The Week in Libraries: October 20, 2023

Among the week's headlines: a congressional hearing in support of book bans; more librarian blowback for Scholastic Book Fairs over its optional collection of diverse books; and the Urban Library Council issues a report on AI in libraries. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-10-20 04:00:00 UTC ]
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The Week in Libraries: October 20, 2023

Among the week's headlines: a congressional hearing in support of book bans; more librarian blowback for Scholastic Book Fairs over its optional collection of diverse books; and the Urban Library Council issues a report on AI in libraries. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-10-20 04:00:00 UTC ]
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The Week in Libraries: October 27, 2023

Among the week's headlines: school librarians gather for AASL in Tampa, an Arkansas state senator threatens the Arkansas Library Association, and net neutrality begins its long awaited comeback. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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The Week in Libraries: October 13, 2023

Among the week's headlines: Montana looks to remove a state requirement that directors at larger library systems have an MLIS degree; Brewster Kahle defends libraries; the DNC passes a resolution supporting the right to read in libraries; and an Arkansas library director is fired for defending... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-10-13 04:00:00 UTC ]
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The Week in Libraries: October 6, 2023

Among the week's headlines: ALA executive director Tracie D. Hall resigns; how a new 'harmful to minors' rule is playing out in Missouri; and 'USA Today' reports on the website fueling book bans across the nation. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-10-06 04:00:00 UTC ]
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The Week in Libraries: January 20, 2023

Among the week's headlines: eight states so far in 2023 have new bills seeking to expose librarians and educators to criminal prosecution for obscenity violations; why a bestselling author with a new kids’ book was barred from speaking at a Texas school; and the first new state e-book bill of... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-01-20 05:00:00 UTC ]
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The Week in Libraries: December 8, 2023

Among the week's headlines: Montana strikes the MLIS requirement for library directors; Florida's revealing argument about the freedom to read in public schools; and a new report from ALA explores the "digital public library ecosystem." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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The Week in Libraries: December 1, 2023

Among the week's headlines: Iowa becomes the next book banning legal battleground; a survey finds that parents still overwhelmingly trust libraries and library workers; and ALA announces Meg Medina as honorary chair of National Library Week 2024. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Book Deals: Week of November 20, 2023

Ballantine signs Norah O’Donnell to write a “female-focused retelling of American history,” Jamaica Kincaid sells a book about her garden in Vermont to Timber Press, and more. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-11-17 05:00:00 UTC ]
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The Week in Libraries: November 17, 2023

ALA names an interim executive director; New York City libraries curb services after a mid-year budget cut; Moms for Liberty goes after Scholastic Book Fairs; and the Pew Research Center finds people are increasingly turning to such social media sites as TikTok for news. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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This Week's Bestsellers: November 20, 2023

BookTok sensation Rebecca Yarros has the #1 book in the country with 'Iron Flame,' sequel to 'Fourth Wing,' which appears twice on our top 10 list. Plus Christopher Paolini returns to the world of Eragon with 'Murtagh,' and Ali Hazelwood makes a foray into YA with 'Check & Mate.' Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-11-17 05:00:00 UTC ]
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The Week in Libraries: November 10, 2023

Among the week's headlines: a good election night for libraries meant a bad one for book banners; a national teachers group met with Scholastic leaders over the company's abandoned program to segregate diverse books; and librarians fired for defending the freedom to read headed to the U.S. Equal... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-11-10 05:00:00 UTC ]
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The Week in Libraries: November 3, 2023

Among the week's headlines: the Alabama Public Library Service suggests moving on from the ALA's Library Bill of Rights; an Arkansas librarian recently fired for defending the freedom to read has no regrets (and a lawyer); lawmakers in Massachusetts consider a new library e-book bill; and Barack... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Book Deals: Week of October 30, 2023

Kensington picks up TikTok star Harley Laroux’s new novel, Bloomsbury nabs a nonfiction book by Miriam Toews, and more. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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This Week's Bestsellers: October 30, 2023

John Grisham is #1 and Rachel Maddow is #2, plus Dolly Parton, Jada Pinkett Smith, and an ever-popular manga all have a good week. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Book Deals: Week of October 23, 2023

Serena Williams sells two to Random House, Gallery signs Deion Sanders, and more. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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This Week's Bestsellers: October 23, 2023

The #10 book in the county is 'Killers of the Flower Moon,' David Grann’s 2017 true crime narrative turned Martin Scorsese–helmed film. Plus Bob "Better Call Saul" Odenkirk makes his children's book debut a family affair, and a trio of new cookbooks pepper our hardcover nonfiction list. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Book Deals: Week of October 16, 2023

George Stephanopoulos sells a history of the White House Situation Room to Grand Central, Random House buys a memoir from Salman Rushdie, and more. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-10-13 04:00:00 UTC ]
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This Week's Bestsellers: October 16, 2023

'Icebreaker' author Hannah Grace has the #1 book in the country and it's selling like 'Wildfire.' Plus Alix E. Harrow's 'Starling House' is the October Reese's Book Club pick, and Le Bernadin owner and chef Eric Ripert makes 'Seafood Simple.' Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-10-13 04:00:00 UTC ]
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This Week's Bestsellers: October 9, 2023

Emily Wilson's translation of Homer's 'The Iliad' takes the #9 spot on our hardcover fiction list. Plus children's book favorites including Peter Brown's Wild Robot and Abby Hanlon's Dory Fantasmagory return. (Percy Jackson's back, too!) Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-10-06 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Book Deals: Week of October 9, 2023

Journalist Claire Atkinson sells a bio of Rupert Murdoch to Grand Central, Saga buys an SF epic from TV writer Damien Ober, and more. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-10-06 04:00:00 UTC ]
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