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Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage Month LibGuide

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage with the library September 15 through October 15. Attend these programs and experience the rich culture and history of Hispanic people.

Dialogue in Transit / Dialogo en Transito

Orlando Public Library, Library Central

Thursday, September 6, 6 p.m.
Meet celebrated Hispanic artists at the library in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month. Join us for a wordless conversation about art and communication. The participating artists will present their artwork as an ode to their culture and history.

    Featured Artists:
  • Francisco Londono, Colombia
  • José Marcano, Puerto Rico
  • José Luis Pasarell, Puerto Rico
  • José Peyo Vazquez, Puerto Rico
  • Claudia Yagnam, Chile

2nd Annual Mexican Film Festival

Orlando Public Library, Library Central

Sundays (September 9 through October 7), 2:30 p.m.
Discover and understand the history and culture of Mexico. Orlando Public Library and Consulate of Mexico invite you to join us for the viewing of El Alma de México, a five-segment documentary covering pre-Columbian times to present-day. The international renowned Mexican writer Carlos Fuentes narrates the film in Spanish with English subtitles.

The Latin Music Institute

Southeast Branch

Saturday, September 15, 4 p.m.
Enjoy the sensational sounds of salsa, merengue and bachata! This live musical performance is presented by students from the Latin Music Institute.

Hispanic Heritage Festival

Southeast Branch

Saturday, September 22, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
We will help celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month by hosting a festival at the library! This festival will feature health tips, food samples, live music and dancing.

¡Ven! ¡Vamos a Sonar!: Let's Dream Together!

Alafaya Branch

Saturday, September 22, 11 a.m.
Let's dream together at this exciting bilingual event! Join us for stories, crafts, games and fun! Meet local author Taina Haiman the author of Jessica Oller quiere ser.... A book sale and signing will follow the program.

Ven, vamos a sonar juntos durante este divertido programa bilingue! Acompananos a realizar manualidades, juegos, eschuchar una magica historia y conocer a la autora de Jessica Oller quiere ser... Taina Haiman.

Latin Cultural Expo

Orlando Public Library, Albertson Room

Saturday, September 29, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month by learning more about Latin culture. Experience the music, literature, art, dance and diversity of the Latin culture by browsing the variety of Latin countries represented at the Expo. Attendees will have the opportunity to vote for the best decorated display.

These special events are FREE and everyone is invited!
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