Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month


Hispanic Heritage Month is observed from September 15-October 15 as a way to acknowledge and honor the cultures, history, and accomplishments of Hispanic Americans past and present. The 2022 Hispanic Heritage Month theme is Unidos: Inclusivity for a Stronger Nation (archives.gov).

Learn more about and celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with these events, materials, and resources.

Online Library Events:

Hernan Diaz- Online Author Talk on September 27.

La hora del cuento en español en línea: Online Spanish Storytime on October 6 and 13.

Dr. Rodrigo Rentería-Valencia: Celebrating Hispanidad- A Reflection From Today on October 5 (in English).

Dr. Rodrigo Rentería-Valencia:  Celebrando la Hispanidad- una reflexión actual on October 12 (in Spanish). 

Dia de Muertos: Drawing Catrinas Heads / Dibujando Cabezas de Catrina on October 26 (in Spanish and English).


Find suggestions for books that celebrate the lives and cultures of influential Hispanic Americans.

STEM Superheroes

Hispanic American Leaders

Amazing Artists of Hispanic Heritage

Biographies of Famous Hispanic Entertainers

Taking the Lead

Enjoy even more books that highlight, and draw inspiration from, Hispanic and Latin American people and cultures.

Libros Infantiles bilingües Español/Inglés- Bilingual Spanish/English Children's Books

¡Celebra a los Niños!

Hispanic Heritage Month Books for Kids

Middle Grade Adventures

Magical and Marvelous

Great Teen Reads for Hispanic Heritage Month

Poems for Hispanic Heritage Month

Instant Access Ebook:

This September, download Ordinary Girls by Jaquira Diaz with no holds list or waiting required! This title is instantly available in Spanish and English.

Reading Challenge

Join the Hispanic Heritage Month reading challenge in Beanstack. Track your reading and win fun digital badges. 

Online Resource

Gale in Context: Biography- Browse the Hispanic Americans collection to read engaging biographies of influential Hispanic Americans who made an impact in fields such as art, entertainment, sports, politics, science, and more.

Discover More

#NBCLATINO20- Read profiles of inspiring Hispanic Americans who are making an impact.

Latino American Documentary Series- Watch the PBS video series on the history and experiences of Latino Americans.

Hispanic Heritage Month Resources- Learn more about Hispanic Heritage Month, take a virtual museum tour, and more with these resources from the National Museum of the American Latino.

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