Drag Queen Storytime

Drag Queen Storytime AugustAug 11 2022 11:00am - 11:30amMain Branch - Auditorium
Storytimes

Time to sparkle! Join performers from the Storytelling With Drag Queens Foundation at the library for a fun & interactive all-ages storytime with songs and great books. Dressing up encouraged! All ages, register at 604-527-4677 or youth@nwpl.ca starting June 1.

We will be reading "My Name Is Not Refugee", by Kate Milner.

This program takes place in the Main Branch Auditorium. Visit nwpl.ca/kids for information on current public health measures in place for indoor programs.

Performer bios:

Karmella Barr has had an interest in theatre and entertainment starting at a very young age. This love for entertainment and theatre has led Karmella to the wonderful world of drag! Karmella has been doing drag in Vancouver for 7 years and counting. In their shows they are seen as an incredibly personable queen known for the amazing balance of emotion and glamour that they bring to their performances. This amazing balance earned them the title of “Miss Congeniality” in 2016 and then eventually Miss Cobalt 6 in 2017.

Karmella is so honoured to be part of Storytime and loves to see people live and speak their truth!

AND

Beardney Spears was born in Dubai, UAE and has an Iranian nationality. They fled their hometown for safety issues and lived as a refugee in Turkey, eventually settling in Canada. They have a bachelor’s in Business Admin and have the passion to start their own business in the future. Beardney volunteers for Rainbow Refugee Society and helped to sponsor four individuals to come and live safely in Canada. They are a YouTube creator and raise awareness about what life is like for Middle-Eastern LGBTQ+ people. After three years in Canada, they and their partner have settled in Vancouver.

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Main Branch - Auditorium

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716 6th Avenue
New Westminster, BC
V3M 2B3
P: 604-527-4660

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