LGBT Services Committee: Celebrating 20 Years!

 The LGBT Services Committee's archives are on display at the Joel D Valdez Main Library in the 3rd floor display cases through July. Come check them out and grab a rainbow PCPL logo button!    About Us Find our book recommendations in the catalog here! Pima County Public Library's Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Services Committee was established in […]

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Rainbow Storytime: Where Diversity Thrives and Cows Climb Trees!?!

In celebration of LGBT Pride Month in June, the library’s LGBT Services Committee is presenting Rainbow Storytime.  We invite the community to join us to share stories of diversity, love and friendship, and all the colors of the rainbow!  Join us at Joel D. Valdez Main Library on Friday, June 10 from 2:00-3:00pm. We will be […]

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Bookbike and Buttons at Tucson Youth Queer Summit 2

LGBT Services Committee members Brenda Limón and Toby Wehner had a great time bringing the Bookbike to City High School on Saturday, May 7th for Tucson Queer Youth Summit 2. In addition to networking with other great local LGBTQ organizations like SAAF (Southern Arizona AIDS Foundation), PFLAG (Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays), […]

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Author Talk in October: LGBT Services presents Walter Naegle

Did you know that the Library has an LGBT Services Committee? In 2014, we invited Stephen Snyder-Hill to Tucson. Right now, we're gearing up for our 2015 Author Talk presentation, which is happening Thursday, October 15!  We can't wait for Walter Naegle, the former partner of legendary civil rights activist Bayard Rustin, to come to Tucson. Although […]

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Rainbow Storytime Makes Family Life More Colorful!

In celebration of Love of Reading in February, the Pima County Public Library’s LGBT Services Committee invites families of every kind to Rainbow Storytime to enjoy stories, songs, flannel boards, and crafts.  The Woods Memorial Library is hosting a Rainbow Storytime on Wednesday, February 25th, 10:15am, and the Joel D. Valdez Main Library is hosting […]

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Pima County’s LGBT services, resources set a national trend

This article by Library Associates Caitlin Burns and Wayne Wheeler was originally published in the Arizona Daily Star on Oct. 25, 2014. The Pima County Public Library was one of the first library systems in the country to have an LGBT committee that also had the full support from library administrators to provide library resources […]

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