Celebrate Pride Month at the library with an array of inclusive events, workshops, and discussions, fostering a welcoming space for all members of the LGBTQ+ community and allies to come together in celebration and solidarity.

Programs and Activities for Pride Month

Art Studio: Jeffrey Gibson - 6-9 years
Thursday, Jun. 6 • 2-3 p.m.
Inspired by his Choctaw and Cherokee heritage, song lyrics and pop culture, Jeffrey Gibson creates works full of bright colors and patterns. Join us and make a work of art inspired by his!

Online: Civic Awareness Series - Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion in Politics and Policy
Tuesday, Jun. 11 • 7-8 p.m.
The Schaumburg Library and the League of Women Voters of the Palatine Area continue the Civic Awareness Series with a panel discussion about EDI (Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion) in politics and policies.

Pride Celebration
Thursday, Jun. 20 • 6-8 p.m.
Join us for a family Pride celebration! In honor of LGBTQ+ Pride Month, we will have music, crafts, informational resources, giveaways and more to celebrate love, equality and embracing who you are. Libraries are for everyone. Come show your Pride and join us in supporting and celebrating our beautifully diverse community.

Hybrid: Stories from Chicago's LGBTQ Past
Tuesday, Jun. 25 • 7-8 p.m.
Join us for this talk on pivotal moments in Chicago's LGBTQ history covering culture, social life, community-building and activism. These Chicago stories will not only tell us about local history but will also open a larger picture of change across the 20th century.

Teen DIY: Painting with Pride - 12-19 years
Wednesday, Jun. 26 • 5-6 p.m.
Show your Pride through painting a unique canvas sign to decorate any space! We will be joined by a representative from Youth Outlook who will share information about the history of Pride and facilitate an affirming discussion while we create.

Explore this selection of books and movies featuring LGBTQ+ characters and narratives. Each title can be found within our extensive collection, offering a diverse array of perspectives and stories to explore during Pride Month and beyond.

Kids Books

Teen Books

Adult Books