At the end of this month, Gerber/Hart Library and Archives will make its move to Clark Point Plaza at 6500 North Clark Street. Gerber/Hart is the Midwest’s largest LGBT library.

“In 1998 we moved to the Granville location knowing that we would eventually outgrow the space,” said Karen C. Sendziak, president of the library’s board of directors, in a press release. “Our needs have changed and the library board feels that the time has come to move.”

The new space will include 20 parking spaces, a sitting area, and a meeting room/exhibit gallery, among many other features. [GerberHart]

Philly Mag’s Big Gay Book Guide: Spring Edition: If you’ve been looking for a good warm weather read, the search ends here. From memoirs to guidebooks, these are a few of the best LGBT books out there. [PhillyMag]

Our Hero, Adrienne Rich: In this powerful piece, Eve Ensler and Jackie Kay discuss how famed poet Adrienne Rich has influenced them. Ensler writes:

“She taught me that the lives of women existed in the future. And that language was the pathway to that future. She taught me women were living lives inside constructs of lives and that poetic grace and surprise could reveal and shatter those constructs.” [Guardian]

A Round-Table Discussion with 5 Gay Authors: Five LGBT writers who connected through New York’s Rainbow Book Fair discuss “the state of gay literature today.” [HuffingtonPost]



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  • Ron Fritsch

One Response to “Gerber/Hart Library and Archives Has Found a New Home”

  1. Kergan Edwards-Stout 9 April 2012 at 3:54 PM #

    Thanks for mentioning the chat I had with fellow LGBT authors Gregory G. Allen, David G. Hallman, Carey Parrish and Arthur Wooten–it was lots of fun, and we appreciate your inclusion!



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