Reaching Out to Diverse Communities: Children’s Day / Book Day

Author and poet Pat Mora founded El día de los niños/El día de los libros (Children’s Day/Book Day) as a way to celebrate youth and promote family literacy that is multicultural and multilingual. Libraries and schools across the nation are embracing “Día” as a way of reaching out to their diverse communities and attracting new library users. Learn about the history and principles of Día and be inspired by best practices and program ideas big and small for celebrating Día in your community.