MPOWERSTL Queer Youth Book Club

Join us for good books, good tea, and good company as we discuss books about queer community and experiences. This program is hosted in partnership with The SPOT youth center, and is intended for ages 16-24.

Meetings are held Schlafly Library. Masks are recommended in youth programs.

More information on the SLPL Website



2022 Picks

December 8: Laura Dean Keeps Breaking Up with Me by Mariko Tamaki

January 12: Before We Were Trans by Dr. Kit Heyam

February 9: Cemetery Boys by Aiden Thomas

March 9: The Athena Protocol by Shamim Sarif

April 13: How to be Ace by Rebecca Burgess

May 11: Beating Heart Baby by Lio Min


Laura Dean Keeps Breaking Up with Me By Mariko Tamaki Cover Image
ISBN: 9781626722590
Availability: Ships quickly (1-7 days)
Published: First Second - May 7th, 2019

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Before We Were Trans: A New History of Gender By Dr. Kit Heyam, Ph.D Cover Image
ISBN: 9781541603080
Availability: On Our Shelves (Note - We update this inventory once per day.)
Published: Seal Press - September 13th, 2022

Cemetery Boys By Aiden Thomas Cover Image
ISBN: 9781250250469
Availability: Ships quickly (1-7 days)
Published: Swoon Reads - September 1st, 2020

The Athena Protocol By Shamim Sarif Cover Image
ISBN: 9780062849618
Availability: Special Order
Published: HarperTeen - September 8th, 2020

How to Be Ace: A Memoir of Growing Up Asexual By Rebecca Burgess Cover Image
ISBN: 9781787752153
Availability: Ships quickly (1-7 days)
Published: Jessica Kingsley Publishers - October 21st, 2020

Beating Heart Baby By Lio Min Cover Image
By Lio Min
ISBN: 9781250819093
Availability: Ships quickly (1-7 days)
Published: Flatiron Books - July 26th, 2022