National Hispanic Heritage Month
Books for Hispanic Heritage Month Page.
In September 1968, Congress authorized President Lyndon B. Johnson to recognize and celebrate the histories, cultures and contributions of people of Latinx descent in the U.S. during National Hispanic Heritage Week. Twenty years later, Congress expanded the observation to a month-long celebration. Hispanic
Heritage Month is observed Sept. 15 through Oct. 15.
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Books in Spanish | Digital Resources | More Information
Digital Resources | Recursos DigitalesThe library offers many digital resources in Spanish and digital resources promoting Hispanic cultures. Follow the links below for more.
- Latino American Experience: Explore the history and culture of Latinos through time periods from 1492 to present.
- Latino American Series on Access Videos: From PBS, this is the first major documentary series for television to chronicle the rich and varied history and experiences of Latinos, who have for the past 500-plus years helped shape what is today the United States.
- InstantFlix: Stream thousands of award-winning independent movies, shorts, documentaries and web series. Search by country of origin.
- NoveList: With NoveList’s advanced search, you can search by author’s nationality, gender, and cultural identity.
- Tumblebooks: Animated, talking picture books available in different languages including Spanish.
- Mango Languages: Looking to learn Spanish? Try Mango Languages, an interactive online resource providing audio tutorials to practice reading, listening, and speaking in over 70 different languages.
- Spanish Language Resources: Check out the library’s collection of online resources in Spanish. From storybooks to newspapers, and movies to job-seeking tools, we’ve got you covered.
For more information from other government and nonprofit organizations, check out these great resources! Para más información sobre otras organizaciones gubernamentales y no gubernamentales, favor de usar estos recursos!
- Gobierno de Estados Unidos
- Hola Cultura
- Latino Cultures in the US, Google Arts and Culture | Cultura de Latinos en los Estados Unidos, Arte y Cultura Google
- PBS Specials: Hispanic Heritage Month | PBS Especiales: Mes de Herencia Hispana
- Smithsonian Latino Center | Centro Latino del Smithsonian
- Noticias Washington Hispanic