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Top 10 Most Challenged Books: Best-Sellers Are Also the Most Offensive

Some of today’s biggest best-sellers are also the most offensive, according to this year’s list of “Top 10 Most Challenged Books” from the American Library Association (ALA).

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New Officer Candidates - 2014-2015

Melinda Borie
Positions of interest: President, Vice President
I am organized and principled. I believe in libraries and in serving others more generally. I am an honorable person and always strive to fulfill my duties in a timely and complete manner. 567 more words

THE HUNGER GAMES, LOOKING FOR ALASKA Among Most Challenged Books of 2013

The American Library Association just released their list of the top ten books most challenged books of 2013, the vast majority of which where challenged by parents followed by school administrators. 207 more words

Hunger Games World

State of America's Libraries Report 2014 by American Library Association

  • Libraries continue to transform to meet society’s changing needs, and more than 90 percent of the respondents in an independent national survey said that libraries are important to the community.
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The Perks of Looking for the Bluest Underpants

Big news in the banned books world. The ALA’s list of the top ten most frequently challenged books of 2013 has been released. You may recognize a lot of familiar targets, including  156 more words

Banned Books

Copyright Conundrum: Archived Content

The archived content is now available from  this broadcast.

 Copyright issues pose many challenges for librarians. In an era when we rely increasingly on electronic materials while still making use of traditional resources, our picture of rights and responsibilities can get cloudy. 120 more words

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National Library Week

It’s not too late to celebrate and stir up some fun and goodwill in your library! The point of this blog is to provide numerous ways you can easily and quickly implement outreach. 55 more words

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