Archive for January, 2011


Sunday, January 9th, 2011

Here is a wonderful opportunity for anyone interested in library school and who has an interest in working with the Spanish speaking community.  Help get the word out and build the REFORMA community!

The Sacramento Valley Chapter of REFORMA will be awarding up to three (3) $10,000 Leadership Scholarships that can be applied to tuition for the MS -Library and Information Science Degree offered by Drexel University at it Center for Graduate Studies in Sacramento, CA. Drexel’s College of Information and Technology is an innovative IT school, accredited by the ALA.  Deadline for applying is February 28, 2011.

DREXEL California Gold REFORMA Scholarship Form

DREXEL California Gold REFORMAScholarship factsheet

BPLG Co-sponsored Event: Oakland Public Library Elmhurst Branch

Sunday, January 9th, 2011

Join the Elmhurst Branch Library in Oakland for a BPLG Co-sponsored event as they celebrate Día de los Niños/Día de los Libros on Saturday April 23 at 2:30 p.m.

El día de los niños/El día de los libros (Children’s Day/Book Day), known as Día, is a celebration EVERY DAY of children, families, and reading. We will have a bilingual clown, crafts, book give-aways, and refreshments!
Date:  Saturday, April 23, 2011
Time: 2:30 p.m.
Place: Elmhurst Branch Library
1427 88th Avenue, Oakland, CA 

El día del los niños/día del libro es una fecha muy significativa para los niños. Se celebra el día de los niños con una payasa bilingue, manualidades, y refrescos. Tambien regalamos libros!
Fecha: sábado 23 de Abril
Hora:  2:30 p.m.
Lugar: Elmhurst Branch Library
1427 88th Avenue, Oakland, CA 

Contact:  Children’s Librarian, Ana-Elba Pavon- 510-615-5727

José-Luis Orozco: Bilingual Concert at the BPLG Spanish Language Book Fair!

Sunday, January 9th, 2011

Please join us at the BPLG Spanish Language Book Fair on Friday February 25th, where, in addition to ordering your materials, you’ll be treated to a bilingual concert featuring José-Luis Orozco.  You’ll want to sing, dance and clap your way through the morning.  The Spanish Language Book Fair begins at 9:00 a.m. and the Bilingual concert will begin at 11:00 a.m.  Don’t miss a minute of it!

Where: West Auditorium, Oakland Main Library
125 14th Street, Oakland, CA 94612
When:February 25, 2011
Concert Time:11:00 a.m.