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The 51st Ward is the anti-racist community of our imaginations. Here, multicultural, bilingual, and Spanish children's books inspire us & our children to build a thriving community committed to justice.

Books from the Feria Internacional del Libro de Guadalajara

We travelled the globe to bring you this exciting collection of authentic texts from Latin America, Spain, and beyond!

News & Updates:
Events for the whole familia!

Introducing: Seasonal Surprise Boxes!


*One theme*

*One hardcover book for ages 4-8*

*One sticker & activity sheet*

*Family discussion guide*

Your surprise title will:

*Be bilingual or Spanish*

*Be culturally relevant*

*Be inclusive*

*Be screened by educators*

*Feature diverse characters*

No Subscription Necessary. 

Bilingual and Spanish Bestsellers

Browse some of our community favorites in Spanish and Bilingual (English/Spanish) formats.

Browse 51st Ward Books' Curated Bilingual & Spanish Kids Book Collections In-Person

Pilsen Arts & Community House logo

1836 West 18th Street

Open Wednesday-Saturday

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*Please visit location pages/social media to confirm hours prior to your planned visit.*

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