DC Public Library at Capital Pride
We're proud to participate in Capital Pride 2014!
DC Public Library staff will once again be marching in the Capital Pride Parade with special guests the DC Rollergirls! The parade will be held Saturday June 7 from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Come and support DC Public Library’s Pride Book Cart Brigade and the DC Rollergirls!
Plan out your day parade spot with the Capital Pride parade map.
Pride Festival: Sunday, June 8
DCPL will have a booth at the Capital Pride Festival, which will be held Sunday, June 8 from 12 p.m. to 7 p.m. right on Pennsylvania Avenue NW!
Stop by and:
- Learn more about DCPL’s services and collections, including our LGBTQA collections.
- Sign up for a library card
- Check out books
- Answer trivia questions for prizes
- Vote for the Best Book Cart! Teens at several branches decorated the book carts staff paraded with. These will be on show at our booth and we want your help in choosing the best one! Voting will close at 5 p.m.
To learn more about this year's Capital Pride Festival, visit capitalpride.org.
Other Pride Month Events at the DC Public Library:
WordsOut LGBTQ Pride Month Literary Festival
Watha T. Daniel/Shaw Library
Sunday June 29 from 1 - 5 p.m.
LGBTQ Pride Buttons
Northwest One Library
Beginning June 1, for the first two weeks in June
That's So LGBTQA! Movie Series
Mt. Pleasant Library
Every other Saturday in June and July at 2:00 p.m.: June 7 | June 21 | July 5 | July 19
LGBTQ Youth Meetup
Dorothy I. Height/Benning Library
The first Monday of every month beginning Monday June 2 at 6 p.m. in the large meeting room.
Pride Movie Fest
A 3-day movie fest beginning Tuesday June 10 at 7 p.m.
DC LGBT History
Special Collections Washingtoniana Room (room 307), Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Library
June 1 - July 1
Pride Month Film Screening
Takoma Park Library
June 18 at 6 p.m.
|Uncle Bobby’s Wedding|
|The Sissy Duckling|
|Gay America: Struggle For Equality|
|Hello, Cruel World: 101 Alternatives To Suicide For Teens, Freaks, And Other Outlaws|
|The Letter Q: Queer Writers’ Notes To Their Younger Selves|
Moon, Sarah (Ed.)
|October Mourning: A Song For Matthew Shepard|
|It Gets Better: Coming Out, Overcoming Bullying, And Creating A Life Worth Living|
|I Am J|
|Naomi And Ely’s No Kiss List|
|Silhouette Of A Sparrow|
Griffin, Molly Beth
|Boyfriends With Girlfriends|
Find more on the LGBTQA Books for Kids and Teens page.
|Queer 13 : Lesbian and Gay Writers Recall Seventh Grade|
ed. Chase, Clifford
|Gender Outlaws: the Next Generation |
ed. Bornstein and Bergman
| Victory Deferred: How Aids Changed Gay Life In America|
|Going The Other Way: Lessons From A Life Lived In And Out Of Major-League Baseball|
|Eminent Outlaws: The Gay Writers Who Changed America|
|Running With Scissors: A Memoir|
|Drifting Toward Love: Black, Brown, Gay, And Coming Of Age On The Streets Of New York|
|Second Line: Two Short Novels Of Love And Cooking In New Orleans|
Brite, Poppy Z.
Harris, E. Lynn
|Yield: A Novel|
|The Night Listener|
Find more on the Gay-Themed Books for Adults page.
|I Came Out for This?|
| The White Garden: a Novel of Virginia Woolf|
|All in the Seasoning|
Forrest, Katherine V.
|Jane Lawless Mystery Series|
|Untied: a Memoir Of Family, Fame, and Floundering|
|Post-dykes To Watch Out For|
|Times Two: Two Women In Love and The Happy Family They Made|
|She Looks Just Like You: a Memoir of (Nonbiological) Motherhood |
Miller, Amie K.
|The Chelsea Whistle: a Memoir|
Find more on the Lesbian-Themed Books for Adults page.
|Andre’s Mother||Bangkok Love Story||But I’m A Cheerleader||Personal Best||Touch Of Pink|
|The Celluloid Closet||Licensed To Kill||Resident Alien||Saving Marriage||Tying The Knot|
Find more on the LGBTQA-Themed Films page.