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Día De Los Niños At Riverbank Library
Performing as part of the special library celebration for Día de Los Niños last year was the local Ballet Folklorico dance troupe, bringing their bright, colorful costumes and intricate steps to attendees. News File Photo

Día de los niños which is day of the kids and Día de los libros which is day of the books is a celebration that will be held at the Riverbank Library on Saturday, April 13 at 1 p.m. This fun, free family event highlights literacy. “Once Upon a Día” is the theme of this year’s celebration, which highlights the importance of early literacy for children.

This fun and educational event is open to the entire family. Children and families will be treated to a special bilingual StoryTime, crafts, folkloric dancers, light refreshments and a children’s book giveaway (while supplies last).

Día de los niños/ Día de los libros is a national celebration, held annually in the spring, that brings families together and emphasizes the importance of literacy for every child, regardless of linguistic and cultural background.

This free event is supported by the Friends of the Riverbank Library. The Riverbank Library is at 3442 Santa Fe St., and free parking is available on the street. For more information, contact Victoria Holt at the Riverbank Library at 209-869-7008. Information about regularly occurring library programs can be found at, under the “Events and Classes” tab.

The Stanislaus County Library engages all members of the community and offers access to information, knowledge, and the tools for innovation and personal development. With 13 locations throughout the county, the Library offers free access to a diverse collection of materials, computers and Wi-Fi, Story Times, programming for all ages, and more. To learn more about the Library’s wide array of programs and services, visit