Hispanic Heritage Month

National Hispanic Heritage Month. September 15th to October 15th. Contact your library for events.

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with Brevard County Libraries!

The Brevard County Public Libraries are excited to celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month, September 15, 2022 to October 15, 2022 with you, and are offering programs for you and your family at all of our library locations!

National Hispanic Heritage Month, is a time to celebrate the achievements, histories, traditions and cultural diversity of Hispanic/Latino/Latinx Americans whose heritage is rooted in 20 Latin American countries and territories: Spain, Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama, Colombia, Venezuela, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Paraguay, Chile, Argentina, Uruguay, Cuba, Puerto Rico, and the Dominican Republic. This year’s theme: Unidos: Inclusivity for a Stronger Nation is all about building stronger communities through inclusion, and welcoming new and forgotten voices.

Hispanic Heritage Month Events and Programs
LibraryProgramDate and Time
Cape Canaveral Public LibraryZumbaEvery Friday at 9:30 am
Cape Canaveral Public LibraryAfter School Storytime – Day of the Dead / Día de los Muertos: ages 4 to 10Thursday, October 13th at 3:00 pm
Catherine Schweinsberg Rood Central LibraryBaby TimeThursday, October 6th at 10:30 am
Catherine Schweinsberg Rood Central LibraryStory TimeThursday, October 6th at 11:00 am
Cocoa Beach LibraryMaker’s Club – Papel PicadoWednesday, September 28th at 4:00 pm
Eau Gallie Public LibraryStory TimeThursday, September 29th at 10:00 am
Eau Gallie Public LibraryWeaving PresentationSaturday, October 1st all day
Eau Gallie Public LibraryThe Stirring Pages Cookbook Club - Gran Cocina Latin: the food of Latin America by Maricel PresillaThursday, October 13th at 2:00 pm
Eau Gallie Public LibraryFamily Movie Night - FerdinandWednesday, September 21st at 5:30 pm
Eau Gallie Public LibraryFamily Movie Night - EncantoMonday, September 26th at 2:30 pm
Franklin T. Degroodt Memorial LibraryFamily Celebration – “Tu Cultura”Friday, September 15th at 2:30pm
Franklin T. Degroodt Memorial LibraryCook Book Club - Fiesta at Rick’s by Rick BaylessSaturday, September 24th at 2:00 pm
Franklin T. Degroodt Memorial Library“Art a la Carte” Adult Craft Group – Mexican Pottery Planters, $5 per personSunday, September 25th at 2:00 pm
Martin Luther King LibraryHispanic Heritage Month children's activitiesThursday, September 15th and 22nd, and October 6th at 4:00 pm
Martin Luther King LibraryHispanic Heritage Month CraftThursday, October 13th at 4:00 pm
Melbourne Public LibraryHispanic Heritage Celebration EventSaturday, September 24th at 2:00 pm
Melbourne Public LibraryHispanic Heritage Month StorytimeMonday, October 3rd at 11:00 am
Melbourne Public LibrarySTEAM – Damasas DrumsTuesday, October 11th at 3:30 pm
Merritt Island Public LibraryHispanic Heritage Kick-off Family FiestaSaturday, September 24th at 2:00 pm
Merritt Island Public LibraryFamily Movie – “Coco”Saturday. October 15th at 1:00 pm
Mims / Scottsmoor Public LibraryZumba Tuesday, September 14th at 1:00 pm
Mims / Scottsmoor Public LibraryCook the Book Club – Mexican All-Time FavoritesThursday, September 15th at 6:00 pm
Mims / Scottsmoor Public LibraryBook Club – Violeta by Isabel AllendeThursday, October 6th at 1:30 pm
Palm Bay Public LibrarySTEAM – Hispanic Heritage ProjectWednesday, September 21st at 6:00 pm
Palm Bay Public LibraryJunior Jamboree – Bilingual preschool programTuesday, September 27th at 10:30 am
Palm Bay Public LibraryCookbook Club – Hispanic CuisineWednesday, October 5th at 12:30 pm
Port St John Public LibraryStory Time -Music!Thursday, September 29th at 3:00 pm
Satellite Beach Public LibraryFood TastingTuesday, September 20th at 1:30 pm
South Mainland Public LibrarySTEAM Programs – Spanish gourd art, Mexican Wrestling Masks, worry dolls, and instrumentsEvery Friday at 2:00 pm
South Mainland Public LibrarySpanish Cuisine cooking demonstration with Chef Warren CatersonMonday, September 26th at 2:00 pm
Suntree / Viera Public LibraryLearn Loteria: a classic Mexican game!Thursday September 8th at 3:30
Titusville Public LibraryAdult Craft - Día de los MuertosFriday, October 7th at 10:00 am
Titusville Public LibraryBilingual Story TimeWednesday, October 6th and Thursday October 7th at 10:00 am
West Melbourne Public LibraryFamily Craft - Guatemalan Worry DollsMonday, October 3rd at 3:00 pm

Reading Challenge

Beanstack_Hispanic_Heritage_Challenge_Banner

Challenge yourself and expand your reading horizons! National Hispanic Heritage Month is celebrated each year from Sep. 15 to Oct. 15. This year, the theme is “Unidos: Inclusivity for a Stronger Nation.” Honor diverse voices, unique perspectives, and rich cultural traditions through activities and book recommendations. Log your reading and complete activities to earn badges throughout the challenge.

Badges include:

  • Logged Hours
  • Changemakers – Learn about famous Latinx leaders who demonstrated hope and resilience throughout history.
  • Delicious food - Try a traditional Hispanic food this month. Here are a few of our favorite dishes to get you started.
  • And more!