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LGBTQ: Staff Picks Masonry Block

Celebrate Pride Month with LGBT+ Manga

It's soon to be pride month, which is a great time to read some manga featuring LGBT+ characters!!

Watch now! Author talk with Carlos Valenzuela

Did you miss this event? Watch the recording and get to know Valenzuela, who wrote his first book, Letters to Young Carlos, in his 70s.

What the LGBTQ+ Services Committee is Reading!

These are current reads from members of our LGBTQ+ Services Committee. Check them out!

Three Books on a Theme: Picture Perfect

The old adage goes, “A picture is worth a thousand words” and I don’t think it has ever been truer. Graphic novels are the perfect example.

While you wait for Heartstopper...

If you're waiting for Heartstopper, and/or you saw it on Netflix, here are some readalikes.

Author Carlos Valenzuela on "Letters to Young Carlos"

Continuing its 25th Anniversary Author Talk Series, the LGBTQ+ Services Committee is excited to present Carlos Valenzuela on May 21!

LGBTQ+ Nonfiction Comics

Here's a list of true stories that show a wide range of experiences and perspectives!

LGBTQ+ Foreign Films on Kanopy

These are some films about queer joy I'll be adding to my queue that reach around the world!

Most Challenged Books of 2021

The American Library Association tracks the attempts to remove books from libraries. Here are the top 10 most challenged books for 2021.

Three Books on a Theme: Philadelphia Stories

Read these three (very different) books set in the City of Brotherly Love!

Three Books On A Theme: I Didn't Sign Up For This

Everyone loves a reluctant adventurer, right? Here are three women who definitely didn't sign up for this, but they'll do it anyway.

Transgender Day of Visibility

"Held annually on March 31, International Transgender Day of Visibility is a time to celebrate transgender and non-binary people..."

ALA Rainbow Book List 2022: Books for ages 13-18

These relate to the gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and queer/questioning (LGBTQIA+) experience & are recommended for young readers.

ALA Rainbow Book List 2022: Books for ages 0-13

A list that relates to the LGBTQIA+ experience and are recommended for young readers ages 0-13; look out for a 13-18 companion list!

March Rainbow Reads

These books were enjoyed by our Rainbow Reads group! This is a diverse group of books with something for everyone!

2022 Lambda Literary Award Finalists

Finalists were selected by a panel of 60+ literary professionals from more than 2,300 book submissions—the highest in Lammy Award history!
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