Each year since 1988, National Hispanic Heritage Month has been celebrated Sept. 15-Oct. 15. The following events and services hosted by the City of Richardson are opportunities to take part: 

  • Library  
  • Works by Hispanic-American authors, scientists, artists and innovators will be highlighted in a first-floor display case and on Darbey’s StoryWalk® outside of the Library. 
  • Pronunciator, a digital tool for language learning, and online Learning Express Library classes in English and Spanish, are available for free.  
  • Books, magazines and audiobooks in Spanish are available in both the adult and youth services sections.  

Contact: 972-744-4350 

Website: www.cor.net/library 

  • Parks & Recreation  
  • Spanish instruction for children is available at both Heights and Huffhines Recreation Centers.   

Contact: 972-744-7850 (Heights), 972-744-7881 (Huffhines) 

Website: www.cor.net/parksonline 

  • Senior Center   
  • Classes for both English and Spanish learners of various skill levels are offered.  

Contact: 972-744-7800  

Website: www.cor.net/seniorcenter 

  •  Police Department  
  • Spanish Facebook page 
  • The UNIDOS program, with events and information sessions to help the Hispanic and Latino community be informed and engaged 

Contact: 972-744-4765 

Website: www.facebook.com/richardsonpdespanol  

Website: www.cor.net/unidos