Hispanic Heritage @ Your Library

September 15th is the start of Hispanic Heritage Month and runs through mid-October. During this time, we honor the independence of the following Latin American countries: Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Mexico, and Chile with cultural and festive programs.

Listed below are highlighted events for the weeks to come. The programs below do not require registration or tickets. To see our full calendar of Hispanic Heritage programs, click here.

Hispanic Heritage Festival 2008

Tuesday, 9/15

Puppet Show @ Atascocita Library 4pm- Bring the kids to see a special show about Hispanic heritage and stay for a craft!

Wednesday, 9/16

Fiesta Fridge Magnets @ La Porte Library 3:15pm- Children will enjoy making their own magnet with a fiesta-inspired design! 

Thursday, 9/17

Flower Making @ Jacinto City Library 3pm- Children will learn to make flowers out of tissue paper! 

Saturday, 9/19

"Ojo de Dios" Craft @ Cypress Creek Library 2pm- Also know as the "Eye of God," this is a common and easy craft for kids.

Thursday, 9/24

Latin Dance Demonstration @ Clear Lake (Freeman) Library 6pm- Adults are invited to learn about traditional Latin dance!

Saturday, 9/26

Hispanic Heritage Festival @ North Channel Library 10am-2pm - Join us for our 4th Annual Hispanic Heritage Festival. We will have crafts, entertainment, food, and plenty more for your family to enjoy! 

Hispanic Heritage Festival @ Maud Marks Library 12pm-4pm - For those who live in the Katy area (or closer to that area), you will also have a chance to celebrate Hispanic Heritage with food, fun, and more!

Saturday, 10/3

Mariachis @ Aldine Library 3pm- Take a break at the library to enjoy traditional music from Mariachis while checking out materials from the library.

Saturday, 10/10

Saturday Fiesta @ Fairbanks Library 11am-3pm- Stop by the library to enjoy an afternoon of food, crafts, and fun!

Tuesday, 10/13

Latin Cooking Demo @ Baldwin Boettcher 5pm- Adults are invited to learn about 'South of the Border' cooking and even sample some exotic flavors!

Wednesday, 10/14

How Nanita Learned to Make Flan @ Atascocita Library 3:30pm- Bring the children to see the popular Houston Grand Opera To Go's rendition of "How Nanita Learned to Make Flan."

Friday, 10/16

How Nanita Learned to Make Flan @ Baldwin Boettcher Library 3:30pm- In case you are unable to see the 1st showing, Houston's Opera to Go will visit Baldwin Boettcher for a 2nd showing! 

Be sure to check out our calendar for all Hispanic Heritage programs. We have more that may require registration or tickets.

Hasta Luego!