Rainbows And Riots: Pride Month At Your Library

Rainbows And Riots: Pride Month At Your Library

By:
Elisabeth Hegerat
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Bring your rainbow flags and glitter, and come on out for Pride Month celebrations at the library. Learn how and why your library can participate, what others in the province are already doing, and about some of the resources available to support staff and community members alike. This session will begin with a very brief primer on terminology and etiquette for working with the LGBTQ+ community, context about Pride celebrations, and recent highlights from Alberta communities. Library-specific content will cover ideas for Pride month programs and community participation, and ways to ensure your library is welcoming to the LGBTQ+ community year-round through staff training, policies, facilities and programs. 

Author E-Mail: 
elisabeth.hegerat@lethlib.ca
Conference Year: 
2019
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Presentation Topic: 
Accessibility
LGBTQ*
Library Programs
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