Library celebrates its 15th anniversary HHM celebration
Hispanic Heritage Month,
September 15 through October 15, celebrates
Latino heritage and honors independence for the Latin American
countries from Spain of Guatemala (Sept. 15, 1821), El Salvador
(Sept. 15, 1821), Honduras (Sept. 15, 1821), Nicaragua (Sept.
15, 1821), Costa Rica (Sept. 15, 1821), México (Sept. 16,
1810), Chile (Sept. 18, 1810), Panamá (Nov. 3, 1903), Dominican
Republic (Feb. 27, 1844), Paraguay (May 15, 1811), Cuba (May 20,
1902), Venezuela (July 5, 1812), Argentina (July 9, 1810),
Colombia (July 20, 1810), Puerto Rico (July 25, 1952), Perú
(July 28, 1821), Bolivia (August 6, 1825), Ecuador (August
1809), and Uruguay (August 25, 1830).
Several major events have highlighted the month at various
library locations with a culminating event, sponsored by the
Library Legacy Foundation, that featured music, dancing,
cooking demonstrations, prizes, and art on
Oct. 5 at the Main Library.
Oct. 5, 2013 included:
10:30-11:30 Welcome and Michal T Promotions presents Toledo
Salsa Dancers- Wintergarden;
11:30-12:30 Cooking Demonstration with Lina G. Barrera
and Syndi Guerrero- Huntington Meeting Room;
12:30-1:30 Children’s Art Project with Delfina Zapata and
Music by Hector Mendoza- Wintergarden;
1:30-3:00 Library Staff Salsa Contest- McMaster Lobby (Chips
courtesy of Stadium Salsa)
events include the following programs:
– Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month at our fun-filled outdoor
family Fiesta! We will have an inflatable obstacle course,
snacks, music and more! This program is sponsored in part by the
Library Legacy Foundation.
Tuesday, October 15 - 4 p.m.
Birmingham Branch Library, 203 Paine Ave.
2. Film FOCUS: An Independent Film Festival (Festival of
Monday, October 14 – 6:15 p.m.
Inocente (40 min.) Academy Award® Winner –
Best Documentary Short Subject; USA, Directed by Sean Fine and
Andrea Nix; Academy award-winning documentary is an intensely
personal and vibrant coming of age film about a young artist’s
fierce determination to never surrender to the bleakness of her
In the photo are:
Lina G. Barrera
and Syndi Guerrero.
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