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Veterans Day

National Hispanic Heritage Month, September 15-October 15

Celebrate the culture, history, and contributions of Hispanic Americans during National Hispanic Heritage Month. Starting in 1968, Hispanic heritage was first commemorated on a national scale as a weekly celebration. The celebration expanded to a month-long event with federal legislation (Public Law 100-402) on August 17, 1988. The month covers multiple significant dates for Latin American history: September 15 marking the anniversary of independence for Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua, September 16 for Mexico, and September 18 for Chile.

Banned Books Week: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

Watch the first Harry Potter movie based on the series by J. K. Rowling about a young boy, rescued from the outrageous neglect of his aunt and uncle, who proves his worth while attending Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry.

Banned Books Week: Harry Potter Party

2nd to 6th grade students, celebrate J. K. Rowling's stories of the wizard from Hogwarts with treats, games, and music.

Banned Books Week: Bridge to Terabithia

Join us as we show the 2007 movie based on Katherine Peterson's bestselling novel about the life of a ten-year-old boy in rural Virginia and his friendship with a newcomer who subsequently meets an untimely death trying to reach their hideaway, Terabithia, during a storm.

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