LGBT Center of Raleigh

324 South Harrington Street - Raleigh NC 27603

LGBT Center of Raleigh Library

LibraryLogo250Since the Library opened in October 2011, the collection has approximately 3,000 volumes focused on and celebrating LGBT life. The Library’s collection development priorities are aimed at supporting the resource and information needs of the Center’s vital outreach programs such as SAGE Raleigh, Youth Coffeehouse, Affirming Faith Forum, and Transgender Initiative. The Library is also a welcoming place for family members and allies of LGBT people.

The Library is the Winner of the American Library Association 2014 “Light the Way Grant.”

Library Card Registration

Disc Club Membership for Borrowing DVDs and CDs

Search our Online Catalog

  • You can see items in our collection on LibraryThing. Click here.

Online Wishlists

  • Click Here. The LGBT Center depends on your generous donations to expand our growing collection of books, DVDs, and CDs. We are a 501(c)3 non-profit organization and all donations are tax-deductible.

Contact the Library


Library Steering Committee

  • Alli Buehler, UNC-Chapel Hill MSLS Graduate, 2013
  • Erin Iannacchione, MLS, LGBT Center Librarian and Library Founder; Rainbow Book List Committee Member of the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender and Social Responsibilities Round Tables, American Library Association; and a founding member of the LGBT Center of Raleigh's Board of Trustees
  • Kent Parks, MLIS, research programmer/analyst at RTI International
  • Megan Roberts, MLS, Youth Services Librarian, Cameron Village Regional Library; Program Director, LGBT Center Family Story Time
  • Rev. J Zirbel, Ministry of Love and Justice, Rainbow Community Cares, Inc.; Out! Raleigh Clergy; LGBT Center Affirming Faith Forum Facilitator, and Gender Affirming Book Club Program Manager

Professional Consultant

  • Rochelle Richardson, MLIS, Information Professional and Past President of the San Francisco Bay Chapter of the Special Libraries Association

Leadership Donors

The LGBT Center of Raleigh extends its appreciation to the following individuals and organizations for providing extraordinary generosity of resources to the Library:

  • C. Richard Becker, New York City
  • William Chicurel, Chapel Hill, NC
  • Roland Hansen, Head of Access Services, Columbia College Chicago Library
  • Justine Hollingshead, former Director, NC State University GLBT Center
  • Ann Keefe, Raleigh, NC
  • A. Norman Sturdivant, Fayetteville, NC
  • Anna Watson, former Director of Free Books of Boston
  • Gerber-Hart Library and Archives, Chicago
  • Lambda Literary Foundation, New York City
  • Anonymous Donor, San Francisco, CA
 

LGBT Center of Raleigh Library on Facebook

Upcoming Events

May
04
May
05
HIV/STI Testing
6pm - 7:45pm
May
05
AA Meeting
6:30pm - 7:30pm
May
06
Durham LGBT Game Night
7:30pm - 11pm
May
07
Out! Raleigh 2016
11am - 6pm
May
09
HIV/STI Testing
6pm - 7:45pm
May
09
May
10
SAGE Twosday Soiree
5:30pm - 8pm
May
11

Center Sponsors

Connect

Center Hours:
Mon-Fri noon to 8 pm
Sat & Sun noon to 6 pm
Mon & Thur HIV/STD Testing 6 to 7:45 pm

Twice a month Email Newsletter

Daily Email of All Upcoming Events

Help Lines

Do you need help NOW?

 

The Trevor Project  blockbullets 866-488-7386
Suicide Prevention Lifeline blockbullets 800-273-8255

Wrenn House/Haven House Crisis Line

  • 919-832-7866

InterAct of Wake County

  • Domestic Violence - 919-828-7740
  • Sexual Assault - 919-828-3005