Tagged Free Library of Pride

LGBTQIA+ Manga: Read with Pride!

Some of the most fun manga produced and imported in the past few years have featured LGBTQIA+ characters and storylines. Here are some of the most popular (and most checked out) titles available at the Free Library of…

LGBTQ+ Comics: Read with Pride!

You know how they say that there is no one specific LGBTQ+ story? In the world of comics and graphic novels with LGBTQ+ characters and storylines, are "they" ever right! Its been a banner decade for mainstream comics to…

Free Library of Pride | Gender Nonconforming Picture Books

Nonconforming picture books challenge stereotypes: in these books, boys and girls act and behave in a way that feels right to them rather than by conforming to expectations or conventional standards. These picture books encourage…

The History of Pride Month and the LGBTQ+ Advocacy of Barbara Gittings

In 1970, bisexual activist Brenda Howard organized the first Christopher Street Liberation Day March, marking the one-year anniversary of New York City’s Stonewall Uprising . The Uprising referred to a six-day clash between young…

Great YA Road Trip Books for Pride Month!

It's pretty much summer time and I don't know about you, but in the summer, I get the urge to travel. However, being a grown up comes with the fact that you can't just up and take off whenever you want, so I like to make due…

Celebrate Pride Month with Free Library!

We're free, we're proud, and we're fabulous here at the the Free Library! We're proud to celebrate Pride Month throughout June with a series of programming throughout our neighborhood libraries including health seminars,…

Curious about the Free Library of Pride?

In an informal conversation with Marianne Banbor, Branch Head of the Independence Library , and Sara Palmer, Children’s Librarian at the Ramonita G. de Rodríguez Library , I asked them to share their behind-the-scenes…

Teen Cooking: Cookie “Pizza”

Let's work on our culinary literacy skills by making healthy snacks and desserts.  Today we’ll be making Cookie “Pizza,” a sugar cookie pizza with lots of different healthy toppings.  

Teen Cooking: Summer Reading Rolls

Let's work on our culinary literacy skills by making healthy snacks and desserts.  Today we’ll be making Summer Reading Rolls, a gluten-free recipe that uses seasonal veggies and rice paper wrappers.    

Friday Film Matinees: LGBTQ Pride Month

Join us each Friday in June for popcorn and films celebrating LGBTQ Pride. In the Turn (NR) is a documentary about a 10-year-old transgender girl who finds acceptance and empowerment in the company of a queer roller derby collective.…

To Belong: A Community Conversation

In recognition of both Immigrant Heritage Month and Pride Month, gather for facilitated conversations that explore what it means to belong—or not belong. This event is in partnership with the City of Philadelphia’s Office of…

Free Library of Pride Drag Show

Returning for its third year, this all-ages drag show features local Philadelphia performers! No registration required. This event will be held on the 4th floor of the Parkway Central Library in the Skyline Room.   Contact…

You Can’t Kill a Poet

An evening of LGBTQ writers and poets sharing their work. All ages are welcome. If you are interested in reading at this event, contact Boston Gordon at bostn.gordon@gmail.com.

Drag Queen Superhero Storytime

Join Miss Ava as she assembles her team of caped crusaders for a superhero-themed storytime!  This is a Free Library of Pride event.

Friday Film Matinees: LGBTQ Pride Month

Join us each Friday in June for popcorn and films celebrating LGBTQ Pride. Hearts Beat Loud (PG-13) follows a record store owner who tries to convince his daughter to start a band with him after a song they recorded goes viral.

Get HYPE: Rainbow Jawnies

"Healthy You, Positive Energy" - If you love to cook (or love to eat), learn about science and nutrition through cooking with us. This month, we're making Rainbow Jawnies to celebrate LGBTQ Pride Month. Teen and…

LGBTQ Teen Cafe

LGBTQ Teen Café 1:30-4:00 Air hockey!  Crafts!  Gaming!  Jigsaw puzzles!  Snacks! Learn something new, meet new friends, or come to just chill. Refreshments provided by Sawtown Tavern

Friday Film Matinees: LGBTQ Pride Month

Join us each Friday in June for popcorn and films celebrating LGBTQ Pride. But I’m a Cheerleader (R) is a classic campy satire that follows Megan Bloomfield, a highschool cheerleader who is sent to gay conversion therapy camp when…

Pride Month: Slime Time

Let's make slime together using different household ingredients. To celebrate LGBTQ Pride Month, we’ll make rainbow slime and slime with sparkle! For school-age kids and teens, 10 and older.      

Drag Queen Storytime

We hope to inspire safe places for inclusive dialogue and to promote children's literacy by hosting special guest Brittany Lynn.  Ms. Lynn will share some incredible children's books about diversity and self-love in honor…

Family Pride Party!

Celebrate Pride with your family! Join us for a Pride-themed storytime with books, music, movement and more!  Stay after to make your own pride flag decoration or genderwheel to continue the discussion at home. 

Singing Walt Whitman: Songs from the Drinker Collection

Celebrate Walt Whitman's 200th birthday with a free program of choral works set to and inspired by Whitman's poetry and drawn from the Free Library of Philadelphia's Drinker Collection of Choral Music.  Craft Works…

Drag Storytime with John Jarboe

Storytime as you’ve never experienced it.! John Jarboe, theatre artist and Artistic Director of the Bearded Ladies Cabaret, will share stories and sing  songs by Fred Rogers. John's spirit, skills, and spectacle will…

Celebrate PRIDE MONTH

Celebrate PRIDE MONTH with Drag Queen Story Time:  Miss Brittany Lynn presents stories of acceptance, tolerance, caring and anti-bullying!!

Drag Queen Storytime @ Fumo Library!

Join our fabulous fabulist, Brittany Lynn, as she regales with tales of diversity, acceptance, and the importance of being true to oneself! This is a special storytime for children of all ages.

Meet Author Christian Trimmer and Illustrator Jessie Sima

Join us as picture book author and illustrator duo Christian Trimmer and Jessie Sima share their stories and books in a special Pride month storytime. Christian and Jessie worked together to create Snow Pony and the Seven Miniature…

Friday Film Matinees: LGBTQ Pride Month

Join us each Friday in June for popcorn and films celebrating LGBTQ Pride. To Be Takei (NR) is an award winning documentary featuring Star Trek legend, marriage equality advocate, and spokesperson for racial justice; superstar George…

LGBTQ

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