The Library Express East is temporarily out of service. Patrons with items being held at the Library Express East may call (417) 882-0714 to make arrangements for pickup.

Changes coming to MOBIUS soon! Find out more.

The Library

thelibrary.org Springfield-Greene County Library District Springfield, Missouri

LGBTQ+ Healing from Religious Hurt

During Pride Month, we celebrate LGBTQ+ victories and recognize the progress that still needs to be made. A painful part of the LGBTQ+ experience can be trauma associated with religion. Whether the hurt comes from outside sources, or a battle within oneself, reconciliation between faith and Queer identity is a difficult gap to bridge. The books in this list seek to provide healing and hope. 

More

Graphic Memoirs on Gender Identity

“Reading is an exercise in empathy; an exercise in walking in someone else’s shoes for a while.” -Marjorie Blackman

“I read so I can live more than one life in more than one place.” -Anne Tyler

Expand your understanding of the lives of others by reading these memoirs about gender identity.

More

Juneteenth

Juneteenth is the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States.

More

Stay Informed

You can receive the latest Books & Authors articles via email or, via RSS feed. Signing up is quick and easy, just click the applicable link below.

Email list RSS feed