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Remembering subvenir

The infrequently encountered Spanish verb subvenir, borrowed from Latin, means ‘to come to the aid of, to support.’ The word is a compound of Latin… 208 more words

Spanish Language

Franco's Suppression of the Catalan Language in 1939.

Watch the history of the suppression of the Catalan language for three hundred years and how the Spanish Language was imposed on a population that mostly spoke only Catalan. 53 more words


13 Picture Books That Celebrate Hispanic Heritage

Check out this awesome list to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month created by Brightly that I helped with this month.

Check my blog in the upcoming days for an even more extensive list of titles (because there’s so many great books to chose from).

Picture Books

Juana & Lucas by Juana Medina

Juana & Lucas by Juana Medina (InfoSoup)

Juana lives in Bogotá, Colombia with her family. She loves things like reading, drawing, Brussels sprouts, and Astroman. 259 more words

Book Reviews

Fall Storytimes

Don’t even worry about registration!  All of our weekly storytimes this fall will be drop in programs, so registration is not required.

All Together Storytime… 208 more words

Library Programs


The Latin adjective blandus meant ‘of a smooth tongue, flattering, fawning, caressing,’ senses that continued on into the Latin verb blandīrī, the source of French… 189 more words

Spanish Language

Excerpts from Don Quixote and the 13 Tâmpits

Chapter 8: Staţia de Metrou Titan

THE driver of the first Peugeot slammed on his brakes, stopping millimeters from running over Daciana.

The moment Daciana made it safely across the street, Gabriela breathed a sigh of relief and crossed herself from right to left. 4,182 more words