The San Antonio Public Library will host programs and events to commemorate the contributions of Latinos in the United States. The theme this year is “Palabras con Poder/Words with Power.”
On Sept. 15, the Central Library will present “The Chicano Movement,” a panel discussion that will bring together artists and activists including Jose Angel Gutierrez, Edna Campos Gravenhorst, Veronica Goldbach, Mario Compean and others who will discuss the influence of the Chicano movement and La Raza Unida party on the American experience. The program begins at 2 p.m. and is free and open to the public. A reception will follow.
On Sept. 28, the Tobin at Oakwell Branch Library will host an exciting performance by Ballet Folklorico de San Antonio at 1 p.m. Dancers of all ages will perform in full traditional costume dances based on Mexican and Spanish folklore. The event is free and open to the public.
To view the full calendar of events, please visit mysapl.org.