El Dia de los Ninos/El Dia de los Libros

Waukegan Public Library | Waukegan, Ill.


128 N. County St.
Waukegan, Ill.
60085(847) 623-2041
Date: April 21, 2013
Time: 1-3 p.m.
Cost: Free

Family festival featuring games and activities from classic children's books. Kids can make Wild Things monster masks for a bonfire dance, taste apples from the Giving Tree, balance a stack of household items with the Cat in the Hat, cast spells at Hogwarts, and go on a pirate treasure hunt. Well-known book characters make guest appearances. Every 15 minutes, families hear bilingual stories and have a chance to explore the Farm Fun exhibit, milk a life-size fiberglass cow, and hold real baby chicks. Plus, a performance by a local mariachi group. Each family also takes home a free bag of books while supplies last. Complimentary refreshments are served.


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