LGBTQ Iowa Archives & Library

LGBTQ Iowa Archives & Library

Explore our lending library!

Featuring over 1200 books and counting, our lending library is open to the public with LGBTQ titles available for all ages.

Books are available for in-person browsing or contact-less pick-up. Just sign-up for a patron account to place a book on hold for pick-up.


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  • Thumbnail for the post titled: Leaving pants on the floor – Gallery Show Opening

    Leaving pants on the floor – Gallery Show Opening

    On Friday, January 15th, 2021 our first gallery show opens, Leaving pants on the floor. Exhibiting the work of Iowa City-based artist Anne S. Rogers. The first show in our…

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    Help Build Our Kids and Teens Collection

    The LGBTQ Iowa Archives & Library is opening its doors in January 2021. We’re thrilled to already have over 1200 books to share with all of you! Unfortunately, a glaring…

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    History-By-Letter #4 | Linda Sue Evans

    This month we’d like to continue with our biographical approach by sharing the history of someone not famed for being an Iowan, but a radical, militant activist. Linda Sue Evans…

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    History-By-Letter #3 | Grant Wood

    Our first two letters examined the history of radical gay and lesbian printing and publication in Iowa City and Grinnell during the 1970s. Moving away from this historical time period,…

  • Thumbnail for the post titled: History-By-Letter #2 | RFD: A Country Journal for Gay Men Everywhere

    History-By-Letter #2 | RFD: A Country Journal for Gay Men Everywhere

    Last month’s letter on the history of the Iowa City Women’s Press has inspired the topic of this current letter – a publication with its roots in Iowa: RFD: A…

  • Thumbnail for the post titled: History-By-Letter #1 | Iowa City Women’s Press

    History-By-Letter #1 | Iowa City Women’s Press

    This month, we delve into the history of the Iowa City Women’s Press. Although the press was founded in 1972, we have to start a few years earlier with the…

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Location
120 N. Dubuque St.
Wesley Center – Lower Level
Iowa City, IA 52245

Hours
Monday closed
Tuesday 4-7pm
Wednesday 6-9pm
Thursday 4-7pm
Friday 6-9pm
Saturday 11am-3pm
Sunday 11am-3pm

Mailing Address
PO Box 2779
Iowa City, IA 52244

Contact
(319) 512-5615
lgbtqiowaarchives@gmail.com

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