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HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH with Gwinnett County Public Library Programs are free and open to the public Citizenship Class Every Thursday, September 5 - October 10 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm Five Forks Branch 2780 Five Forks Trickum Road Lawrenceville, GA 30044 Do you want to become a US citizen? This is a valuable opportunity to find necessary resources and engage with others working toward their citizenship. This class will cover questions on the civics test. Registration is required at gwinnettpl.org/calendar. DIY “Ojo de Dios” Craft (All Ages) Saturday, September 7 @ 2 pm Peachtree Corners Branch 5570 Spalding Drive Peachtree Corners, GA 30092 Make a God’s Eye: an ancient symbol originating from the Huichol and Tepehuán Indians of western Mexico. Cultural Crafts: Hispanic Heritage Month (Kids) Thursday, September 12 @ 5 pm Mountain Park Branch 1210 Pounds Road SW Lilburn, GA 30047 Learn about the history of mask making in Hispanic countries and then make your own Aztec mask or Luchador mask!

Hispanic Heritage Month History Monday, September 16 @ 6 pm Duluth Branch 3480 Duluth Park Lane Duluth, GA 30096 Come and learn about the history of Hispanic Heritage Month and the people who helped shape the Hispanic Culture. Create and take home your very own craft! N400 Citizenship Application Assistance Tuesday, September 17, 10 am - 12:30 pm Lawrenceville Branch 1001 Lawrenceville Highway, Lawrenceville, GA 30046 Friday, September 20, 10 am - 1:00 pm Lilburn Branch 4817 Church Street Lilburn, GA 30047 Are you a green card holder? Become a citizen and exercise all your rights! In partnership with GCPL, the Latin American Association and Asian Americans Advancing Justice will provide qualified legal representatives to aid in filling out the US Citizenship Application Form N-400. Certain applicants may also be eligible to have the government filing fees waived. Free and open to the public. Reps will be available on a first come, first served basis.


Hispanic Heritage for Kids (Ages 5+) Wednesday, September 18 @ 4pm Hamilton Mill Branch 3690 Braselton Highway, Dacula, GA 30019 Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with stories and craft activities! Trace Your Roots: A Latino Genealogy Workshop Thursday, September 19 @ 6:30 pm Dacula Branch 265 Dacula Road, Dacula, GA 30019 Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month by uncovering your Latino ancestors and family. Join GCPL to learn how to overcome the challenges of tracing Latino genealogy through free genealogy databases - including Ancestry.com. This workshop will concentrate on resources for Mexico, Puerto Rico, and Colombia. Foreign Policy Discussion The United States & Mexico: Partnership Tested Tuesday, September 24 @ 7:30 pm Lawrenceville Branch 1001 Lawrenceville Highway, Lawrenceville, GA 30046 Join the University of North Georgia to learn about the historical relationship between the US and Mexico. This program is part of the Foreign Policy Association’s Great Decisions Series. Professor Alexander Wisnoski, III, Ph.D., will discuss the US and Mexico’s intertwined history, the reasons for increasing friction, and how both countries view their relationship today. Hispanic Heritage Storytime with Special Guest Author Nury Castillo Crawford Thursday, September 26 @ 6 pm Lilburn Branch 4817 Church Street, Lilburn, GA 30047 Author Nury Castillo Crawford reads her book in a special bilingual storytime.

Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration Thursday, September 26 @ 6 pm Mountain Park Branch 1210 Pounds Road SW Lilburn, GA 30047 Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with crafts and a performance by the Alma Mexicana dance group! Hispanic Heritage Celebration (All Ages) Saturday, September 28 @ 2 pm Hamilton Mill Branch 3690 Braselton Highway, Dacula, GA 30019 Join us for a celebration in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month! Fun for the entire family! Latin Dance for Beginners (Ages 5-10) Tuesday, October 1 @ 6:30 pm Collins Hill Branch 455 Camp Perrin Road, Lawrenceville, GA 30043 Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month by learning some basic Latin dance steps! Trace Your Roots: A Latino Genealogy Workshop Tuesday, October 1 @ 7 pm Norcross Branch 6025 Buford Highway, Norcross, GA 30071 Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month by uncovering your Latino ancestors and family. Join GCPL to learn how to overcome the challenges of tracing Latino genealogy through free genealogy databases - including Ancestry.com. This workshop will concentrate on resources for Mexico, Puerto Rico, and Colombia.


Meet the Author - Dr. Pierluigi Mancini Thursday, October 3 @ 7 pm St. Patrick’s Catholic Church 2140 Beaver Ruin Rd Norcross, GA 30071 Enjoy an evening of conversation with Dr. Pierluigi Mancini - Author, Immigrant Behavioral Health Expert, and Public Speaker. Hear about how limited English proficiency and cultural taboos impact the mental healthcare options of new immigrants. Free and open to the public. Books in both English and Spanish will be for sale. All forms of payment accepted. Alma Mexicana Dance Performance Sunday, October 6 @ 2:30 pm Lilburn Branch 4817 Church Street Lilburn, GA 30047 Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with a special performance from Alma Mexicana Danza Folklórica. Experience the magic of traditional Mexican Folk Dances! Free and open to the public. Meet the Author - Bilingual Storyteller Nadeen Green (Kids) Thursday, October 10 @ 10:30 am Norcross Branch 6025 Buford Highway Norcross, GA 30071 Join us for a special program with children’s storyteller, Nadeen Green. Free refreshments for all children. Nadeen Green will share her story Let There Be Dragons. It is a bilingual (English and Spanish) cautionary tale for children. The book highlights the need to share our planet with all creatures. Books will be available for sale and signing.

