Teen Librarian Cearra Harris details how her passion for community activism was strengthened by Charlotte Mecklenburg Library's participation in the Charlotte Pride Parade.
Every third weekend in August, Charlotte Pride holds its annual Pride Festival and Parade. The Charlotte Mecklenburg Library was excited to participate by not only walking in the parade, but also by encouraging the community to "Read with Pride."
Curious about how LGBT Pride Month came to be? Read a brief history, timeline of gay rights, milestones and suggested readings from the Library.
June is LGBTQ+ Pride Month, and a great way to celebrate this month is by sharing books with your children with LGBTQ+ families. This is a great way to start a conversation with your child, and to celebrate diversity.