Mexican culture & regional indigenous identities through the use of interactive crafts, including: Folklorico doll painting & Huichol yarn painting. 

In celebration of literacy, each kit will include tips for interactive storytelling & a copy of Book Fiesta by Pat Mora provided by City Heights Library. Come celebrate the magic of storytelling & rich art traditions of Mexico today! 

Starting April 19th, Kits are available for pick-up Monday-Saturday from 9:30am-5:30pm (Closed for lunch everyday 1-2pm). When you arrive at the library, give staff a call & we will deliver your kit contact-free. Supplies are limited, 1 kit per participant. 619-641-6100

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Each Story Matters, Every Child Counts!

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. This year we celebrate 25 years of emphasizing the importance of literacy for children of all linguistic and cultural backgrounds.http://dia.ala.org