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The following list contains programs that matched your search, sorted by program types and date from 9/23/2014 to 12/22/2014.

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Art/Photography     Books/Literature/Writing     Education Support     En Español     Movies/Films     Multicultural     Performance/Dance/Music     Storytime     


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Art Club
Exercise your creativity and learn new skills in a group setting. Join our young artists' club as we explore different media and techniques to make art to enhance the library. This month's theme is Hispanic Heritage Month. Audience: Preteen (8-11), Elementary (5-11)

Art Club
Exercise your creativity and learn new skills in a group setting. Join our young artists' club as we explore different media and techniques to make art in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month. Audience: Teens (12-18)

Story Explorers
Explore books and stories in creative ways through interactive activities including math, science, games, and more! This week will feature activities to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month. Audience: Preschool (3-5), Elementary (5-11), Family/Youth & Caregivers

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Read-A-Book
Come join us as we conclude our celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month with an investigation of Hispanic cookbooks and cuisine and learn about measurements in this hands-on program for school-age children. Audience: Elementary (5-11), Preteen (8-11)

A Celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month
Join us for this lively look at Hispanic culture in the arts. See how this culture has added a wonderful dynamic to our way of life! Watch a presentation about Hispanic literature, then stay to watch the movie, "Bless Me, Ultima." Refreshments. Audience: Adults, Seniors, Teens (12-18)

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Afternoon Adventures
Come celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with us as we develop literacy and critical thinking skills through books and hands-on activities. Audience: Elementary (5-11), Preteen (8-11)

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Hispanic Heritage Month: Manta de memorias/ Legacy Quilt
Celebra el Mes de la Herencia Hispana creando una Manta de memorias. Comparte tu cultura y herencia por medio de este proyecto interactivo dirigido por Erin Dennison. Come celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month by creating a Legacy Quilt as a family. Pass on your culture and heritage through this interactive project led by Erin Dennison. Audience: Preschool (3-5), Toddlers (18-35 months), Babies (0-17 months)

Poetry Reading Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month
Please join us for a poetry reading by Kurma Murrain-Collins.Kurma Murrain is a Colombian-American poet and philologist who graduated from the Universidad Nacional de Colombia. Her works include a book of poems titled Esta Soy and various other literary works. Her poetry has appeared in international journals and online magazines such as El Tiempo, Que Pasa, La Noticia, Label Me Latina/o, and Iodine Poetry Journal. In addition, she has translated books from English to Spanish that include Life in the Shadow of the Swastika by Frieda Roos-Van Hessen. In Charlotte, North Carolina, she has been a founding member of the poetry groups ArteSanos de la Palabra and Voz Es. Audience: Adults

Hispanic Heritage Month Program: The Magic Kite
Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with art and storytelling! Mexican artist Rosalia Weiner will share “The Magic Kite,” a story about a boy who is separated from his father but finds comfort through his imagination. Create a take-home memory kite! Audience: Elementary (5-11), Family/Youth & Caregivers

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A Celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month
Join us for this lively look at Hispanic culture in the arts. See how this culture has added a wonderful dynamic to our way of life! Watch a presentation about Hispanic literature, then stay to watch the movie, "Bless Me, Ultima." Refreshments. Audience: Adults, Seniors, Teens (12-18)

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Hispanic Heritage Month: Manta de memorias/ Legacy Quilt
Celebra el Mes de la Herencia Hispana creando una Manta de memorias. Comparte tu cultura y herencia por medio de este proyecto interactivo dirigido por Erin Dennison. Come celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month by creating a Legacy Quilt as a family. Pass on your culture and heritage through this interactive project led by Erin Dennison. Audience: Preschool (3-5), Toddlers (18-35 months), Babies (0-17 months)

Poetry Reading Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month
Please join us for a poetry reading by Kurma Murrain-Collins.Kurma Murrain is a Colombian-American poet and philologist who graduated from the Universidad Nacional de Colombia. Her works include a book of poems titled Esta Soy and various other literary works. Her poetry has appeared in international journals and online magazines such as El Tiempo, Que Pasa, La Noticia, Label Me Latina/o, and Iodine Poetry Journal. In addition, she has translated books from English to Spanish that include Life in the Shadow of the Swastika by Frieda Roos-Van Hessen. In Charlotte, North Carolina, she has been a founding member of the poetry groups ArteSanos de la Palabra and Voz Es. Audience: Adults

Cultural Exploration: Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month
Join us as we celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month! Let's honor Hispanic and Latino Americans for the contributions that members of this diverse cultural group have made. We will be sharing stories, doing an activity, and eating snacks! Audience: Elementary (5-11)

Hispanic Heritage Month Program: The Magic Kite
Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with art and storytelling! Mexican artist Rosalia Weiner will share “The Magic Kite,” a story about a boy who is separated from his father but finds comfort through his imagination. Create a take-home memory kite! Audience: Elementary (5-11), Family/Youth & Caregivers

A Celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month
Join us for this lively look at Hispanic culture in the arts. See how this culture has added a wonderful dynamic to our way of life! Watch a presentation about Hispanic literature, then stay to watch the movie, "Bless Me, Ultima." Refreshments. Audience: Adults, Seniors, Teens (12-18)

Performance/Dance/Musicback to top

Poetry Reading Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month
Please join us for a poetry reading by Kurma Murrain-Collins.Kurma Murrain is a Colombian-American poet and philologist who graduated from the Universidad Nacional de Colombia. Her works include a book of poems titled Esta Soy and various other literary works. Her poetry has appeared in international journals and online magazines such as El Tiempo, Que Pasa, La Noticia, Label Me Latina/o, and Iodine Poetry Journal. In addition, she has translated books from English to Spanish that include Life in the Shadow of the Swastika by Frieda Roos-Van Hessen. In Charlotte, North Carolina, she has been a founding member of the poetry groups ArteSanos de la Palabra and Voz Es. Audience: Adults

Explore and Discover Through Dance: Hispanic Heritage Month
Join Angie Acosta to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with a presentation on dance. The presentation will include audience participation so come ready to try some new dance moves! Audience: Teens (12-18)

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Story Explorers
Explore books and stories in creative ways through interactive activities including math, science, games, and more! This week will feature activities to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month. Audience: Preschool (3-5), Elementary (5-11), Family/Youth & Caregivers

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