We have over 2,400 books, with Fiction and Mysteries for fun reading, and Non-Fiction for information and research. This is a community-created, community-supported library; our collection is exclusively LGBT-related topics and titles – search or browse our Online Catalog at

Then come in and check us out!


“It Gets Better: Coming Out, Overcoming Bullying, and Creating a Life Worth Living” by Dan Savage and Terry Miller

“Like Me: Confessions of a Heartland Country Singer" by Chely Wright

“Getting Bi: Voices of Bisexuals Around the World” byRobin Ochs, Sarah Rowley

"Gender and Sexuality" by Momin Rahman and Stevi Jackson

"Questioning and Other Identities" by David Levithan and Billy Merrill
Milwaukee LGBT Community Center Library

1. You can take out five books at a time.
2. Fill out a checkout slip and a reminder slip for each book.
3. Take the checkout slips to the front desk with your books, and put a reminder slip in each book.
4. Return the books within three weeks to the front desk.

* If you are looking for a specific book from the catalog and do not find it, leave your contact information and the name of the book at the front desk. One of the library volunteers will contact you and help you locate the book.


Each major category of books has a different color stripe on the spine label, to help with locating and reshelving the books. The Library bookshelves are on the first floor of the Community Center, near the Cybercenter computers. For a detailed breakdown of fiction and non-fiction categories, see the complete Category Code Guide.

The subject categories you will find at the Milwaukee LGBT Community Center Library are:

1 – Psychology and Health
2 – Sociology
3 – History
4 – Spirituality
5 – Arts and Literature
6 – Biography
7 – Gay Fiction/Mystery
8 – Lesbian Fiction/Mystery
9 – Queer Fiction