Discover WeHo Literary Arts & Outfest
People who love to create call West Hollywood home and we welcome like-minded visitors. Bring and share your vibrant ideas and inspiration! Wehoans support and foster all forms of self-expression—including yours. Plus, WeHo is all about being inclusive and we’re proud to champion the LGBTQ community (You’re invited to party hard for PRIDE!)
Your stay in WeHo is rich in bleeding-edge intellectual and cultural diversity. Spark your passions with these handpicked goings-on.
Join a diverse community who come together to create, share, and protect LGBT stories on the screen and celebrate stories of LGBT lives. The tagline, “Creating Change. One Story at a Time.” says it all. Find a program, stop by a screening, or learn more about this leading organization.
Save the Date: Outfest Los Angeles LGBT Film Festival: July 6 to 16, 2017
Love discussing your favorite reads with other bookworms? The Women and Books Club meets the first Tuesday each month and the Lambda Literary (LGBTQ) Book Club meets the last Tuesday each month at the West Hollywood Library.
Check out readings and book signings on the regular. Never know who you’ll meet! The City of West Hollywood also partners with Book Soup to present WeHo Reads at the West Hollywood Library.
Poet Laureate Reading
Celebrate the 90th anniversary of The Sunset Strip
Save the date for the reading of “I Sing The Body West Hollywood,” a collaborative poem by Kim Dower, WeHo’s current poet laureaute, to celebrate the 90th anniversary of The Sunset Strip. As the official ambassador of WeHo’s vibrant literary culture, the poet laureaute is responsible for stimulating the transformative power of poetry in the local community. Kim is soliciting lines from people in West Hollywood to contribute to the poem. Get pumped about the literary word with an ode to WeHo.
Save the Date: April 16, 2017
One City One Pride
Get the deets on Pride
Jump in on the most badass PRIDE celebration around.Plus, don’t miss the City’s One City One Pride LGBTQ Arts Festival, which features an assortment of curated literary events.
Save the Dates: One City One Pride: May 22 to June 30
West Hollywood Library
625 N San Vicente Blvd.
Check out amazing rotating exhibitions and programming throughout the year, compliments of the City of West Hollywood and Friends of the Library.