The Hailey Public Library’s yearlong Noche de Cine en Español series concludes with a 2011 romantic romp that won an American Latino Media Arts Award for Favorite Movie Actress. The free, PG-13 movie will be shown Tuesday, November 22, from 5:00-7:00 PM at Town Center West; English only.
To celebrate the Day of the Dead, the Hailey Public Library’s October’s Noche de Cine en Español features a charming film about a boy who dreams of becoming a famous guitar player and must journey to the Land of the Dead. Offered in person at Hailey Town Center on Tuesday, October 25, at 5:00 PM, the free PG movie will be in Spanish with English subtitles.
The Community Library Story Time presents: Spanish Story Time. Candida Minino reads stories in Spanish. This is an evening (5:30 pm) offering for kids and families. Stories will be followed by a craft for kids. It is held in the Treehouse in the Children’s Library.
We are in the middle of Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15- October 15) and here in the Wood River Valley we’re continuously grateful for the Hispanic community and all that they bring to our valley.
The Hailey Public Library will kick off the 5th annual Hispanic Heritage Month celebration on Friday, September 16 from 5:30-8:30 pm at Town Center West in partnership with PROJECT.O.O.L.S & Partners and Crisis Hotline. Offering something for everyone, the free event includes live music, loteria, historic and contemporary art exhibits, food from Chapalita’s Grill, face painting, games, hula hoop demonstration, raffles, pinatas plus a bilingual StoryWalk. A talk exploring the art and life of Frida Kahlo begins at 7:00 PM.
A touching comedy-drama about a Latino playboy who becomes a loving father after a former fling leaves a baby on his doorstep. The most popular Spanish-language film in the U.S and worldwide, the film stars Mexico’s most successful comedic actor and director who is considered the #1 most influential Latin American male in the world. Cine is a free monthly movie night for kids and adults, celebrating Hispanic culture with many movies in Spanish. In person at Hailey Town Center West. Spanish/ English subtitles. PG-13.
The Hailey Public Library’s free Noche de Cine en Español for July features a film that was #1 in Mexico. It will be shown at Hailey Town Center West on Tuesday, July 26 at 5:00 PM. The comedic Western adventure follows Mexico’s most notorious gangster whose mom asks him to rescue his little brother, a Marine private fighting in Iraq. He picks an oddball team for the mission, including a convicted murderer and the marine’s best friend, a Native American tomato farmer. PG-13. Spanish with English subtitles.
During June’s free Noche de Cine en Español, the Hailey Public Library will show Selena, the 1997 multi-award-winning biographical musical drama about Selena Quintanilla Perez, a Texas-born Latina singing sensation, her life, and her tragic death. Tuesday, June 28, at 5:00 PM, at Hailey Town Center. PG rated; English with Spanish subtitles.
The City of Hailey and the Hailey Public Library are asking the community to help rename the old Copy and Print building which the City purchased in 2021. Between May 19-June 3, just jot suggestions on a ballot and drop into voting boxes located at either Hailey Public Library or Hailey City Hall. Final voting for the top suggestions will run June 13-27. The winning name will be announced on the 4th of July.
The Hailey Public Library will show an Oscar winning animated children’s film during May’s free Noche de Cine en Español on Tuesday, May, 24, at 5:00 PM at Hailey Town Center. In this film, a teenage girl struggles as the only member of her family without magical powers. PG-rated, the film will be in Spanish with English subtitles. Children under 10 years old must be accompanied by a guardian.