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The Briar Patch – Pride Teen Book Night

June 19 @ 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM EDT

Join us as we celebrate Pride week in Bangor with a special book talk featuring some of our favorite recent LGBTQIA+ novels from the Young Adult section.

Our YA shelves are exploding with diverse Own Voices titles featuring characters identifying across the spectrum and tackling many of the same issues we see in real life. Bookseller extraordinaire Abby will introduce readers to some of the newest and bestselling YA books. She’ll also be announcing our lead Pride title, which will be the focus of our LGBTQIA+ Book Club in August. Plus, she’ll share some great middle grade and adult books.

We’ll have snacks, giveaways, and door prizes. Come enjoy a relaxed and welcoming evening about books and community!

For over 30 years, The Briar Patch has inspired and delighted generations of readers of all ages in Bangor, Maine. Specializing in children’s books and creative playthings from birth through high school, the shop also carries grownup books including fiction, cookbooks, titles on parenting, resources for teachers and more. Games, crafts, puzzles, toys and a wide selection of Playmobil fill the store with something for everyone. We also host regular book signings, storytimes and other events. Drop in soon and say hello, check out our selection and help our next 30 years be even better than the last.


June 19
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
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The Briar Patch
27 Central Street
Bangor, ME 04401 United States
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