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Harry Potter Books Banned —- Again

Since the first book in the Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling was released in 1999, they have continued to be among one of the most banned books. According to the American Library...

Zoë Kravitz shares the magic of libraries in new video PSAs

Actress, singer and model Zoë Kravitz stars in two new video Public Service Announcements (PSAs) for the American Library Association, promoting the magical power of libraries. In the PSAs, Kravitz, who appears...

ALA’s Shortlist 2019 Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction

(From the ALA Press Release) The American Library Association (ALA) today announced six books shortlisted for the esteemed Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction, awarded for the previous year's best...

Top Ten Most Challenged Book

Top Ten for 2017 This is Banned Book Week and the ALA Office for Intellectual Freedom tracked 354 challenges to library, school and university materials in 2017. Of the 416 books challenged or...

‘BUT THAT’S ANOTHER STORY’ PODCAST PARTNERS WITH LITERARY HUB

Macmillan Podcasts announced a new partnership with Literary Hub today. Beginning tomorrow, LitHub will feature all transcripts of Macmillan’s new podcast But That’s Another Story, hosted by Will Schwalbe, bestselling author of...

American Library Association Advocates in Washington for National Library Legislative Day

From the ALA Press Release: More than five hundred library advocates from every state in the nation and the District of Columbia will gather in Washington, D.C. to advocate for federal support for...

ALA Works to Protect Net Neutrality Rules

Over the last several years, legislators in several branches of the government have proposed changes to the Internet and regulations to govern it. The Senate Commerce Committee’s first Federal Communications Commission (FCC)...

President Proposes End to Federal Library Funding

Eliminating or ending federal funding of libraries has been proposed by President Trump. The American Library Association is working to form a grassroots effort to fight the cuts. Here is more from...
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HarperCollins Focus launches new gift book imprint Harper Celebrate

HarperCollins Focus announced today the launch of its new gift book imprint, Harper Celebrate, expanding the publishing company’s footprint into celebratory, seasonal and lifestyle...

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