[kids-lib] Apply for $1,000 Dia de los ninos award

Katie Anderson katie.anderson at state.or.us
Wed Jul 13 08:50:04 PDT 2011

Hi!  I just received the following email about an opportunity to apply for $1,000 award for hosting a fantastic Dia de los ninos celebration in Spring of 2011.  If your school or library had a particularly successful Dia celebration this year, learn more about this award opportunity here: http://www.reforma.org/content.asp?pl=7&sl=44&contentid=44.  The application deadline is August 15, 2011.

Questions? Email Beatriz Pascual Wallace at beatriz.pascual-wallace at spl.org<mailto:beatriz.pascual-wallace at spl.org?subject=Mora%20Award>

What is Dia de los ninos? Here are two web sites where you can learn more:

·         Pat Mora’s Dia site: http://www.patmora.com/dia.htm

·         ALA’s Association of Library Services to Children (ALSC) Dia page: http://www.ala.org/ala/mgrps/divs/alsc/initiatives/diadelosninos/index.cfm

Katie Anderson, Library Development Services

* Youth Services Consultant * Oregon Center for the Book Coordinator *

Oregon State Library, 250 Winter St. NE, Salem, OR 97301

katie.anderson at state.or.us, 503-378-2528

-----Original Message-----
From: Beatriz Pascual Wallace [mailto:bppascual at hotmail.com]
Sent: Tuesday, July 12, 2011 4:39 PM
To: alsc-l at ala.org
Subject: [alsc-l] Nominate your Día for the 2011 Mora Award by August 15th!

If your school or library hosted a fantastic celebration of El día de los niños/El día de los libros (Children’s Day/Book Day), consider nominating it for REFORMA’s 2011 Estela and Raúl Mora Award. The deadline is August 15.

The Award has been presented annually since 2000 to the most exemplary program celebrating El día de los niños/El día de los libros, also known as Día. It consists of a $1,000 stipend and a plaque to be displayed by the winning library or school.

For more information about the Mora Award and to download an application, visit http://www.reforma.org and click on “Awards and Scholarships.”

To learn more about Día, visit http://www.patmora.com/dia.htm.
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