Lavender Library Archives & Cultural Exchange (LLACE)


 WELCOME TO THE LAVENDER LIBRARY


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

Our Community Survey Is Open for Your Feedback

Your responses to this survey will guide us as we look to our future and continue to find our place in the ever-changing LGBTQIA landscape. In exchange for participating in this survey, you'll have a chance to enter a drawing for cool prizes including books, a DVD copy of Moonlight (2016), a free LLACE membership, or a $5 Starbucks gift card.
Click HERE to take the survey.

2017 BOOK DRIVE!

Each month we have a different topic to help diversify our collection. Of course we still accept books or videos of all LGBTQIAP topics, but each month focuses on an area we are looking to grow. Click HERE for our Book Drive Wishlist!

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 volunteer@lavenderlibrary.com. Volunteers gain a free volunteer membership with 2-item checkout privileges.
Volunteer Application PDF / Volunteer Application Word Document

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