Posted on 06/27/2022 at 02:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

After facing public pressure, a New York library board has reversed its ban on LGBTQ+ displays in the children's section....

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Posted on 06/23/2022 at 03:30 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Book bans are increasingly reaching higher and higher levels of government. NPR provided an update on the status of bans...

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Posted on 06/13/2022 at 02:22 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Here's yet another event that aims to raise awareness of book bans — and improve everyone's access to reading material....

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Posted on 06/10/2022 at 02:27 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Once again, freedom-to-read advocates are rallying in a community that's trying to limit access to certain books. A bookstore in...

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Posted on 06/03/2022 at 01:20 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

It won't come as a surprise that prison officials in a US state are limiting inmates' reading material. But what,...

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Posted on 05/27/2022 at 11:55 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

For many of us, news about book bans and challenges is upsetting but doesn't actually impact us. But for many...

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Posted on 05/24/2022 at 02:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Here’s one book you can’t burn. A very special edition of The Handmaid’s Tale, by Margaret Atwood, is being auctioned...

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Posted on 05/23/2022 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The attacks just keep coming for certain books — and, by proximity, the stores that sell them. British newspaper i...

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Posted on 05/19/2022 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

It’s been said (and disputed) that book challenges can boost an author’s sales thanks to the folks who push back...

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Posted on 05/18/2022 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

OverDrive, Epic, and other electronic library apps were seen as lifelines for many readers, even before the pandemic. But now,...

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