Free events to celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month

Posted By: Rachel Hofstra

Press Release

Lincoln City Libraries invites the public to attend several free events to celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month.  The events recognize the heritage and culture of Hispanic and Latino Americans and their contributions to our City, State and nation.

The following events are all scheduled for the Walt Branch Library, 6701 S. 14th Street:

At 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, September 29, Dr. Joel Gajardo will present a lecture on the “Inter-relatedness of Latinos and Latin American Affairs.” 

A Hispanic-themed family story time with crafts will begin at 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, October 11

A Hispanic-themed, family story time, Quinceanera program and fashion show are scheduled to begin at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, October 15.    Quinceanera fashions are on display at the Walt Branch Library now through October 15.

In addition to these events, the library will offer more Hispanic-themed story times as well as exhibits and displays throughout the month-long celebration.  For more information, visit