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June is Pride Month, a celebration of the LGBTQIA+ community and a commemoration of the New York City Stonewall riots in 1969. To celebrate Pride Month, we have assembled a list of resources, book and movie recommendations, events, and activities.

History of Pride Month

The History of Pride- Library of Congress
GLAAD Pride Resource Kit
History of the Pride Flag-

LGBTQIA+ Resources


Brave Space Alliance Food & Toiletry Drive

In honor of Pride Month this June, the Library will be collecting supplies to support Brave Space Allaince’s crisis pantry located at 9 N. Cicero.

See the full list of details at


Library Activities & Events


All Ages

Make Your Own Pride Flag Kit & Contest
Pick up from May 15-June 2
Turn flag in by June 12

Rainbow Walk & Roll
Saturday, June 3 at 8 am


Ask a Queer Neighbor: Out & Proud in Forest Park
Tuesday, June 13 at 6:30 pm


Read Across the Rainbow Pride Storytime
Thursday, June 8 at 11 am

Rainbow Rocks Little Dance Party
Thursday, June 22 at 11 am

Rainbow Pinecone Painting
Friday, June 24 at 4 pm

Pride in Nature Lab
Tuesday, June 27 at 4 pm

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