Hannon Library Celebrates Pride Month

In honor of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer (LGBTQ) Pride Month, Hannon Library is currently presenting two displays that celebrate the LGBTQ community. The display on the first floor, closest to the reference desk, is the LGBTQ Monuments and National Historic Places in the United States Display. This display includes information on the Butt-Millet Memorial Fountain, Vicksburg National Military Park, Stonewall National Monument, Governor’s Island National Monument, Eleanor Roosevelt Historical Site and the Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument. Students and Patrons who are interested in the National Parks Service and learning more about LGBTQ historic locations in the U.S. can view the display in the Hannon Library Research Lab. The display is put on by the Hannon Library Government Publications office.

The first-floor display near the library’s Humanitarians for Justice, Nonviolence, and Peace art collection showcases books with LGBTQ themes and characters from Hannon Library’s collections. Featuring titles included on 2018’s Top Ten Most Challenged Books list including George by Alex Gino and This Day in June by Gayle E. Pitmanthis exhibit curates books from the library’s collections that are available to borrow. The display also highlights items on loan from Southern Oregon University’s Queer Resource Center.

The displays will be available for viewing for the next few weeks. If you have a question about the Pride Month exhibits, please email Hannon Library at libraryevents@sou.edu. If you need disability accommodations to visit and view the displays, please contact Disability Resources at (541) 552-6213 or dss@sou.edu.