Happy Hispanic heritage month!
We celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15 - October 15) to recognize the achievements and contributions of Hispanic American champions. The observation began in 1968 as Hispanic Heritage Week.
giveaways & Events
Giveaways - Buttons & Bookmarks!
Stop by any of the service desks at the library for a complimentary celebration button or bookmark! Bookmarks feature reads that celebrate Hispanic Heritage, share lived experiences, and inform readers about issues facing the Hispanic community today.
Tacos & Tequila
Thursday, September 15
7 - 8 p.m.
Teens: Maker Kit Drop In: Guatemalan Worry Dolls
Monday, October 3
2:30 - 3:30 p.m.
Videos & resources
Latino Americans is a landmark six-hour documentary featuring interviews with nearly 100 Latinos and more than 500 years of History. Stream for free on the PBS website.
The Association for Latin American Art is a non-profit organization dedicated to the study of the art of Latin America, and links to a vast array of digital resources.
The Hispanic Society of America was founded in 1904 by Archer Milton Huntington (1870-1955) with the object of establishing a free, public museum and reference library for the study of the art and culture of Spain, Portugal, Latin America, and the Philippines.
A database featuring photographs and documents assembled from twelve collections of the Urban Archives of the University Library Special Collections and Archives. Funded as part of the Hispanics-Serving Institutions Grant of the State of California, these materials capture the history of Latino and Chicana/o people and culture in Southern California. These collections feature the arts, labor and immigration as important parts of the historical fabric of this community.
The Latinx Project curates a growing list of Latinx related Archives, Journals & Digital Publications, Centers/Institutes, and Museums.
This Library of Congress guide compiles a variety of both their own digital resources, as well as links to other databases.
The Museum of Latin American Art expands knowledge and appreciation of modern and contemporary Latin American and Latino art through its Collection, ground-breaking Exhibitions, stimulating Educational Programs, and engaging Cultural Events.
A robust collection featuring documents and images on categories including Arts, Diplomacy, Civil Rights, Military and Veterans, Notable Hispanics in the US, and more.
The Onda Latina Collection consists of 226 digitally preserved audio programs including interviews, music, and informational programs related to the Mexican American community and their concerns from the radio series "The Mexican American Experience" and "A esta hora conversamos" the Longhorn Radio Network, 1976-1982.
For more information or questions email AskUs@dglibrary.org.