Voces Americanas: Latino Literature in the United States - LSC-CyFair

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From the Humanities Texas traveling exhibition:
Voces Americana: Latino Literature in the United States
Exhibit Information
View the Displays:
Monday - Thursday: 7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Saturday: 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Sunday: 1:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Location:
Lone Star College-CyFair
Learning Commons & Library Building
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September 13-October 17, 2012

Exhibits

September 13-October 15
Voces Americanas: Latino Literature in the United States 
Location: Library First Floor
This exhibit will feature Latino Literature in the United States and highlight authors, illustrations, books, and movie stills from the past thirty years. 

September 14-October 15
Don Quixote
Location: Library First Floor
This exhibit coordinated by Jorge Enriquez will feature literature, sculptures, and other fascinating material of Don Quixote. Don Quixote is the inspirational title character in the eponymous novel by Miguel de Cervantes. 

Programs

Wednesday, September 19 - 10:00 a.m. in the Kids Corner
Hispanic Heritage Month Preschool Story Time
In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, we will be reading several stories written in Spanish and presented with English translation. Come enjoy Latino-influenced literature with a Texas twist. A craft inspired by the Hispanic culture will be reserved for children ages 3- 6. Older and younger children are welcome as guests of participants. Limited to 35 children. Ticket distribution begins 1 hour prior to storytime.

 

  Marina Tristan 

Wednesday, September 19 - 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m. in LRNC 131
Opening Reception for the Exhibit - Voces Americanas: Latino Literature in the United States
Guest Speakers:
12:00-12:30 p.m. - Raul Reyes, Professor of History - Lone Star College-Kingwood
12:30-1:00 p.m. - Marina Tristán, Assistant Director - Arte Público Press


Thursday, September 20 - 5:00 p.m. in the Kids Corner
Iguana y Tortuga Cool Kid Crafts
Unchain the art in you to make an iguana or tortuga key chain. Each child between the ages of 4-12 will receive either an iguana or tortuga leather key chain to decorate. Ticket distribution begins 1 hour prior to storytime.

Esperanza Rising book coverWednesday, October 17 - 6:30 p.m. in the Kids Corner
Tween Book Club - Ages 10-12
This month's book is Esperanza Rising by Pam Muñoz Ryan to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month. You may register in person for your own children beginning September 19 and the session is limited to 24 children.

 

This program was made possible in part with a grant from Humanities Texas the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.


Contact the LSC-CyFair Library: chat | e-mail | 281.290.3211 or 281.290.3214
Maintained by: P. Gonzales-Children's Librarian
paula.m.gonzales@lonestar.edu
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