Hispanic Heritage Month

During Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15 to October 15), we honor the contributions of Hispanic and Latino Americans in the United States; especially in our #DowntownWPB. We have a robust Hispanic community and it is our diversity that is one of our greatest strengths. Join us as we continue to celebrate the contributions of our incredible Downtown West Palm Beach community. 

Read about the Hispanic-Owned Businesses in Downtown West Palm Beach

Virtual Salsa Dance Class | September 26 and October 10 at 6 p.m.

Learn how to salsa in the comfort of your home. 
Classes are led by Dance Hub Palm Beach 
Let’s Dance! 

Panel Discussion | September 30 at 1:30 p.m.

Join us for a panel discussion with Hispanic leaders and business owners in our local community.

Panelists: Christina D’Elosua Lambert, West Palm Beach City Commissioner; Armando Fana, Assistant City Administrator of City of West Palm Beach, Rick Gonzalez, AIA, President & Co-Founder of REG Architects; and Claudia Ruiz Levy, President of CRL Media Multicultural Advertising & PR.

Moderator: Carla Trivino, Palm Beach Daily News Reporter 

Mandel Public Library Reading Campaign | Ongoing 

Celebrate the richness of our culture, the cultures of our neighbors, and Latino/Hispanic authors through the Mandel Public Library. Check out one of the top five most popular books from the Latino Interest collection: 

1. Next Year in Havana, by Chanel Cleeton
2. Mexican Gothic, by Silvia Moreno-Garcia
3. Loteria, by Mario Alberto Zambrano
4. Che: A revolutionary life, by Jon Lee Anderson
5. Tie between When We Left Cuba, by Chanel Cleeton and American Dirt, by Jeanine Cummins

These books are available via contactless pickup or read them online. For information, please visit wpbcitylibrary.org or call (561)868-7701.