Thursday, October 30, 2014

Dia de los Muertos at the library

Dia de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, is a time for families and friends to gather and remember loved ones who have died. Three FCPL branches are hosting special celebrations of this holiday for patrons.

For Grades 6 to 12

The Hampton Park Library will host a Day of the Dead celebration Thursday, October 30 at 6:30 p.m. Make ofrendas for remembering special loved ones, decorate sugar skulls and calavera masks, make papel picado (intricately cut paper banners), and eat special treats. Registration is requested.

The Post Road Library will host its own Day of the Dead celebration on Sunday, November 2 at 2:15 p.m. We will make papel picado, giant paper marigolds, and sugar skull Sharpie mugs! Mexican treats and snacks will be served. Please register to attend.

For the Family

Bring the kids and join us for Day of the Dead celebration at the Cumming Library on Sunday, November 2 at 2:00 p.m. We will honor loved ones that have passed on with a special storytime, and then have snacks and craft activities. No registration is required.

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