October Hispanic Heritage Month Events at  Broward County Libraries 

Pre-Colombian statues representing Hispanic Heritage Month.

Hispanic art, music, dance and literature this month at your library.

DATE: October 1, 2013
MEDIA CONTACT: Catherine McElrath
Libraries Division
PHONE: 954-357-7402

BROWARD COUNTY, Fla. - As Hispanic Heritage Month moves into October,
Broward County Libraries keeps the fun going with more great programs for all ages. Concerts and live performances will include classical piano/viola concert, traditional music from the Andes Mountains, a magic show for family and children, music and folklore of Mexico and dance and costumes from Venezuela.
Take part in a fiesta where you can sample Mexican food and children can experience the joy of the pinata.Book presentations, author talks, movies and Spanish grammar and language classes round out the month's festivities. All events below are free and open to the public. For questions on individual events and programs, please call library directly.

Hispanic Heritage Month Classes & Workshops

Books & Authors

  • October 2 - Author Book Presentation: No a la Leche with author Tatiana Barrera, 6 to 7:30 p.m., Weston Library, 4205 Bonaventure Blvd., Weston, FL 33332, 954-357-5420
  • October 8 - El Tiempo Entre Costuras by Maria Duenas: Book talk in Spanish, 5:30 to 7 p.m., Northwest Regional Library, 3151 University Drive, Coral Springs, FL 33065, 954-357-7990
  • October 15 - Booked for Lunch: The House of the Spirits by Isabel Allende. Dessert/Beverages provided – bring bag lunch, 12:30 to 2:30 p.m., Imperial Point Library, 5985 N. Federal Highway, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308, 954-357-6530
  • October 16 - Let's Talk About Books, The Brief, Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Diaz to 2 p.m., Pembroke Pines Library, 955 NW 129 Avenue, Pembroke Pines, FL 33028, 954-357-6750

Children and Families

Hispanic Heritage  Month Arts and Culture Events

The award-winning Broward County Libraries Division, founded in 1974, is the ninth largest library system in the nation by population served and one of the busiest, with more than 9 million walk-in customers visiting its 40 locations annually. The library has more than 3.4 million items and 2,000 computers for public use, and offers hundreds of events and programs to meet the needs of Broward County's diverse community. Broward County Libraries Division continues its strong emphasis on literacy, after-school programs and electronic access. In addition to our comprehensive Web site, Broward.org/Library which provides information about library activities, links to online catalogs, reference information and databases, customers can visit BCL WoW - Broward County Library Without Walls – for free eBooks, music, audiobooks, apps and more. Customers may also follow Libraries on Facebook and Twitter. Libraries Division also administers the services, programs, collections and exhibits of the Broward County Historical Commission.


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