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Dí­a Planning Starts Now!

The National Program Registry opens for Dí­a on November 1st, so make sure to mark your calendars! The registry serves two purposes. First, your library will be recognized as participating in the El dí­a de los niños/El dí­a de los libros events on April 30, 2015. Additionally, by joining the registry, your library’s program will be part of a national searchable database in which other librarians can peruse your program ideas, get inspired, and hopefully design their own programs around diversity in literature. As a bonus, the registry also increases your library’s publicity and gives you some bragging rights. I regularly check ALA’s Dí­a website for program ideas, book lists, book club kit ideas, and free downloads. It’s where you can register your 2015 program and become part of the growing Dí­a community. The Dí­a booklist this year will have a STEAM focus, providing enticing possibilities of integrating STEAM content…