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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.

Bilingual Story Time & Art Hour/Hora de Cuentos Bilingüe y Arte


Únese a nuestra hora de cuento y arte en la incubadora de negocios CRECER. El mes de marzo celebramos la mes de la mujer con libros y arte. Y este mes lanzamos nuestra nueva programación al lado de Las Damas de Belmont Cragin quien estarán dirigiendo una hora de cuente y art cada mes. Reserva su lugar para entrar al sorteo de libro!
Join us for our story and art hour at the CRECER business incubator! In March we are celebrating Women’s History Month with books and art. We are also launching our new programming with Las Damas de Belmont Cragin who will be leading our story and art time once a month. RSVP for your chance to win our door prize raffle

News & Updates:
Spanish Immersive Storytime with Cuentinflas at
Pilsen Art & Community House!

We have a special Drag Story Hour beginning MARCH 11th with CUENTINFLAS !!


HORA de CUENTINFLAS is a Spanish Immersive Storytime celebrating books, stories, community and our authentic selves.


Saturday, March 25th / 1-2 pm

* Family Friendly

* All ages welcome

* All children must be accompanied by a caregiver

* This is a FREE event

* Donations are welcome


Bilingual & Spanish Favorites

Browse 51st Ward Books' Curated Collections In-Person


2659 W. Division

Open Tuesday-Wednesday 11am-6pm

Thursday 12pm-8pm

Friday-Saturday 11am-6pm

1836 West 18th Street

Open Wednesday-Saturday


3150 N. Central Ave.

Open Wednesday-Saturday


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

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