Sponsored by The Friends of the Marina Library -- join us as we celebrate people of color! At the beginning of the The Friends of the Marina Library's Little Kid Block Party, a local dad from Families of Color Monterey County will read a few specially selected kids' books featuring protagonists of color.
Celebrating Everyday Experiences
Mirrors, Windows, & Sliding Glass Doors
When & Where?
Every second Saturday of the month from 10am to 11:30am at the Marina Library in Marina.
What Books Are Read?
Past Dads Reads have included the following: I Am Black History! • Womxn's History Month • National Bike Month • Jazz Appreciation Month • LGBTQ+ Pride Month • PoC Mental Health Month • National Breastfeeding, Chestfeeding, and Nursing Month • To Be a Drum • and La Historía del Día de los Muertos.
From Santa Cruz to Soledad to Pacific Grove, families from all over attend our Dads Read. They are grandparents and caregivers; families that speak Nepali, Tagalog, Arabic, Spanish, Mandarin, Swedish, and English; and self-identify as Chamorro, Afro-Carribean, Filipino, Choctaw, Chinese, FilAm, Mexican, Black, Indigenous, Xicana(o), Nepali, Indian, Latina(o), African American, Native American, Spanish, Latinx, Asian, Dominican, mixed-race, and/or white. Interested in more specifics? Check out the info we gather at each Dads Read below.