JOIN US IN CHICAGO TO CELEBRATE RAINBOW RT’S 50 YEARS

Join the Rainbow Round Table, the first professional LGBTQIA+ group in the nation, originally founded as a task force within SRRT and now one of the largest round tables within ALA, in celebrating our 50th year! Our 50th Anniversary Gala will be held at the Museum of Contemporary Art on June 28, 2020 at 8:00pm. […]

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Navigating Queer Realities in School Libraries

ALA Midwinter Sunday January 26, 2020 1:00-2:00 PM This session, presented by Rae-Anne Montague of Chicago University’s Department of Information Studies, will explore effective practices for school librarians in collection development, instruction, online resources, programs, and events to recognize the contributions of LGBTQ individuals and groups.  If you are free for this session, please join […]

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Rainbow Round Table 50th Anniversary Celebration (RRT)

Join the Rainbow Round Table, the first professional LGBTQIA+ group in the nation, originally known as the Task Force on Gay Liberation, and later as GLBTRT, in celebrating our 50th year! Our 50th Anniversary Gala will be held at the Museum of Contemporary Art on June 28, 2020. This is a ticketed event. Rainbow Round […]

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Queer Teen Drop-in

The following is an interview with KATHRYN KANIA, Head of Teen Services at Robbins Library in Arlington, MA. What is the title of your program? Queer Teen Drop-in Program or outreach description: Providing a monthly casual hang out with snacks, books, and a small craft for LGBTQIA teens and allies. Describe the planning and promotion […]

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Long Beach Library named after Billie Jean King

This is a bit of older news, but worth mentioning.  The city of Long Beach California opened a new downtown library and named it after Long Beach native, tennis player, and avid reader and community activist Billie Jean King. https://www.presstelegram.com/2019/09/21/long-beach-makes-it-official-its-the-billie-jean-king-main-library-now/

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Event Spotlight: Solano County

The following is an interview with AMELIA VANDER HEIDE, Supervising Librarian at Solano (CA) County Library.  What is the title of your program?  Drag Queen Storytime Program or outreach description: A special storytime for families with children featuring drag performer Apple Adams and done in collaboration with the Solano Pride Center.  Describe the planning and promotion […]

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GLBTRT Social @ Queer/Bar

https://www.thequeerbar.com Join the round table tonight from 6-8 pm in Seattle for award announcements and reading lists! A great opportunity to network with members from 6-8 pm for a suggested donation of $5. Hope to see you there! https://www.eventscribe.com/2019/ALA-Midwinter/fsPopup.asp?Mode=presInfo&PresentationID=470039

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Support GLBTRT 50th Anniversary Celebration!

The Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Round Table (GLBTRT) of the American Library Association (ALA) was founded in 1970 as ALA’s Task Force on Gay Liberation. It is the nation’s first gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender professional organization. New t-shirts celebrating and commemorating GLBTRT’s upcoming 50th anniversary are now available to order. Click the link […]

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You’re Invited! GLBTRT Social @ Midwinter: Sunday February 11th, 6:30-9:30 p.m.

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Hi All, Just a reminder, if you’re headed to Denver for Midwinter, mark your calendars now for the GLBTRT Social on Sunday, February 11 from 6:30-9:30 p.m. at Blush & Blu. We’ll have some light fare and drinks of all types, Blush & Blu is a bar and cafe. Suggested donation at the door is […]

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Perci Chester Photography Exhibit in Minneapolis, MN

By A. Faulkner From our contact form, info about an upcoming photography exhibit in Minneapolis, MN.  Free and open to the public: In Search of the Glass Slipper, San Francisco, 1974 Photographs by Perci Chester When August 28 – September 29, 2017 Monday – Friday, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm and by appointment Free and […]

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