LGBT Center of Raleigh

Mailing Address: 19 West Hargett Street Suite 507 - Raleigh NC 27601 - 919-832-4484

The LGBT Center of Raleigh is physically closed for programs due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, but we continue to meet virtually! Those virtual offerings can be found here. If you have questions or are seeking resources, you can call 919-832-4484 seven days a week between the hours of 12pm and 4pm, and your call will be answered by a staff member or volunteer, or you can email

We are holding HIV and STI testing at our new location at 19 W Hargett St in downtown Raleigh every Monday from 5:00 pm to 7:45 pm.

Thank you and we look forward to seeing you again soon!

Books in the Library

Library Volunteer Opportunities

The LGBT Center of Raleigh offers volunteer opportunities in a variety of capacities, mostly pertaining to staffing the Center. Typical responsibilities include greeting visitors, answering phone calls, responding to inquiries with information or referral services, assisting with the Library, and participating in special projects. If you are interested in volunteering, please fill out our volunteer profile to attend one of our orientation sessions. All library volunteers must go through orientation, training, and volunteer for at least three staffing shifts at the Center.

The Library is also currently looking for help with the special projects listed below; please contact to learn more.

  • MLS candidates at UNC and NCCU seeking a library setting for internships/practicums
  • Local librarians and book lovers to participate on the Library Steering Committee 
  • Community members to consult on selection of Spanish-language LGBTQ materials
  • Local writers to participate in “Meet the Author” events throughout the year
  • Catalogers to process new donations of books and DVDs
  • Volunteers to set-up and breakdown our annual Out! Raleigh Book Sale
  • Book club leaders to foster discussion on a variety of topics, such as banned books and award-winning LGBTQ literature

OutRaleigh Book Sale

Upcoming Events