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Día de los niños / Día de los libros
Day of the Child / Festival of Books

Austin's Only Bilingual Celebration of Books, Reading,
and Family Learning

Celebrate with us!
Austin's 8th Annual
Día de los niños / Día de los libros

Saturday, April 29, 2006
10 A.M. - 2 P.M.
The St. John Branch Library and J. J. Pickle Elementary School
7500 Blessing Avenue

2006 Festival Information

One World. Many Stories.

Past Festivals 2005, 2004 , 2003, 2002, 2001, 2000, 1999

Honored for its success as an innovative, collaborative community outreach project, Austin's Día de los niños / Día de los libros celebration has received several awards:

Highsmith Award for community collaboration

Hotho Award for model family literacy outreach

REFORMA's Mora Award (2000)

ALA/School Library Journal and GALE Group's "Giant Steps" Award, as part of Austin Public Library's overall children's outreach efforts.

Austin's Día de los niños / Día de los libros event is part of a national effort begun by award-winning author Pat Mora.

For Information contact Elva Garza, St. John Branch Library, 974-7575 or Mary Ellen Isaacs, AmeriCorps for Community Engagement & Education, 232-2286

updated 2Mar06