Celebrate Pride with DC Public Library

Celebrate Pride with DC Public Library

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We're proud to participate in DC's Capital Pride 2017!

DC Public Library at Pride

Capital Pride Parade - Saturday, June 10 at 4:30 p.m.

DC Public Library will be marching once again in the annual Capital Pride Parade! Check out the parade route map to pick your viewing spot, then come on out to cheer for our participants and support DC Public Library Pride in one of the month's biggest events.

Capital Pride Festival - Sunday, June 11 from 12 - 7 p.m.

Learn more about DC Public Library services and collections, including our LGBTQI+ resources, sign up for a library card, and pick up some great library swag at this all-day celebration offering food, music, entertainment, and educational resources from 300+ participants. Get oriented with the 2017 Festival map and find us in the orange zone!

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Pride Programs at the DC Public Library

Check out some of our 2017 highlights below, then search the online calendar for a full list of events across all our branch locations! 

An Evening with Roxane Gay
All Souls Unitarian Church
Thursday, June 20, 6:30 p.m.

Critically acclaimed author Roxane Gay will speak about modern feminist issues as well as her latest book, Hunger.  Please RSVP here.

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Library Digital Resources

  • Zinio (digital magazines for download and streaming)
  • Access Videos
    • The HBO documentary, "Suited" tells the story of Bindle & Keep, a Brooklyn tailoring company that looks beyond the gender binary, creating custom-made suits for gender non-conforming and transgender clients. 
  • Gale Virtual Reference Library
    • Gender: Sources, Perspectives, and Methodologies (2016):  this eBook serves as a primer to the study of gender, including women's, queer, and men's studies. By employing literature, film, art, history, and other disciplines, it identifies areas of critical thought and practice in gender and sexuality studies; provides an overview of central themes, current topics, and seminal debates; and offers resources for further research.
  • InstantFlix
    • Documentary: "Transgender Tuesdays"
      Eighteen years ago, a team of HIV health-care workers at a clinic in San Francisco and activists opened the country's first primary care clinic for transgendered people.  (You will have to create a free account before you can log into InstantFlix to watch this movie.)
  • NoveList
    • ​​​View and read through this list of LGBTQ Fiction from NoveList.

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