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Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month!

The Palm Beach County Library System invites you to the Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration. We celebrate our community’s cultural diversity, the beautiful traditions of Latin American countries, and the contributions Hispanics have made to American society. Join us for a wide variety of events for the entire family. Check the calendar for special events at your local branch. Events offered in English and Spanish.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Palm Beach County Library System.

Check out Our Hispanic Heritage Month Collection

Hispanic Heritage Month
Hispanic Heritage Month for Kids
Celebremos Nuestra Herencia Latina

Upcoming Events

E.g., 08/23/2019
E.g., 08/23/2019

Aren't They Grand? Celebrate Grandparents!

Jupiter Branch
Fri, Sep 06, 10:00 am

September is National Grandparents Month. Let's sing, dance and create special stories all about our grandmas and grandpas. Ages 1-5. (45 min.) Call (561) 744-2301 to preregister.

About this Series

September is National Grandparents Month. Let's sing, dance and create special stories all about our grandmas and grandpas. Ages 1-5. (45 min.) Call (561) 744-2301 to preregister.

09/06

Hispanic Heritage Month Kickoff Event: With You Venezuela, Musical Presentation by Papagayo Vocal Ensemble

Celebración de apertura del mes de la herencia hispana: Contigo Venezuela, presentación de Papagayo Ensamble Vocal

Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Sep 07, 2:30 pm
Sábado, 07 de septiembre,  2:30 pm

Under the direction of renowned singer and music producer, Claudio Corsi, Papagayo Vocal Ensemble will perform beautiful music from Venezuela and Latin America. Todas las edades. All ages. (60 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.Se requiere registrarse. 

Bajo la dirección del renombrado cantante y productor musical Claudio Corsi, Papagayo Ensamble Vocal nos deleitará con música tradicional venezolana y de Latinoamérica. Todas las edades. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 

About this Series

Under the direction of renowned singer and music producer, Claudio Corsi, Papagayo Vocal Ensemble will perform beautiful music from Venezuela and Latin America. Todas las edades. All ages. (60 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.Se requiere registrarse. 

09/07
Bajo la dirección del renombrado cantante y productor musical Claudio Corsi, Papagayo Ensamble Vocal nos deleitará con música tradicional venezolana y de Latinoamérica. Todas las edades. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 
09/07

Sunday Cinema

Gardens Branch
Sun, Sep 08, 2:00 pm

"Frida." ©Miramax. (118 min.) Call (561) 626-6133 to preregister.R

About this Series

"Frida." ©Miramax. (118 min.) Call (561) 626-6133 to preregister.R

09/08

Crafternoon

Belle Glade Branch
Sat, Sep 14, 2:30 pm

Stop in the story time room for a casual craft time. Ages 4 & up. (45 min.) Call (561) 996-3453 to preregister.

More Dates for This Activity

Sat, Sep 28, 2:30 pm
About this Series

Stop in the story time room for a casual craft time. Ages 4 & up. (45 min.) Call (561) 996-3453 to preregister.

09/14
09/28

Cuba & Its Music

Cuba y su música

Greenacres Branch
Sat, Sep 14, 2:30 pm
Sábado, 14 de septiembre,  2:30 pm

Ángel Roque and his trio perform beloved music from Cuba, with vocalist Marta Ivelisse. Todas las edades. All ages. (60 min.) Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.Se requiere registrarse. 

Disfrute de la preciosa música cubana ofrecida por el Maestro Ángel Roque y su trio, acompañado por la vocalista Marta Ivelisse. Todas las edades. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 

About this Series

Ángel Roque and his trio perform beloved music from Cuba, with vocalist Marta Ivelisse. Todas las edades. All ages. (60 min.) Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.Se requiere registrarse. 

09/14
Disfrute de la preciosa música cubana ofrecida por el Maestro Ángel Roque y su trio, acompañado por la vocalista Marta Ivelisse. Todas las edades. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 
09/14

Wayna: Music of the Andes

¡Celebremos a Ecuador, Perú y Bolivia!

