Celebrate Pride with DC Public Library
Pride Begins at Home!
DCPL Infinite Dance Party
All month, listen to our staff-curated Pride dance mixes (Queer Mix 2020 and Happy Pride) on Freegal and post either a lip-sync or dance video (or both) on Instagram or Twitter with the tags #DCPLDanceParty and #PrideBeginsatHome. The posts with the most likes will be crowned virtual queen of Pride on June 20.
#StayatHomeDCTrivia - Pride Edition
Monday June 15, 6:30 p.m.
Join us for a special Pride edition of our biweekly Twitter trivia focused on all things #LGBTQ+.
Queer Book Club
Monday June 22, 7 p.m.
Our monthly queer book discussion will focus on Who is Vera Kelly by Rosalie Knecht. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for details about joining the event.
DCPL Virtual Pridefest
Saturday, June 20
1 p.m.: Proud Memories Workshop - Library staff will demonstrate use of the StoryCorps Connect App and DigDC Blade archive and how you can use them to preserve the LGBTQ legacy.
3 p.m.: Drag Queen Story Hour with DOMINGO - Tune into Facebook Live to enjoy a fabulous story time with a local drag performer adding fabulous energy to your story hour experience.
8 p.m.: Virtual Movie Watch Party - Wrap up the day by watching Hurricane Bianca, the hilarious movie from Rupaul's Drag Race winner Bianca del Rio. Tune in to Kanopy and our Twitter account at 8 p.m. and join the fun!
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Summer Challenge Book Club
Thursday June 25, 7 p.m.
Our final Summer Challenge title is a perfect fit for Pride - Booker Prize-winner Girl, Woman, Other. Join us for a live discuss with Lupita Aquino of Lupita Reads and Dana Williams of Howard University. Email email@example.com for details on attending.