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​Día de los MuertosImage of a painting of La Catrina

Día de los Muertos/Day of the Dead is a holiday celebrated throughout Mexico and all around the world November 1 through 2. Throughout Day of the Dead, individuals commemorate and honor the memory of their family and friends who are no longer with us.

Celebrate the tradition of Día de los Muertos with Phoenix Public Library!

Altar ExhibitPhoto of Melville Dewey Dia de los Muertos altar

October 24 - November 9
Desert Broom Library

​Visit an exhibit of altars inspired by the Día de los Muertos tradition. Participants were asked to create altars honoring their loved one's unforgettable influences. Also included are staff contributions with the theme of "What a Difference Words Make: Authors Who Have Touched Our Lives." Participants were invited to create nichos honoring an author whose writings made a difference in their lives.

Artists Reception Night

Thursday, November 2 from 6:00 to 8:00 pm
Desert Broom Library


This event is supported by the Friends of the Phoenix Public Library.

​Attend a ProgramImage of Dia de los Muertos clip art

All events are family events and are intended for all ages.

Día de los Muertos Family Fun

Wednesday, November 1 from 4:00 - 5:30 p.m.
Ocotillo Library & Workforce Literacy Center

Join us for a celebration for all ages for a fun Día de los Muertos themed Storytime, sugar skull decorating and mask coloring activities. All ages.  


Día de los Muertos Sugar Skulls

Thursday, November 2 from 3:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Desert Broom Library

​Celebrate Día de los Muertos with a fun sugar skull decorating activity!  Materials will be provided but supplies are limited.
¡Celebra el Día de los Muertos decorando calaveras de azúcar!   Se proporcionarán materiales pero las reservas son limitadas.

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