Hispanic Heritage Month

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Hispanic Heritage Month


National Hispanic Heritage Month is a time to honor the contributions of Hispanic people to the United States. Hispanic Americans have significantly contributed to our culture, from arts and literature to sciences and sports.

The library proudly celebrates by highlighting the work of Hispanic authors, artists, musicians, and more with books, online resources, and programs.

We invite you to celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month and learn more about these rich and diverse cultures.

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Use your Library Card to explore these resources or apply for a free card today.

Early Spanish Learning

Check out this list of Spanish language for young learners. This list features DVDs and books.

Access Video on Demand

Explore a wide selection of documentaries and educational films to gain a deeper understanding and appreciation of the struggles, achievements, and historical milestones of Hispanic Americans.


Explore biographies of some of the most notable Hispanic American figures from the worlds of politics, sports, entertainment, and more. Subjects include Cesar Chavez, Rita Moreno, Sonia Sotomayor, and more.

Spanish Literature Translated to English

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage by exploring works in both fiction and nonfiction by Hispanic Authors that have been translated into English.

Explore Hispanic Authors

Explore stories from Hispanic authors in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month.

Upcoming Events

Hispanic Heritage Month

Flour Power: The History of the Tortilla | Lee's Summit |
Tue, Sep 26, 2023 - 6:30pm
Hispanic Heritage Book Discussion Series One | Red Bridge |
Wed, Oct 4, 2023 - 2:00pm
Flour Power: A Kid’s History of the Tortilla | Culinary Center |
Wed, Oct 4, 2023 - 6:00pm
Kids Create Art: Día de los Muertos | East Lee's Summit |
Mon, Oct 9, 2023 - 6:30pm
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Explore Hispanic Heritage

Thank you for celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month with Mid-Continent Public Library! 
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Explorar la Herencia Hispana

Gracias por celebrar el Mes de La Herencia Hispana con la Biblioteca de Mid Continent. 

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