September 15 to October 15 is National Hispanic American Heritage Month! Please join us in paying tribute to the many generations of Hispanic Americans who have enriched and positively influenced our nation. We have several fun events planned to celebrate the history and culture of these peoples. We hope you’ll attend one or more and join in the fun!
Taino Rock Carvings
Belmont — Monday, September 26 @ 4:30 PM
Get to know the history of the Taino, an indigenous people that many Puerto Ricans, Cubans, and Dominicans can trace their heritage back to. We will learn more about the beautiful carvings the Taino made and try our hand at carving clay ourselves.
Broad Rock — Wednesday, September 28 @ 6:30 PM
Sample a menu of delectable reading selections by Hispanic authors! Encounter new writers and literary styles! Explore the Spanish-speaking world through literature (books will be in English)! Meet new people and have fun!
Taller de Artesania para Niños ~ Children’s Craft Workshop
Broad Rock Branch — Saturday, October 1 @ 1:00 PM
Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month by making Guatemalan worry dolls!
¡Celebra el Mes de Herencia Hispana por hacer muñecas quitapenas Guatemaltecas!
Bilingual program ~ Programa bilingue
Bilingual Storytime with the Children’s Museum of Richmond
East End Branch — Monday, October 3 @ 10:30 AM
Visit the East End Library to join us and the Children’s Museum of Richmond for a fun-filled storytime of reading, singing, and learning Spanish!
This month we will be reading Quick as a Cricket by Audrey Wood!
Bilingual Family Storytime / Hora de cuentos bilingüe para familias
Broad Rock Branch — Wednesday, October 5 @ 10:30 AM
Join us at the Broad Rock library for Storytime in English and Spanish! Perfect for babies and children 0 – 5. ¡Únete a nosotros en la biblioteca Broad Rock para la hora del cuentos en inglés y español! Perfecto para bebés y niños tienen 0 – 5 años.