Dayton Metro Library celebrates the culture and history of Hispanic Americans during National Hispanic Heritage Month (NHHM, Thursday, September 15 - Saturday, October 15) with a variety of fun and engaging programs for all ages.
Here’s a few upcoming NHHM programs:
Orgullo Mexicano, Traditional Mexican Dancers: Celebrating Afro-Mexican Roots
Main Library, Bassani Theater Off Third
Monday, September 12, 5:30 - 8 pm
For Adults and Families
Orgullo Mexicano will perform Afro-Mexican folklore dances, giving patrons an opportunity to learn traditional dances.
Interactive Book Reading (Spanish/English): Author Adriana Prieto Quintero
Huber Heights Branch Library
Saturday, September 17, 3 - 4 pm
For Families, Pre-K/Kindergartners, and kids in Grades 1-4
Adriana Prieto Quintero is a writer and teacher from Venezuela with over ten years of experience in teaching both Literature and Spanish. She will read from her book, Where Are We From?.
An Evening of Poetry with Albino Carrillo
Wilmington-Stroop Branch Library
Thursday, September 29, 6 - 7 pm
For Adults and Teens
University of Dayton professor and Pushcart Prize nominee Albino Carrillo will share his poetry and discuss where he finds inspiration for his writing.
Registration is not required. For detailed information about these programs and to view more of DML’s NHHM programs, visit DaytonMetroLibrary.org/LatinXCulture or call the Library’s Ask Me Line at 937.463.2665.