We congratulate the following 2 libraries on winning the 2014 Día Grants from the Center for Study of Multicultural Children’s Literature (CSMCL.)
Contra Costa County Library – Pittsburg Library, Pittsburg, CA (Día Theme: “Anyone Can Dream – A Celebration of African American Poetry”) Date of event: April 26, 2014, 1:00 p.m.
Seminole County Public Library, Casselberry, FL (Día Theme: “Dress, Drums, and Dance – Interactive Día Program with an African American Focus”) Date of event: April 10 – 30, 2014. (Note: There will be 5 programs. 1 at each of the 5 library locations.)
CSMCL awards $500 grants in selected multicultural books to libraries that serve children and their families who are having a Día library program, El Día de los Niños/El Día de los Libros (Children’s Day/Book Day) with an African American focus. The Día grants are funded by CSMCL in partnership with the Association of Library Services to Children (ALSC) and Día Founder, Pat Mora.