Recent Mora Award winner, the Santa Barbara Public Library System celebrated its third annual Día De Los Libros Celebration on Saturday, April 16, 2011. The Junior League of Santa Barbara was the library’s partner.
Events were held at the Santa Barbara Central Library in the Library Plaza and Faulkner Gallery and featured nationally recognized storyteller Olga Loya and local storytellers Kirk Henning and Joseph Velasco. The Brazilian Cultural Arts Center of Santa Barbara performed Afro-Brazilian dance and music. In addition, local youth mariachi and dancing groups performed.
Thanks to generous sponsors, children received free books and refreshments were served.