Alameda County Library supports the mental wellness of our members and communities by offering programs, information, and resources focused on mental health — this month and every month.
Youth Poet Laureate Submission Tips
Are you or do you know a teen interested in becoming the 2023 Alameda County Youth Poet Laureate? Unsure where to begin? Here are a few tips to consider when submitting your YPL application.
¿Qué es Día?
Día se celebra el 30 de abril y es la abreviatura de Día de los niños/Día de los libros (Children's Day/Books Day). Día comenzó originalmente como Día del Niño, una festividad celebrada en muchas culturas latinoamericanas.
Dia是Dia de los niños/Dia de los libros（儿童日/图书日）的简称， 通常于每年4月30日举行。Dia最初名为 Dia del Niño，在许多拉丁美洲文化中将其称为儿童日。在这一天，孩子们通过游戏、活动、表演、玩具和奖品来享受童年的欢乐时光。在许多西班牙语国家， Dia del Niño是一项重大的活动。学校会推出实地考察、野餐、市集等活动，让孩子们有机会玩耍并享受这一天。
What is Día?
Día is held on April 30, and is short for Día de los niños/Día de los libros (Children's Day/Books Day). Día has become a day focusing on children, families, early literacy, diversity, and culture.
Apply to be the 2023 Alameda County Youth Poet Laureate!
Do you live in Alameda County? Are you between 13 and 18 years old? Do you want to win incredible prizes, including a new laptop, your poems featured in a national anthology, plus run to be the next California Youth Poet Laureate? Applications are now open for the third annual Alameda County Youth Poet Laureate Competition!
Cesar Chavez: A Champion for Human Rights
AC Library honors the life and legacy of civil rights activist Cesar Chavez, remembered not only as the co-founder of the United Farm Workers, but also as a trailblazer for social justice and human rights.
Women’s History Month: A Celebration of Her Stories
In celebration of Women's History Month, here's a compilation of books for and about women who ground us, inspire us, and empower us.
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