LGBTQ+ Resources


The San José Public Library is committed to creating affirming and welcoming spaces for all members of our community. Through our programs and collections we celebrate LGBTQ+ voices and members in our community. As information providers, we are poised to provide access to community organizations and resources for those in need, especially for our youth in need of help.

Services and Resources

Organizations Supporting the LGBTQ+ Community

Local and national organizations offering support services to the LGBTQ+ community, particularly youth.


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Latest Blogs

National Coming Out Day 2023

Celebrated every October 11, National Coming Day is a day of reflection and, yes, coming out to bring awareness to LGBTQIA+ issues.

Share Your Coming Out Story

To celebrate National Coming Out Day, held every year on October 11, we are looking for your coming out story to share with the community!

YA Friday: YA Books about the HIV/AIDS Epidemic

These books raise awareness of the history of HIV/AIDS, exploring the experiences of affected individuals and addressing LGBTQIA+ struggles.
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