You Belong @ Your Library: welcoming and serving the LGBTQIA community

You Belong @ Your Library: welcoming and serving the LGBTQIA community

Jessica Jupitus will provide information on gender identifications and appropriate terminology for use with genderqueer or nonbinary patrons, suggestions for titles to include in the collection, specific details on programming, and suggestions for ways to begin conversations in your community about serving LGBTQIA patrons.

Agenda:
* Make your space safe and welcoming
* Collection support
* Staff training & getting management on board
* Programming ideas
* Resources and what’s next

Presenter: Jessica Jupitus works for the Sacramento Public Library as the Central Library Manager. She also skated with the Sac City Rollers as “Lipstick Librarian”. Jessica works to be an advocate for the LGBTQIA community, along with her wife, and was just recently elected to ALA Council.

From : Reaching Across Illinois Library System

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