These resources for libraries serving Spanish-speaking patrons including outreach, marketing, programming, and computer related resources. This has 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. See also Spanish Language Outreach Program Workshop Curriculum.
Self-paced courses and webinar recordings on this topic are freely available in the WebJunction Course Catalog.
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Document / Last Modified: 03 April 2019
The workbook and mp3 audio tracks from Infopeople's Survival Spanish for Library Staff Course (Total Time 54:51). Learn the Spanish pronunciation of commonly used library terms, including common patron questions with answers in Spanish.
Document / Last Modified: 26 November 2018
Check out these libraries across the country, who have developed strong Spanish sections on their websites.
News / Last Modified: 26 November 2018
As part of an ongoing collaboration with the U.S. Department of Labor Employment and Training Administration (DOL/ETA) and the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), WebJunction is pleased to update you on employment and training resources ...
Document / Last Modified: 18 September 2018
Techniques for connecting with your community's Spanish-speaking patrons, from a June 2005 ALA Editions book.
Webinar / Last Modified: 16 October 2017
This webinar focuses on how to research, plan, and deliver storytimes in languages other than English, even when you don't speak the language.
Webinar / Last Modified: 06 October 2017
Archive and related resources from July 29, 2009 webinar on Bilingual Storytime programs at the Seattle Public and San Francisco Public Libraries.
Document / Last Modified: 06 October 2017
Press release announcing Cuentos y Más / Stories and More, a bilingual (English/Spanish)TV story time which promotes the joy of reading and libraries. The program is also available online.
News / Last Modified: 15 September 2017
When I was asked to review Once Upon a Cuento, Bilingual Storytimes in English and Spanish by Jamie Campbell Naidoo and Katie Scherrer, I have to confess that I was skeptical. The idea of reading and reviewing another book with samples of bilingual o...
Webinar / Last Modified: 15 September 2017
This webinar presents strategies for library outreach to and engagement with Latino and Spanish-speaking communities, laying the groundwork for successful programming.
Document / Last Modified: 07 June 2017
List of useful websites to find health information for Spanish speakers. Created in conjunction with Siga Adelante health and safety workshops.