Wednesday, April 08, 2009

Getting Ready for Día

April 30 is Día de los niños/Día de los libros- Children's Day/Book Day. This is a celebration of bookjoy and was founded by author Pat Mora ten years ago. Join in to the celebration by buying children's books and by attending one fiesta in your neighborhood. To learn more about Día visit

Join us for the 10-Year Día Anniversary Reception

You’re invited!

Día de Los Niños/Día de Los Libros, San Francisco
10-Year Anniversary Reception

Wednesday, April 22, 2009
5:30pm to 8:30pm
Hosted by Medjool (2522 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA)
To RSVP please call 415-309-9659

Recommended Tax Deductible Donation $10-20
(no one will be turned away for lack of funds)

Celebrate Children's Day / Book Day with our special 50% discount off books purchased for Día events!

Dia de los niños Pat Mora El día de los niños / El día de los libros (Children's Day / Book Day), known as Día, is a celebration of children, families, and reading held annually on April 30. The celebration emphasizes the importance of advocating literacy for children of all linguistic and cultural backgrounds.

This special offer is good on books ordered before April 30, 2009 for events celebrating El día de los niños / El día de los libros. Visit our online catalog here. Fax your order to (713) 743-2847 or e-mail your order to

With the growth of the Latino population comes the critical need for mentorship and research as we begin the process of understanding the richness and variety within the Latino culture. This conference will provide a forum for current research on the education and information needs of Latino children, their families and Latino children’s literature’s social influences on children of all ages. For more information visit

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