Monday, April 13, 2009

Celebrate Dia de los Ninos/Dia de los Libros (Day of the Child/Day of the Book) at the Buena Park Library

Join the Buena Park Library as it celebrates Dia de los Ninos/Dia de los Libros (Day of the Child/Day of the Book) during the week of April 27 through May 2nd. Dia is a nationwide celebration of children, families and reading held annually, and this year the library will have 3 special events for children and their families. Enjoy the Magic of Rafael on Monday, April 27th at 6:30 pm. Storyteller Tio Alec and his pink gorilla will take you on a treasure hunt on Thursday, April 30th at 7 pm. There will be a Children's Fun Fiesta with games, prizes and more on Saturday, May 2nd from 2 pm to 4 pm. Children will also be able to create their own "Book about Me" during the Fiesta.

Dia de los Ninos/Dia de los Libros (Day of the Child/Day of the Book) is an enhancement of Children's Day, which began in 1925. Children's Day was designated as a day to bring attention to the importance and well-being of children. Dia brings families together and emphasizes the importance of literacy for every child regardless of linguistic or cultural background. Hundreds of libraries, schools and communities throughout the country will host celebrations and programs that honor multiculturalism and stress the importance of books and literacy.

The Buena Park Library District has over 6,000 visitors per week and lends out 500,000 books, DVDs, audiobooks and music CDs per year. For more information, please call the Library at 714-826-4100 x125. The Buena Park Library is open Monday through Thursday, 10 am - 8 pm and Friday and Saturday, 10 am - 5 pm.

Tuesday, April 07, 2009

Celebrate National Library Week at the Buena Park Library

Join us as we celebrate National Library Week at the Buena Park Library located at 7150 La Palma Ave., between Western and Knott Aves. We will kick off the week by taking a "Journey through Grimm's Fairytales" at 6:30 pm on Monday, April 13, 2009. This performance will feature a dynamic combination of dance, theatre, story-telling, clown and puppets with an emphasis on the importance of literature and a celebration of National Library Week. This will be an all-ages show, especially geared towards children 3 to 14 years old.

"Worlds Connect" at the Buena Park Library as we celebrate National Library Week starting Sunday, April 12 through Saturday, April 18, 2009. This is a special time to celebrate the Library and all the wonderful possibilities and worlds that open up within the pages of a book, a movie or other materials you can find at the Library. With a free Library card for California residents, a card holder can check out books for three weeks on nearly any subject imaginable, listen to music and audio books, borrow a current movie for one week and use the Library's online databases from home when you access our web page at Do you need a passport? The Buena Park Library is an official US Passport Acceptance Agency.

Call 714-826-4100 x125 for details about these and the many storytimes for children and special events for teens that are going on here. The Buena Park Library encourages all residents to take advantage of all their library has to offer and come discover all the ways "Worlds Connect" at our Library.

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