San Diego Public Library presents Nuestra Cultura, a series celebrating and recognizing the rich heritage, history, contributions, and culture of our Latin American and Indigenous communities. We recognize that there is deeply rooted pride in heritage and that self-identities are important, unique, and may change over time. We celebrate with an array of programs for all ages and recommended reading and listening lists from our English and Spanish collections.
La Biblioteca Pública de San Diego presenta Nuestra Cultura, una serie que celebra y reconoce la rica herencia, historia, contribuciones y cultura de nuestras comunidades latinoamericanas e indigenas. Reconocemos que existe un orgullo profundamente arraigado en la herencia y que las identidades propias son importantes, únicas y pueden cambiar con el tiempo. Celebramos con una variedad de programas para todas las edades y listas de lectura y escucha recomendadas de nuestras colecciones en inglés y español.
Celebracion de la Independencia
Saturday, September 16, 2023 | 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. | Logan Heights Library
Come celebrate Mexican Independence Day at Logan Heights Library. The library will be hosting a craft, as well as the Baile Folklorico dancers.
Celebrando Nuestra Cultura
Tuesday, September 19, 2023 | 4 p.m. - 6 p.m. | Mt. View/Beckwourth Library
Celebrate Hispanic/Latin Heritage at the Mountain View/Beckwourth Library. There will be free fun cultural themed activities and crafts for the whole family to enjoy!
4 p.m. | Spanish Storytime
4:30 p.m. | Folklorico Painting Craft
4:30 p.m. | Face Painting and Balloon Animals
5 p.m. | “I Love Drumming” educational concert with Drummers Without Borders
Nuestra Cultura Celebration
Tuesday, September 26, 2023 | 5 p.m. - 7 p.m. | Central Library
Celebrate Nuestra Cultura with stories, traditional tortilla making, and a screening of Encanto. Join us for some Spanish and a side of tortilla!
5 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. | Storytime and tortilla making
5 p.m. - 7 p.m. | Screening of Encanto
Fiesta de Nuestra Cultura
Tuesday, October 10, 2023 | 4:30 p.m. - 6 p.m. | Valencia Park/Malcolm X Library
Join us for a Fiesta to celebrate Latine Heritage Month. Make some música in a fun drum circle, create some arte, and listen to some bilingual cuentos! Drum circle is presented by Drummers Without Borders.
Come and play the traditional game of Lotería with the library! Win prizes and have fun with new friends.
Libraries across the City are hosting story times, crafts, and more that explore Nuestra Cultura!Vejigantes Mask Take-home Kit
Ballet Folklorico (ages 5-12)
Every Tuesday | 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. | Logan Heights Library
Note: To register your child, please email LOstaff@sandiego.gov
Oasis Presents: Frida Kahlo's Art (multiple locations)
San Diego is home to many community groups that celebrate Nuestra Cultura. For more information, visit the links below: