November 2nd: Celebrate the Day of the Dead

Decorated Day of the Dead cookiesEl Dia de Los Muertos, or the Day of the Dead, is a Mexican celebration to honor loved ones who are deceased. Traditions associated with the holiday include building private altars called ofrendas, visiting the graves of their relatives and honoring them with offerings like sugar skulls, marigolds and favorite foods and beverages.

Here are some titles from Tacoma Library to learn more about the celebration:

Day of the Dead

The Day of the Dead

Día De Los Muertos

Uncle Monarch and the Day of the Dead

Day of the Dead Crafts

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