Conservative Group Launches “Hide the Pride” to Remove Books From Library Pride Displays

The movement intends to "empty libraries of LGBTQ content aimed at kids" by checking out and hiding all LGBTQ books on library displays. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2022-06-06 13:35:02 UTC ]
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Conservative Group Launches “Hide the Pride” to Remove Books From Library Pride Displays

The movement intends to "empty libraries of LGBTQ content aimed at kids" by checking out and hiding all LGBTQ books on library displays. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2022-06-06 13:35:02 UTC ]
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A New York Library Bans Pride Displays and LGBTQ Kids’ Books, And Other Library Censorship Stories from Pride Month

Libraries from California to North Carolina to Utah to New York have seen their Pride displays challenged or removed this month. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2022-06-30 10:41:00 UTC ]
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What Banned Books Can Teach Us: Building an LGBTQ Picture Book Library for Pride 

This year, I’m celebrating Pride through LGBTQ children’s books. I’m building a new library for my two kids and wife Stefanie, who is trans and transitioned just two years ago. We began with Being You: A First Conversation About Gender (Penguin, 2021) and a pride alphabet book, Pride Puppy... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2023-06-01 08:53:12 UTC ]
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How To Prepare for Pride Month in Libraries 2024: Book Censorship News, May 10, 2024

How to prepare for Pride month in the library, both as library workers and library lovers. That, plus this week's book censorship news roundup. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2024-05-10 11:30:00 UTC ]
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EveryLibrary and Book Riot Partner to Launch Parent Perceptions Survey on Public Libraries and Current Issues

An upcoming national survey on the parental perceptions of public libraries will launch in early September. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2023-08-15 13:09:24 UTC ]
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Libraries Need to Prepare for Another Anti-LGBTQ “Hide the Pride” Campaign

Libraries need to prepare for "Hide the Pride," a conservative campaign to remove all LGBTQ children's and YA books from libraries. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2023-06-06 15:28:23 UTC ]
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A Classroom Without Books: Florida Teachers Told To Remove Classroom Libraries for Review

Following the "Don't Say Gay" bill, Florida teachers have been told to pull their classroom libraries until each title has been approved. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2022-07-25 17:58:04 UTC ]
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Long Island library board comes to its senses and reverses ban on children’s Pride displays.

Following the recent onslaught of attacks on LGBTQ+ rights across the nation, the Smithtown Library Board of Trustees passed a resolution on June 21st to remove all Pride month displays from their children’s sections across all four buildings in the library’s district. The New York Library... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-06-24 15:19:59 UTC ]
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A Group of Louisiana Libraries Block Cultural Displays

A group of Louisiana libraries block cultural displays, including Pride, Black and Woman's History Month, and others. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2022-06-02 22:08:33 UTC ]
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Oklahoma public library’s sexual content ban also cuts abuse prevention program and Pride displays.

In today’s “why do we have to share a country with these jackasses” news, the board of the public library of Enid and Garfield County in Enid, Oklahoma, voted 3-2 to ban “book displays and library programs that focus on sexual content”—which resulted in the library cancelling not only an adult... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-04-20 17:26:39 UTC ]
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Amy Winehouse’s library will be on display at the New York Antiquarian Book Fair.

Amy Winehouse was an avowed bookstore browser and book-lover—in a 2007 interview, she told The Guardian that she never traveled without a good book. “I read a lot when I’m travelling and always have a couple of books on the go.” If you’re interested in perusing the late singers collection, you... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-04-13 19:15:56 UTC ]
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Hundreds of books ready for display at new Black Community Library in London, Ont.

An all-new Black library is opening in London, Ont., at the end January. It will feature books written by Black authors from Canada and around the world.   Continue reading at CBC

[ CBC | 2022-01-28 10:00:00 UTC ]
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ALA Working Group Calls for Change in the Library E-book Market

In a paper released this week, the American Library Association’s Joint Digital Content Working Group offered a frank assessment of the state of the library e-book market and the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-06-03 04:00:00 UTC ]
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BiblioBoard, PW’s BookLife Launch New Library E-book Program for Self-Published Authors

BookLife Elite will offer public libraries access to a curated collection of unlimited, simultaneous-use indie e-books, meaning library readers can access the books instantly—no holds lists. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-01-13 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Libraries Week features nationwide Haig event and Bonnier book club launch

Libraries Week kicks off today (5th October), featuring behind the scenes looks at authors' bookshelves, a nationwide live reading of The Midnight Library by author Matt Haig (Canongate) and the launch of a Bonnier book club. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-05 05:45:33 UTC ]
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Vesuvian Media Group Launches Romance Book Line

Vesuvian Media Group announced plans to launch Rosewind Books, a romance media division focused on contemporary, historical, fantasy and holiday romance titles. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-09 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Author hits back after West Virginia library removes LGBT picture book from shelves

‘Gay adults grew up reading straight romances,’ says writer Daniel Haack after US library withdraws Prince & Knight from shelvesThe author of a rhyming picture book removed from the shelves of a West Virginia library has hit back at protesters, suggesting that anyone concerned the book could... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-11-20 12:31:16 UTC ]
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Librarians Launch National Campaign to Oppose Macmillan’s Library E-book Embargo

“ALA’s goal is to send a clear message to Macmillan CEO John Sargent,” said ALA executive director Mary Ghikas, announcing the launch of a national e-book advocacy campaign. "Libraries have millions of allies out there, and we’re inviting them to take action.” Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-09-11 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Susan Orlean and readers share library stories at L.A. Times Book Club launch

In her research for "The Library Book," Susan Orlean was surprised to learn how many people call the Los Angeles Library on a daily basis with outlandish questions. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-06-26 21:09:36 UTC ]
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Susan Orlean and readers share library stories at L.A. Times Book Club launch

In her research for “The Library Book,” Susan Orlean was surprised to learn how many people call the Los Angeles Library on a daily basis with outlandish questions. Some people want help cheating on crossword puzzles. Others have more personal queries. “There is a guy who calls the library... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-06-26 20:35:00 UTC ]
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