Hennepin County libraries offer a wide range of educational and cultural events to reflect and engage the county’s diverse communities.
During Pride month this June and beyond, Hennepin County libraries have free Pride events for LGBTQIA adults, teens and families.
The events lead up to and complement the Library’s participation in the annual Twin Cities Pride Festival in Loring Park, Minneapolis, on June 25-26.
Author Talk: The Wedding Heard 'Round the World, Wednesday, June 1, 6-7:30 p.m., Walker Library; Monday, June 13, 6:30-8 p.m., Brookdale Library
Pride: Telling Queer History, Sunday, June 12, 2-4:30 p.m., Minneapolis Central Library
LGBTQIA Pride Wikipedia Edit-a-thon, Saturday, June 18, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Minneapolis Central Library
Transfabulous: Creating Comics, Thursdays, June 23-July 28, 6-8 p.m., Minneapolis Central Library; see more Transfabulous events for adults and teens this summer.
Pride: Queer Voices, Tuesday, June 28, 7-9 p.m., Minneapolis Central Library
For teens and adults:
Author Talk: Pat Schmatz, Thursday, June 30, 6:30-7:45 p.m., Nokomis Library
Queer Questions: A Q&A for LGBTQIA, Wednesday, June 22,7-8:30 p.m. Plymouth Library
LGBTQA fiction for teens
Stories Together: Pride, Saturday, June 11, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Hopkins Library; Friday June 24, 10:15-10:45 a.m., East Lake Library; Thursday, June 30, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Southdale Library; see more Stories Together: Pride events for families.
If you can’t make a Pride Storytime, here are some books you can take home to the preschoolers in your life.