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Hispanic Heritage Festival (All Ages) Thursday, October 10, 2 pm - 4 pm Peachtree Corners Branch 5570 Spalding Drive, Peachtree Corners, GA 30092 All ages event featuring crafts, activities, and snacks! Colorin Colorado Bilingual Storytime (All Ages) Saturday, October 12 @ 2 pm Duluth Branch 3480 Duluth Park Lane Duluth, GA 30096 Join us for our Spanish/English Storytime! Listen to stories and make a craft! World Mythology - Hispanic Heritage Month (All Ages) Wednesday, October 16 @ 5 pm Grayson Branch 700 Grayson Parkway Grayson, GA 30017 Explore the myths and legends of ancient Aztec, Maya, and Inca cultures. Make A Dia De Los Muertos Mask (Teens) Tuesday, October 29 @ 5 pm Mountain Park Branch 210 Pounds Road SW Lilburn, GA 30047 Create your own mask with paint and markers and learn about the Mexican Day of the Dead celebration.


CELEBRA

EL MES DE LA HERENCIA HISPANA CON LA BIBLIOTECA PÚBLICA DEL CONDADO DE GWINNETT PROGRAMAS SON GRATIS Y ABIERTO AL PÚBLICO Talleres para ayudar con la solicitud de la ciudadania Formulario N-400 Martes, 17 de Septiembre de 10 am - 12:30 pm Biblioteca de Lawrenceville 1001 Lawrenceville Highway, Lawrenceville, GA 30046 Viernes, 20 de Septiembre de 10 am - 1 pm Biblioteca de Lilburn 4817 Church Street, Lilburn, GA 30047 ¿Tiene Tarjeta de Residencia Permanente? ¡Conviértase en ciudadano y ejerza todos sus derechos! En asociación con la Biblioteca Pública del Condado de Gwinnett, la Asociación Latinoamericana y Asian Americans Advancing Justice proporcionarán representantes legales calificados para ayudar a completar el Formulario de Solicitud de Ciudadanía de los Estados Unidos N-400. Ciertos solicitantes también pueden ser elegibles para que se eximan las tarifas de presentación del gobierno. Gratis y abierto al público. Los representantes estarán disponibles por orden de llegada. Traza Tus Raices: Un Taller de Genealogía Latina Jueves, 19 de Septiembre a las 6:30 pm Biblioteca de Dacula 265 Dacula Road, Dacula, GA 30019 Martes, 1 de Octubre a las 7 pm Biblioteca de Norcross 6025 Buford Highway, Norcross, GA 30071 Celebre el Mes de la Herencia Hispana descubriendo a sus antepasados y familiares latinos. Aprenda a superar los desafíos de investigar la genealogía latina a través de bases de datos de genealogía gratuitas, incluido Ancestry.com. Este taller se concentrará en recursos para México, Puerto Rico, y Colombia. Discusión de Política Exterior - Los Estados Unidos y México: Amistad Probada Martes, 24 de Septiembre a las 7:30 pm Biblioteca de Lawrenceville 1001 Lawrenceville Highway, Lawrenceville, GA 30046 Unese con el profesor Alexander Wisnoski, III, Ph.D., de la Universidad del Norte de Georgia, para aprender sobre la historia de los Estados Unidos y México, las razones por la creciente fricción, y como los dos países ven su amistad ahora.

Conoce el Autor - Dr. Pierluigi Mancini Jueves, 3 de Octubre a las 7 pm St. Patrick’s Catholic Church 2140 Beaver Ruin Road, Norcross, GA 30071 Disfrute una noche de conversación con el Dr. Pierluigi Mancini—Autor, Experto en Comportamiento Mental Inmigrante, y Orador Publico. Escuche sobre cómo el dominio limitado del inglés y creencias culturales, afectan las opciones de salud mental de los inmigrantes. Este programa es gratis y abierto al público. Libros en ingles y español serán disponibles por venta. Alma Mexicana Danza Folklorica Domingo, 6 de Octubre a las 2:30 pm Biblioteca de Lilburn 4817 Church Street, Lilburn, GA 30047 Celebre el Mes de la Herencia Hispana con danzas folklóricas del grupo Alma Mexicana. ¡Disfrute la magia de los bailes tradicionales mexicanos! Gratis y abierto al público. Conoce el Autor - Narradora bilingüe Nadeen Green (Niños) Jueves, 10 de Octubre a las 10:30 am Biblioteca de Norcross 6025 Buford Highway, Norcross, GA 30071 Únase a nosotros para un programa especial con la narradora de cuentos para niños, Nadeen Green. Refrescos gratis para todos los niños. Nadeen Green compartirá su historia Let there be Dragons. Es un cuento preventivo bilingüe (inglés y español) para niños. El libro destaca la necesidad de compartir nuestro planeta con todas las criaturas. Los libros estarán disponibles para la venta y la firma.

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GCPL Hispanic Heritage Month 2019  

Check out upcoming programs for Hispanic Heritage Month at GCPL!

GCPL Hispanic Heritage Month 2019  

Check out upcoming programs for Hispanic Heritage Month at GCPL!