A CLEL Bells Conversation – Hispanic Heritage Month

Kate Fitzpatrick, a 2024 CLEL Bell Awards Committee Member, talks about two titles she’s been using and loving in her storytimes. These are titles that were suggested for the practice of PLAY for the 2024 CLEL Bell Award. Enjoy!

Kate Fitzpatrick (she/her)

Kate Fitzpatrick is a Bilingual Children’s and Teens’ Librarian for Longmont Public Library. She does weekly bilingual storytimes for preschool children, along with regular school visits and bilingual programs for families. Before working as a librarian, she taught Spanish and English. Kate is excited to share her love of languages, promote literacy, and share diverse books (in English and Spanish!).