Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage Month is an annual recognition of the diverse cultures, history and contributions of Hispanic Americans. First celebrated in 1968 as Hispanic Heritage Week, the month-long celebration, from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15, was enacted into federal law in 1988. 

A Proclamation on National Hispanic Heritage Month, 2023, The White House.

The Library is here to help you celebrate with books, like the booklist below, resources, events and more! To start:

This Hispanic and Latino Heritage Libby list has a mix of eBooks and eAudiobooks for all ages. 

This Hispanic Heritage Month Kanopy list has films featuring Hispanic Americans and/or celebrating Hispanic heritage and culture.

Explore the branches and roots of your family tree with a number of Library genealogy resources.

Hispanic Life in America from NewsBank, this database contains primary source documents related to Hispanic American life.

Libby has featured a specialized set of books by Hispanic & Latino authors and/or with Hispanic & Latino protagonists.

For Kids

Lightbox - Search for “Spanish” to find over 150 interactive Spanish language eBooks.

TumbleBooks On TumbleBooks, you can easily switch the language to the Spanish in the upper right-hand corner.