Autumn is a vital time for Hispanic and Latino culture. Not only is Hispanic Heritage Month celebrated from September 15 - October 15, but shortly after, on November 2, many Hispanics and Latinos celebrate those gone from this world on Día de los Muertos or Day of the Dead.
Hispanics and Latinos numbered 53 million in the United States in 2012. With each generation, country of origin and region in the U.S. comes a unique experience. Take a look at library Staff Picks lists and events that celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month and beyond.
Explore online resources to help you practice for the citizenship test and build vocabulary for the interview. Find links to federal government resources to help you prepare and learn more about Bridges to America at Burton Barr Central Library. Get on your way to Becoming a U.S. Citizen now.
From health to housing, veterans benefits to Social Security, federal and local governments provide assistance to citizens through a variety of programs. Learn which Government Benefits might be available to you.
Learn more about this national problem, what you can do to protect your identity and what steps to take if your identity is stolen. Discover our information resources about Identity Theft.