Spanish Speakers

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This area of WebJunction offers resources for libraries serving Spanish-speaking patrons including outreach, marketing, programming, and computer related resources. The resources have grown as a result of the many experiences, successes, best practices, and strategies shared by libraries and staff from around the country who participated in WebJunction's Spanish Language Outreach Program. Your experiences, templates, and questions are all welcome here if you work to support services for Spanish speakers.

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Pima County Public Library engages youth with Hands On curriculum

 Document / Last Modified: 09 March 2015

The Project LIFT (Literacy Involves Families Together) youth outreach program empowers youth to utilize diverse cultural strengths that apply to literacy skill building helping to unifying family generations as they promote reading with their childre...

How to Traverse the World of Accents

 News / Last Modified: 30 September 2014

Have you encountered patrons who speak perfect English but with accents you are not familiar with? Have you asked them to repeat themselves so that you can address their queries? Have you felt distressed about not being able to reach your patrons hal...

Refugees 101

 Webinar / Last Modified: 26 August 2014

Originally presented Wednesday, October 23, 2008, by Join Valerie Wonder, Immigrant & Refugee Programs Manager at Seattle Public Library (WA) and Homa Naficy Manager of Multicultural Education and Outreach Services at Hartford Public Library (CT).

Reaching Spanish-speaking Agricultural Communities

 Webinar / Last Modified: 26 August 2014

Archive and related resources from November 10, 2009 webinar with Patricia Rempel and José Garcia on perceived usages of community public access computers by Spanish-speakers in rural Washington.