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Hispanic Heritage

Visit the Hispanic Heritage Virtual Gallery.

Orlando Public Library
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Mexico: World Heritage Cities
In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, the Consulate of Mexico and the Orange County Library System present photo exhibition Mexico: World Heritage Cities.  Bring your family and enjoy the legacy of sites and monuments of Mexico while discovering the country’s cultural and architectural richness.

Mexican Film Festival
Library Central
Sundays (October 2 through November 6), 2:30 p.m.
Discover and understand the Mexican culture through cinema.  Join us on Sundays (October 2 through November 6) at 2:30pm in Library Central and enjoy Mexican films presented by the Consulate of Mexico.

October 2
Ay Que Tiempos Senor Don Simon (1941) October 23
La Perla (1945)
October 9
Subida Al Cielo (1951) October 30
Anonimo Mortal (1972)
October 16
La Rosa Blanca (1961) November 6
Santo en el Museo de Cera (1963)

Meet the Author
Library Central
Sunday, October 9, 4:30p.m.
Meet Hispanic author Dr. Mervin Roman Capeles for an enlightening discussion about how she developed the many faceted characters in her new book, Bajo la Sombra de los Abuelos.  This literary program will include historical music and dance from Yabucoa, Puerto Rico, the setting for the book’s storyline.

Wood Carving Exhibit
Sculptor Luis Urrea displays his authentic woodcarvings in commemoration of Hispanic Heritage Month.

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