The Macedon Public Library is excited to announce the receipt of a grant from the LGBT Giving Circle. The grant will be used to fund a series of four book discussions at the library dealing with a variety of LGBT themes. The books slated to be discussed are: Sing You Home, I’ll Give You the Sun, Beyond Magenta, Transgender Teens Speak Out and Grasshopper Jungle. The library has been given funds to purchase ten copies of each title.
The first book discussion is scheduled for Saturday, January 30 at 2 pm. Carolyn Abare will lead the discussion on Jodi Piccoult’s novel, Sing You Home. She is a Nazareth College graduate (2004 Bachelor’s, 2006 Masters) and has resided in the Rochester area for the past 15 years. She is in her 10th year as a speech-language pathologist at Barker Road Middle School in Pittsford, where she co-founded the schools Gay Straight Alliance in 2014. Carolyn is an active volunteer with The LGBTQ Academy at the Gay Alliance as a member of the Speakers Bureau.