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⭐ Speak On It: Erika L. Sánchez, Author of ‘I’m Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter’ (Chicago Public Library) – VIRTUAL

Join us as we welcome National Book Award Finalist Erika L. Sánchez to speak live on all things writing, creating and geek out on books and more. Erika is the author of I Am Not your Perfect Mexican Daughter. She has recently been appointed the Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz Chair in the Latin American and Latino Studies Department […]

Meet Jennifer De Leon, Author of ‘Don’t Ask Me Where I’m From’ (Boston Public Library) – MCPL

Description Join the Boston Public Library and The Associates of the Boston Public Library for an online author talk with Jennifer De Leon about her upcoming book Don’t Ask Me Where I’m From, written when Jenn was the 2015-2016 Associates of the BPL Writer-in-Residence. In the book, first-generation American LatinX Liliana Cruz does what it takes to fit in at […]

Speak On it: David Aceves, YA Author (Chicago Public Library) – VIRTUAL

Join us as we welcome award winning author Fred Aceves to speak live on all things writing, creating and geek out on books and more. Fred is the author of The New David Espinoza and The Closest I've Come. Speak On It is a program series connecting teens and authors virtually to have a conversation about what speaks to us and inspires […]

A History of Disinvestment On Chicago’s West Side (ProPublica) – VIRTUAL

Known as “The Heart of the West Side,” Chicago’s Madison Street once thrived as a commercial corridor lined with businesses from downtown to the city’s western limits. But today, Madison Street and the East Garfield Park neighborhood are filled with empty lots and vacant storefronts — the devastating consequences of generations of government and private […]

A Seat At The Table: Prison Reform and Restorative Justice (Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture) – VIRTUAL

  NMAAHC's signature program A Seat at the Table will be returning on our virtual platform in 2021, please mark your calendars. The museum will host a thought-provoking conversation of race, justice, and mass incarceration in the United States. Julianne Malveaux will moderate a discussion among journalists and media producer Juleyka Lantigua-Williams, activist, author, Atlantic Racial Equity Fellow Marlon Peterson, and […]

$35.00

Booklovers’ Breakfast featuring MSNBC’s Joy Reid and The View’s Sunny Hostin (Enoch Pratt Library) – VIRTUAL

  For the first time in conversation, Sunny Hostin and Joy Reid will talk about their careers and being groundbreaking Black women in media. February 6, 2021, 8:30am-11am, Zoom Webinar Advance registration required through Eventbrite. Registration required in order to receive the Zoom Webinar link. Admission: $15, includes a signed bookplate from each speaker, a commemorative bag, and […]

$15.00

Latin American Music With CantoSur (Baltimore County Public Library) – VIRTUAL

​CantoSur, a duo featuring vocalist Cecilia Esquivel and musician and guitarist Dani Cortaza, perform Brazilian music and South American folk music. Join us as they share some special performances and "edutain" us about Latin American music. As an audience member, you can ask CantoSur questions to learn more about Latin American music.​ Registration closes one […]

Viva Latino: Own Voices Writers In Conversation (Enoch Pratt Free Library) – VIRTUAL

In early 2020, the Hispanic literary community led an important national dialogue about the importance of “own voices” literature and inequities in the publishing industry. Leading and award-winning contemporary Latin American writers gather to discuss their perspectives on the importance of own voices narratives in providing representation for readers. This program offers Latino/a/x and non-Latin […]

Edwin Perez & Friends: Songs From Latin America (Enoch Pratt Free Library) – VIRTUAL

Join vocalist Edwin A. Pérez & Friends for a musical program featuring “Songs from Latin America."  Learn about traditional and popular songs from Mexico, Argentina, Cuba, Puerto Rico and more. This event will be presented in Spanish & English. Dial-In Information Please click the link below to join the webinar: https://marylandlibraries.zoom.us/j/97710347075?pwd=bVRTY1QzYkM5c2FZWUpsRnFsaEdqdz09 Passcode: 056563 Or iPhone […]

Hidden Stories, Hidden Voices: Latinx Empowerment after the September 11th Attacks (Smithsonian American History Museum) – VIRTUAL

Join us as members of the New York City Latinx community share their experiences navigating complex immigration policy, worsening health effects, and socioeconomic challenges while serving the city as first responders, volunteers, organizers, and caregivers. This panel will build on the museum’s New York City 9-11 Collecting Initiative to highlight the stories of the Latina/o/x experience in the […]

Mucha Música: A Musical Journey Through Latin America (Prince George’s County Memorial Library) IN-PERSON

Laurel Branch (Prince George's County Memorial Library) 507 7th St., Laurel, MD

Join Cantaré musicians and be transported to Latin America to experience the many rhythms and unique instruments from different regions, while learning about the three cultures that shaped Latin music: Indigenous, European and African. Audiences sing, play instruments and dance salsa. Please register via the link or by calling (240) 455-5451 to show interest and […]

Latin Dancing to Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month (Prince George’s County Memorial Library) IN-PERSON

Hillcrest Heights Branch (Prince George's County Memorial Library) 2398 Iverson St., Temple Hills, MD

Participants will learn about the origins of Hispanic Heritage Celebrations in this country, as well as some facts about the history of Latin dances. And be sure to bring your dancing shoes, because everyone will have a chance to try out some fun Latin dance steps—always a great way to celebrate this holiday! Presented by […]

Hispanic Heritage Month Trivia (MCPL) – VIRTUAL

Test your knowledge of historic Hispanic American figures and cultural contributions by joining us for Hispanic American Month Trivia! Join us in observing National Hispanic Heritage Month by celebrating the histories, cultures, and contributions of Hispanic Americans who have ancestors deriving from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean, as well as Central and South America! Join the […]

The Elephant We Don’t See: A Diversity Dialogue (Prince George’s County Memorial Library) – VIRTUAL

The Library and Prince George's County Office of Human Rights present "The Elephant We Don't See: A Diversity Dialogue" every last Tuesday of the month. Michelle Hamiel and Kyla Hanington discuss equity, diversity, inclusion, and anti-racism with books as a launch point. This month's selection commemorates Hispanic Heritage Month: "In the Dream House" by Carmen […]