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Day of the Dead Storytime

Tuesday, July 30 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am EDT

Children and Youth Services

Learn more about the joyous Mexican Festival of Day of the Dead (Dia de Los Muertos), which is celebrated each year on November 1st & 2nd, and be prepared to conduct a Day of the Dead Storytime for various age groups using materials your library has or can order.

You will want to attend this program to learn:

• Tips for acknowledging Day of the Dead with a special storytime
• How to choose and share authentic, culturally appropriate books true to the spirit of Day of the Dead, both bilingual and in English only
• Resources that children and their families will be able to enjoy on their own
Note: This session is in English and will focus on English-language storytimes.

Presenter: Ana Pavon
A librarian for over 30 years, Ana-Elba Pavon has worked at public libraries throughout the Bay Area, including San Francisco, South San Francisco, San Mateo City and County, and Oakland. A Spanish-Services and Children’s Specialist, she has provided service to a wide variety of populations of all ages in English and Spanish.

Programming has been one of Ana’s fortes, and she co-authored a book about children’s crafts and related programming. Ana has taught Spanish for Non-Spanish Speaking Library Staff at the Oakland Public Library, is active in REFORMA, having served as its National President, and is an Elizabeth Martinez Lifetime Achievement Award recipient.

The recording and handouts will be available on Niche Academy after the live event as well as our library of over 700 recorded sessions. To access Niche, goto:https://my.nicheacademy.com/floridalibrarywebinars

Register here via Zoom for the live event or through the link below.


Tuesday, July 30
10:30 am - 11:30 am EDT
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