Immigrant Heritage Month 2024

Immigrant Heritage Month 2024

Immigrant Heritage Month in June celebrates the history and cultures of immigrants to the U.S. from around the world now and throughout U.S. history and the contributions that immigrants have made in the U.S. Celebrate and learn more using the resources, booklists, and websites on this page.


PPLD Resources

  • CultureGrams

    Find over 200 articles exploring the diversity and history of each U.S. state and the District of Columbia. This resource is designed for upper elementary-aged children.

  • EBSCOhost: Ethnic Diversity Source (must have a library card that starts with a 4 to access outside of the Library).

    This full-text database is a dedicated resource covering the culture, traditions, social treatment, and lived experiences of different ethnic groups throughout the U.S. It contains a growing list of sources including peer-reviewed journals, magazines, eBooks, biographies, and primary source documents.

  • Gale eBooks: Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of Foods and Recipes of the World (must have a library card that starts with a 4 to access)

    Read up on the foods and recipes from 70 countries and culture groups worldwide. This database is designed for students grades K - 12.

  • Adult Education: English as a Second Language

    Pikes Peak Library District (PPLD) offers English as a Second Language (ESL) classes. These no-cost classes are for adults ages 17 and older and focus on reading, writing, listening, and speaking in English. ESL classes are for beginning, intermediate, and high-intermediate levels. Enrollment opens in July and December.

  • Adult Education: Practice English

    Speak English groups at PPLD are informal English language conversation groups for adults who speak some English. Each group meets once a week for two hours at various Libraries. There is no cost to attend and no registration is necessary.

  • Immigrant and Refugee Resources Subject Guide

    Pikes Peak Library District serves to support immigrant and refugee populations in our community. This Subject Guide will provide resources available through various local, state, and national organizations.