Saturday, April 20 |12 PM - 2 PM
HPL Express Discovery Green
Spring is in the air and so is literacy! Celebrate books, languages and cultures with storytelling, music and fun activities as El día de los niños/El día de los libros, Children’s Day/Book Day festivities bloom at Discovery Green.
Stroll near the Houston Public Library Express location for the second annual Día at Discovery. Award-winning author Monica Brown reads and performs for attendees. Her books include Tito Puente, Mambo King/Tito Puente, Rey del Mambo, Clara and the Curandera/Clara y la curandera and Marisol McDonald Doesn’t Match/Marisol McDonald no combina.
Join in the festivities with a special literary sing-a-long by Arte Público Press Founder and Director Nicolás Kanellos.
ABOUT EL DÍA DE LOS NIÑOS:
Día is a daily commitment to link all children to books, languages and cultures. Founded in 1996 by renowned author Pat Mora, Día is housed at the American Library Association: http://dia.ala.org/. Día celebrations are held across the country on or near April 30th. Presented by Houston Public Library, Arte Público Press, Discovery Green and Writers in the Schools.
This event is free and open to the public.