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LGBTQIA Library Services

San Diego Public Library’s LGBTQIA Library Services Committee celebrates the diversity of the LGBTQIA community in a welcoming and inclusive library space that fosters connections to knowledge and each other.

San Diego Public Library LGBTQIA committee


Featured Programs

Merfolk swimming
Saturday, June 29, 2019 | 3:30 - 5 p.m.
Skyline Hills Library
Are you ready to swim with the fish? Join us for our first ever Mer-Folk Storytime! We’ll be reading several inspiring stories written for those who might be a little different from everyone else. Have you ever wanted to make your own tail? After storytime you’ll have the chance to design your own mermaid!
No age limit! Everyone is welcome to sit in on this fabulous event.
*This will be an all-inclusive safe space.

Upcoming Events


LGBTQIA+ Movie Night

Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults


Young Adult LGBTQ+ Book Club

Young Adults (13-17)

Jun 282pm

Friday Films: Ed Wood

Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults

Jun 293:30pm
  • San Diego Library Pride Month Display
  • San Diego Library Pride Month Display
  • San Diego Library Pride Month Display
  • San Diego Library Pride Month Display
  • San Diego Library Pride Month Display
  • San Diego Library Pride Month Display

Book Recommendations


  • The San Diego LGBT Community Center
    The Center is the nation's second oldest and one of the largest LGBT community centers that provides direct program services to the many different facets of the LGBT community, including men, women, youth, seniors, families, LGBT Latino community members and their families, and those living with HIV.
  • San Diego Youth Services
    Mental health services and drop-in centers for LGBT youth and their families.
  • The Trevor Project | 1-866-488-7386
    24/7 crisis and support hotline for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning youth ages 13-24. Also offers text and chat services.
  • GLBT National Help Center
    Free and confidential hotlines, chatrooms, and other resources for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and questioning people.
  • Trans Lifeline | 1-877-565-8860
    Hotline that offers support and resources to transgender people in need. Staffed by the transgender community for the transgender community.
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