Fiesta De Los Tres Reyes Magos

Día de los Tres Reyes Magos

On the sixth of January, people across Latin America celebrate a holiday called Día de los Tres Reyes Magos or The Three Kings Day. According to tradition, children leave hay inside a shoe overnight so the camels that belong to the three kings have something delicious to eat. In the morning, children wake up to find […]

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Las Posadas: a Latin American Christmas

Families pray, children play, and everyone feasts. Endless spreads of ponche, tamales, champurrado, pozole, and buñuelos appear before hungry crowds. And, of course, there is the piñata! With sparklers in hand, kids watch and wait for the piñata to be bashed into surrendering its hoard of candy. Las posadas is a nine day Latin American […]

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Kids Book Couture

Fashion can be fun for all ages. Dressing up, finding the right shoes, the right dress or shirt is a creative activity sort of like painting a picture or designing a set for a play. Every piece of clothing in our closet exists the way it does thanks to the many artists, designers, and fashion […]

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Day of the Dead / Día de los muertos

En los primeros tres días fríos de noviembre, una multitud de personas va a los cementerios para apreciar a los miembros de su familia que han fallecido. Las multitudes dejan ofrendas, velas, pan de muerto y caléndulas para honrar a las personas que extrañan y aún aman. Al hacer esto, se dice que ayudan a […]

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Relax, Breath, & Internet

As an initiative to inform the public about safe and stress-free internet use, licensed professional counselor Elizabeth Clark and the library are hosting CyberStrong. Be strong in the internet age… Be CyberStrong What is CyberStrong? CyberStrong is an library discussion for parents who want to learn information and techniques in order to help themselves and their […]

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Bilingual Latinx Board Books

If you love bilingual books, Latin American culture, and music then the books being published by Lil’ Libros will warm your heart. In an effort to promote early biliteracy and bilingualism, Patty Rodriguez and Ariana Stein founded Lil’ Libros in order to publish board books about topics that many Latinos would find familiar and non-Latinos […]

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Children in Black History

One November day, a brave little girl named Ruby Bridges went to her first day of school. She would be the first black student to attend a whites-only school, changing it from segregated to integrated. In 2018, students of different races and ethnicities attend school with each other every day all across America. In 1960, […]

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Let’s Go to the Dentist

I was always afraid of going to the dentist when I was young. The masks, the too-bright light, the tiny metal picks, the high-pitched whirr of the drill all combined to make a place much scarier than any haunted house. Terrified by dentists, I vowed to never EVER trust one. Never say never, right? One […]

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