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Be yourself, we're here for everyone!

How does your library uphold its values? Quite simply, we celebrate diversity and find strength in recognizing differences.

Since 1997, the Library's Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, and others (LGBTQ+) Services Committee (now known as Pride) has committed itself to providing welcoming, inclusive opportunities for everyone. It began with a passionate group of staff dedicated to upholding the Library's mission and the Library Users Bill of Rights, and best serving Southern Arizona's LGBTQ+ library users.

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LGBTQ: Staff Picks Masonry Block

Rainbow Reads Book Club Online

Dec 18th | 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Online Event
We are now hosting Rainbow Reads via Zoom! Please register to receive login information the day before our conversation. Come be a part…

Queer Authors at the TFOB

Here are some of the LGBTQ+ authors who will be at the 2023 Tucson Festival of Books! Check them out March 4-5, 2023.

Rainbow Reads 2023

Rainbow Reads starts its 6TH year in 2023! We'll read these 6 books in even months, and continue the round-robin book chat in odd ones.

Rainbow Reads Book Chat - November 2022

This month we delved into some wholesome graphic novels, some not so wholesome life experiences, and everything in between.

That's me

"Being visible so that young people in my community can feel safe and freely access the resources that help them is my highest calling."

Transgender Day of Remembrance is November 20

Remembering all those who lost their lives to transmisic acts of violence in 2022.

Queer in the Kitchen

What is it about the magic of food that lends itself so well to queer romance? Like a bag of chips, I keep coming back for more!

LGBTQ+ Holiday Romance

Halloween has passed and the holiday season is in full swing! Grab one of these cozy gay romances to snuggle up with.

New Gay Books!

Check out the newest queer books in our collection

Recommendations for Transgender Awareness Week

Transgender Awareness Week takes place from the 13th-19th of November.

Taylor Swift (PCPL's Version)

Taylor's newest album, Midnights, is out! Celebrate by reading up on the pop star & listening to 130+ of her tracks on Hoopla.

Same commitment, new name!

Moving forward, the LGBTQ+ Services Committee will be known as Pride. Check out this blog post to learn more about our new name!

Stream a movie this LGBT History Month

October is LGBT History Month! Celebrate by watching one (or all!) of these iconic movies available on Kanopy or Hoopla.

Rainbow Reads Book Chat - September 2022

Every other month, Rainbow Reads Book Club shares recommendations in a round-robin style book chat. We had a ton of great titles this month!

Three Books on a Theme: Pride

Pride as a theme is in full effect at PCPL in October.

LGBTQ+ Horror

Try not to get too scared reading these queer, horror books.

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