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In Paths Untrodden

3/01/11 - 5/19/2011

Main Library

LGBTQIA Center Exhibit Space - 3rd Floor

100 Larkin St.

2010 was the 150th anniversary of the first publication of Walt Whitman’s homo-affectional poem cluster “Calamus” This exhibition will articulate the place and importance in LGBT culture of “Calamus” and draw a connection between the poems and the creation of the modern LGBT community with an emphasis on the Radical Fairie Movement.

By the use of text, photos, antiquarian books and newspapers the exhibit will tease out Whitman’s vision of the “love of comrades” and the social and political role he saw it playing in that larger project, the creation of “America”.

Upcoming Events

Family Storytime
Thursday, May 26, 2016, 10:00 am
Parkside, Parkside Children's Area
Japanese Parents' Group
Thursday, May 26, 2016, 10:00 am
Western Addition, Western Addition Meeting Room
Toddler Tales
Thursday, May 26, 2016, 10:00 am
Park, Park Meeting Room

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Upcoming Classes

Computer Basics
Thursday, May 26, 2016, 12:30 pm
Main Library, 5th Floor Computer Training Ctr.
Screen Time: What's the hoopla?
Thursday, May 26, 2016, 2:00 pm
Chinatown, Chinatown Computer Lab
Digital Device Drop-In
Thursday, May 26, 2016, 4:00 pm
Main Library, 5th Floor Computer Training Ctr.

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Current Exhibits

Celebrating Children’s Literature
Through Thursday, June 30, 2016
Main Library, Children's Center Exhibit Space
HERSTORY
Through Thursday, July 14, 2016
Main Library, International Center
Capturing Resilience
Through Thursday, July 14, 2016
Main Library, Mix: General Floor Area - 2nd Fl

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