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Saturday, Oct. 1, 2016

Billy Goats Gruff

Three Billy Goats Gruff/Los Tres Chivitos Gruff

Woodridge Library

10 a.m.
Enjoy a special bilingual presentation of the Three Billy Goats Gruff/Los Tres Chivitos Gruff in English and Spanish in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month. Don’t miss this new spin on an old classic. Participants will enjoy seeing this story come to life as librarians act out the roles of the goats, the troll and the narrator. You don’t need to speak Spanish to enjoy this truly fun event for families.
Maru Montero dancers

Maru Montero Mexican Folk Dance Performance for Kids

Shaw (Watha T. Daniel) Library

10:30 a.m.
Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with a special performance by DC's premier Latin dance company. With roots in traditional Mexican folk dance, Maru Montero is dedicated to promoting the joy and beauty of Latin culture in the United States. For kids of all ages and their caregivers. This performance will take place in the lower level meeting room.
Couple dancing Tango

Library Tango

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

1:30 p.m.
Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month Learn and practice the Argentine Tango with Bahman Aryana of Rendezvous Tango. This class will include a lecture demonstration and live music. All levels welcome.

Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2016

Hispanic Heritage Month Story Time

Rosedale Library

4 p.m.
Enjoy a family story time with Spanish language songs and books by Hispanic authors and illustrators!

Thursday, Oct. 6, 2016

Nino Wrestles the World

Niño Wrestles the World: Read and Craft

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

4 p.m.
Join us for a reading of Niño Wrestles the World by Yuyi Morales and learn about lucha libre, a theatrical style of professional wrestling popular in Mexico and other Spanish-speaking countries. Then get crafty and create your own luchador masks! 

Saturday, Oct. 15, 2016

Couple dancing Tango

Library Tango With Live Music

Petworth Library

2 p.m.
Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month Learn and practice the Argentine Tango with Bahman Aryana of Rendezvous Tango. This class will include a lecture demonstration and live music. All levels welcome.