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Sun, Sep 15, 2:00 pm
Domingo, 15 de septiembre,  2:00 pm

Wayna’s repertoire recreates traditional and contemporary sounds and melodies from the highlands of Ecuador, Perú & Bolivia. Todas las edades. All ages. (60 min.) Call (561) 894-7500 to preregister.Se requiere registrarse. 

Wayna, Música de los Andes, presentará un repertorio de música tradicional y contemporánea de Ecuador, Perú y Bolivia. Todas las edades. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 

About this Series

Wayna’s repertoire recreates traditional and contemporary sounds and melodies from the highlands of Ecuador, Perú & Bolivia. Todas las edades. All ages. (60 min.) Call (561) 894-7500 to preregister.Se requiere registrarse. 

09/15
Wayna, Música de los Andes, presentará un repertorio de música tradicional y contemporánea de Ecuador, Perú y Bolivia. Todas las edades. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 
09/15

Art/Make: Isabel Villaseñor

Lantana Road Branch
Mon, Sep 16, 10:00 am

Learn about Isabel Villaseñor and her work while creating Villaseñor-inspired prints of your own. All materials provided. Limit 25. (90 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

About this Series

Learn about Isabel Villaseñor and her work while creating Villaseñor-inspired prints of your own. All materials provided. Limit 25. (90 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

09/16

Latin American Classical Music on Viola With David Pedraza

Música clásica de latinoamérica en viola con David Pedraza

West Boynton Branch
Mon, Sep 16, 2:00 pm
Lunes, 16 de septiembre,  2:00 pm

Mexican violist David Pedraza performs classical music by Latin American composers. Todas las edades. All ages. (60 min.) Call (561) 734-5556 to preregister.Se requiere registrarse. 

El violista mexicano David Pedraza interpreta música clásica de compositores latinoamericanos. Todas las edades. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 

About this Series

Mexican violist David Pedraza performs classical music by Latin American composers. Todas las edades. All ages. (60 min.) Call (561) 734-5556 to preregister.Se requiere registrarse. 

09/16
El violista mexicano David Pedraza interpreta música clásica de compositores latinoamericanos. Todas las edades. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 
09/16

Hispanic Heritage Documentary Series

Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Sep 17, 2:00 pm

"Ecuador: The Royal Tour." ©PBS. (60 min.) First come, first served. Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.Shown with permission. 

About this Series

"Ecuador: The Royal Tour." ©PBS. (60 min.) First come, first served. Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.Shown with permission. 

09/17

Stitchin’ in the Stacks: Hispanic Heritage Month

Taller de manualidades: Bordados

Main Library
Wed, Sep 18, 2:00 pm
Miércoles, 18 de septiembre,  2:00 pm

Create Latin American embroidery patterns. Cross stitch supplies provided. Basic knowledge of needlecraft required. (90 min.) Call (561) 233-2600 to preregister.Se requiere registrarse. 

Crea bordados hechos con patrones típicos de Latinoamérica. Se proveerán materiales. Se requiere tener destrezas básicas. (90 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 

About this Series

Create Latin American embroidery patterns. Cross stitch supplies provided. Basic knowledge of needlecraft required. (90 min.) Call (561) 233-2600 to preregister.Se requiere registrarse. 

09/18
Crea bordados hechos con patrones típicos de Latinoamérica. Se proveerán materiales. Se requiere tener destrezas básicas. (90 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 
09/18

Celebrate Colombia

¡Celebremos a Colombia!

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Wed, Sep 18, 6:00 pm
Miércoles, 18 de septiembre,  6:00 pm

Musical group DobleKlave will offer a repertoire that includes vallenatos, cumbia and salsa in celebration of the beautiful Colombian culture. Todas las edades. All ages. (60 min.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.Se requiere registrarse. 

El grupo musical DobleKlave los deleitará con un repertorio que incluye vallenatos, cumbia y salsa, en celebración de la cultura colombiana. Todas las edades. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 

About this Series

Musical group DobleKlave will offer a repertoire that includes vallenatos, cumbia and salsa in celebration of the beautiful Colombian culture. Todas las edades. All ages. (60 min.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.Se requiere registrarse. 

