Safe Space

Burlington Public Library is a place for everyone. We respect diversity and strive to ensure that every member of our community has access to the Library's resources and services within a safe, welcoming, and comfortable environment.

Below, you can find links to organizations in Halton that work to engage, support and mobilize the 2SLGBTQ+ community. Visit their websites to learn about what they do and access more detailed information and resources.

Our staff-picked booklists linked below will help you find our favourite 2SLGBTQ+ books, movies and magazines in our collection.

PFlag Halton

PFlag is Canada’s only national organization that offers peer-to-peer support for issues of sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, and offer local, practical, and emotional peer-to-peer family support for individuals and their loved ones challenged by gender/sexual identity. PFLag Halton provides monthly peer support meetings for 2SLGBTQ+ individuals and their loved ones. PFlag Halton strives to build visibility, community, and respect in the Halton region.

Positive Space Network (PSN)

We also work closely with Positive Space Network. Positive Space Network (PSN) is a community-based program sponsored by ROCK - Reach Out Centre for Kids. PSN envisions a future in which diverse LGBTQI2S youth, individuals, and families live in a welcoming and supportive community. PSN offers LGBTQI2S youth and trans specific programming across the Halton Region. For more information on programming and services, please visit the link below.

BPL's Values

Booklist: Rainbow Reads for Kids

Booklist: Rainbow Reads for Teens

Booklist: Rainbow Reads for Adults

Halton Positive Space Network

pflag Canada Ontario Chapter

Kids Help Phone