BE YOU! A PRIDE Month Celebration at BSBPL

Each week throughout June, BSBPL will host an event encourage patrons to be themselves.  Get in touch with your authentic self and celebrate the diversity of those around you who enrich your life and welcome each other to exist fully.  Each week will feature a different event. Come to one or come to all! All are welcome.

June 6: 1985 movie screening 5:30 pm Big Butte Room, Library

1985 pays tribute to a generation of lost lives with a powerfully make look at how HIV and the social attitude surrounding homosexuality affect one man’s choices.

June 13: Geek Night! 5:30 pm Big Butte Room, Library

Escape the real world and be your own storyteller with the help of a veteran Dungeon Master!  This 2 hour session with include in informative overview about RPGs (Role Playing Games) and a chance to play a campaign.  We will supply the materials, just come with a willingness to learn (or continue learning). Open to different styles of play.  Dungeon & Dragons is a collaborative storytelling game that teaches accountability and celebrates the creativity of unique individuals.

Josh Pate-Terry, our Dungeon Master, has played and mastered hundreds of games over the last 30 years and loves teaching new people! Josh will be joined by his wife Sabina, an talented player and game master with five years of experience with tabletop RPGs.

June 20: Roundtable Discussion 5:30 pm IBRC 68 W Park St

For Pride Month, the Butte Public Library is interested in hosting a discussion on what it’s like to “Be You!” in Butte, Montana. Aimed at teens and young adults, but open to all ages, the round table discussion will give participants a chance to talk about their lives in Butte and for attendees to ask questions  and share information. We hope for everyone to foster closer connections within the community. The current political climate has produced an ever increasing need for partnerships and togetherness. To do so we must see the importance in one another’s journeys and respect each other as unique people. We look forward to hearing you share your experiences and to creating a nurturing environment.

June 29: Dance Party! 2:00-4:00 pm Big Butte Room, Library

We’re wrapping up our month long celebration with a party of epic proportions!  We’ll have dancing and karaoke!  Come dressed as you are or as you want to be.