Hispanic Heritage 2023

Join us in celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month, which runs from September 15-October 15.

On September 1 at 7 p.m. the Library will be hosting Arthur Murray Dance Center instructor Elena Lewis. Learn Cha-Cha and Salsa beginner moves! This class is free and open to the public, intended for adults ages 18+.

GPL World Cinema is screening East Side Sushi on September 13 at 6:30 p.m. “A Latina woman aspires to become a sushi chef while working in a Japanese restaurant.” Rated PG. Drama. 1hr 30m.

On October 1, attend Fiesta Georgetown! Fiesta Georgetown’s purpose is to celebrate the culture and heritage of the Hispanic/ Latinx community. We invite everyone to come and share in this festive celebration of music, food, art, and dance. Admission and parking is free.

How else do we celebrate Hispanic Heritage? By reading and watching media by Hispanic creators. Check out one of these lists broken down by age group:

There is also a recording of a Tuesday Talk about local Hispanic heritage!  Tuesday Talks was a series from city employees about local history. Watch that video here.

We’re very excited to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with you. If you have any questions, please call the Library at 512.930.3551.