Roger Thayer Stone Center For Latin American Studies

Tulane University

Día de los niños/Día de los libros

April 9th, 2013 - April 30th, 2013

New Orleans Public Libraries

Celebrate the national Día de los libros/Día de los niños program with the Pebbles Center through a series of events at New Orleans Public Library branches across the city. The culminating celebration will be held at the Children’s Resource Center on April 30th featuring a puppet show called “Cuentos sud de la frontera/Stories South of the Border.” Each event will focus on a different country or world area. Special prizes and a free book will be awarded for those who pick up passport books and fill them in with at least 4 stamps. Passport books can be picked up at any New Orleans Public Library. For a list of all branches please visit the New Orleans Public Library website. See this flyer for more details

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This program is sponsored by Tulane University’s Stone Center for Latin American Studies and The New Orleans Public Library. It is free and open to the public. For more information, please call 504.596.2628 or email

El 30 de abril es una fecha muy significativa para los niños. Se celebra el día de los niños y de los libros. Esta celebración se conoce como El día de los niños/ El día de los libros, y celebra la alegría y las maravillas de la infancia y la importancia de los libros en nuestra vida. Este serie de eventos se va a terminar el 30 de abril en el Children’s Resource Center. Se puede ganar premios y/o un libro gratis si llenan un pasaporte especial para este evento con 4 sellos dado en cada evento. Se puede recibir un pasaporte especial en cualquier biblioteca pública de Nueva Orleáns. Para una lista con la dirreción de todas las bibliotecas, por favor visite la página de web de la biblioteca pública de la Nueva Orleáns. Mira a este página para más información.

Schedule of events
Full Printable Schedule
Download the press release
To learn more about Día and the American Library Association visit:

  • Thursday April 11
    Story Time for Toddlers Focus on Europe
    10:30 AM
    Ages 3-5
    Hubbell Library Branch
    725 Pelican Ave.
  • Saturday April 13
    Story and Activities on Tanzania
    2 PM
    Ages 4-10
    Mid-city Branch
    3700 Orleans, Ave.
  • Thursday April 18
    Story Time for Toddlers Focus on Asia
    10:30 AM
    Ages 3-5
    Hubbell Library Branch
    725 Pelican Ave.
  • Thursday April 25
    Story Time for Toddlers Focus on Africa
    10:30 AM
    Ages 3-5
    Hubbell Branch
    725 Pelican Ave.
  • Saturday April 27
    Music and Stories of Indonesia
    10:30 AM
    Ages 4-8
    Alvar Branch
    913 Alvar St.
  • Tuesday April 30
    Stories from South of the Border
    6 PM
    Celebrate the end of the Día de los libros program with special prizes for those who have collected at least 4 stamps in their passport book. Calliope Puppets performs a traditional folk tale from Latin America for our final event of the program.
    Children’s Resource Center
    913 Napoleon Ave.





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La Hora del Cuento: Summer Bilingual Story Hour at the Pebbles Center

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This summer, join us for La hora del cuenta bilingual readings series at the Pebbles Centers of the New Orleans Public Libraries!

On the first and last Saturday of every month, we will read a bilingual book at the Algiers Regional Library and the Children’s Resource Center Library beginning on Saturday April 28 until Saturday, August 25. Children and parents welcome!

Story Hours Dates and Locations

Algiers Regional Branch
Saturday, May 5
2:30 PM

Saturday, June 2
2:30 PM

Saturday, July 7
2:30 PM

Saturday, August 4
2:30 PM

Children’s Resource Center Library
Saturday, April 28
12:00 PM

Saturday, May 26
12:00 PM

Saturday, June 30
12:00 PM

Saturday, July 28
12:00 PM

Saturday, August 25
12:00 PM