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Day of the Dead Storytime (Webinar)

August 14, presented by Ana Pavon

Learn more about the joyous Mexican Festival of Day of the Dead (Dia de Los Muertos), which is celebrated each year on November 1st & 2nd, and be prepared to conduct a Day of the Dead Storytime for various age groups using materials your library has or can order.

Webinar participants will learn:

  • Tips for acknowledging Day of the Dead with a special storytime
  • How to choose and share authentic, culturally appropriate books true to the spirit of Day of the Dead, both bilingual and in English only
  • Resources that children and their families will be able to enjoy on their own

Note: This session is in English and will focus on English-language storytimes. This program is part of PCI’s collaborative learning project with California Libraries. (CALL).

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Ana-Elba Pavon – Biography

A librarian for over 30 years, Ana-Elba Pavon has worked at public libraries throughout the Bay Area, including San Francisco, South San Francisco, San Mateo City and County, and Oakland. A Spanish-Services and Children’s Specialist, she has provided service to a wide variety of populations of all ages in English and Spanish.

Programming has been one of Ana’s fortes, and she co-authored a book about children’s crafts and related programming. Ana has taught Spanish for Non-Spanish Speaking Library Staff at the Oakland Public Library, is active in REFORMA, having served as its National President, and is an Elizabeth Martinez Lifetime Achievement Award recipient.

The views expressed in webinars provided by PCI do not necessarily reflect the views or official policies of the State of Arkansas, the Arkansas Department of Education, or the Arkansas State Library.