Read to Lead Series: Pride Month

Join us during Pride month when we celebrate love and acceptance with our LGBTQ+ neighbors. You will get to listen to some great stories from some amazing books and even get the chance to make some accessible crafts and participate in music-making activities. 

Bring your young reader to the Clinton Presidential Center on June 24 for a day of fun, learning, and celebration! This enriching event is free, while general admission to the museum applies. Children attending the event can tour the Clinton Center free with a paid adult.

Register here for this program.

Book 1: “Sylvia and Marsha Start a Revolution” by Joy Michael Ellison 

This book introduces young readers to Sylvia Rivera and Marsha P. Johnson, two transgender women of color who played a pivotal role in the LGBTQ+ rights movement. This heartwarming and inspiring tale will teach children about the importance of standing up for justice and equality. 

Book 2: “Pride 1, 2, 3” by Michael Joosten  

This is a vibrant and engaging counting book that introduces young readers to the joyous celebration of Pride. With colorful illustrations and simple text, this book is a delightful way to introduce children to the symbols, colors, and spirit of the LGBTQ+ community. 


Other events in this series:

Juneteenth Day 1: June 10

Juneteenth Day 2: June 17