Hispanic Heritage Celebration at Main

Celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month with HMCPL’s special programming at the Main Branch!  

Movies

These Spanish language films (with captions in English) will showcase various aspects of the Hispanic culture. Each movie will begin at 6:00 p.m. and will be shown in the 2nd Floor Events Room at the Main Library.

Featured Movies:
  • September 19- Volver (2006)
  • September 26- Like Water for Chocolate (1992)
  • October 3- The Motorcycle Diaries (2004)
  • October 10- Biutiful (2010)
HMCPL Main Branch Library, 2nd Floor Events Room

915 Monroe Street
Huntsville, AL 35804
(256)-532-5975 | askus [at] hmcpl [dot] org

Music

October 6, enjoy the irrestible Latin-flavored tunes of Huntsville's own talented Mambo Gris Gris at our special family-friendly Hispanic Heritage Month concert.

The concert starts at 6 pm in the Main branch atrium. We'll have room to dance if the rhythm moves you, or simply relax and enjoy the music.

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Educational

Professor Michael Innis-Jimenez will give an illuminating lecture entitled The Long History of Latinos and Latinas in the American South on October 4 at 6:30 pm in the Main Branch auditorium.

Dr. Michael Innis-Jiménez is a historian who specializes in of the Latino/Latina experience in the United States and in US labor history. He is faculty member and director of graduate studies in the American Studies Department at the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa.  His is currently working on a book on Mexican immigrants in Chicago during early 20th Century and is beginning a study on the experiences of Latino immigrants in Alabama after the April 27th tornados.

This event is free and open to the public. Financial donations will be happily accepted and receipts will be available.

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