Celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month @ EPL
Hispanic Heritage Month is celebrated annually from September 15 - October 15. The month is in recognition of the histories, cultures and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America.
September 15 officially marks the day that the following Latin American countries gained their independence: Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua. Mexico celebrates its independence on September 16 and Chile on September 18.
Children's Titles at the Library
Looking for physical picture book titles for young readers in-library? Check out our book list on the library catalog.
Looking for in-library titles for older readers? Contact a librarian at 580-234-6313 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Further Learning Resources
- Access World News (Special Report): Features the National Hispanic Heritage Month special report that has articles featuring Hispanic culture and important issues, events, leaders and personalities. Login required for this library resource. Login with ENID followed by your 6-digit library card number (ex: ENID222222).
- National Hispanic Heritage Month.Gov: webpage devoted to history surrounding Hispanic Heritage Month as well as listing upcoming events to celebrate.
- National Archives: Government website featuring educational resources.
- PBS.Org: Educational webpage for Hispanic Heritage Month that features stories from Hispanic American people.