Posted on November 29, 2023 at 2:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek
The news out of the bookish world is not always uplifting or good.
Here are some recent stories and updates on the varying challenges that literary institutions face.
Who gets to decide what's age-appropriate at libraries?: A segment on NPR's Morning Edition explored the various battles surrounding the freedom to read at public libraries across the US.
Most parents rank librarians as trustworthy: In perhaps a contrast to what NPR found, BookRiot and the EveryLibrary Institute report that the vast majority of parents and guardians of children under eighteen trust library workers to pick appropriate books for their youngsters.
What is SkyTree Book Fairs?: BookRiot's Kelly Jensen reports on what appears to be a conservative competitor to the well-known Scholastic Book Fair.
Gaza’s library has been destroyed: Authorities are accusing Israeli forces of deliberately bombing Gaza City's main public library, reports Literary Hub.
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