XYZ Connect provides information for upcoming Chester County Library events and programs that may interest Generations X, Y, and Z.
LGBTQ Pride Events
LGBTQ Film Series - Carol
Thursday, June 15th, 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. - Burke Room
Every Thursday evening (with one Tuesday evening), during the month of June, Chester County Library will host a movie featuring LGBTQ+ characters, themes, or topics. The second showing is Pride. Don't forget to register online. Check out the entire schedule below:
Moonlight - Thursday, June 1st, 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Pride - Thursday, June 8th, 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Carol - Thursday, June 15th, 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
The Danish Girl - Tuesday, June 20th, 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
The Rocky Horror Picture Show - Thursday, June 29th, 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
LGBTQ Pride Party
Saturday, June 17th, 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. - Struble Room
June is Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Pride Month! Celebrate your pride with Chester County Library at our LGBTQ Pride Party. During the party enjoy free food, games, music, and more! Pride Party is a free, alternative, safe space for all members of the LGBTQ+ community to have fun, get to know each other, and show your pride. Open to all members and allies of the LGBTQ+ community. Don't forget to register online.
LGBTQ Discussion Panel
Monday, June 26th, 7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. - Struble Room
Join Chester County Library, the LGBT Equality Alliance of Chester County, and Joan Bortnicker of PFLAG Media for a LGBTQ+ Discussion Panel. During the discussion, panel members will speak about personal journeys and their coming out stories, self-acceptance, self-expression, and confidence. Joan will also give insight on the services offered by PFLAG, being a parent of a child who is gay, coming out to friends and family, and being a straight ally. Don't forget to register online. The Discussion Panel is open to all members and allies of the LGBTQ+ community. You can ask your questions anonymously on this survey.
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June Programs at Chester County Library
Super Smash Bros Tournament of Champions Qualifier #1
Saturday, June 10th, 10:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. - Struble Room
Join us for a day filled with fun and games at the Library. Bring your family and friends to cheer you on in the tournament or just enjoy the competitive gaming and the social atmosphere. Registrations for the Super Smash Bros Tournament Qualifier #1 begin at 9:30 a.m. on a first come first serve basis. Registration is limited to 64 participants. All participants must be registered to enter the tournament. The top 8 qualifiers will be invited to participate in the tournament of champions finals on September 16th for a chance to win a grand prize, a trophy and bragging rights! All ages are welcome! For more information, please contact the John W. Jacobs Technology Center at 610-280-2666.