Pride

June is Pride Month, and the Library is flying the Progress Pride Flag in honor of our diverse LGBTQIA+ community.  As an institution dedicated to being a welcoming place for all and promoting inclusion and kindness, the Glenview Public Library is pleased to show support and solidarity with our diverse LGBTQIA+ community. The flag signals the Library’s stance against intolerance and commitment to inspiring positive change in our community and beyond. Happy Pride Month!


FAQs

What is that flag?  

June is Pride Month, and the Library is flying the Progress Pride Flag in honor of our diverse LGBTQIA+ Community.

Why is the Library flying the Progress Pride Flag?  

Displaying the flag aligns with our core value of inclusion and strategic goal to cultivate a culture of kindness and respect where all are welcome.

How long will the flag be up?  

Pride Month is the entire month of June, and it will remain up until the end of the month.


Reading Recommendations

Picture BooksBeing You by Megan Madison, Jessica Ralli, and Anne/Andy Passchier 
Grandad’s Camper by Harry Woodgate
Pride Colors by Robin Stevenson 
Pride Puppy! by Robin Stevenson
What Riley Wore by Elana K. Arnold
 
Youth Fiction 
Ana on the Edge by A.J. SassBetter Nate Than Ever by Tim FederleDoodleville by Chad SellInto the Tall, Tall Grass by Loriel Ryon The Insiders by Mark OshiroMelissa by Alex Gino
This is Our Rainbow edited by Katherine Locke and Nicole Melleby 
Too Bright to See by Kyle Lukoff
 
Youth Middle School
A-Okay by Jarad Greene 
The Best At It by Maulik Fancholy
Drum Roll, Please by Jenn Bigelow
Ivy Aberdeen’s Letter to the World by Ashley Herring Blake
King and the Dragonflies by Kacen Callender
Pet by Akwaeke Emezi
Spin With Me by Ami Polonsky 
 
Youth Nonfiction
It Feels Good to Be Yourself by Theresa Thorn 
Growing Up Trans: In Our Own Words edited by Lindsay Herriot and Kate Fry 
Queer Heroes edited by Arabelle Sicardi 
Rainbow Revolutionaries edited by Sarah Prager 
What Are Your Words by Katherine Locke
 
Young Adult FictionAce of Spades by Faridah Abike-Iyimide
I Wish You All the Best by Mason Deaver
The Fire Never Goes Out by Noelle Stevenson
Heartstopper by Alice Oseman
Bloom by Kevin Panetta
On a Sunbeam by Tillie Walden
Carry On by Rainbow Rowell
Tell Me How You Really Feel by Aminah Mae Safi
They Both Die at the End by Adam Silvera
The Abyss Surrounds Us by Emily Skrutskie
Cemetery Boys by Aiden Thomas
 
Adult FictionFingersmith by Sarah Waters
The Great Believers by Rebecca Makkai
The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller
Detransition, Baby by Torrey Peters
The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid
Shuggie Bain by Douglas Stuart
One Last Stop by Casey McQuiston
Giovanni’s Room by James Baldwin
 
Adult NonfictionTomorrow Will Be Different by Sarah McBride
Save Yourself by Cameron Esposito
Over the Top by Jonathon Van Ness
Gender Queer by Maia Kobabe
The Times I Knew I Was Gay by Eleanor Crewes
Burn the Place by Iliana Regan
Girls Can Kiss Now by Jill Gutowitz
Real Queer America by Samantha Allen