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Celebrating Pride Month

Pride at Northbrook Public Library

Our staff has curated these suggested lists of books and films that center around LGBTQ+ characters and stories, all of which are available in our collection. 

Adult Library Programs

Making Change: The History of LGBTQ Activism since 1950 (Virtual)
Tuesday, June 13, 7:00-8:00pm, Online
Retired professor John D’Emilio will join us on Zoom to trace the history of LGBTQ activism from the 1950s to the early 21st century. Register

Film: Spoiler Alert (Rated PG-13)
Thursday, June 22, 7:00-9:00pm, Auditorium
Based on Michael Ausiello's best-selling memoir Spoiler Alert: The Hero Dies, the film is a heartwarming, funny and life-affirming story of how Michael (Jim Parsons) and Kit's (Ben Aldridge) relationship is transformed and deepened when one of them falls ill. Register

Youth Library Programs

Pride Month Suncatchers
Wednesday, June 7, 3:00-4:00pm, YS Activity Room
Create a tissue paper flag suncatcher and show your prideRegister

Pride Month Book Discussion (Grades 5-12)
Thursday, June 22, 7:00-9:00pm, Auditorium
Register for our special Pride Month Book Discussion where we’ll be reading and talking about the story and themes in Drum Roll, Please by Lisa Jenn Bigelow. Register

Online Resources