LGBTQ Iowa Archives & Library

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    We’ve Moved! Library Reopening this Saturday!

    Our library has officially moved and is reopening this Saturday at the Close House during Public Space One’s ICE CREAM. We’ll be open for a longer day from 11am-5pm. Our…

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    Dear Community, An Anniversary Letter

    Dear Community, With amazement and joy, we are proud to be celebrating our first anniversary since our doors opened on January 15th, 2021. We have experienced growth well beyond our…

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    Our 1 Year Anniversary Celebration!

    We’re so excited to be marking the first full year we’ve had our doors open to the public! January 15th, 2021 is when we first said hello to library patrons.…

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    LGBTQ History Month is Upon Us!

    October is here, it is our favorite month because we get to celebrate our history! We are so excited to share out all of the great events we have planned…

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    Announcing the Midwest Queer Mail Exchange!

    The Midwest Queer Mail Exchange is beginning in July – featuring monthly mail swaps, virtual and in-person events, and a commitment to correspondence. The Midwest Queer Mail Exchange is hosted…

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    Rent Party Update: Half Way There!

    Pride month is almost over but we’re happy to say we’re HALFWAY TO OUR GOAL! A big gay thank you to all those who have donated so far! We are…

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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…

Info

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

Hours
Monday closed
Tuesday closed
Wednesday 5-8pm
Thursday 5-8pm
Friday closed
Saturday 11am-3pm
Sunday 11am-3pm

Mailing Address
538 S. Gilbert St.
Iowa City, IA 52240

Contact
(319) 512-5615

General Inquiries – director@lgbtqiowa.org

Library –
library@lgbtqiowa.org

Archives –
archives@lgbtqiowa.org

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