February 15th, 2014

"This world would be a whole lot better if we just made an effort to be less horrible to one another." - Ellen Page

Ms. Page, your heartfelt speech at the “Time to THRIVE” conference was beautiful, and a true inspiration. Thank you for the amazing work that you have already done, and the work that is forthcoming. 

September 7th, 2012

Music in the Library: Scott Gryder with Nick Sula

DATE: Friday, September 7th, 2012

TIME: 12:15 PM

LOCATION: Harold Washington Library - Author’s Room

ABOUT: Originally from the dusty plains of west Texas, Scott Gryder is a professional cabaret entertainer in Chicago. He’s known for singing zany character songs, specialty numbers, and show tunes, but also covers the works of local talents such as Susan Werner and pop stars including Elton John. For more than a year, Scott has delighted audiences at the 3160 Piano & Cabaret (at 3160 N. Clark) with his ongoing show ‘Simply Scotty.’ His accompanist, Nick Sula, born and raised in Chicago, is a pianist, composer, arranger, and an active member of Chicago Cabaret Professionals. Presented in cooperation with the Library’s LGBT Pride Committee.


Music Information Center

Phone: 312-747-4850

Click here for more information.

June 24th, 2011

Looking for some lunchtime activity? Check out music duo Actor Slash Model at the library!

As part the Pride Month programming, the Chicago Public Library present Actor Slash Model today at Pritzker Park, across from the Harold Washington Library.

Bluegrass duo Actor Slash Model creates quirky and catchy music exploring the timeless classics of booze, lust and heartache, as well as tropes of sex positivity, gender deconstruction and radical politics.

Friday, June 24
Pritzker Park, 344 S. State St.

CLICK HERE for more info.

June 1st, 2011

Pride Month @ Chicago Public Library. Click through for full calendar of events!

(via thelifeguardlibrarian)

Join the Chicago Public Library in “Celebrating Diversity” with its observance of Pride Month 2011. Pride Month is observed annually in June to celebrate the culture, traditions and contributions of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Americans.

To browse Pride Month events at the library, CLICK HERE.

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