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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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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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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Data Overwhelmingly Supports Libraries and Library Workers: Book Censorship News, January 5, 2024

The data supports the work of libraries and library workers far more than it doesn't. That, plus this week's book censorship news. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2024-01-05 11:40:00 UTC ]
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The First American Union Understood The Necessity of Public Libraries and Education: Book Censorship News for June 28, 2024

In an era before public libraries and widespread public education, the first U.S. union knew their importance. That, plus this week's book censorship news. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2024-06-28 13:00:00 UTC ]
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States That Have Banned Book Bans: Book Censorship News, June 14, 2024

Seven states have anti-book ban laws on the books, with several others progressing this legislative session. That, plus this week's extensive book censorship news roundup. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2024-06-14 13:30:00 UTC ]
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Book Banning Will Not Stop at Schools: Book Censorship News, January 12, 2024

Public libraries need to prepare for what's happening at school libraries to happen to them. That, plus this week's book censorship news. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2024-01-12 11:40:00 UTC ]
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Why Do We Even Read?: Book Censorship News, February 9, 2024

Thanks to algorithms, our digital worlds are created for us, not by us. As a result, libraries are seen by some as scary because they reach an entire community—not just an individual. That, plus this week's book censorship news. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2024-02-09 12:30:00 UTC ]
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Library Bomb Threats Continue to Increase: Book Censorship News, August 25, 2023

Seven suburban Chicago public libraries received bomb threats in the last month. That, plus this week's book censorship news. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2023-08-25 10:40:00 UTC ]
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Book Bans May Bring the Return of Child-Free Libraries: Censorship News, August 4, 2023

Policies in response to book bans are pushing kids out of libraries — plus, this week's censorship and book banning news. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2023-08-04 10:40:00 UTC ]
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A Bill in Connecticut Would Fund Sanctuary Libraries: Book Censorship News, May 19, 2023

A Connecticut bill would provide funding for sanctuary libraries across the state. That, plus this week's book censorship news. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2023-05-19 10:40:00 UTC ]
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Excellent 2024 YA Books with Nonbinary Characters, Plus YA Book News for June 27, 2024

Read your way into excellent 2024 YA books featuring nonbinary characters, plus this week's YA book news. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2024-06-27 15:30:00 UTC ]
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Book Fairs Will See An Increase In Censorship Attempts This Year: Book Censorship News, September 15, 2023

A right-wing book publisher has a solution to Scholastic Book Fairs: their own. That, plus this week's book censorship news. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2023-09-15 10:40:00 UTC ]
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Brave Books, Kirk Cameron Plan Public Library Events August 5; Public Libraries Need to Prepare

Kirk Cameron is encouraging a national story time event in US public libraries August 5. Here's what library workers need to know. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2023-06-05 10:37:00 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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Are Literary Agents Seeing Changes in Publishing with Increased Book Bans (A Survey): Book Censorship News, March 24, 2023

Are publishers acquiring fewer LGBTQ+ and diverse books in the wake of rising censorship? This week's book censorship news. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2023-03-24 10:40:00 UTC ]
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The Biased Online Book Ratings Systems Undermining Professional Review Sources: Book Censorship News, November 4, 2022

BookLooks, RatedBooks, and more biased online rating systems getting books banned. That, plus this week's book censorship news. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2022-11-04 10:40:00 UTC ]
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What’s a Book Sanctuary?: Book Censorship News, October 14, 2022

This week's book censorship news, plus a look at US public libraries declaring themselves upholders of the First Amendment Rights of all. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2022-10-14 10:40:00 UTC ]
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Who Are The Groups Banning Books Near You?: Book Censorship News, September 23, 2022

Banned Books Week has been a busy week for banning books. That, plus a look at some of the regional groups pushing censorship. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2022-09-23 10:40:00 UTC ]
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A Banned Books Week Action List: Book Censorship News, September 16, 2022

Take action during Banned Books Week with these action items. That, plus this week's roundup of book censorship news. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2022-09-16 10:40:00 UTC ]
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