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Book Lovers Day; Columpio Colectivo Perfoms For Children At MCL

On August 10 we celebrated the love for books and reading in an event we called, Book Lovers Day. Thanks to the sponsorship of the Institute of Puerto Rican Culture and the National Endowment for the Arts, we were able to enjoy an afternoon of children’s theater...

Book Presentation At The MCL: El Finalito

The love for books sometimes finds expressions of fanaticism that cross borders and eras. That is the case of The Little Prince by Antoine de St. Exupery. That love for the most famous children’s book in France was moved to the Mayagüez Youth Library by the hand...

MCL Participates in the 14th Annual Reading Marathon September 6, 2019

Friday morning students at the Mariano Riera Palmer Elementary School in Mayagüez had the opportunity to relive the experience of Hurricane María, narrated by Lobito, a pet puppy in the story Maria, Mabel and Lobito, read by the author, Hipolito Quiles, as part of the...

New workshop “From Book to Stage” piloted this summer

This past June and July, Prof. Ramona Rivera Febres, the founder of Antifaz, a non-profit theater organization, offered her innovative idea to a group of children at the BJM on five Saturdays.Profa. Rivera selected stories of interest to be adapted and transferred to...

Children’s art class continues to meet at the MCL

The municipal art class for children, and its teacher, municipal artist in residence, Delma Acosta, lost their classroom in Hurricane Maria. The class was canceled until January, 2018 when Delma came to the MCL asking if she could use our classroom facility on...