Celebrate Latinx/Hispanic Heritage Month with these 15 titles

Written by Rebecca Quinones, Materials Selection Librarian, Downtown Main Library

Each year, from September 15 to October 15, communities around the US celebrate the rich diversity of Latinx/Hispanic culture. This month is a great time to explore the histories, traditional stories, food, pop culture, local communities and more of the different nationalities that are part of this culture. Not sure where to start? The library can help, with all kinds of materials that celebrate the Latinx/Hispanic experience, from popular movies, to CDs, to magazines and books. 

Below is a snapshot of a few titles you don’t want to miss.      

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Check out these additional Library resources in Spanish: 

Freegal, opens a new window Music, opens a new window  

Music Streaming
Download or stream a wide range of Latin music genres, such as reggaetón, regional, pop, and more. 

People en Español , opens a new window  

The Spanish version of the popular magazine, People, features articles similar to the English version, but with Latinx/Hispanic celebrities taking front and center.

RB Digital Magazines, opens a new window  

The magazines Esquire, Good Housekeeping, InStyle México, ELLE México, Women’s Health España, Women’s Fitness España, TVyNovelas USA, and Cosmopolitan en español are all available for check out with our popular digital magazine service. There’s no due date – any downloaded magazines are yours to keep! 

Do you want to learn Spanish? Quiere aprender inglés? With only your library card, you can sign up and use all of Transparent Languages’ learning modules to practice or gain more language skills! Click here get started, opens a new window