Pride Week 2020

In this library, all are welcome
Auburn NY Pride 2020:

The City of Auburn New York’s historic and cultural sites commission and partners are proud to collaboratively celebrate LGBTQ+ Pride for the second year with a week of city-wide events during the month of June. COVID-19 guidelines including social distancing and face coverings are required for in-person events.

*Rescheduled* Tuesday, July 28: Speak No Evil Virtual Book Discussion
Speak No Evil discussion graphic
book cover for Speak no Evil

6 p.m. via Zoom Seymour Public Library in partnership with the Harriet Tubman National Historical Park presents Speak No Evil by Uzodinma Iweala 2018, a Barbara Gittings Literature Award Finalist in 2019 (part of the Stonewall Book Awards, honoring books for exceptional merit relating to LGBTQ experience). A revelation shared between two privileged teenagers from very different backgrounds sets off a chain of events with devastating consequences. 

Digital copies of the book are available for instant check out with your Seymour Library card through Hoopla (eBook & eAudio). 

To register for the event please email

For more information about Auburn NY Pride 2020 and upcoming events visit

Library Takeout Options
Rainbow of books

Speak No Evil and other great titles are available at Seymour Library for contactless holds pick up. 

 You can place a hold  by calling at 315-252-2571 or online.

Go to the library’s website at and click on “My Account”.  From there you can sign in and place a hold. Tip: Make sure to set the search limits to Auburn-Seymour Library

Visit the library’s website at for tips on how to place a hold.

Available on Hoopla for Instant Check out
image of Stonewall Book Award winners

The Stonewall Book Awards, sponsored by the American Library Association’s Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Round Table, honors books for exceptional merit relating to the gay/lesbian/bisexual/transgender experience. To view past award winners and nominees visit:

For Kids and Families
Read the rainbow book choices
More titles on Hoopla:

More LGBTQ+ Voices eBooks on Hoopla

More LGBTQ+ Voices eAudio on Hoopla

Pride On Kanopy
Pride films on Kanopy

Documentaries and Movies featuring LGBTQIA lives, experiences, and history. Available to stream for free with your Seymour Library card. 

For more titles visit:


Seymour Library offers a variety of online resources with our eLibrary. Borrow or stream eBooks, movies, audiobooks, magazines and more or research your family history, learn a new language, watch art/crafting video tutorials, or browse newspaper articles with our online databases. Visit to get started.

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