This is a time to recognize the contributions of Hispanic Americans to the United States and to celebrate Hispanic heritage and culture.
Saturday, Sep 13, 2014: WILLIE VELASQUEZ READING
LAS PALMAS BRANCH LIBRARY
Barbara Renaud, author of The Boy Made of Lightning, will present her interactive book about the voting rights pioneer along with a question and answer session.
Monday, Sep 15, 2014 to Wednesday, Oct 15, 2014: SAN ANTO CULTURAL ARTS EXHIBIT
MEMORIAL BRANCH LIBRARY
San Anto Cultural Arts is local Westside non-profit arts organization. They will donate a 15 piece art display.
Wednesday, Sep 17, 2014: ONE-OF-A-KIND JUDGE: THE HONORABLE HIPPO GARCIA
In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, author Joan Cook Carabin will discuss her book, "One-Of-A-Kind Judge", a tribute to the many accomplishments of U.S. Federal District Judge, Hipolito Frank Garcia.
Thursday, Sep 18, 2014: SAN ANTO CULTURAL ARTS - Reception
San Anto Cultural Arts Celebrates Hispanic Artist - Reception for Art Exhibit - September 18 at Memorial Library
Saturday, Sep 20, 2014: Battle of Alazan Creek, 201st Anniversary
Through the words of reenactor and historian Gus Martinez, be a part of the action of the Battle of Alazan Creek which took place on the Westside in June 1813 and was part of the Mexican War of Independence.
Tuesday, Sep 23, 2014: THEY ANSWERED THE CALL: A DISCUSSION WITH LATINO VETERANS OF VIETNAM
Gil Dominguez, author of They Answered the Call and a panel of Latino veterans will discuss their experiences during the Vietnam War.
Thursday, Sep 25, 2014: CLUB DE LECTURA
Thursday, Sep 25, 2014: TEEN PROGRAM: CHOCOLATE!!!!
TEEN SERVICES AT CENTRAL
Saturday, Oct 4, 2014: LORITA DRIVE
COLLINS GARDEN LIBRARY
Acoustic duo Lorita Drive, Aaron and Amanda Magana, perform original and popular songs in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month.
Wednesday, Oct 15, 2014: BOOK READING BY CARMEN TAFOLLA
Las Comadres & Friends National Latino Book Club presents a Book Reading by Carmen Tafolla, San Antonio's Poet Laureate. Ms.Tafolla will read from her new poetry book, This River Here: Poems of San Antonio.
Saturday, Nov 15, 2014: PUERTO RICAN HERITAGE SOCIETY ARTISAN EXHIBIT
COLLINS GARDEN LIBRARY
Artisans from Puerto Rico will explain their craft and share their art.