Interested in learning about LGBTQIA terminology but not sure where to start? Join us for a frank discussion of terms you may hear uttered by the queer community regarding sexuality and gender, learn about the importance of pronouns and gain a deeper respect for the queer community. Led by Dr. […]
Honor Pride Month with Chase Brexton, Enoch Pratt Free Library, and STAR TRACK. Dominique Jackson will be in conversation on her life and work. Model, Actress, Author, Advocate and Activist Dominique Jackson was born on the smaller island of the twin island Republic of Trinidad and Tobago. At the age of 15, she moved […]
Test your knowledge of LGBTQIA+ history, important figures, and pop culture. For ages 13 to 18 years. Registration opens Friday, June 4, 2021 – 9:00am. You must register with your email address in order to receive the link to participate. The Google Meet link will be sent to you by […]
Librarians will discuss the increasing popularity of books with LGBT+ characters, and how book selectors decide which books to purchase from this booming category. We’ll also discuss our favorites! Have you ever looked at the catalog and thought, wow, there are a lot more books in the MCPL collection with […]
Gather for an open mic to celebrate Pride month! Prepare a craft, poem, song, meal, or any other creative project in advance and share out what you made at this virtual Pride Month celebration. You might share a poem, a song, a drawing, or anything else that celebrates your identity […]
Grab your cereal and get ready for Saturday morning cartoons! Dive into a discussion on positive and problematic LGBTQ+ representation in cartoons, anime, and graphic novels for teens and tweens. AGE GROUP: | Teen (13-18 yrs) NOTE: Meeting information yet to be posted. Check event link for posting of virtual meeting information.
Join us for a Pride Month virtual event with YA author, Lev Rosen, author of two YA novels: Camp (Lambda Award finalist, a best book of 2020 from Forbes, Elle, the Today Show, SLJ, Booklist and others) and Jack of Hearts (and other parts) (American Library Association Rainbow List Top 10 2018). About the […]
To celebrate Pride season and kick off Summer Challenge, join us for a discussion with poet and memoirist Saeed Jones. In conversation with the Library’s Jordan Johnson, Jones will discuss his memoir How We Fight for Our Lives. We will host the conversation on our Youtube and Facebook pages. Please register here. About the author: Saeed Jones was born […]