LGBTQ Iowa Archives & Library

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    We’re going to the Farmer’s Market!

    Say hello to our volunteers every Saturday morning from 8am-12pm at the Iowa City Farmer’s Market through October 30th, 2021! Our team is running a pop-up library for the rest…

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    Rent Party!

    We need your help this Pride! Since we opened in January and with vaccines rolling out across Iowa, we have had to expand our space to house our archives, grow…

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    Pride Month Book Drive at Sidekick Coffee & Books

    To celebrate pride and best serve the youth in our community, we are partnering with Sidekick Coffee & Books, our local children’s bookstore, on a K-12 book drive. During the month…

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    Queer Threads: A Weekly Textile Craft Circle

    Queer Threads meets on Monday Nights from the 7-9pm as of September 2021. Starting June 1, join us in the library on Tuesday nights from 7-9pm for a textile craft…

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    New Summer Hours!

    We’ve changed our hours for summer and have expanded into the day time! We have WiFi, tea, and coffee for those who would like to spend time reading, studying, or…

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    T-Shirts! Get your Corn Fed Queer T-Shirts (and sweatshirts)!

    Show off your queer Midwestern pride and help us fundraise for future projects! We are selling t-shirts and sweatshirts featuring an Iowa outline and corn on the cob on the…

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    Long Lost – Gallery Show Opening & Artist Talk

    On Thursday, April 15th, 2021 our next gallery show opens, Long Lost. Exhibiting the work of Iowa-based artist Quelle. This is the second show in our Queer Iowan Artist series,…

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    Guide: Who to Email about the Anti-Trans Bills Moving Forward in Iowa

    This guide is meant to support the fight against the anti-trans bills in Iowa that are moving forward through the Iowa House and Senate. Thus far the most potent threats…

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    On Iowa’s Hottest Snail Mail

    Today, we get to celebrate that our snail mail in the form of history-by-letters travels to over 100 individual readers from around the country and more than 20 organizations within…

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    Guide: All you need to know about Anti-Trans Legislation Introduced in Iowa

    Unfortunately, 2021 has begun with an onslaught of anti-trans legislation in both the Iowa Senate and House. Many of the proposed bills target transgender youth due in part to the…

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Location
538 S. Gilbert St.
Close House – Second Floor
Iowa City, IA 52240

Hours
Monday 1-8pm
Tuesday 1-8pm
Wednesday 1-8pm
Thursday 1-8pm
Friday closed
Saturday 11am-3pm
Sunday 11am-3pm

Mailing Address
PO Box 2779
Iowa City, IA 52244

Contact
(319) 512-5615

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library@lgbtqiowa.org

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archives@lgbtqiowa.org

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