Tagged Free Library of Pride

Collection Spotlight: Exploring Queer Histories

In celebration of Pride Month , the Free Library’s Social Science and History Department is displaying books from the collection that give an overview of the study of queer history. LGBTQ+ people have always existed and will…

Queer Signals: Symbolizing the Self

An act of creativity can be a freeing way to express myriad emotions surrounding our identities, and as such, they are a great way to celebrate Pride Month. Throughout June, the Free Library offers various  creative workshops…

Black and Queer in Philadelphia: A Conversation

On Wednesday, June 26, at 6:00 p.m. , the Newspapers and Microfilm Center is proud to present Black and Queer in Philadelphia  — a program with Gary Hines in conversation with James Charles Roberts and Sappho Reynan…

The Fleisher Collection in LGBTQ+ Cinema

The  Fleisher Collection of Orchestral Music  at the Free Library of Philadelphia houses over 22,000 pieces. Works are available for loan to amateur and professional performance groups worldwide, and many motion picture…

New Titles Coming to the Free Library in June

The Free Library of Philadelphia celebrates LGBTQ+ Pride Month in June with book and film recommendations and events for all ages! Young Children (up to 2nd Grade) Joyful Song: A Naming Story by Lesléa Newman; illustrated by…

Celebrate Pride Month with the Free Library

Every June the Free Library celebrates LGBTQIA+ Pride Month. The Free Library aims to be a place where everyone belongs. We value the LGBTQIA+ community, including transgender people and transgender youth, as one of many valued…

OURfest, National Coming Out Day's First Parade and Festival!

Philadelphia will make history with the nation’s first parade and festival in honor of National Coming Out Day, and the Free Library is honored to take part! Named OURfest , the weekend-long celebration October 6–8 was…

Children's Books Featuring Trans and Non-Binary Characters

One thing I’ve enjoyed lately in my reading is getting to savor the explosion of LGBTQ+ characters who get to be out and themselves on the published page. It gives me great joy to offer these books featuring trans and nonbinary…

10 Middle-Grade Titles for Pride Month

A perfect ten of terrific titles to accompany your celebrations during this Pride Month, this set of middle-grade tales tells us stories of discovery, decisions, determination, coping, and caring. Wednesday Wilson Gets Down to Business…

Why Libraries Are So Important This Pride Month

Have you ever felt like you didn’t belong — like something about you wasn’t right, or didn’t meet the expectations of others — and can you remember how that felt? What about when you were welcomed —…

Create an Inclusive Workplace With These LGBTQ+ Friendly Business Titles

Pride month is a celebration of queer culture, joy, resilience, and strength. It's a reminder of how far the LGBTQ+ community has come and how far we still have to go. Workplace environments can be an especially fraught place for…

LGBTQ+ Authors on the Free Library Podcast

June is LGBTQ+ Pride Month and the Free Library’s Author Events program has an extensive archive of podcasts and videos to help you celebrate a diverse range of writers working across a wide array of topics and fields. Before we…

5 Philly LGBTQ+ Owned Small Businesses To Support This Pride Month

June is Pride month , which makes it the perfect time to learn about and support local, LGBTQ-owned businesses. Philly queer-owned businesses have something for everyone, whether you’re looking for a yoga class, a tasty treat, or…

The Free Library Celebrates LGBTQ+ Pride Month

Every June the Free Library celebrates LGBTQIA+ Pride Month. The Free Library aims to be a place where everyone belongs. We value the LGBTQIA+ community, including transgender people and transgender youth, as one of many valued…

Celebrate Pride and Support the Library With Free Library Pride Tees!

Celebrate LGBTQ+ Pride Month with the Free Library of Philadelphia! We're celebrating LGBTQ+ lives, stories, and histories throughout June at the Free Library. Now, you can show off your Pride and support the library by purchasing…

The History of the Pride Flag

The Pride Flag as we know it today has gone through several iterations since its birth in 1978. It has a long and rich history that started in San Francisco with artist Gilbert Baker, who met a local activist who urged him to…

Picture Book Highlights | Celebrate Pride Month

Celebrate Pride month with these new picture books, where you will find stories of love, family and joy, told with humor and tenderness. And there's more — be sure to check our booklist for additional titles available at your…

Page After Page of Pride: 6 Middle Grade Titles for Pride Month

Discovery is an essential component of growth. Discovering aspects of the self and the world all around enables learning, understanding…growth. June is Pride Month and the Pride Movement has had its moments of discovery, too, as…

Celebrate Pride Month with the Free Library!

Each June, the Free Library of Philadelphia commemorates LGBTQ+ Pride Month with programs and resources that amplify LGBTQ+ voices and stories, and 2022 is no different! Begin your summer with the Free Library…

Author Events Celebrates Pride Month

June is Pride Month and the Free Library’s Author Events series has an extensive archive of podcasts and videos to help you celebrate a diverse range of writers working in politics, fiction, health and fitness, literary fiction,…

Queer Comics Club

Join us for a biweekly comic book club for young adults aged 14-24. We'll meet on the first and third Wednesdays of the month to explore and discuss graphic novels and manga that center queer stories and voices.

Queer Comics Club

Join us for a biweekly comic book club for young adults aged 14-24. We'll meet on the first and third Wednesdays of the month to explore and discuss graphic novels and manga that center queer stories and voices.

Queer Comics Club

Join us for a biweekly comic book club for young adults aged 14-24. We'll meet on the first and third Wednesdays of the month to explore and discuss graphic novels and manga that center queer stories and voices.

Queer Comics Club

Join us for a biweekly comic book club for young adults aged 14-24. We'll meet on the first and third Wednesdays of the month to explore and discuss graphic novels and manga that center queer stories and voices.

Queer Comics Club

Join us for a biweekly comic book club for young adults aged 14-24. We'll meet on the first and third Wednesdays of the month to explore and discuss graphic novels and manga that center queer stories and voices.

Queer Comics Club

Join us for a biweekly comic book club for young adults aged 14-24. We'll meet on the first and third Wednesdays of the month to explore and discuss graphic novels and manga that center queer stories and voices.

Queer Comics Club

Join us for a biweekly comic book club for young adults aged 14-24. We'll meet on the first and third Wednesdays of the month to explore and discuss graphic novels and manga that center queer stories and voices.

Queer Comics Club

Join us for a biweekly comic book club for young adults aged 14-24. We'll meet on the first and third Wednesdays of the month to explore and discuss graphic novels and manga that center queer stories and voices.

Queer Comics Club

Join us for a biweekly book club for young adults aged 14-24 where we'll explore and discuss graphic novels and manga that center queer stories and voices.   

July New Play Reading Series

Join us on July 31st to hear a new play brought to life by actors and afterwards meet the cast and  playwright. You might meet the next Suzin Lori Parks or  Quiara Alegría Hudes!   Good Boy Best Friend by…

July New Play Reading Series

Join us on July 24th and July 31st to hear two new plays  brought to life by actors and afterwards meet the cast and  playwright.  You might  meet  the next Suzin Lori Parks or  Quiara Alegría…

Queer Comics Club

Join us for a biweekly book club for young adults aged 14-24 where we'll explore and discuss graphic novels and manga that center queer stories and voices.   

LGBTQ

The Free Library of Philadelphia celebrates LGBTQ+ Pride Month in June with book and film recommendations and events for all ages. Through this Explore Topic, you can also find local and national LGBTQ+ resources and support that…