Día Public Service Announcements (PSAs)

[ En Español ] 

Libraries to celebrate diversity in action on April 30

El día de los niños/El día de los libros, known as Día, is a celebration EVERY DAY of children, families, and reading that culminates every year on April 30. The celebration emphasizes the importance of advocating literacy for children of all linguistic and cultural backgrounds.

Día 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.   In 1996, nationally acclaimed children’s book author Pat Mora proposed linking the celebration of childhood and children with literacy to found El día de los niños/El día de los libros.

 

Public Service Announcements (PSAs)

Downloadable Broadcast Quality Audio PSAs featuring Dia founder and author Pat Mora 

                   
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     :30 (MP3) 

     Audio PSAs also available   en Español

 
* To download audio files right click on "MP3 file," select "save as," choose computer file location and click "save." 

 

PSA Scripts 

PSA scripts also available  en Español

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Share a book with your child @ your library this April 30th for national El día de los niños/El día de los libros, Children’s Day/Book Day. To learn more, contact your local library, or visit ala.org/dia.

:20
One of the greatest gifts you can give your child is a love of reading. On April 30th, celebrate national El día de los niños/El día de los libros, Children’s Day/Book Day @ your library. To learn more, contact your local library, or visit ala.org/dia.

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What’s the best way to explore a new culture? Celebrate El día de los niños/El día de los libros @ your library this April 30th. It’s the Children’s Day/Book Day. To learn more, please contact your local library, or visit ala.org/dia.

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Looking for a special opportunity to read to your child? You’ll find it @ your library this April 30th when libraries bring books and families together for national El día de los niños/El día de los libros, Children’s Day/Book Day. To learn more, please contact your local library, or visit ala.org/dia.

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Did you know that a world of resources is waiting for you @ your library? Check out the multicultural resources your library offers this April 30th during national El día de los niños/El día de los libros, Children’s Day/Book Day. For more information, contact your local library or visit ala.org/dia.