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Hispanic Heritage Month: Hispanic Heritage Month

Learn about how MPL celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month!

Hispanic Heritage Month

About Hispanic Heritage Month

The United States commemorates National Hispanic Heritage Month (HHM) as an annual celebration from September 15th to October 15th. During this time, the U.S. recognizes the many contributions of Hispanic Americans that have enriched our communities.

At McAllen Public Library, we are celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month by hosting virtual programs throughout the month the spotlight the Hispanic community. Such programs will include book talks, crafts, discussions, music reviews, storytime, and more!

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Past Themes

2020 HHM Virtual Events @ MPL

Fiesta Family Storytime
Tuesday, September 15th │ 3:00PM
Hosted by Palm View Branch Library

Diez Y Seis de Septiembre Storytime
Wednesday, September 16th │ 10:00AM
Hosted by Main Library

Celebremos a Mexico Bilingual Storytime
Thursday, September 17th │ 3:00PM

Hosted by Palm View Branch Library

Atlas Adventures - Guatemala
Friday, September 18th │ 2:00PM
Hosted by Main Library

El Perro con Sombrero: A Bilingual Doggy Tale Storytime
Monday, September 21st │ 2:00PM
Hosted by Lark Branch Library


Kids on STEAM - Mini Piñatas
Wednesday, September 23rd │ 2:00PM
Hosted by Lark Branch Library


Make & Take Craft - Maracas
Monday, September 28th │ 10:00AM
Hosted by Palm View Branch Library

De Colores Virtual Family Storytime
Tuesday, September 29th │ 3:00PM
Hosted by Palm View Branch Library

Join us on Google Meet at bit.ly/mplteensprogram.

DIY Live - Aguas Frescas
Wednesday, September 16th │ 3:00PM
Hosted by Main Library

DIY Live - Mini Piñatas
Wednesday, September 23rd │ 3:00PM
Hosted by Main Library

DIY Live  - Felt Sugar Skull
Wednesday, September 30th │ 3:00PM
Hosted by Main Library

Adult Book Club - The House on Mango Street
Tuesday, September 15th │ 3:00PM 
For link & registration, visit us online at: mcallenlibrary.libnet.info/events
Hosted by Lark Branch Library


Cromatica Music Review featuring Freddy Fender
Tuesday, September 15th │ 3:00PM
Hosted by Main Library

Make & Take Craft - Hispanic Heritage Month 
Wednesday, September 16th │ 1:00PM
For link & registration, visit us online at: mcallenlibrary.libnet.info/events
Hosted by Lark Branch Library


Frontier Roots featuring Notable Hispanics in RGV
Thursday, September 17th │ 2:00PM

Hosted by Main Library

Natural Existence featuring Hispanic scientists
Friday, September 18th │ 12:00PM
Hosted by Main Library

Food for Thought featuring traditional Hispanic foods
Tuesday, September 22nd │ 3:00PM
Hosted by Main Library

Papel Picado Craft
Thursday, September 24th │ 12:00PM
Hosted by Main Library

Adult Painting Class
Friday, September 25th │ 2:00PM 
For link & registration, visit us online at: mcallenlibrary.libnet.info/events
Hosted by Lark Branch Library


Book Talk - Dominicana
Friday, September 25th │ 3:00PM
Hosted by Main Library


Online Resources for Hispanic Genealogy
Sunday, September 27
th │ 2:00PM
Hosted by Main Library


Food for Thought featuring traditional Hispanic foods
Tuesday, October 13th │ 3:00PM
Hosted by Main Library