New Books, CDs and DVDs
We regularly purchase new material for you to borrow from your local library from new fiction and non-fiction to movies and music.
Keep checking on this page where we will let you know some of the new stock that we have purchased and visit our online catalogue to see what else we have to offer.
Remember that you can reserve items and have them delivered from any of our venues to your own local library.
Out There! LGBT Themed Book Collection
Chose a fabulous fiction book, or one of our thought provoking non-fiction titles in our new LGBT themed collection.
The following titles and many more are available from Hillhead and Langside Libraries.
Rhona Cameron- The Naked Drinking Club
A darkly thrilling tale of obsession and addiction, this is the startling debut novel from Scottish comedian Rhona Cameron
Carol Ann Duffy - Love Poems
An exhilarating, passionate introduction to the work of the poet laureate.
Armistead Maupin - Michael Tolliver Lives
Arguably the most beloved gay character in fiction is back almost twenty years after the end of the groundbreaking Tales of the City saga of San Francisco life.
Ali Smith - Girl Meets Boy
A modern-day reinterpretation of the Ovid's myth of Iphis, it concerns two sisters, Anthea and Imogen (Midge) living in Inverness.
Nicola Hill – The Pink Guide to Adoption for Lesbians and Gay Men
How easy is it for lesbian and gay couples to adopt? Is the process any different from heterosexual adoption? This book answers these questions and more and talks to gay men and lesbians about what it is really like to adopt a child.
Graham Robb – Strangers: Homosexual Love in the Nineteenth Century
Robb returns to spoof the poststructuralist convention that homosexuality, because it was not then categorized or "named," cannot be said to exist prior to 1880; he also argues that homosexual men and women in this period were not automatically persecuted.
Simon Levay - Gay, Straight, and the Reason Why: The Science of Sexual Orientation
Levay’s book details findings from over 650 studies on sexual orientation, including some surprising findings including birth order – that gay men tend to be late born in families, and that women aren’t as fixed in their sexual orientation as are men.