Immerse Yourself in a New Culture

Cafecito Amigo, multicultural program

Cafecito Amigo – Food, Folklore, and Friends

Cafecito Amigo is a new multicultural participatory program with Douglas County Libraries. Cafecito Amigo, which translates to “Friendly Coffee,” aims to bring together both native English speakers and English Language learners who are interested in learning about the culturally and linguistically diverse individuals who are our neighbors. Participants are encouraged to come to the event prepared to both listen to and/or share stories, songs, and enjoy friendly conversation.

Each Cafecito Amigo program will have a theme. The theme on March 19 will be Musical Traditions and Creations. Community members from all backgrounds who wish to present a song, discussion of musical tradition, or a music themed story (may be fiction or non-fiction) in are encouraged to contact Tiffany Curtin or to sign up on Volunteer Connect. All types of music are welcome.

The concept of the Cafecito Amigo program aligns with the Core Values of Douglas County Libraries. At Douglas County Libraries we aim to create meaningful connections that engage the community and foster growth and trust as we explore and discover together.

And, of course, a little coffee, tea, and light refreshments will be available to participants.

Other Cafecito Amigo dates and locations are as follows:

  • June 24 at the Philip S. Miller Branch in Castle Rock
  • September 10 at the Parker Library
  • December 10 at the Philip S. Miller Branch in Castle Rock

All Cafecito Amigo programs meet from 6:30-8:30 PM.

Registration is recommended. Participants can register online or call the library at 303-791-7323.

The program is the creation of Spanish teacher Marta Pardo and Douglas County Libraries' Adult Literacy Specialist, Tiffany Curtin. Questions may be directed to Tiffany Curtin, 303-688-7646 or tcurtin@dclibraries.org.

 

Branch Map, Dates & Time

James H. LaRue Library in Highlands Ranch

Thursday, March 19, 2015 - 6:30-8:30pm

Philip S. Miller Library in Castle Rock

Thursday, June 24, 2015 - 6:30-8:30pm

Parker Library

Thursday, September 10, 2015 - 6:30-8:30pm

Philip S. Miller Library in Castle Rock

Thursday, December 10, 2015 - 6:30-8:30pm