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. 

Hispanic Heritage Month
September 15, 2022 | Laura Lizardi

El mes de la Herencia Hispana da su comienzo desde el 15 de septiembre hasta el 15 de octubre. Dicha celebración es un festejo de mucho colorido y es una hermosa manera de incluir y aprender sobre nuestra cultura. Durante este mes podemos celebrar y educarnos a la misma vez... READ MORE

Hispanic heritage month

Upcoming Events

Registration Required
Tuesday
October
4
11:00​am
(Virtual Room - Southeast)
Event Categories: Storytime; Education & Learning
Chop, scoop and smash! Learn how to make guacamole with fresh ingredients and enjoy it with a side of chips. Recommended for ages 3-5.
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Wednesday
October
5
1:30​pm
(Hiawassee - Meeting Room)
Journey into the roots of the Latin World, on an anthropologic presentation about the history and influence African/Afro-Latinx Culture has had on Hispanic and popular culture!
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Thursday
October
6
11:00​am
(North Orange - Meeting Room)
Event Category: Cooking & Food
Chop, scoop and smash! Learn how to make guacamole with fresh ingredients and enjoy it with a side of chips. Adult participation is required. Recommended for preschoolers.
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Registration Required
Thursday
October
6
4:00​pm
(South Creek - Meeting Room 1)
Event Categories: Games & Activities; Arts & Crafting
Discover the Taíno legend of the coquí and explore the indigenous art and culture of Puerto Rico. Learn Taíno games and create art inspired by this vibrant culture. Recommended for ages 6-8.
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Registration Required
Saturday
October
8
11:00​am
(Southeast - Meeting Room 2)
Enjoy a lively performance of Flamenco dances from Spain by Alboreá Dances in honor of National Hispanic Heritage Month.
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Saturday
October
8
3:00​pm
(North Orange - Meeting Room)
Event Category: Arts & Crafting
Dream big like Pedro Linares and let your imagination tell a story. Create fantastical Mexican Folk art creatures called alebrijes and see them come to life on paper! Recommended for families.
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Wednesday
October
12
10:30​am
Enjoy an award-winning bilingual Oregon-based children's band. Tune in and listen to peaceful music recently named "Best New Latin Kid's Music Groups". Recommended for families with children ages 0-8.
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Registration Required
Wednesday
October
12
3:00​pm
(South Trail - Meeting Room 2)
Event Category: Games & Activities
Discover the Taíno legend of the coquí and explore the indigenous art and culture of Puerto Rico. Learn Taíno games and create art inspired by this vibrant culture. Recommended for ages 6-8.
Learn more >
Registration Required
Wednesday
October
12
4:00​pm
(Washington Park - Children's Area)
Event Categories: Games & Activities; Arts & Crafting
Discover the Taíno legend of the coquí and explore the indigenous art and culture of Puerto Rico. Learn Taíno games and create art inspired by this vibrant culture. Recommended for ages 6-8.
Learn more >
No Registration Required
Wednesday
October
12
4:00​pm
(Southeast - Meeting Room 2)
Enjoy an award-winning bilingual Oregon-based children's band. Tune in and listen to peaceful music recently named "Best New Latin Kid's Music Groups". Recommended for families with children ages 0-8.
Learn more >

Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage Month Resource Guide

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