Celebrate with the Library
From September 15 - October 15, communities across the country observe the annual Hispanic Heritage Month.
Hispanic Heritage Month pays tribute to the generations of Hispanic Americans who have positively influenced and enriched our nation and society.
Exhibit: Day of the Dead / Dia de los Muertos Altars
Exhibit: October 15 - November 30 at Central Library
Deadline for Submission of Interest: Sept. 30
Day of the Dead is a Mexican holiday that focuses on gathering family and friends to remember friends and family members who have died.
Find a Good Book
Check out our Hispanic American Adventurers, Heroes and Role Models Book List, for kids, teens and adults.
Learn About Your Award Winning Librarian-Author
Youth Services librarian Mariela Aguilar's bilingual book "Clara Guevara y Glúcar Azúcar - Clara Guevara and Glugar Sugar" has received the Fundación Leer/IBBY Costa Rica Cuentos de mi Tía Panchita literary award in the translation category.
2017 Arlington County Latino American Festival
Sunday, Oct. 15, 2-6 p.m. at Kenmore Middle School
Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with live music, authentic Latino food, artistic presentations, games for kids and much more!
Learn more on the County calendar.
More Hispanic Heritage Month Events at the Library
- Sept. 30 - All Ages Performance with 1, 2, 3 Andrés
- Oct. 1 - All Ages Performance with 1, 2, 3 Andrés
- Oct. 3 - Make It Tuesday: Mexican Style Necklaces
- Oct. 7 - Wrap Up In A Warm Story
- Oct. 14 - Canciones y Cuentos with Author Lulu Delacre