Happy New Year! It’s officially 2019 and these five LGBT books appear to be quickly forthcoming! Though I admit my first love is YA (see yesterday’s NYE post) I’m adding these to my TBR pile! What’re you looking forward to reading this year?
Want to give on this #givingTuesday?
Want to give on this #givingTuesday? Give to the Paradise branch of the Butte County Library System. The Marin County Free Library and the California Library Association have an online fundraiser running. Their goal is only $10,000…how about we make it more? 😊 The branch (unlike most of the town) is still standing, but in […]
Matching Gift to GLBTRT – 11/27/2018
Please consider donating to our round table! GLBTRT is eligible for matching funds up to $2,000 for any donations to the RT given on Giving Tuesday (November 27). The Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender (GLBT) Round Table of the American Library Association is committed to serving the information needs of the GLBT professional library community, […]
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Queer Comics Database
Queer comics database is a great tool for discovering comic books and graphic novels that have LGBTQ characters. It’s a fun way to use reader’s advisory and find some hidden gems. It also contains 193 titles of comics. To quote the database, “Our mission is to facilitate access to comics that contain queer representation.” The database […]
GLBTRT 2019 President’s Program: Call for Panelists
The GLBT Round Table is looking for presenters for a panel at ALA Annual titled “Intersectionality and the Experience of LGBTQ Library Folks.” Are you part of the LGBTQIA/queer community? Do you hold multiple intersecting identities? We would love to hear from you! Please send a short statement (2 paragraphs) to Cynthia Ledbetter (firstname.lastname@example.org) describing […]
Think About Running for a GLBTRT Office!
Terms begin after Annual Conference 2019…. *Please share this widely* Dear GLBTRT Colleagues: ALA Presidential candidates have been announced, petitions for additional candidates have been filed. It’s time to look ahead to the 2019 ALA Elections! GLBTRT does not have a nominating committee and anyone who wants to run for office can do so by […]
Volunteer for the Stonewall Book Award, Rainbow Book List, and Over the Rainbow Book List Committees!
Yes, it’s that time of year! Are you passionate about books with queer representation? Feel like telling everyone you know about that awesome LGBTQ+ book you couldn’t put down? If you do, AND you want to get involved in the GLBTRT, then volunteer for one of our five awesome Stonewall Book Award and Book […]
Volunteer to represent GLBTRT on ALA’s Committee on Legislation
Are you a GLBTRT member who regularly attends Midwinter and Annual? Looking to get more involved in the GLBTRT and love learning about the latest ALA legislative engagements at the federal, state, and local level? Then we want to hear from you! The GLBTRT is currently looking for a Representative to the ALA’s Committee on Legislation (CoL). […]
Join Drag Queen Story Hour on Facebook!
The GLBTRT encourages all members to like support the new Facebook group for the increasingly popular Drag Queen Story Hour. According to a recent report from Spotlight News, more than 200 people recently attended an event at Albany Public Library in New York, where a drag queen read stories and sang songs and even held […]