09/18
El grupo musical DobleKlave los deleitará con un repertorio que incluye vallenatos, cumbia y salsa, en celebración de la cultura colombiana. Todas las edades. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 
09/18

Hispanic Heritage Month Story Time

Hora de cuentos en el mes de La Herencia Hispana

Jupiter Branch
Thu, Sep 19, 6:00 pm
Jueves, 19 de septiembre,  6:00 pm

Join staff from the Library and El Sol as we celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with stories, songs and more! Edades 2-6. Ages 2-6. (30 min.) Call (561) 744-2301 to preregister.Se requiere registrarse. 

Unase al personal de la biblioteca y El Sol para celebrar el mes de La Herencia Hispana con cuentos, canciones y mucho más! Edades 2-6. (30 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 

About this Series

Join staff from the Library and El Sol as we celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with stories, songs and more! Edades 2-6. Ages 2-6. (30 min.) Call (561) 744-2301 to preregister.Se requiere registrarse. 

09/19
Unase al personal de la biblioteca y El Sol para celebrar el mes de La Herencia Hispana con cuentos, canciones y mucho más! Edades 2-6. (30 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 
09/19

National Welcoming Week: The Florida Refugee Experience

Main Library
Thu, Sep 19, 6:30 pm

Discuss the book, "A Dream Called Home,” by Reyna Grande. Panelists include immigrants and local refugees who will share their experiences. Co-sponsored by the Florida Department of Children and Families, Refugee Services and Project Transition, PBC School District. Books available at the research services desk. (60 min.)  Call (561) 233-2600 to preregister.

About this Series

Discuss the book, "A Dream Called Home,” by Reyna Grande. Panelists include immigrants and local refugees who will share their experiences. Co-sponsored by the Florida Department of Children and Families, Refugee Services and Project Transition, PBC School District. Books available at the research services desk. (60 min.)  Call (561) 233-2600 to preregister.

09/19

Hispanic Heritage Month Family Movie & Crafts

Belle Glade Branch
Sat, Sep 21, 11:30 am

"Coco." ©Disney Pixar. (109 min.) Refreshments provided. Call (561) 996-3453 to preregister.PG

About this Series

"Coco." ©Disney Pixar. (109 min.) Refreshments provided. Call (561) 996-3453 to preregister.PG

09/21

Cuba & Its Music

Cuba y su música

Glades Road Branch
Sat, Sep 21, 2:30 pm
Sábado, 21 de septiembre,  2:30 pm

Ángel Roque and his trio perform beloved music from Cuba, with vocalist Marta Ivelisse. Todas las edades. All ages. (60 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.Se requiere registrarse. 

Disfrute de la preciosa música cubana ofrecida por el Maestro Ángel Roque y su trio, acompañado por la vocalista Marta Ivelisse. Todas las edades. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 

About this Series

Ángel Roque and his trio perform beloved music from Cuba, with vocalist Marta Ivelisse. Todas las edades. All ages. (60 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.Se requiere registrarse. 

09/21
Disfrute de la preciosa música cubana ofrecida por el Maestro Ángel Roque y su trio, acompañado por la vocalista Marta Ivelisse. Todas las edades. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 
09/21

Celebrate Colombia!

¡Celebremos a Colombia!

Gardens Branch
Sun, Sep 22, 2:00 pm
Domingo, 22 de septiembre,  2:00 pm

Musical group DobleKlave will offer a repertoire that includes Vallenatos, Cumbia and Salsa in celebration of the beautiful Colombian culture. Todas las edades. All ages. (60 min.) Call (561) 626-6133 to preregister.Se requiere registrarse. 

