Celebrate Pride Month in Tallahassee

By Visit Tallahassee

Join the LeRoy Collins Leon County Public Library in celebration of Pride Month throughout June with these virtual events.

 

Show Your Pride Story Time and Craft – Wednesday, June 2 at 11:30 a.m. (on Zoom)

June is National Pride Month and the youth services department will host an inclusive story time featuring stories, songs, and a craft.

For the Rainbow Craft, you will need:

  • Coffee Filter
  • Markers
  • Spray bottle with water
  • Cotton balls or white paper

Register for the zoom link here. 

*Please note that participants will be able to use their cameras.

show your pride rainbow art

Queeries in YA – Tuesday, June 8 at 4 p.m. (on Zoom)

Teens! Let’s talk about great books in Young Adult fiction with LGBTQIA characters and voices! Join us in this safe space to talk books, do a fun round of trivia, and more! Pick up a Teen Pride Bag with activities and goodies at any Leon County Public Library location starting on June 1.

Register for the Zoom link here. 

Library Lecture Series: The Queens’ English: A Conversation with Chloe O. Davis – Monday, June 14 at 6:30 p.m. (on Zoom)

VIRTUAL LECTURE VIA ZOOM

Explore the meaning of LGBTQIA+ terms and phrases with Chloe O. Davis, author of “The Queens’ English: The LGBTQIA+ Dictionary of Lingo and Colloquial Phrases.” Her book includes more than 800 words created by and for the LGBTQIA+ community.

Chloe O. Davis and moderator Robbie Gaffney, Multimedia Reporter for WFSU Public Radio, will discuss the history and meaning behind LGBTQIA+ terminology and how the dictionary can be a starting point for conversations about inclusivity, sexuality, gender expression and identity.

Click here to register

Young (Adult) at Heart Book Club – Tuesday, June 5 at 6:30 p.m. (on Zoom)

We may grow old but we never grow up. Join in the discussion of  Reverie by Ryan La Sala

Please register for the Zoom link here.

 

Once you have registered, you will not need to register for future events. An email with the Zoom link will be sent automatically.

Mystery Book Club through Zoom – June 17 at 6:30 p.m. (on Zoom)

We’ll be reading books featuring LGBTQIA+ characters or written by LGBTQIA+ authors in June.

Suggested book titles to read

To register for the Zoom webinar, click here.

Once you have registered, you will be sent the Zoom link.

Pride in STEM: Rainbows, Prisms & Lights Oh My! with FSU’s National MagLab –  June 24 at 6:30 p.m. (on Zoom)

Join us as we explore what light is, talk about the fun properties of light, rainbows and why the sky is blue with FSU’s MagLab. Be prepared to learn about the fun and amazing properties of light – color – lasers!

Household items needed:

  • A CD
  • A flashlight.

To register for the webinar on Zoom, click here.

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