Date posted 02 Feb 2022

LGBT History Month is an annual month-long observance of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender history.

The full programme of events in Wandsworth libraries is listed below.

If you would like to attend an event please contact the library in advance to see if booking is required.

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Tuesday 8
4pm Tooting Children’s Library
Story Time with Mama G –LGBTQ+ History Month
Join Mama G petitpantos.com for a free story time about being who you are, with songs and stories for the whole family.

Thursday 10
4-5pm Balham Children’s Library
Story Time with Mama G –LGBTQ+ History Month
Join Mama G petitpantos.com for a free story time about being who you are, with songs and stories for the whole family. Visit https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/storytime-with-mama-g-at-balham-library-tickets-259418436527 to book free tickets.

Monday 14
2.30-3pm Putney Children’s Library
Rainbow Rhymes and Craft
Stop by for songs and colourful rhymes followed by a craft activity to make a colourful rainbow heart

Thursday 17
11am Online Event
Meet Children’s Author Jen Carney –LGBTQ+ History Month
Altogether Amazing and Awesome Author Jen Carney is visiting (virtually) this half term! Join in online to hear all about her hilarious book series, The Accidental Diary of B.U.G., listen to some silly stories, and take part in an extra-special draw-along.
Specially recommended for… fans of Tom Gates, Wimpy Kid, and Planet Omar, and readers and artists aged 7+. All participants under 8 must be accompanied online by an adult.
Book free tickets online https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/virtual-author-event-jen-carney-the-accidental-diary-of-bug-tickets-261704554367 or call 020 8673 1129 or email balham.library@gll.org for details.
2-3pm Tooting Children’s Library
LGBTQ+ Story Time and Art Activity
Celebrate LGBTQ+ History Month by listening to some of our favourite picture books, and making your own rainbow flag to wave. For ages 3 and up.
3.30-4.30pm Putney Children’s Library
Rainbow Stories and Craft
Inclusive stories followed by a craft activity to make a unicorn headband or a crown.

 

Wednesday 23
7-8pm Online Event
Meet author Harry Josephine Giles –LGBTQ+ History Month
Join writer and performer Harry Josephine Giles for an online evening reading and Q&A about their latest work, Deep Wheel Orcadia, a sci-fi novel-in-verse written in the Orkney dialect. Visit https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/reading-and-qa-with-harry-josephine-giles-online-tickets-260217667047 to book free tickets.

Friday 25
4-4.30pm Wandsworth Town Library
LGBTQ+ History Month: Rainbow Flag Story Time –LGBTQ+ History Month
Learn about the history of the Rainbow Flag through a special session of stories and songs all about pride, love, and being yourself. Plus, take home a flag-making craft. Ages 3-7. Free and drop in.