Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month At North Birmingham Regional Branch Library

A popsicle paper craft with googly eyes is next to a book called the Paletero Man

Looking for ways to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month? Join the North Birmingham Regional Branch Library as we celebrate the rich and diverse cultures, histories, and achievements of Hispanic and Latiné Americans whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, Central and South America, and the Caribbean.

Check out the book displays in the Youth and Teen Departments highlighting Hispanic and Latiné American authors and characters. Learn more about Hispanic heritage by searching for clues on a Hispanic Heritage Scavenger Hunt. Explore Hispanic American culture with our activity sheets available all month long. 

Wednesday, September 14

Art Attack: The Art of Frida Kahlo

Learn about the celebrated Mexican artist Frida Kahlo, and create artwork inspired by her famous paintings. 

Wednesday, September 21

Culture Club: Hispanic Heritage

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month by exploring ancient Central America with music, crafts, and games that include designing a paper sombrero and painting maracas.  

Adventures in Storyland with Miss Pamela: Fiesta

Olé! Grab you maracas and join Miss Pamela for a story fiesta with stories, songs, and a craft celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month. This storytime will feature Antonio Sacre books like, The Barking Mouse and A Mango in the Hand, as well as Martina, The Beautiful Cockroach by Carmen Agra Deedy.

Wednesday, September 28

Eatable Creations

Create your own frog cookie creation and learn important traditions of ancient Central America. For example, frogs were an important source of food in ancient times in Central America and were symbols of water, and artists often painted frogs on clay pots and molded them out of metals like gold. 

Stop by the North Birmingham Library to take part in our many Hispanic Heritage Month festivities!

By Pamela Gordon | Library Assistant Ⅲ, North Birmingham Regional Branch Library