See Also Links

[Updated 12/6/2023]

The National Association to Promote Library and Information Services to Latinos and the Spanish-Speaking

United States government information in Spanish
Information and services of the government of the United States, in Spanish. It includes information about internet fraud, immigration, civil rights and laws.

Modern Language Association Language Map
Based on the 2000 census, this free site allows users to generate maps and tables for the number of people speaking one of 30 languages, plus seven less commonly spoken language groups in the US. Results are displayed in color-coded maps by state, county or zip code, or in table form for the entire US, state, county, zip code or metropolitan area.

SOL (Spanish in Our Libraries) and PLUS (Public Libraries Using Spanish)
SOL is a newsletter for connecting librarians who serve Spanish speakers. PLUS is a growing, searchable resource bank of Spanish-language materials, including fliers, forms, and the Dewey Decimal classification system. The site features an instant discussion board and more.

Library Jargon in Spanish
A list of common library terms in Spanish from a A bilingual workshop for librarians who are Spanish speakers as well as librarians interested in learning Spanish to enable basic communication with their Spanish speaking patrons. Includes detailed bibliography of more print resources for library Spanish.

Spanish that Works!
A wealth of resources for learning Spanish, including a section for library staff that includes library terminology phrase lists and translated materials for patrons.

Children and Families

Colorin Colorado
A bilingual site for families and educators of English language learners.

The Best Books to Celebrate Hispanic and Latine Heritage
Read and share stories that center the Hispanic and Latine experience with these fiction and nonfiction books for grades PreK–12.

KidsHealth for Parents: Internet Safety Information for parents in Spanish
This informative site includes internet safety information for parents in Spanish. There also is additional health information for both parents and kids on issues ranging from immunization to surviving the teen years.

REFORMA Children and Youth, Adult Resource Page
This section of the REFORMA site provides ideas of Spanish story times, Dia de los Ninos/Dia de los Libros, and other Multicultural Resources for Children

StoryPlace: La Biblioteca Digital
Online stories in Spanish and English for preschoolers through elementary.

Citizenship and Immigration

Exito en el norte
The non-profit producer of bilingual educational materials, Experience Education produced this series of Spanish videos, "Success in the U.S." in collaboration with Iowa State University Extension and the Southwest Iowa Latino Resource Center. The series focuses on topics such as finances, healthcare, education, etc.

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Portal
The portal for the federal department of citizenship and immigration.

Collection Development

Culturally Diverse Collections: Tips for a more inclusive school library
American Libraries magazine article with intentional steps to move towards culturally responsive practices for any library, including collection development.

Spanish Language Collection Development Webinar
Hosted by the South Carolina State Library, this one-hour webinar with Diana Miranda-Murillo from the Austin Public Library, includes information about the most relevant authors, publishers, and distributors of adult Spanish Language materials.

Computer Skills

GCF Global Learning®
GCF Global Learning offers free web-based computer and career training programs in Spanish for beginning computer users.

Cultural Celebrations & Holidays

Smithsonian Hispanic Heritage Month Resources
Teaching resources from the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Latino for Hispanic Heritage Month. Includes online exhibits, lesson plans, photographs, interviews, and more.

Texas State Library & Archives Commission - El Dia de los Ni?os/El Dia de los Libros Resources
This comprehensive guide offers sample activities, song, bookmarks, and other programming resources.

The Best Books to Celebrate Hispanic and Latine Heritage
Scholastic provides Hispanic Heritage Month activities for children which are both entertaining and informative.

Hispanic Heritage Month
A site hosted by the Library of Congress


Colorin Colorado
A bilingual site for families and educators of English language learners. Includes reading lists, research and reports, podcasts and videos, web resources, and more.

The Reading Matrix
A refereed online journal focusing on second and foreign language reading and literacy.

Randall's ESL Cyber Listening Lab
This website provides a multimedia experience for those seeking to learn English, with numerous free and easy-to-use listening lessons, activities and quizzes.

Internet TESL Journal
A "monthly web journal for teachers of English as a foreign language."

English as a Second Language (ESL) – Resources for Students
Compiled by Maryville University

Word Practice: ESL Grammar Games
A collection of games, quizzes, and worksheets to support ESL learners

Financial Literacy

FDIC Money Smart Curriculum in Spanish
Topics include disaster preparedness, elder financial abuse, identity theft protection, introduction to bank services, credit card tips, how to keep track of your money, saving tips, consumer rights, loan information, and information on home ownership.


Hispanic Health for the Arizona Hispanic Center of Excellence
Online portal of health information resources from the University of Arizona Health Sciences Library. Includes information on topics such as border health, cultural competency for health care, PubMed alerts, statistics, and more.

National Center for Farmworker Health
The National Center for Farmworker Health (NCFH), established in 1975, is dedicated to improving the health status of farmworker families by providing information services and products to a network of more than 500 migrant health center service sites in the United States as well as other organizations and individuals serving the farmworker population. is an award-winning Federal Web site for consumers, developed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services together with other Federal agencies. links to carefully selected information and Web sites from over 1,500 health-related organizations. This link will direct you to their website in Spanish.
From the Spain-based "Instituto para el estudio de las adicciones", this Web site contains information in Spanish on drug addiction.

National Office on Women's Health
Here you can find original health information and thousands of health publications on special topics like pregnancy, breastfeeding, body image, HIV/AIDS, girls health, heart health, menopause and hormone therapy, mental health, quitting smoking, violence against women, statistics and daily news on women's health, and a calendar of women's health events. Information available by phone or via website in Spanish and English. en espanol
From the National Cancer Institute, this site currently contains 23 Web pages on different types of cancer, more than 100 peer-reviewed cancer treatment summaries for health professionals and patients, and a dictionary that includes 5,000 terms and definitions in both Spanish and English.

Consumer Health Information in Many Languages Resources
From the National Network of Libraries of Medicine, this pathfinder collects resources from a variety of sources on medical topics in multiple languages.

MedLine Plus: Health information in Spanish
Health information in Spanish including a medical dictionary, a medical encyclopedia and drug and supplement descriptions.
From the Academy of Family Doctors, offers a wealth of family health, disease, and preventive health information.

American Heart Association
Information in Spanish and English on heart health topics. 

American Cancer Society
Information in Spanish and English on cancer topics.

Red Cross
Information in Spanish and English on topics such as disaster preparedness, safety, blood services and more.
A medical encyclopedia in Spanish with guides and information about health care and medicine.