Posted on August 11, 2023 at 2:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Previous coverage of massive book-ban efforts has hit upon some of the actual costs associated with the actions.

And now NPR has taken a comprehensive look at other ways in which communities suffer when libraries are the target of extreme vitriol.

Specifically, branches have to cut back on hours and services as staffers leave and vacancies become tough or impossible to fill, because potential employees are focused on the scary political climate.

As BookRiot's weekly roundup of book censorship news shows, the drama can be found in just about any state.

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