Parking Lot Resurfacing Project:

 
Begins: Wednesday, May 19. Projected end time: 10 days

Parking will be limited

The east side of the parking lot is reserved for patrons’ use only

The south entrance off of Ravinia Avenue will be accessible, as well as the north entrance off of 149th Street

The west entrance to the parking lot will be closed off until further notice.

Family Storytime Kit-Happy Library Week!

Read:

Planting Stories: The life of librarian and storyteller Pura Belpré by Adriana Sananes.
Sembrando Historias: Pura Belpré: Bibliotecaria y Narradora de Cuentos por by Adriana Sananes.
(Available at the library and online in English and Spanish on Hoopla).

Also recommended:
Lola at the Library/ Lola en la Biblioteca by Anna McQuinn
Dreamers / Soñadores by Yuyi Morales
Available on Hoopla

Sing:

I Went To The Library by The Wiggles
Available on YouTube

Create:

Print and assemble your own mini library building!

¡Imprime y arma tu propia mini biblioteca!

(Source: ALA’S Día de los Niños – Día de los Libros Resource Guide).

Explore:

Go to the Explora Primary School database on the library’s Online Resources page and type “mi libro” to find a cute and short poem (in English and Spanish) about reading.

Ingresa a la base de datos Explora Primary School en la página de recursos en línea Online Resources de la biblioteca y escribe “mi libro”. Encontrarás un lindo y corto poema (en inglés y en español) sobre la lectura.

Investigate:

1. What do you think makes a good librarian?
¿Qué crees que hace una o un buen bibliotecario?

2. You probably heard before that the library is for everyone. How old do you need to be to use the library?
Probablemente has escuchado que la biblioteca es para todos. ¿Qué edad crees que debes tener para usar la biblioteca?

3. Besides books, what other materials can you check out from the library?
Además de libros, ¿qué otras cosas puedes prestar de la biblioteca?