Take the kids on a trip around the world Saturday without ever leaving the borough. Guthrie Memorial Library will be presenting its Multicultural Day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on March 17.
The free event is an opportunity to learn about other countries and listen to live, ethnic entertainment on the roof of the library. The nations of Cameroon, Columbia, El Salvador, Germany, Guatemala, India, Japan, Mexico, Peru and Vietnam will be represented with tables of artifacts, small food samples, books and “color the flag” sheets for children’s prizes.
Storyteller Froilan Ramirez Garcia will entertain youngsters in the program room on the
children’s floor from noon to 2 p.m.
There will also be book sales on the main level and in the children’s department throughout the day. A jewelry sale will be held to raise funds toward library programming. There will also be a raffle for a library tote full of books and goodies.
Music on the roof begins at 11 a.m. with the Hanover Public Schools Steel Drum Band. Bagpipe music will be performed at 12:30 p.m. and the Hanover Barbershop Chorus will sing at 1:30 p.m.
Children ages 5 through 10 will be able to take a swing at a candy-filled piñata at noon in the courtyard of the library.
Multicultural Day is free and open to the public. Guthrie Memorial is located at 2 Library Place in Hanover. For more information, contact the library at 632-5183, or check its website at www.guthrielibrary.org.