Skip to main content

Library Home
CHAT LIVE with a Librarian: MON-THUR 8am-10pm | SUN 12-10pm
THE LIBRARY IS CLOSED FRIDAY the 3rd and SATURDAY for the JULY 4th HOLIDAY

 

LGBTQ+ Pride Month

"Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer (LGBTQ) Pride Month is currently celebrated each year in the month of June to honor the 1969 Stonewall Uprising in Manhattan. The Stonewall Uprising was a tipping point for the Gay Liberation Movement in the United States. In the United States the last Sunday in June was initially celebrated as "Gay Pride Day," but the actual day was flexible. In major cities across the nation the "day" soon grew to encompass a month-long series of events. Today, celebrations include pride parades, picnics, parties, workshops, symposia and concerts, and LGBTQ Pride Month events attract millions of participants around the world. Memorials are held during this month for those members of the community who have been lost to hate crimes or HIV/AIDS. The purpose of the commemorative month is to recognize the impact that lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals have had on history locally, nationally, and internationally." ~ Library of Congress


         -

     
MONDAY-THURSDAY:   7:45 AM - 12 AM
FRIDAY:   7:45 AM - 7:00 PM
SATURDAY:    8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
SUNDAY:   12 NOON - 12 AM
Click to open/download a PDF of Full Library Calendar in a new windowLibrary Semester & Holiday Calendar
        Listen to our playlists on Spotify  

Jennie King Mellon Library | 0 Woodland Road | Pittsburgh, PA 15232 | 412-365-1670 | Maps & Directions | Site map
 

Chatham Home