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Beaverton City Library Celebrates Dia de los niños/Dia de los libros

On Saturday, April 29, 1:30-3:30 p.m., Beaverton City Library at 12375 SW Fifth Street will celebrate children, families, and reading with "El dia de los ninos/El dia de los libros" (Children's Day/Book Day). Often referred to simply as "Dia," this holiday is officially celebrated on April 30 every year.

Get to know this week's List for the week 15 ending on April 16th., 2017

Nielsen BookScan, part of the Nielsen Company (US) LLC, and America Reads Spanish (ARS), present the free weekly list of the Spanish bestseller titles in the US market for week 15 of 2017 (week ending 4/16/2017)

Amazon chooses Seville’s Plaza de España to set up a Giant Bookstore

The company is setting up a giant bookstore on the occassion of "Día Mundial del Libro" (International Book Day). Seville will be the only city in Spain that will participate in this international event to promote the reading. Amazon has announced that it will set up a giant bookstore next Thursday at Seville’s Plaza de España to celebrate the International Book Day.

Cervantes in Miami - Centro Cultural Español

The Spanish Cultural Center in Miami (CCEMiami) on the occasion of the international day of the book presents "Cervantes in Miami" on April 22 and 23, 2017. Including an action workshop, awards ceremony in collaboration with Miami Dade County Public Schools, Literary gathering and music concert; among others.

Students put Spanish skills — and diplomacy — to the test at Model United Nations

Organizers of the Minnesota event say it is the only one of its kind in the country. Even if the students spoke Spanish at home, the conference gave them a chance to use their language in a new setting.

Number of Hispanic-Serving Institutions in U.S. increases, reflects growing student enrollment

The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) and Excelencia in Education (Excelencia) have announced the 2015-16 academic year saw continued and concentrated growth in the number of Latinos attending college. As a result, there is an increase in the number of Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs) in the United States.

Roberto Aliaga, Fátima Embark Ali and María Mercedes Murillo García, winners of the SM 2017 Awards

How to Fix a Wet Book by Roberto Aliaga Sánchez (Ciudad Real, 1976), and Always Will Be December, by Fatima Embark Ali (Gran Canaria, 1985) and María Mercedes Murillo García (Barcelona, 1989), are works awarded in the 39th Edition of the SM Awards The Steam Boat and Wide Angle, convened annually by the SM Foundation.

Editorial Lumen Presents "Colección Particular" (A particular collection) by Juan Marsé

“His closest friends–among them, Carlos Barral and Jaime Gil de Biedma–and anyone who has ever shared dinner or drinks with the author, knows that Juan Marsé (Barcelona, 1933) is a great storyteller, broken in perhaps by his childhood postwar years as .....

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