Hispanic Heritage Month at LBPL
Long Beach Public Library celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month in September and October each year with Vida Latina—our homegrown celebration of Latinx culture, stories, and community. Each year we celebrate with special programs, book and film lists, and other activities for library visitors.
Visit the Long Beach Public Library during September and October to see all the amazing in-person and virtual Vida Latina events happening!
Search VidaLatinaKids2022 in the library catalog to see the full list
Search VidaLatinaTeens2022 in the library catalog to see the full list
Mexican Gothic by Silvia Moreno-Garcia
Temporada de huracanes de Fernanda Melchor
The Dangers of Smoking in Bed by Mariana Enriquez
Los abismos de Pilar Quintana
Lost Children Archive by Valeria Luiselli
Los detectives salvajes de Roberto Bolaño
Search VidaLatinaAdults2022 in the library catalog to see the full list
Your favorite newspapers and magazines from Latin America, and instant translations for most articles and some full publications in up to 18 different languages.
"GetSetUp en Español" Series
(Must be age 55 or older to use GetSetUp)
Over the next few months GetSetUp is offering a wide variety of classes in: fitness, technology, cooking, health, and wellness! GetSetUp will be adding new content every week, so check the curated series often for the latest updates.
If this is your first time using GetSetUp, follow the instructions in our Digital Library to create your account and get free access to all the classes.
Please Note: These classes are conducted entirely in Spanish and are for Spanish speakers. They are not language classes.
Explore and Connect
Authors, Artists, and Businesses
Outside of Long Beach:
- Lil' Libros
- Martin Espino, "Sounds of Ancient Mexico"
- MiJa Books
- Skillful & Soulful Press
- Tomo Books USA
- AFS Greater Los Angeles
- Cano Health
- LA Zine Fest
- Latino Employees Organization Long Beach
- Latinos In Action California
- LBCC Outreach
- Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles
- Long Beach Public Radio
- Metro Rail Safety
- Operation Jump Start
- REFORMA Los Angeles
- RipRap Literary Journal
- Semillitas Learning Community