Wednesday, March 27, 2013

El Dia de Los Ninos Day is Coming!

The Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) is asking for your help to spread the word about the Día Celebration on or around Monday, April 1st.

El día de los niños/El día de los libros (Children's Day/Book Day) is a celebration every day of children, families, and reading that culminates yearly on April 30. The celebration emphasizes the importance of literacy for children of all linguistic and cultural backgrounds.

Below are ALSC’s examples of how you can help spread the word via your organization’s social media accounts.

Celebrate diversity on April 30th with Día! Diversity in Action. Register your program today and use the hashtag #dia13alsc

The Día! Diversity in Action 2013 Celebration is only a month away!  Celebrate diversity and connect children to the world of learning through books, stories and libraries by hosting a Día 2013 progra on or around April 30th. Learn more about creating a program at Register your celebration today in the Día National Program Registry and receive free bookmarks, stickers and buttons!

Email or website announcement:
The Día! Diversity in Action 2013 Celebration is only a month away, have you registered your library or school’s program yet?  Register your Día Celebration in the 2013 Día National Program Registry to build a national database that showcases all types and sizes of Día programming and receive free bookmarks, stickers, and buttons!

Visit the Día website  to learn more about how you can celebrate diversity and connect children to a world of learning through books, stores and libraries.  Explore and download the free bi-lingual Día booklist, poster and resource guide to help make your program a success!

Día is a daily commitment to linking children and their families to diverse books, languages and cultures.  The celebration is intended to be year-round, culminating on April 30th.

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