Posted on December 1, 2022 at 10:13 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Publishers Weekly shared a few pieces of note for those following the rise in book challenges across the US. The...

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Posted on November 17, 2022 at 11:23 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

PEN America reports that almost three hundred books have been banned in Missouri school districts since August. The freedom-of-expression organization...

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Posted on November 16, 2022 at 2:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The National Book Awards will be handed out tonight (7 p.m. Central, available online if you'd like to stream them!)....

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Tagged As: Awards, Libraries, Nonfiction, NPR

Posted on November 15, 2022 at 7:56 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Happy 125th birthday to the Brooklyn Public Library! To mark the occasion, the BPL has been gradually revealing the 125...

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Posted on October 5, 2022 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Earlier this year, several media outlets including NPR reported on a federal lawsuit filed by angry library patrons in Llano...

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Posted on September 29, 2022 at 2:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The rise of book challenges and bans has stolen the spotlight, so to speak, from other negative pressures on libraries....

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Posted on September 28, 2022 at 2:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

An International Booker-shortlisted author is the next to join the Future Library project. The Guardian reports that German writer Judith...

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Posted on September 27, 2022 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The Chicago Public Library launched a local effort to fight book bans and challenges — but it's also welcoming anyone...

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Posted on September 19, 2022 at 7:51 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Banned Books Week 2022 officially began yesterday, and the reports released to coincide with the occasion have some depressing statistics....

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Posted on September 9, 2022 at 8:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

You have to tip your cap to Bob Jablonski. He either checked out a book from the Jersey City Public...

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Tagged As: Libraries