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LGBTQ Communities

The Library is a place for everyone, including people of all gender identities. We work with local organizations and community members to offer programming for LGBTQ patrons and allies. We also host engaging discussions on issues affecting LGBTQ communities and offer resources to build knowledge.
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LGBTQ Staff Picks Rainbow Story TimesLegendary Children LGBTQ PodcastsSharing Our VoicesName Change on Your Library AccountLGBTQ Community ResourcesPast Years: Pride Upcoming Events
LGBTQ Staff Picks
Our staff picks and recommendations will help you identify some of our favorite LGBTQ items in our collection.
LGBTQ Staff Picks
Rainbow Story Times
Join Children’s Librarians celebrating our diverse families of birth and choice with songs, dancing, stories and glitter.
View Rainbow Story Times
Legendary Children
Legendary Children is where arts and social justice get real, with Queer, Trans, Black, Indigenous and People of Color's (QTBIPOC) voices ringing loud and clear. Watch our virtual event from 2020.
View Legendary Children
LGBTQ Podcasts
Authors, artists, abolitionists and more! Listen to captivating podcasts recorded live since 2006 at the Library.
Listen to LGBTQ Podcasts
Sharing Our Voices
Animated oral histories from members of Seattle’s LGBTQ community shed light on the city’s past, present and future.


Visit Sharing Our Voices
Name Change on Your Library Account
Need to change your name on your Library account? If you’ve changed your name or are a minor whose preferred name doesn’t match the name on your ID, contact us to update the name on your Library account and all Library-related correspondence.
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LGBTQ Community Resources
Find organizations in Seattle that work to engage, support and mobilize the LGBTQ community.
LGBTQ Community Resources
Past Years: Pride
1 / 16Library staff, friends and family at the Central Library before the Seattle Pride Parade in 2018
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