Hispanic Heritage Month Events

 

Xochitl-Quetzal Aztec Dance

6PM Wed., Aug. 31

Experience a journey into Mexico’s ancient Aztec culture of music, song and dance. Led by Henry Cervantes, Xochitl-Quetzal invites you to a dynamic and vibrant lecture and performance honoring the heritage of the tradition of La Danza De Los Concheros. Join us and explore the Aztec world of indigenous ceremony and ritual. NO rain date, will be moved indoors if weather permits.  To access the back lawn, exit the Library through the Teen Patio. Please bring a blanket or chair. Register.

 

Encontrar su ascendencia hispana: una introduccionon

7PM Mon., Oct. 3

Aprenda cómo empezar con la genealogía. Obtenga consejos sobre cómo usar la información que su familia ya tiene, dónde buscar nueva información y cómo investigar su ascendecia hispana. Este programa será presentado en español.

Learn how to get started with genealogy. Get tips on how to gather the information your family already has, where to look for new information, and how to research your Hispanic ancestry. This program will be presented in Spanish. Register.

 

Churros Y Chocolate Food Truck

3:30-5:30PM Fri., Sep. 16

Free churro with your library card, while supplies last.

 

Muneca Maria

All Day, Fri., Sep. 16

Register to pick up a kit and learn a little about Hispanic Heritage and how to make Muñeca Maria inspired craft. This program will be presented in English and Spanish via a YouTube link. Register.

Regístrese para recoger un kit y aprender un poco sobre la herencia hispana y cómo hacer una manualidad inspirado por la Muñeca María. Este programa se presentará en inglés y español a través de un enlace de YouTube.

 

Introduction to Researching Hispanic Heritage

7PM Thurs., Sep. 29

Genealogist Colleen Robledo Greene covers concepts common to those with ancestors from countries colonized by Spain and key U.S. records and strategies for identifying their Latin American hometown. She also reviews online collections for conducting Hispanic research. Even non-Spanish speakers can be successful at this research! Register.

 

Mexican Sugar Skulls

6PM Mon., Oct. 24; 6PM Wed., Oct. 26; OR 2PM Fri., Oct. 28

Come learn a little bit about what makes Day of Dead so magical and special to so many. You will also get an opportunity to make and decorate your own sugar skull to take home. Due to high interest, registration is limited to one session per person. Ages 14+. Register.