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Seeking information about Drag Queen Storytimes

  • 1.  Seeking information about Drag Queen Storytimes

    Posted Apr 22, 2021 09:33 AM



    We are a team of researchers from Rutgers University, the University of Kentucky, and the University of South Carolina. We are conducting a project on Drag Storytimes, or Drag Queen Storytimes, in public libraries.


    We are currently conducting a brief survey to gather information about books that are used during Drag Storytimes. 

    If you are a children's librarian or children's library staff member who has hosted a Storytime in your library, and if you have about five minutes to spare, please consider completing the following survey to tell us what books were used during your program(s): Click or tap if you trust this link." style="margin:0px; color:rgb(0,122,192); box-sizing:border-box; text-decoration-line:none; outline:none; text-align:center">


    If you have any questions, please contact Sarah Barriage at Thank you!



    Sarah Barriage, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, University of Kentucky

    Diana Floegel, Doctoral Candidate, Rutgers University 

    Vanessa Kitzie, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, University of South Carolina

    Shannon Oltmann, Ph.D., Associate Professor, University of Kentucky 

    Shannon M. Oltmann, Ph.D.
    Pronouns: she/her/hers

    Associate Professor
    School of Information Science
    College of Communication & Information
    University of Kentucky  

    Editor, Journal of Intellectual Freedom and Privacy  

    Associate Editor, Library Quarterly