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LGBT Resources Safe Space

San Diego County Library believes in celebrating the variety of cultures and communities that build social capital in our region. Public libraries were built upon a foundation of democracy and intellectual freedom, and SDCL celebrates the vibrancy of San Diego's LGBTQIA community.


LGBTQ Teen Meet-Up

El Cajon Library • Wednesdays • 3:30-5:30 p.m.

A safe space for LGBTQ teens, ages 12-18, to meet, talk, and relax. Snacks will be provided!

For more information, please call (619) 588-3718.

Rainbow Storytime

Poway Library • Last Wednesday of each month • 6:30 p.m.

Join us for a storytime centered on diversity, inclusion, and being yourself! All families are welcome.

For more information, please call (858) 513-2900.

LGBTQ Book Club

Vista Library • 4th Saturday of each month • 10:30 a.m.

Join us for lively talk and refreshments as we explore books by, for, and about LGBTQIA people and communities. Bring your favorite titles to share.

For more information, please call (760) 643-5100.

Our Space - Encinitas

Encinitas Library • 3rd Sunday of each month • 12 p.m.

Come meet up with other LGBTQ and ally youth in a safe and friendly atmosphere to hang out, chat, and have some fun. Age range 13-18 years old. Just drop in!

For more information, please call (760) 753-7376.

Our Space - San Marcos

San Marcos Library • 2nd Saturday of each month • 9:30-11 a.m.

Join us for this support group for LGBTQIA middle schoolers.

For more information, please call (760) 891-3000.

Vista Library Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA)

Vista Library • 1st Saturday of each month • 10 a.m.

Meet up with other LGBTQ youth and allies for fun, snacks, conversation, and a safe space. Ages 11-17.

For more information, please call (760) 643-5100.

Imperial Beach Library Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA) Club

Imperial Beach Library • Fridays • 3 p.m.

A safe, fun, open, accepting place to chat, hang out, and be yourself!

For more information, please call (619) 424-6981.

Online Resources

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San Diego Pride
  • SDCL had a great time participating in the 2018 San Diego Pride Parade!