Hispanic Heritage Month @ HCPL

September 15 through October 15 is the month set aside to recognize the contributions people of Hispanic descent have made to this country and its culture. Harris County Public Library branches will be presenting special programs and events to educate and entertain people of all ages. Below are just a few of the highlights to come, in addition to special themed storytimes, movies and book clubs.

Barbara Bush Branch Library
Hispanic Heritage Month Crafts including worry dolls, Mexican metal art and piñatas.
Tuesday, September 16
4:30 p.m.
Children, 6 - 12 years

North Channel Branch Library
Folk Art Mirrors. Make your own Mexican folk art mirror to take home.
Wednesday, September 17
4:30 - 6:00 p.m.
Children's program 

Jacinto City Branch Library
Variety Show fun and refreshments in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month
Thursday, September 18
3:30 - 4:30 p.m.
Children's program 

La Porte Community Library
Sugar Skull Flower Pot Craft: learn a little about Hispanic folk art and try your hand at making sugar skull designs on a flower pot you can take home.
Wednesday, September 18
4:00 p.m.
Tweens & teens, 10 - 17 years.

South Houston Branch Library
Mola Art: Learn about this traditional art form of Kuna women and make your own.
Wednesday, September 18
4:00 - 4:30 p.m.
School-age children

Atascocita Branch Library
El Principe Oso (The Bear Prince): the classic Hispanic fairy tale retold through the magic of poetry.
Tuesday, September 23
4:30 - 5:30 p.m.
Program for preschool and school-age children

Kingwood Branch Library
DIY Mexican Folk Art. Create a unique peice of art inspired by Mexican Amate bark paintings.
Friday, September 26
3:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Adults, 18 & up

Spring Branch Memorial Library
Fiesta Latina with crafts, music, refreshments. Bring a friend! Make a piñata!
Tuesday, September 30
4:00 p,m.
Program for school-age children

Katy Branch Library
Fiesta Hispana. Come celebrate with us!
Saturday, October 4
1:00 - 3:00 p.m.
All ages welcome

Northwest Branch Library
Mini-Piñatas. Make your own mini-piñata and fill it with tasty treats
Saturday, October 11
2:00 - 3:30 p.m.
Tweens & teens

All programs are free and open to the public. For full listings of events, visit your branch's events calendar.