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Banned Books Week (October 1 – 7, 2023)

From the ALA:::: “This is a dangerous time for readers and the public servants who provide access to reading materials. Readers, particularly students, are losing access to critical information, and librarians and teachers...

September Is Library Card Sign-up Month

From the American Library Association::::::: A Library Card is ELEMENTAL! Get in Your Element this September—sign up for a library card! From borrowing books, ebooks, and museum passes to getting homework help, learning new...

New York Times bestselling and award-winning author Kelly Yang to serve as 2023 National Library Week honorary chair

The American Library Association (ALA) is thrilled to announce that award-winning and bestselling author Kelly Yang will serve as honorary chair of National Library Week, April 23-29, 2023. “I am the product of...

Libraries Receiving Bomb Threats

Over the last few weeks, libraries all over the U.S. have been threatened with bombings.These have occurred in  Nashville, Fort Worth, Denver, Salt Lake City, Boston, to name a few. A few threats...

American Library Association Releases Preliminary Data on 2022 Book Bans

Total book challenges in 2022 set to exceed 2021 record Eight months into 2022, the number of attempts to ban or restrict library resources in schools, universities and public libraries, is on track...

GET LIBRARY CARDED!!

Ways to Celebrate September's National Sign-Up For a Library Card Month! 1. Visit your library. Visit your library to see what's new and take part in the celebration. Libraries across the country are participating....

September is National Library Card Sign-Up Month!!

Idina Menzel and Cara Mentzel get loud for libraries as honorary chairs of Library Card Sign-up Month 2022 Tony Award-winning performer, actress, singer-songwriter, and philanthropist Idina Menzel and her sister, author and educator...

As Book Bans Rise, a Northern California Club Creates Bags for Readers to Carry Banned Books

Banning books and intellectual freedom is not new. The resurgence in book bans is new. The American Library Association, (ALA) tracks these efforts. In 2021, the ALA recorded 729 books being challenged...
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