This month's feature magazine is Latina, a lifestyle, fashion, and entertainment magazine aimed at American women of Hispanic background. Since it began publication in 1997, Latina has only grown in popularity, and, yes, it is in English.
You can visit the magazine's website, which includes many features tied to each month's issue (plus recipes!), or check out the print issues here @Carnegie-Stout!
Cinco de Mayo, the celebration of Mexico's victory over French military in the Battle of Puebla, will be this Thursday. The library will be holding a Cinco de Mayo celebration for 7-11 at 4:00pm on Thursday, please call 563-589-4225 and ask for the Youth Services Help Desk at extension 2228 to register. The Multicultural Family Center of Dubuque will also be holding a Cinco de Mayocelebration from 5:30pm – 7:30pm on Friday the 6th.
The library also has some books on the history of the Battle of Puebla, and suggestions on how to host your own Cinco de Mayo celebration:
Paula Deen Celebrates!: best dishes and best wishes for the best times of your life (641.5 DEE)
Gather: memorable menus for entertaining throughout the seasons (642 BRE)
The History of Mexico (972 KIR)
A Brief History of Mexico (972 FOS)
The Last Prince of the Mexican Empire (Fiction Mayo)
The Course of Mexican History (972 MEY)
The Cinco de Mayo Murder (Mystery Harris)