A fabulous time at Drag Queen Story Hour

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Drag Queen Story Hour Happened on May 14, 2022 in the Auditorium of the Taunton Public Library
Drag Queen Story Hour Happened on May 14, 2022 in the Auditorium of the Taunton Public Library

Not even the organizers of Taunton’s first Drag Queen Story Hour expected the level of attention they received on Saturday, May 14. Roughly 65 to 70 people — families, parents, and children — filled the lower auditorium of the Taunton Public Library, almost exceeding capacity for that venue. How successful was it? Read on to find out.

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This article originally appeared on The Taunton Daily Gazette: A fabulous time at Drag Queen Story Hour