Although our physical locations are still closed, The Seattle Public Library is celebrating Pride and bringing Pride-related Library services to the community. Check out our LGBTQ Staff Picks, Rainbow Story Times, podcasts and more at

The Library is a place for everyone, including people of all gender identities. We work with local organizations and community members to offer programming for LGBTQ patrons and allies. We also host engaging discussions on issues affecting LGBTQ communities and offer resources to build knowledge and record local history.

Sharing Our Stories

Watch animated oral histories from members of Seattle’s LGBTQ community shed light on the city’s past, present and future.

Connect with Community

Find Seattle organizations on our resource page that work to engage, support and mobilize the LGBTQ community. Visit their websites to learn about what they do and access more detailed information and resources.

Name Change on Your Library Account

Need to change your name on your Library account? If you’ve changed your name or are a minor whose preferred name doesn’t match the name on your ID, contact us to update the name on your Library account and all Library-related correspondence.


The Library's dynamic approach to building community that enriches lives includes programming that brings people, information and ideas together to respect and embrace the well-being of the people we serve. We celebrate Seattle’s many cultures by forming strong partnerships with community organizations.

All physical locations of The Seattle Public Library are closed in accordance with public health guidelines to limit the spread of COVID-19. Find out more at Find out more about The Seattle Public Library’s digital resources and services at