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YS Pride Inc. produces resource events that seek to create intentional safe LGBTQ+ spaces and interactive opportunities. 

YS Pride June Book Club
YS Pride June Book Club

Wed, Jun 08


Yellow Springs

YS Pride June Book Club

"What I want more than anything else in the world is to feel like being myself isn't something that should be hidden and a secret." The Henna Wars

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Time & Location

Jun 08, 2022, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Yellow Springs, 415 Xenia Ave, Yellow Springs, OH 45387, USA

About the event

The Yellow Springs Public Library, in partnership with YS Pride, presents the 2022 YS Pride June Book Club featuring the novel “The Henna Wars.” Set in Dublin, the book follows Nishat, a Bangladeshi teenager who comes out as a lesbian while in high school. The book was included on Time's list of the "100 Best Young Adult Books of All Time.”

Teens are encouraged to participate and will be able to check out “The Henna Wars” from the YS Library to prepare for the book club event. 

During the Book Club, attendees will have the opportunity to engage in a Q&A Discussion about “The Henna Wars,” and participate in an interactive Henna Design workshop. 

Read the story. Discuss the journey. Experience the culture. 

*Refreshments will be served. 

If you know of any teens who would enjoy this discussion, or the opportunity to participate in an interactive Henna exercise, please share this event with them. 

For additional questions, or to inquire about obtaining a library card, visit the local library, or contact: 

Nacim Nacim Sajabi


(p) (937) 352-4003


Yellow Springs Pride, INC. is an organization that provides inclusive year-round resources supporting the LGBTQ+ community.

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