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  • Clásicos de la literatura lésbica, trans y gay latinoamericanos

    By Vilma Álvarez | June 2, 2022
    Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL)
    ¿Has leído la literatura LGBT+ de América Latina? Si no, te recomendamos esta lista.
  • Infographics About U.S. Latinxs to Spark Conversations this NHHM

    By Camila Franco Diaz, Editor, Language Access & Outreach | September 22, 2021

    These infographics—from We Are All Human—offer a great starting point for discussing Latin American identity and experience in the U.S. and…

  • Picture Books to Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

    By Ruth Rodriguez, Francis Martin Branch Library | September 21, 2021
    English-language picture book titles that celebrate the different cultures which encompass a heritage that crosses seas, land and borders.
  • Latinas Book Club: A Year With Our Writers

    By Aimé Casillas, Children's Librarian | September 14, 2021

    Some reflections from our book club members on the books they read this year and on creating community around words.

  • Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month and Afro-Latinx Ties

    By Lisa Herndon, Managers, Schomburg Communications and Publicity | September 13, 2021
    Many people of Hispanic descent also have African roots. Explore the Schomburg Center’s collections and Livestream archive to learn more.
  • National Hispanic Heritage Month 2021: Researching with NYPL's E-Resources and Other Databases

    List of free online resources to help you delve into the many aspects of Latinx & Hispanic history and culture, all free with a library car…

  • Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month at the Bronx Library Center

    By Danny Jimenez, Library Information Assistant | September 10, 2021

    National Hispanic Heritage Month, taking place between September 15 and October 15, kicks off festivities at the Library that will celebrat…

  • Mucho Sabor: Taste the Many Flavors of Latin American Cooking

    By Oscar Vazquez, Office Aide | March 12, 2021

    Thanks to centuries of cross-cultural mixing and colonization, Latin American food is a cuisine with Spanish, Portuguese, African and Indig…

  • NYPL’s Pura Belpré: The Library's First Puerto Rican Librarian and Passionate Advocate

    By Paloma Celis Carbajal, Curator for Latin American, Iberian, and U.S. Latino Collections | March 1, 2021
    Belpré was an enthusiastic advocate for the Spanish-speaking community and shepherded in bilingual story hours...
  • Books to Share with Children for Hispanic Heritage Month

    By Aimé Casillas, Children's Librarian | October 9, 2020

    Literature is built by everyone and belongs to everyone—everyone has a story to tell in their own words and language.