Lavender Library Archives & Cultural Exchange (LLACE)


We loan books, periodicals, and DVD videos of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender interest to members, collect items that preserve the LGBT experience in the Sacramento area and sponsor lectures, exhibits and cultural events for the community.

We maintain materials in a variety of formats:

  • Books (15,000+ titles in circulation)
  • Archival Collections (original documents)
  • Artwork by local artists
  • Audio/Visual (2,000 recordings)
  • Ephemera (posters, programs, clothing, etc.)
  • Magazines (1950's to present)
  • Pamphlets and File articles
  • Photographs

Spring 2017 All-Volunteer Training | Saturday, March 25th, 10am - 2pm

This training will help us to build awareness and competency around mental health, homelessness, transgender identities, and referring library patrons to community resources. We will be having a potluck lunch. Please feel free to bring something to share! If you're not currently a volunteer at the Library and you're interested in getting involved or attending this training session, please contact our Volunteer Coordinator Elena Maria Carrillo at

BOOK SALE! | Books, CDs, VHS tapes, erotica | April 1st - 2nd, 12pm - 6pm

Come to our parking lot sale! We are selling overflow books, erotic VHS tapes, and CDs. All items priced at $1! We accept cash and credit.

Your local LGBTQIA Library is sustained by community members like you

Consider making a fiscal donation today to help us keep our doors open, keep the lights on, and support our incredible cultural and educational resources! We accept cash, checks, and credit in person during open hours. You may also make a donation online, see Donate button at the top of this page. Donation Form

Donate your time: Volunteer

We are a volunteer-run organization and are always happy to add committed volunteers to our team. If you're interested, you can stop by or email our volunteer coordinator at Volunteers gain a free volunteer membership with 2-item checkout privileges.
Volunteer Application PDF / Volunteer Application Word Document

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