With Hispanic Heritage Month in full swing, the Purcell Public Library invites the community to be part of its continuing series of programs honoring the occasion and the Hispanic culture in October.

Cocina Festiva, taking place at 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 3 – This interactive cooking program will help attendees make foods using an InstaPot or air fryer. All ingredients and appliances will be provided.

Espectaculo de Luces will begin at 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 10Inspyral Circus will bring its dynamic and colorful glow show to the library for a Day of the Dead-themed presentation;

All ages may attend these events, and no advance registration is necessary.

The Pioneer Library System’s Maker Mobile visits the library at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 26, for an event for tweens and teens ages 9 to 18. They’ll get a chance to learn about the X-Carve CNC Router and use it to create an original work of art that will be part of a mosaic that will be displayed inside the library. Advance registration is required to participate

And the library will be a great place to visit on Halloween before an evening of trick-or-treating. From 3:15 to 4:15 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 31, the library hosts Ghosts and Spooky Fun, with themed crafts and activities in a spooky afternoon to get Halloween started.

In addition to the public computers, thousands of books, magazines and resources housed inside the library, customers also have daily access to the Pioneer Library System’s collection of more than 700,000 items.

Find out more about the services, and schedule of programs in October at the library on the events calendar, available for pickup inside the library, or via our online calendar.