El grupo musical DobleKlave los deleitará con un repertorio que incluye vallenatos y cumbia en celebración de la cultura colombiana. Todas las edades. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 

About this Series

Musical group DobleKlave will offer a repertoire that includes Vallenatos, Cumbia and Salsa in celebration of the beautiful Colombian culture. Todas las edades. All ages. (60 min.) Call (561) 626-6133 to preregister.Se requiere registrarse. 

09/22
El grupo musical DobleKlave los deleitará con un repertorio que incluye vallenatos y cumbia en celebración de la cultura colombiana. Todas las edades. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 
09/22

Papel Picado

Lantana Road Branch
Mon, Sep 23, 2:30 pm

Make a papercraft inspired by Mexican folk art banners. Limit 25. (90 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

About this Series

Make a papercraft inspired by Mexican folk art banners. Limit 25. (90 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

09/23

Tertulia literaria: "La hija de la española” de Karina Sainz Borgo

(Book Discussion, in Spanish: "It Would Be Night in Caracas," by Karina Sainz Borgo)

Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Sep 24, 3:00 pm
Martes, 24 de septiembre,  3:00 pm

Las copias están disponibles en el mostrador de consulta. Limite 10. (90 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 

About this Series

Las copias están disponibles en el mostrador de consulta. Limite 10. (90 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 

09/24

Informed & Engaged: Documentary

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Tue, Sep 24, 6:00 pm

"A Class Apart." ©PBS. (60 min.)  Built around the landmark 1954 legal case Hernandez v. Texas, the first Mexican American civil-rights case heard and decided in the U.S. Supreme Court. It also brings to life the fight to dismantle the discrimination targeted against the Mexican American community. Discussion to follow. (90 min.)  Call (561) 233-1880 to preregister. Shown with permission. Not rated.

About this Series

"A Class Apart." ©PBS. (60 min.)  Built around the landmark 1954 legal case Hernandez v. Texas, the first Mexican American civil-rights case heard and decided in the U.S. Supreme Court. It also brings to life the fight to dismantle the discrimination targeted against the Mexican American community. Discussion to follow. (90 min.)  Call (561) 233-1880 to preregister. Shown with permission. Not rated.

09/24

Book Discussion: "The Japanese Lover," by Isabel Allende 

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Wed, Sep 25, 2:00 pm

Ages 16 & up. (60 min.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

About this Series

Ages 16 & up. (60 min.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

09/25

Latin American Classical Music on Viola With David Pedraza

Música clásica de latinoamérica en viola con David Pedraza

Tequesta Branch
Wed, Sep 25, 2:30 pm
Miércoles, 25 de septiembre,  2:30 pm

Mexican violist David Pedraza performs classical music by Latin American composers. Todas las edades. All ages. (60 min.) Call (561) 746-5970 to preregister.Se requiere registrarse. 

El violista mexicano David Pedraza interpreta música clásica de compositores latinoamericanos. Todas las edades. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 

About this Series

Mexican violist David Pedraza performs classical music by Latin American composers. Todas las edades. All ages. (60 min.) Call (561) 746-5970 to preregister.Se requiere registrarse. 

09/25
El violista mexicano David Pedraza interpreta música clásica de compositores latinoamericanos. Todas las edades. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 
09/25

Celebrate 50 Years of Style

Jupiter Branch
Wed, Sep 25, 5:30 pm

Let them eat cake! Celebrate our 50th anniversary with cake, music and friends. Come dressed in your best sensational '60s attire for our costume contest. Refreshments provided. (60 min.) Call (561) 744-2301 to preregister.

About this Series

Let them eat cake! Celebrate our 50th anniversary with cake, music and friends. Come dressed in your best sensational '60s attire for our costume contest. Refreshments provided. (60 min.) Call (561) 744-2301 to preregister.

09/25

Latin American Classical Music on Viola With David Pedraza

Música clásica de latinoamérica en viola con David Pedraza

Glades Road Branch
Thu, Sep 26, 2:00 pm

Mexican violist David Pedraza performs classical music by Latin American composers. All ages. (60 min.) Preregister. (60 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

El violista mexicano David Pedraza interpreta música clásica de compositores latinoamericanos. Todas las edades. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse. (60 min.) 

