Celebrate diversity and literacy at El Día in the Courtyard

Ballet Folklorico Dancers

Join us for a fun-filled event celebrating diversity and literacy on Saturday, April 7 at the East Arlington Branch! El Día in the Courtyard celebrates the importance of literacy for children of all linguistic and cultural backgrounds.

Come by the East Arlington Branch Library between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. for storytimes in different languages, performers, musicians, crafts, and more!

Performers this year include: Rankin Step Team, Thornton Ballet Folklorico, Tu Van Lion Dance Troupe, and Sam Houston’s Club Cultura Mia Folklorico. Kona Ice will also be available with free treats for the kids!

Every child will leave with a free book!

This year, the Arlington Public Library will be welcomes special guests, co-Author June Jo Lee and graffiti artist, Man One’s of Chef Roy Choi and the Street Food Remix (2018-2019 Bluebonnet Master List selection)! Throughout the presentation, Man One will be creating a new art piece in his iconic graffiti art style.

Awards & Honors for CHEF ROY CHOI: 

Seibert Award Honor for Most Distinguished Informational Book 2018
• Notable Children’s Book 2018, American Library Association
• Notable Social Studies Trade Book for Young People 2018, National Council for the Social Studies
• #OrbisPictusAward Honor Book for Outstanding #Nonfiction 2018, National Council of Teachers of English
• Texas Bluebonnet Award Master List 2018-2019
• Junior Library Guild Selection 
• “CCBC Choices” Cooperative Children’s Book Center
• “Starred” review, School Library Journal
• “Starred” review, Publishers Weekly



Saturday, April 7, 2018
10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
East Arlington Branch Library
1624 New York Ave ArlingtonTX 76010-4724

Tham gia với chúng tôi để có một sự kiện thú vị để kỷ niệm sự đa dạng và trình độ học vấn. El dia trong Courtyard kỷ niệm tầm quan trọng với trẻ em có nguồn gốc văn hoá và ngôn ngữ. Sẽ có những câu chuyện bằng các ngôn ngữ khác nhau, diễn viên, nhạc sĩ, hàng thủ công trong suốt cả ngày, và mọi trẻ em được một cuốn sách miễn phí!

Đừng bỏ lỡ đồng tác giả June Jo Lee và nghệ sĩ graffiti (hình vẽ trên tường), Man One’s presentation of Chef Roy Choi and the Street Food Remix (2018 Bluebonnet Award Winner)!

¡Acompáñanos para una celebración de todos los niños y culturas! El Día in the Courtyard celebra la importancia de la lectura para los niños de todos los orígenes lingüísticos y culturales. Habrá cuentos en diferentes idiomas durante todo el día, artistas, músicos, manualidades, y cada niño se va con un libro gratis!

¡No se pierda la co-autora June Jo Lee y artista de graffiti, la presentación de Man One del Chef Roy Choi y Street Food Remix (Ganador del Premio Bluebonnet 2018)!