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Día del Niño Be My Neighbor Day! April 30th

04/13/2022 | Programs & Events, Reading Ready

Photo José-Luís Orozco Performing

Families with young children are invited for a celebration of language and literacy. Activities include storytimes in English and Spanish, family yoga, arts activities, resource fair, and an appearance by Daniel Tiger and Katarina Kittycat from PBS Kids. Free books and giveaways for every child!

Central Library
Saturday, April 30 from 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
(Note: Sensory Hour 9:00 am - 10:00 am)

Special Performances:

  • 11:00 am: The Teddy Bear Concert Series presented by the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra
  • Noon: a performance by Payaso Pastelito
  • 1:00 pm: a concert by Grammy-nominated author & musician, José-Luís Orozco

¡Celebra el Día del Niño en Be My Neighbor Day!

Día del Niño at Be My Neighbor Day is sponsored by the Indiana Educational Saving Authority and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation. Contributing partners are WFYI, Childcare Answers, Reach Out and Read Indiana, and the Indiana Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics.

What To Read

Canciones para Celebrar el Día de los Niños

Here are some traditional songs and Spanish rhymes to share with children. You can read some picture books (the words are in Spanish and English) or sing along with the CDs. #indyplkids

Aquí hay algunas canciones y rimas tradicionales en español para compartir con los niños. Puede leer algunos libros de imágenes o cantar junto con los CD. ¡Divertido!

En La Radio


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