Nothing says We're Celebrating Día like a new poster! Customize this poster with your event information to promote your upcoming Día programs. Get this poster along with new web badges and Building STEAM with Día booklists by clicking on the Free Program Downloads tab. Use the web badges to proudly display your excitement and support for Día on your social media pages, websites and promotional materials. Let's make 2017 the year people understand the importance of sharing excellent books filled with diverse characters and stories with our children.
Have you picked a date for your Día programs yet? Excellent! Don't forget to enter your events into the National Día Program Registry to spread the news!
The American Indian Library Association (AILA) is a membership action group that works to improve library and information services for American Indians and Alaska Natives. Visit their robust resource list for ideas at http://ailanet.org/resources/. While you're at it, head over to the First Nations Development Institute for their #nativereads booklist of children's literature.
Now is a great time to take another look at the Día reading lists. Between the 20 Years of Día and Building STEAM with Día lists, there are so many great titles to keep children's brains busy!
April 30 is the 20th Anniversary of Dia! How are you celebrating?
The Association for Library Service to Children's monthly Twitter chat covers topics related to youth library service and this month Día is front and center!
ALSC is heading to Washington, DC, to kick off the 20th anniversary celebration of Día!
ALSC's Quicklists Consulting Committee has developed two new booklists for this celebratory year of Día. The 2016 Building STEAM with Día Booklists continue the theme of identifying promising resources to supplement (S)cience, (T)echnology, (E)ngineering, the (A)rts, and (M)ath programming while reflecting a variety of cultures and languages. The 20 Years of Día: Share the Gift of Reading lists are a special tribute to encourage everyone to participate in the celebration of Día's 20th anniversary.
Congratulations to the winners of the Center for the Study of Multicultural Children's Literature (CSMCL) 2016 Día Grant with an African American Focus.