Hispanic Heritage Month

September 15 - October 15

Hispanic Heritage Month is a nationally recognized celebration of the contributions and achievements of Hispanic Americans whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America. The library will host events in celebration of these individuals and their culture. 

Upcoming Events

Registration Required
Monday
September
27
6:00​pm
(Virtual Room - Chickasaw)
Event Category: Arts & Crafting
Learn about the indigenous Guna people of Panama. Create a paper Molas inspired by the Panamanian folk art in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month. Recommended for ages 6-12.
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Wednesday
September
29
4:00​pm
(Virtual Room - Youth Services 1)
Event Category: Cooking & Food
Gather your spices and pots, we are off to make and taste one of Latin America’s classic dishes, rice and beans! Caregiver participation is required. Recommended for ages 9-12.
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Thursday
September
30
3:00​pm
(Virtual Room - Southeast)
Event Categories: Games & Activities; Arts & Crafting
Become a world traveler! Take a trip to South America with fun trivia, activities and crafts. Recommended for ages 6-8.
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Monday
October
4
6:00​pm
(Virtual Room - Chickasaw)
Event Category: Education & Learning
Get to know more about some inspiring Hispanic Americans with a program that celebrates National Hispanic Heritage Month. Trivia and follow along activities accompany this event.
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Registration Required
Wednesday
October
6
12:00​pm
(Virtual Room - Alafaya)
Event Category: Storytime
Celebrate the new movie "Vivo" and learn about Havana, with music, stories and fun!
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Registration Required
Monday
October
11
6:00​pm
(Virtual Room - Chickasaw)
Celebrate the Isle of Enchantment, Puerto Rico! Learn about the history, culture and land. A simple craft will be created. Recommended for ages 6-12.
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Wednesday
October
13
6:00​pm
Event Category: Cooking & Food
Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month by learning how to make ropa vieja. Yamira Lee Johnson, head chef and founder of Breaking Bread with Mira, shows us how to make this traditional dish.
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Thursday
October
14
7:00​pm
Enjoy the award-winning bilingual children's band, Evan and Vanessa. Tune in and listen to peaceful music recently named "Best New Latin Kid's Music Groups". Recommended for families.
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Friday
October
15
11:00​am
(Virtual Room - Chickasaw)
Event Category: Storytime
Vamos amigos! Let's make our way through the Andes Mountains with a bilingual storytime and simple craft. Recommended for ages 3-5.
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6 Latinx Authors to Read During Hispanic Heritage Month
September 14, 2020 | Ruben Cortes and Nathaly Ruiz

In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, we gathered just a few of the most meaningful books written by Latinx authors we’ve read in our lifetimes. This is an ideal time to pick up a new-to-you book and explore the varied, complex experiences of Latinx authors and the... READ MORE

Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage Month Resource Guide

Use this guide to access books, movies, databases, and community resources celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month.