Lavender Collection

Books by, for and about the LGBTQ community.

Our Lavender Collection offers hundreds of items for LGBTQ individuals, allies and those who want to learn about the community.

  • Provides an understanding of LGBTQ individuals and their lives
  • Includes fiction and nonfiction by and about lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, genderqueer, intersex, and asexual individuals and communities
  • Books for adults, parents, teens and children, including picture books


Have Questions?
Where can I find the Lavender Collection?

Our LBGTQ collection does not live at one branch. You can request any item from the collection using our catalog and have it delivered to the branch that is most convenient for you.

Why do you include books for children and teens in this collection?

For the same reason that we offer books for children and teens on other diversity topics. It provides families access to help guide their kids through understanding and accepting all people.

What if you don’t have a book in the collection that I’m looking for?

You can recommend a title for us to consider or see if it’s available at Lavender Library.

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