Hispanic Heritage Celebration

Hands playing drums and strumming guitars
Join Cleveland Public Library and the Julia de Burgos Cultural Arts Center for a celebration of Hispanic heritage and culture. Bring the entire family to this FREE event featuring crafts, song, dance, and food reflecting Cleveland’s vibrant Hispanic and Latino communities.
Sat, Sep, 22 at 4 pm
Julia de Burgos Cultural Arts Center
2800 Archwood Ave.


Puerto Rican Heritage Cultural Ambassadors

Beautiful view of fort San Cristobal in San Juan, Puerto RicoTeens and adults are invited to expand their horizons with this fun and engaging introduction to the history and culture of Puerto Rico from El Centro/The Center for Puerto Rican Studies at Hunter College-CUNY. Call 216-623-2921 or email ops@cpl.org for more information or to register.
Julia de Burgos Cultural Arts Center,
2800 Archwood Ave.


Music at Main: Mariachi Santa Cecilia

Men in blue jackets with stringed instruments.Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with a special Music at Main performance by Painesville-based Mariachi Santa Cecilia.
Sat, Sep 22 at 2pm in Main Library, 3rd Floor


Book Discussions

 War Against All Puerto Ricans: Revolution and Terror in America’s Colony
by Nelson Antonio Denis
Thu, Sep 27 at 6pm at Lorain

 

 Bird of Paradise: How I Became Latina
by Racquel Cepeda
Wed, Oct 10 at 5:30pm
Masthead Brewing Company
1261 Superior Ave.


Film Screenings

Woman with a bandanna covering her nose and mouth.Latinas Out Loud: Ovarian Psycos
Riding at night through East Los Angeles streets deemed dangerous, the Ovarian Psycos use their bikes and their voices to confront the violence in their lives. Join us for a free film screening followed by a community discussion.
Sat, Sep 15 at 11am
Louis Stokes Wing, 6th Floor

Skeleton and boy dancing.

Family Film Screening: Coco
Enjoy a free family screening of Disney/Pixar’s animated film Coco, which is colorfully and lovingly infused with the sights, sounds, and traditions of Mexican culture and the celebration of Dia de los Muertos/Day of the Dead.
Thu, Sep 29 at 4pm at Woodland