About this Series

Mexican violist David Pedraza performs classical music by Latin American composers. All ages. (60 min.) Preregister. (60 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

09/26
El violista mexicano David Pedraza interpreta música clásica de compositores latinoamericanos. Todas las edades. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse. (60 min.) 
09/26

PBS Documentary

Lantana Road Branch
Thu, Sep 26, 2:00 pm

"Mariachi High." ©PBS. (60 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.Shown with permission. TV-G

About this Series

"Mariachi High." ©PBS. (60 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.Shown with permission. TV-G

09/26

Discovering Guatemala

Main Library
Thu, Sep 26, 3:30 pm

Guatemala is a country of live volcanoes, large mountains and gorgeous beaches. Discover all about it in this engaging exploration not to be missed! Snacks provided. All ages. Space is limited. (45 min.) Call (561) 233-2600 to preregister.

About this Series

Guatemala is a country of live volcanoes, large mountains and gorgeous beaches. Discover all about it in this engaging exploration not to be missed! Snacks provided. All ages. Space is limited. (45 min.) Call (561) 233-2600 to preregister.

09/26

Book Discussion: "The House of Broken Angels," by Luis Alberto Urrea

Acreage Branch
Thu, Sep 26, 6:00 pm

Staff-led book discussion. Copies available at the research services desk and as e-books accessible through the library’s catalog. Refreshments provided. (90 min.) Call (561) 681-4100 to preregister.

About this Series

Staff-led book discussion. Copies available at the research services desk and as e-books accessible through the library’s catalog. Refreshments provided. (90 min.) Call (561) 681-4100 to preregister.

09/26

Latin Music USA: Bridges & The Salsa Revolution

Lantana Road Branch
Fri, Sep 27, 3:00 pm

"Latin Music USA: Bridges & The Salsa Revolution." ©PBS. (120 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.Shown with permission. Not rated.

About this Series

"Latin Music USA: Bridges & The Salsa Revolution." ©PBS. (120 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.Shown with permission. Not rated.

09/27

Crafternoon

Belle Glade Branch
Sat, Sep 28, 2:30 pm

Stop in the story time room for a casual craft time. Ages 4 & up. (45 min.) Call (561) 996-3453 to preregister.

More Dates for This Activity

Sat, Sep 14, 2:30 pm
About this Series

Stop in the story time room for a casual craft time. Ages 4 & up. (45 min.) Call (561) 996-3453 to preregister.

09/14
09/28

The Hispanic Presence in America: Culture, Literature & Language

West Boca Branch
Sat, Sep 28, 2:30 pm

Yvette Fuentes, Ph.D., discusses the significant contributions and impact, Latin American culture, literature and Spanish language have had on American society. (60 min.) 

About this Series

Yvette Fuentes, Ph.D., discusses the significant contributions and impact, Latin American culture, literature and Spanish language have had on American society. (60 min.) 

09/28

Afro-Puerto Rican Dance With AfroQueña

Baile afro-puertorriqueño con AfroQueña

Main Library
Sun, Sep 29, 2:30 pm
Domingo, 29 de septiembre,  2:30 pm

A presentation of the traditional Afro-Puerto Rican Bomba through story and dance. Presented by AfroQueña Cultural Organization. Todas las edades. All ages. (60 min.) Call (561) 233-2600 to preregister.Se requiere registrarse. 

Baile afro-puertorriqueño - la Bomba, a través de historias y demostración de baile. Ofrecido por la organización cultural AfroQueña. Todas las edades. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 

About this Series

A presentation of the traditional Afro-Puerto Rican Bomba through story and dance. Presented by AfroQueña Cultural Organization. Todas las edades. All ages. (60 min.) Call (561) 233-2600 to preregister.Se requiere registrarse. 

09/29
Baile afro-puertorriqueño - la Bomba, a través de historias y demostración de baile. Ofrecido por la organización cultural AfroQueña. Todas las edades. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 
09/29