Dia! Children's Day/Book Day coming to Lynden library April 26


The Whatcom County Library System will celebrate the annual event El Día de los Niños/El Día de los Libros with two special events and a day of fun on Saturday, April 26, at Lynden Library, 216 4th St.

From 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., bilingual storytime and crafts for all ages will be offered in the library's meeting room.

From 12:30 to 1:45 p.m. visitors can grab snacks before one of the day's big events kicks off at 2 p.m.

Bilingual actress Rose Cano, a storyteller and international performer, will use colorful and high-energy musical storytelling to bring to life fantastical tales of ancient Latin America while touching on lessons that can be learned from nature.

Then, from 2:45 to 4 p.m. desserts will be offered while Ernesto Torres and Charles A. Vogel play music.

Lastly, from 4 to 5 p.m., Bailadores de Bronce, a folklorico dance company from Seattle will perform choreographed dances in beautiful costumes from various regions of Mexico.

Admission is free and open to all.

For more information contact Tina Bixby at Tina.Bixby@wcls.org or call the library system at 360-305-3600.

Reach Samantha Wohlfeil at Samantha.Wohlfeil@bellinghamherald.com.

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