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I call now through time and space to all who have brought us to this place. Leatherfolk from ages past please hear me as I call. Come down and bless our efforts here, please join us one and all.

Invocation

I call now through time and space to all who have brought us to this place. Leatherfolk from ages past please hear me as I call. Come down and bless our efforts here, please join us one and all.

Welcome to the Carter/Johnson Library Never again landfill. Never again flames.

The Carter/Johnson Leather Library is a collective history of various communities who have chosen to live and love differently. The Library, a 501(c)(3) organization, is chartered to bring this history to the communities that it serves. As the only library of its kind, it is our mission to create an interactive relationship with the stories from the past and the present and link them to future generations.

The Library collection includes thousands of leather, fetish, S/m, kink and alternate sexuality books, magazines, posters, art, newspapers, ephemera and memorabilia dating back to the 1700’s. The Carter/Johnson Library is designed to put people in touch with their history by allowing them to hold it, read it, smell it and know it.

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Fresh News

  • We have a friendly shop that can’t wait to support the Library! You can get  CJLC logo items now, with more items and more artwork coming soon and all the proceeds will be donated to the Library.
  • Welcome the Second Life Online Annex – The Athenaeum – to the CJLL Website!

Upcoming Events

  1. TX – Oklahoma Leatherfest 2019

    2019-04-12 - 2019-04-14

Reading List

Books
  • 120 Days of Sodom – by De Sade 
  • No Pity for Brenda – by Orion, Illus by Benson
  • K.I.S.S. : Guide to the Kama Sutra – Anne Hooper 
  • Eye to Eye: Portraits of Lesbians – Joan E. Biren 
  • The Eroticon – by Dr. A. Cabanes

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Whips & Quips

The whosit and the whenzie go into the thingamabob, then click the whatsit, and why aren’t you doing what I want… I need a hammer… “

 – Vi Johnson, on technology of any kind