Librarians on Meaningful Books in Their LGBTQ Journeys

By NYPL Staff
June 3, 2019
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NYPL staff members and friends at the 2018 New York City Pride March.

For many LGBTQ+ readers, finding the right book means realizing for the first time that you are not alone. A book can act as affirmation of feelings that are difficult to name, and can spark new ways of understanding yourself and the world around you. Below, NYPL staff members tell us about a book that was a transformative part of their LGBTQ experience.