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Don Buckley can remember how libraries were when he got into the business 40 years ago. They were very book-centric, so when you got something different like vinyl records it was kind of a big deal like, Wow it's not a book,' said Buckley, who serves
November 4, 2013 7:09PM Is south suburban mom Megan Fox on a campaign to make the Orland Park Public Library safer for patrons, as she insists? Or is she on an all-out drive to malign the facility, as library officials contend?
Shared space of the library with municipal offices is on the table. How do you feel about the issue?" "I didn't know about the library in town but I know a library is important for residents...Autumn Castillo Greenwood Lake, N.Y. "I realize how the
Rhode Island's librarians are taking on the outdated image of their profession as dowdy sticks-in-the-mud with an effort to showcase a kind of ink not usually associated with stacks of books: tattoos. More News "Tattooed Librarians of the Ocean State,
Each year, the American Library Association compiles a list of books that have been the most frequent targets of censorship in classrooms and libraries, and almost every year one of the books on that list is And Tango Makes Three , a children's book
Read True Grit,' skip the movie Created:Wednesday, October 2, 2013 5:30 a.m.CDT Author Amy Timberlake talks to her audience about her children's book, "Dirty Cowboy" on Tuesday before The Big Read event at the Ellwood House Visitors Center.
But the behavior that for many Americans is a routine pastime certainly adds to excess weight gain, with its implications for health. And it is considered "disordered eating" by most mental health professionals. Christopher Koch, one of Australia's
I marvel at some of the titles added to the Banned Books display table and enjoy engaging with patrons when they ask, incredulously, why The Catcher in the Rye, Of Mice and Men, Fahrenheit 451, and To Kill a Mockingbird, among others, were banned.
Posted by Steve Cavendish on Wed, Sep 25, 2013 at 1:00 PM Yes, in the 21st century they still ban books. As a matter of fact, they ban pretty good ones, too, as the chuckleheads at the Randolph County (N.C.) School Board proved last week when they
Banned Books Week, the national recognition of a reader's right to enjoy whatever book he or she chooses, is being held this year from Sept. 22 to Sept. 28, and bookstores, libraries, and readers around the country are celebrating.