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About the HRC

At the Hispanic Resource Center, you can:

  • attend cultural and education programs
  • take the kids to bilingual storytime 
  • research crafts and lesson plans for your classroom
  • meet great Latinx authors and personalities
  • access Spanish language books, movies, music and magazines digitally
  • and mucho, mucho más [much, much more]! 

Contact Information

Visit the Hispanic Resource Center 

Address:

Martin Regional Library
2601 S. Garnett Library
Tulsa, OK 74129
Driving Directions

Hours:

Sunday: 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.  
Monday: 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.  
Tuesday: 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.  
Wednesday: 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.  
Thursday: 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.  
Friday: 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.  
Saturday: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. 

Contact:

Phone: (918) 549-7323
Email: askus@tulsalibrary.org

Services Available at Martin Regional Library

Visit Martin Regional Library 

Services: 

  • WiFi
  • Wireless printing
  • Checkout laptops for in-library use
  • Public Access Computers
  • Spanish-speaking staff / Personal bilingüe
  • Book Club
  • AWE Early Literacy Computer
  • Bike Locks
  • Recycling
  • Audio Induction Looping, Auditorium Access
  • Public Fax
  • Build A Reader Center
Programs and Events

Learning Spanish

Mango Languages

About Mango
Mango is an online language-learning system that can help you learn by listening to native speakers and engaging in the interactive lessons offered through this user-friendly language instruction tool. Access the system for free with your Tulsa City-County Library card.

Access 
Use your Tulsa City-County Library card to access Mango Languages from anywhere.*If you're outside of the library you will be required to enter your last name and your complete library card number with no spaces.

Mango Languages

Don't have a Tulsa City-County Library card? Apply for a TCCL Library Card Online 

Colorín Colorado

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About
Colorín Colorado is a Spanish-English bilingual site created for parents and families to provide you with the information you need to help your child become a good reader and a successful student.

Access 
Colorín Colorado is a free public website, a library card is not required. 

Colorín Colorado

Study Spanish

Studyspanish.com is a free web-based resource providing service to millions of Spanish students and teachers. The site provides beginner to advanced Spanish language learning classes as well as a variety of grammar, pronunciation, and vocabulary resources.

Access 
A library card is not required.

Study Spanish

Library Programs

Please check the library's online or print version of the event guide to see what is happening at your local library. 

A few ongoing programs at Martin Regional include: 

  • English Conversation Circles 
  • Build-a-Reader Bilingual Story Times Preschool (ages 2-5) 
  • Build-a-Reader Bilingual Story Times Babies (ages 0-2) 
  • Book-a-Librarian appointments available in both English and Spanish 
  • Drop-in Computer Lab every Friday morning 9-11

Be sure to join us for special author events, crafts, and fairs held throughout the year. 

 

Local Involvement

Casa de la Cultura 
Casa de la Cultura will strive to collaborate, assist and promote local artists, and to create ongoing educational programs for youth.

Coalition of Hispanic Organizations (COHO) 
Influencing and advancing the well-being and quality of life for all Hispanics.

Greater Tulsa Hispanic Affairs Commission
The Greater Tulsa Area Hispanic Affairs Commission seeks to function as a bridge between the City-County government and the Hispanic Community.

HYPE Hispanic Young Professionals and Entrepreneurs 
To provide leadership and professional development opportunities for young Hispanic professionals to be empowered and integrated with the entire Greater Tulsa community. In partnership with the Tulsa Hispanic Chamber of commerce we strive to be the primer Hispanic led organization to positively impact the environment of our communities. 

Tulsa Hispanic Chamber of Commerce 
Our mission of serve as the platform for Hispanic and non-Hispanic businesses to work together for a stronger Tulsa. The mission of the Chamber is to serve as a business resource and to advocate for Hispanic business issues and to be a united voice for the Hispanic business community.

Tulsa Hispanic Resource Association 
The Association was created to promote social, educational, and health initiatives beneficial to the community, and to endow its members with the professional development and logistic support that will empower them to successfully meet the needs of their clients.

Tulsa's Latino Theater Company
Tulsa's only theater company focused on creating evocative, Latino-based performance for diverse audiences.

Historical and Cultural Resources

History

Learn more about Hispanic American/Latinx history with these free resources

Hidden Hispanic Heritage
The bucket list of places, ideas and historical evidence to reconnect Americans with their Hispanic roots

Hispanic Reading Room of the Library of Congress
"The primary access point for research relating to those parts of the world encompassing the geographical areas of the Caribbean, Latin America, and Iberia; the indigenous cultures of those areas; and peoples throughout the world historically influenced by Luso-Hispanic heritage, including Latinos in the U.S., and peoples of Portuguese or Spanish heritage in Africa, Asia, and Oceania."

The Latino American Experience
An American Mosaic Database - History and culture of Latinos living in the United States. Content spans from the pre-Columbian Indigenous civilizations of the Americas to present-day U.S. Latinos

Zoot Suit Riots-PBS American Experience
Explores the Zoot Suit Riots in 1942 Los Angeles; includes a Teacher's Guide.

Smithsonain National Museum of the American Indian

Smithsonian NMAI Maya Time
Living Maya Time: Sun, Corn and the Calendar

National Organizations

Hispanic American/Latino Organizations:

League of United Latin American Citizens
The largest and oldest Hispanic Organization in the United States.

Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund
The Latino Legal Voice for Civil Rights in America.

National Council of La Raza
Largest national Latino civil rights and advocacy organization in the U.S.

National Institute of Latino Policy
One of the leading think tanks in the Latino community utilizing an action research model, NiLP is involved in a wide range of policy issues affecting the Latino community.

Pew Research Hispanic Center
A nonpartisan research organization that seeks to improve understanding of the U.S. Hispanic population and to chronicle Latinos’ growing impact on the nation

Community Resources

Education

Online learning with your library card 

Family

Power of families

As families and schools advocate and lead together, the Power of Families Project serves as a catalyst for stronger family representation within school administrative decision making, as well as equitable resources and systems that promote the success of all children.

Community Action Project Early Childhood Learning 

Free, effective, early childhood education programs for newborns through 4-years-old that aim to prepare your child for future school success.

The Power of Families Project

 

Health

Community Health Connection

Community Health Connection 

Community Health Connection is a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) committed to meeting the lifelong health care needs of the northeast Oklahoma community. 

Community Health Connection

 

Latinx Books and Authors

Find a good Latinx read

Goodreads Popular Latino Authors

Great Latinx Reads

Latina/Latino/Latinx LGBT Experiences
A curated list from the San Francisco Public Library LGBTQIA Center.

Latinxs in Kid Lit
A blog devoted to "exploring the world of Latino/a Young Adult, Middle Grade, and Children's literature"

Pura Belpré Award Winners
The award is named after Pura Belpré, the first Latina librarian at the New York Public Library. The Pura Belpré Award, established in 1996, is presented annually to a Latino/Latina writer and illustrator whose work best portrays, affirms, and celebrates the Latino cultural experience in an outstanding work of literature for children and youth.

ReMezcla
This media brand covers emerging Latinx culture.

Citizenship and Immigration

Information and Resources

Resources

U.S. Citizenship and  Immigration Services: Individuals can call U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services at 1-800-375-5283 or visit www.uscis.gov.

Catholic Charities: (918) 949-4673

YWCA Multicultural Service Center: (918) 663-0377

DREAM Act Oklahoma: Facebook or Twitter