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We've got Pride at the Library!

For Pride 2021, Brooklyn Public Library is expanding digital access to great new queer books and planning virtual programs for all ages. More programs will be added weekly throughout June! 

Upcoming Events

Drag Queen Story Hour

Tue, Jun 15   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

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What do drag queens and children have in common? They love dressing up and all things sparkly and fancy!

Drag Queen Story Hour (DQSH) is just what it sounds like—drag queens reading...

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THE HENNA WARS by Adiba Jaigirdar

Tue, Jun 15   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

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Nishat doesn’t want to lose her family, but she also doesn’t want to hide who she is, and it only gets harder once a childhood friend walks back into her life. Flávia is beautiful and charismatic...

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David Hammons’ Day’s End and the Life of the Piers of Lower Manhattan

Wed, Jun 16   12:30 pm to 1:30 pm   Virtual

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This May, the Whitney, in collaboration with the Hudson River Park Trust, is unveiling a new permanent public art structure entitled Day's End by artist David Hammons. This program is a virtual...

Drag Queen's Makeup Tutorial Hour

Wed, Jun 16   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

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Join Cholula Lemon for a drag queen makeup tutorial! Kids ages 12-18 are welcome to learn how to apply eye makeup in a fabulous way during this one-hour workshop with Drag Queen Story Hour....

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New Utrecht Book Discussion - The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas by Gertrude Stein

Wed, Jun 16   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

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Join us for a lively Zoom discussion of The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas by Gertrude Stein.   You may pick up a copy at the New Utrecht Branch.  Please register.

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Drag Queen Story Hour

Fri, Jun 18   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Walt Whitman Library

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Enjoy songs and stories for kids aged 3-8 during an in-person story time! 

Drag Queen Story Hour NYC provides a range of fun and fabulous educational experiences for children and...

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Alice Austen House Tour with Executive Director Victoria Munro

Fri, Jun 18   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Virtual

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In collaboration with Culture Pass, Alice Austen House presents a historic house tour with Executive Director Victoria Munro.

To commemorate the 4th anniversary of the amendment of the...

Read with Pride!

Fri, Jun 18   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

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Come join us for LGBTQ book talks and discussion to help you find the perfect summer read! 

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Virtual Adult Storytime: June 2021 Edition

Mon, Jun 21   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

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Adult Librarian Donald Peebles (Saratoga/Dekalb) is facilitating a series of Virtual Adult Storytime for the month of June, such as LGBTQ Pride Month, Black Music Month, Caribbean Heritage Month,...

THE HENNA WARS by Adiba Jaigirdar

Tue, Jun 22   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

book discussion lgbtq pride month

Nishat doesn’t want to lose her family, but she also doesn’t want to hide who she is, and it only gets harder once a childhood friend walks back into her life. Flávia is beautiful and charismatic...

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Past Events

The Macon Pageturners Book Club Reads Poetry from James Baldwin

Fri, Jun 4   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Read with PRIDE!

Thu, Jun 25   3:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Virtual

Read with PRIDE!

Thu, Jun 18   3:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Virtual

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