Dedication Elation

Library staff & customers, clergy, and YMCA representatives were on hand at the Aldine Library to dedicate crape myrtle trees and Aztec grass on the afternoon of Tuesday, September 15th. The celebration, which kicked off Hispanic Heritage Month 2009 at the Aldine Branch Library, began with introductory remarks and a short speech by Ms. Claudia Sanchez of the YMCA. Father Giantonio Baggio then led the attendees in prayer before blessing the trees and the library building.

Hispanic Heritage @ Your Library

September 15th is the start of Hispanic Heritage Month and runs through mid-October. During this time, we honor the independence of the following Latin American countries: Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Mexico, and Chile with cultural and festive programs.

Listed below are highlighted events for the weeks to come. The programs below do not require registration or tickets. To see our full calendar of Hispanic Heritage programs, click here.

Hispanic Heritage Festival 2008

Tuesday, 9/15

YA Programs Try a New Schedule

This Wednesday Digital Storytelling and Web 2.Yo! will switch start times. Digital Storytelling will start at 4 PM, while Web 2.Yo! will start an hour earlier at 3 PM. As of right now the change is a one-time event. We will let you know if the change ends up being permanent, so stay tune!

Amore for L'Amour

booksAldine Library's patrons expressed an interest in suspense, African-American authors, westerns, and romance during August 2009. A scan of the top 4 circulating fiction titles for the month shows a tie in each position. The top spot fell to Basketball Jones by E.