Join us between September 15 – October 15 as we celebrate Latinx & Hispanic Heritage Month! During this month-long celebration, we honor the history, culture, and contributions of those whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America. We commemorate the many achievements that Latinx and Hispanics people have made, from colorful visual art to compelling literary works to relentless activism.
- Tuesday, October 11 @ 4:00pm – Family Craft: DIY Maracas, opens a new window
- Storytimes: Join us for Latinx & Hispanic Heritage Month-themed stories, rhymes, and songs:
- Picture Books: Latinx & Hispanic Heritage Month
- Middle Grade Books: Latinx & Hispanic Heritage Month
- Latinx Artists to Discover this Heritage Month!, opens a new window
- Magical Realism by Latinx Authors, opens a new window
Need help finding your next read? Try our Shelf Made, opens a new window book recommendation service to receive customized recommendations tailored to your interests and your mood.
Enjoy free access to these resources with your library card, opens a new window:
- Check out eBook collections on Overdrive/Libby, opens a new window
- Find movies, opens a new window and audiobooks, opens a new window on Hoopla featuring Latinx and Hispanic authors and stories
- Explore Latinx and Hispanic documentaries & films on Kanopy, opens a new window
- Want to learn or improve your Spanish? Give Mango Languages, opens a new window a try.
- Visit our online Spanish resources page, opens a new window
- San Jose, opens a new window celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month
- September 24: Hispanic Heritage Day at the USS Hornet, opens a new window
- September 24–25: Orchard Days, opens a new window at Filoli Gardens features a Hispanic Heritage celebration
Local Mental Health & Wellness Resources
- LGBTQ Wellness (SCC Behavioral Health) hosts monthly meetups in Spanish:
- Latino Mental Health: Family Outreach & Engagement Program
- Explore ¡Presente! A Latino History of the United States, opens a new window at The Smithsonian, opens a new window
- Check out some Virtual Experiences, opens a new window at the National Hispanic Cultural Center, opens a new window
Alicia Hulten, Youth Services Librarian, Mitchell Park Library | Follow @MissAlicia on Bibliocommons