National Hispanic Heritage Month

September 15 through October 15 is recognized as National Hispanic Heritage Month. The theme for Hispanic Heritage Month 2023 is Latinos: Driving Prosperity, Power, and Progress in America.  

At the September 26 Village Board of Trustees meeting, President Plunkett read the National Hispanic Heritage Month Proclamation. Click here to view the Proclamation. 

The Wilmette Public Library is hosting a variety of events, noted below, to honor the history, cultures, and contributions of Americans whose ancestors hail from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean, and Central and South America.  


Library Events 

▪ School’s Out Movie: Dora and the Lost City of Gold (Sept. 22) 

▪ Tacos & Tequila (Sept. 26) 

▪ Book Club: Team Up: El Toro & Friends by Raúl the Third (Sept. 28) 

▪ Armchair Travels: Barcelona (Oct. 5) 

▪ Spanish-English Bilingual Storytime (Oct. 7) 

▪ Book Discussion: The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros (Oct. 10)