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LGBTQ Guide: Library Resources

Library Guide to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual,
Transgender and Questioning + Library Materials

GLBT Book Month

June is GLBT Book month, a celebration of authors and writings that "reflect the lives and experiences of the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community," according to the American Library Association.

What Does LGBTQ Stand for? 

Here are some web guides to LGBTQ terminology:

Stonewall Book Awards (2018)

Literature

Non-Fiction

Children's & Young Adult

For more about the Stonewall Book Awards, visit the American Library Association

Other Book Lists

Fiction in Our Library

New York Public Library

Don't forget, if you are a New York State resident you are eligible for a New York Public Library card, which will give you access to their audio and ebook collection. You can apply for a card here

NYPL recently posted Librarians on Meaningful Books in Their LGBTQ Journeys, which contains recommendations from librarians on LGBTQ reading materials. 

Nonfiction in Our Library

Browsing

Our library uses the Dewey Decimal system. If you're looking to browse our collection, you may want to check these Call # areas: