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The Commercial Dispatch
Slimantics: Ban a book, rob a mindThis week is Banned Books Week, a week the American Library Association (ALA) s
Slimantics: Ban a book, rob a mind
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 7 hours ago
This week is Banned Books Week, a week the American Library Association (ALA) sets aside each year to call attention to what, in the minds of literate people, is the one of the most frustrating, wrong-headed, counter-productive practices in civilized... Read more
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Revelstoke Review
Charlotte Diamond brings family show to Revelstokehas since gone double-platinum. Since then, she has released 13 more recordings
Charlotte Diamond brings family show to Revelstoke
Revelstoke Review / Posted 8 hours ago
has since gone double-platinum. Since then, she has released 13 more recordings, won five Parents’ Choice Awards and three American Library Association Awards. Her biggest hits include Four Hugs a Day, I am a Pizza (Je suis une pizza, Soy una... Read more
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Boston Globe
In Texas prison libraries, Adolf Hitler is allowed. Langston Hughes is not.information on how to conceal and smuggle illegal narcotics.’’ TDCJ’s decision
In Texas prison libraries, Adolf Hitler is allowed. Langston Hughes is not.
Boston Globe / Posted yesterday
information on how to conceal and smuggle illegal narcotics.’’ TDCJ’s decision on ‘‘Wolf Boys’’ came just ahead of the American Library Association’s Banned Books Week, which started Sunday and highlights books that are frequently censored in... Read more
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KGTV San Diego
Expert: Challenged books reflect issues in societyhe's drawn to books that have been challenged. "I don't mind challenged but as
Expert: Challenged books reflect issues in society
KGTV San Diego / Posted 2 days ago
he's drawn to books that have been challenged. "I don't mind challenged but as long as it stops there," Kurtz says. The American Library Association tracks the the top ten most challenged books. The popular "50 Shades of Grey" ranked second.... Read more
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Inquirier.net
1,000th ‘Starbooks’ rises in LagunaFilipino or Cebuano, said Alan Taule, chief of STII Information Resources and A
1,000th ‘Starbooks’ rises in Laguna
Inquirier.net / Posted 2 days ago
Filipino or Cebuano, said Alan Taule, chief of STII Information Resources and Analysis Division. Starbooks was awarded the American Library Association Presidential Citation for Innovative International Library Projects in June last year in San... Read more
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Raw Story
Texas prisons ban books by Shakespeare and Langston Hughes — but Hitler and David Duke are OKhe or she has conservative values. “We understand there are sometimes concerns
Texas prisons ban books by Shakespeare and Langston Hughes — but Hitler and David Duke are OK
Raw Story / Posted 2 days ago
he or she has conservative values. “We understand there are sometimes concerns,” said Deborah Caldwell Stone of the American Library Association. But if that was the rule, it would be more about taking specific books from specific prisoners.... Read more
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ABC Action News Tampa Bay
The Banned Book List Hints At What Americans Find Offensiveto seek and to express ideas." It also shows that some ideas face a lot more op
The Banned Book List Hints At What Americans Find Offensive
ABC Action News Tampa Bay / Posted 2 days ago
to seek and to express ideas." It also shows that some ideas face a lot more opposition than others. Every year, the American Library Association makes a list of the books that receive the most challenges — in other words, the books people... Read more
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KTNV Las Vegas
The Banned Book List Hints At What Americans Find Offensiveto seek and to express ideas." It also shows that some ideas face a lot more op
The Banned Book List Hints At What Americans Find Offensive
KTNV Las Vegas / Posted 2 days ago
to seek and to express ideas." It also shows that some ideas face a lot more opposition than others. Every year, the American Library Association makes a list of the books that receive the most challenges — in other words, the books people... Read more
6 related stories
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NBC26 Green Bay
The Banned Book List Hints At What Americans Find Offensiveto seek and to express ideas." It also shows that some ideas face a lot more op
The Banned Book List Hints At What Americans Find Offensive
NBC26 Green Bay / Posted 2 days ago
to seek and to express ideas." It also shows that some ideas face a lot more opposition than others. Every year, the American Library Association makes a list of the books that receive the most challenges — in other words, the books people... Read more
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The Miami Hurricane
Banned Books Week sheds light on freedom of speech, censorshipto remove a book from schools and public libraries or restrict it from school c
Banned Books Week sheds light on freedom of speech, censorship
The Miami Hurricane / Posted 2 days ago
to remove a book from schools and public libraries or restrict it from school curriculums across the US, according to the American Library Association (ALA). Book censorship is an ongoing problem throughout the United States. In an effort to... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
The Banned Book List Hints At What Americans Find Offensiveto seek and to express ideas." It also shows that some ideas face a lot more op
The Banned Book List Hints At What Americans Find Offensive
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted 3 days ago
to seek and to express ideas." It also shows that some ideas face a lot more opposition than others. Every year, the American Library Association makes a list of the books that receive the most challenges — in other words, the books people... Read more
6 related stories
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KIVI Boise
The Banned Book List Hints At What Americans Find Offensiveto seek and to express ideas." It also shows that some ideas face a lot more op
The Banned Book List Hints At What Americans Find Offensive
KIVI Boise / Posted 3 days ago
to seek and to express ideas." It also shows that some ideas face a lot more opposition than others. Every year, the American Library Association makes a list of the books that receive the most challenges — in other words, the books people... Read more
6 related stories
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WRTV Indianapolis
The Banned Book List Hints At What Americans Find Offensiveto seek and to express ideas." It also shows that some ideas face a lot more op
The Banned Book List Hints At What Americans Find Offensive
WRTV Indianapolis / Posted 3 days ago
to seek and to express ideas." It also shows that some ideas face a lot more opposition than others. Every year, the American Library Association makes a list of the books that receive the most challenges — in other words, the books people... Read more
6 related stories
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KGTV San Diego
The Banned Book List Hints At What Americans Find Offensiveto seek and to express ideas." It also shows that some ideas face a lot more op
The Banned Book List Hints At What Americans Find Offensive
KGTV San Diego / Posted 3 days ago
to seek and to express ideas." It also shows that some ideas face a lot more opposition than others. Every year, the American Library Association makes a list of the books that receive the most challenges — in other words, the books people... Read more
6 related stories
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News 8000
La Crosse library raising awareness on banned booksyear. hundreds of books are either removed or challenged in schools and libra
La Crosse library raising awareness on banned books
News 8000 / Posted 3 days ago
year. hundreds of books are either removed or challenged in schools and libraries across the U-S. According to the American Library Association. at least 311 books were challenged and banned in 2014. And what might surprise you is the... Read more
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News 8000
La Crosse library raising awareness on banned booksyear, hundreds of books are either removed or challenged in schools and librari
La Crosse library raising awareness on banned books
News 8000 / Posted 3 days ago
year, hundreds of books are either removed or challenged in schools and libraries across the U.S. According to the American Library Association, at least 311 books were challenged and banned in 2014. What might come as a surprise is the... Read more
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New Now Next
LGBT Stories Dominate 2016 List Of Most Banned BooksNearly half of the books on this year’s most-banned list contained LGBT themes,
LGBT Stories Dominate 2016 List Of Most Banned Books
New Now Next / Posted 3 days ago
Nearly half of the books on this year’s most-banned list contained LGBT themes, according to the American Library Association (ALA). Every year, the ALA’s Office of Intellectual Freedom collects reports from libraries, schools and the media on... Read more
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KERA North Texas
From '1984' To Jon Stewart's 'America,' These Books Have Been Banned In The U.S. And Texaschallenges books and why? In 2014, the most common institutions to challenge b
From '1984' To Jon Stewart's 'America,' These Books Have Been Banned In The U.S. And Texas
KERA North Texas / Posted 3 days ago
challenges books and why? In 2014, the most common institutions to challenge books were public libraries, according to the American Library Association, and the most common initiators were parents. Books are often challenged for more than one... Read more
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The Current
Banned Books Week: Celebrate Your Freedom – The Current“Catcher in the Rye,” by J.D. Salinger, 1951, or “Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee
Banned Books Week: Celebrate Your Freedom – The Current
The Current / Posted 5 days ago
“Catcher in the Rye,” by J.D. Salinger, 1951, or “Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee,” by Dee Brown, 1970. According to the American Library Association, more than 11,300 books have been challenged in the United States since 1982. In response to... Read more
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The Columbian
Check It Out: Book sheds light on dangers of censorshipto read whatever they choose, it affords an opportunity to highlight banned or
Check It Out: Book sheds light on dangers of censorship
The Columbian / Posted 5 days ago
to read whatever they choose, it affords an opportunity to highlight banned or challenged titles. According to the American Library Association, Banned Books Week “stresses the importance of ensuring the availability of those unorthodox or... Read more
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The Daily Mining Gazette
Library holds forum in Chassellstaff of 17 people, not including volunteer help. The only salaried employee, G
Library holds forum in Chassell
The Daily Mining Gazette / Posted 7 days ago
staff of 17 people, not including volunteer help. The only salaried employee, Geshel makes $41,000 - the minimum amount the American Library Association recommends for directors. Geshel said there had also been a misconception that Chassell... Read more
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Aspen Daily News
Banding Together to Celebrate the Bannedthat they will one day be published — this right is constantly challenged in th
Banding Together to Celebrate the Banned
Aspen Daily News / Posted 7 days ago
that they will one day be published — this right is constantly challenged in the form of book bans. That’s why the American Library Association created Banned Book Week: Celebrating the Right to Read from Sept. 25 through Oct. 1 and why... Read more
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The Journal-Standard
Banned Books Week a great lesson in American freedomsand was surprised that other readers thought the subject matter was too grim fo
Banned Books Week a great lesson in American freedoms
The Journal-Standard / Posted 8 days ago
and was surprised that other readers thought the subject matter was too grim for children, I recalled a former American Library Association president’s observation that, “Not every book is right for every reader.”Public libraries, of... Read more
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Daily Journal
Giving voice to banned bookswin the war. It may not result in a public bonfire, but even today there are a
Giving voice to banned books
Daily Journal / Posted 9 days ago
win the war. It may not result in a public bonfire, but even today there are attempts to ban books. Because of this, the American Library Association launched Banned Books Week, a celebration of the freedom to read, more than 30 years ago. This... Read more
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The MidWeek
September is Library Card Sign-Up Month, a time when Cortland Community Library joins with the American Library Associ
September is Library Card Sign-Up Month
The MidWeek / Posted 9 days ago
, a time when Cortland Community Library joins with the American Library Association and public libraries nationwide to make sure every student has the most important school supply of all – a library... Read more
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Style Weekly
Shelf Aware: For Local Library Patrons, It Isn’t Just About Books AnymoreOnly 4 percent of librarians identify themselves as Hispanic or Latino, accordi
Shelf Aware: For Local Library Patrons, It Isn’t Just About Books Anymore
Style Weekly / Posted 10 days ago
Only 4 percent of librarians identify themselves as Hispanic or Latino, according to the American Library Association. And as the only Sandston librarian who speaks Spanish, Cristina Dominguez Ramirez has become a familiar figure to many of the... Read more
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The Atlantic
What Emma Donoghue Learned From Emily Dickinsonfilm. A Cambridge PhD, her monograph Inseparable:Desire Between Women in Litera
What Emma Donoghue Learned From Emily Dickinson
The Atlantic / Posted 10 days ago
film. A Cambridge PhD, her monograph Inseparable:Desire Between Women in Literature won the Stonewall Book Award from the American Library Association. She spoke to me by phone. Emma Donoghue: My mother was a teacher of English, and is a book... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
News from the Hazleton Area Public Librarycountry to remove or restrict access to books, Banned Books Week draws national
News from the Hazleton Area Public Library
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 10 days ago
country to remove or restrict access to books, Banned Books Week draws national attention to the harms of censorship. The American Library Association Office for Intellectual Freedom compiles lists of challenged books as reported in the media and... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
September is Library Card Sign-Up Month, a time when Cortland Community Library joins with the American Library Associ
September is Library Card Sign-Up Month
Daily Chronicle / Posted 13 days ago
, a time when Cortland Community Library joins with the American Library Association and public libraries nationwide to make sure every student has the most important school supply of all – a library... Read more
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Tucson Weekly
Get Reading for National Library Card MonthIt's National Library Card Month! The Pima County Public Library is teaming up
Get Reading for National Library Card Month
Tucson Weekly / Posted 14 days ago
It's National Library Card Month! The Pima County Public Library is teaming up with the American Library Association to ensure that everyone in the community gets their hands on a library card. The best part about the library is that it's free, but... Read more
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The Seattle Times
New leader opens a new chapter for Library of CongressMumford retired in 1974. She has worked at almost every level, from children’s
New leader opens a new chapter for Library of Congress
The Seattle Times / Posted 15 days ago
Mumford retired in 1974. She has worked at almost every level, from children’s librarian to president of the powerful American Library Association, experiences that backers say make her uniquely prepared to lead a library that has a collection... Read more
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Roll Call
First African-American, Female Librarian of Congress Sworn InWhat is everyone so upset about?' She came to the library for sanctuary and und
First African-American, Female Librarian of Congress Sworn In
Roll Call / Posted 16 days ago
What is everyone so upset about?' She came to the library for sanctuary and understanding." Hayden previously led the American Library Association from 2003 to 2004. During her tenure, she clashed with President George W. Bush's administration... Read more
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NBC News
Carla Hayden is the first African American and woman to head the Library of Congressqualified to modernize one of the greatest cultural institutions in the world,"
Carla Hayden is the first African American and woman to head the Library of Congress
NBC News / Posted 16 days ago
qualified to modernize one of the greatest cultural institutions in the world," said Julie Todaro, current president of the American Library Association. "Carla is a perfect example of making content available for her constituents and bringing it to... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
New librarian of Congress Carla Hayden taking over organization in turmoilworldwide. "The Library of Congress absolutely is de facto the global library,
New librarian of Congress Carla Hayden taking over organization in turmoil
Baltimore Sun / Posted 16 days ago
worldwide. "The Library of Congress absolutely is de facto the global library," said Julie Todaro, president of the American Library Association. "Nothing else even comes close. It has 162 million items and 12,000 new ones are added daily.... Read more
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USA Today
Carla Hayden becomes the first woman, first black to lead Library of Congresswould be a significant step and so I can’t wait to be the librarian that signs
Carla Hayden becomes the first woman, first black to lead Library of Congress
USA Today / Posted 16 days ago
would be a significant step and so I can’t wait to be the librarian that signs that paper. Q: You were president of the American Library Association in 2003-2004 and a leader in pressing concerns about provisions of the USA Patriot Act that... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
News from the Hazleton Area Public Libraryschool and beyond. September is Library Card Sign-Up Month, a time when the Ha
News from the Hazleton Area Public Library
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 17 days ago
school and beyond. September is Library Card Sign-Up Month, a time when the Hazleton Area Public Library joins with the American Library Association and public libraries nationwide to make sure that every student has the most important school... Read more
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FOX News
Checking out: Drug users take advantage of public librariespart of the job. Many librarians don't go that far, turning instead to emergen
Checking out: Drug users take advantage of public libraries
FOX News / Posted 18 days ago
part of the job. Many librarians don't go that far, turning instead to emergency responders or security staff. The American Library Association encourages librarians to get training on interacting with special populations, such as drug... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Banned books week lecturefreedom will available from the library throughout the week. Banned Books Week
Banned books week lecture
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 18 days ago
freedom will available from the library throughout the week. Banned Books Week is an annual event created by the American Library Association and brings together the entire book community to support of the freedom to seek and express... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Libraries becoming popular places for drug users to shoot uppart of the job. Many librarians don’t go that far, turning instead to emergen
Libraries becoming popular places for drug users to shoot up
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 19 days ago
part of the job. Many librarians don’t go that far, turning instead to emergency responders or security staff. The American Library Association encourages librarians to get training on interacting with special populations, such as drug... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Public libraries in US becoming hotspots for drug userspart of the job. Many librarians don't go that far, turning instead to emergen
Public libraries in US becoming hotspots for drug users
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 19 days ago
part of the job. Many librarians don't go that far, turning instead to emergency responders or security staff. The American Library Association encourages librarians to get training on interacting with special populations, such as drug... Read more
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The Columbian
Checking out: Drug users take advantage of public librariespart of the job. Many librarians don’t go that far, turning instead to emergen
Checking out: Drug users take advantage of public libraries
The Columbian / Posted 19 days ago
part of the job. Many librarians don’t go that far, turning instead to emergency responders or security staff. The American Library Association encourages librarians to get training on interacting with special populations, such as drug... Read more
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CBS News
Libraries becoming popular places for drug users to shoot uppart of the job. Many librarians don’t go that far, turning instead to emergen
Libraries becoming popular places for drug users to shoot up
CBS News / Posted 20 days ago
part of the job. Many librarians don’t go that far, turning instead to emergency responders or security staff. The American Library Association encourages librarians to get training on interacting with special populations, such as drug... Read more
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The Record
Checking out: Drug users take advantage of public librariespart of the job. Many librarians don't go that far, turning instead to emergen
Checking out: Drug users take advantage of public libraries
The Record / Posted 20 days ago
part of the job. Many librarians don't go that far, turning instead to emergency responders or security staff. The American Library Association encourages librarians to get training on interacting with special populations, such as drug... Read more
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Orange County Register
Checking out: Drug users take advantage of public librariespart of the job. Many librarians don’t go that far, turning instead to emergen
Checking out: Drug users take advantage of public libraries
Orange County Register / Posted 20 days ago
part of the job. Many librarians don’t go that far, turning instead to emergency responders or security staff. The American Library Association encourages librarians to get training on interacting with special populations, such as drug... Read more
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Dundas Star News
Checking out: Drug users take advantage of public librariespart of the job. Many librarians don't go that far, turning instead to emergen
Checking out: Drug users take advantage of public libraries
Dundas Star News / Posted 20 days ago
part of the job. Many librarians don't go that far, turning instead to emergency responders or security staff. The American Library Association encourages librarians to get training on interacting with special populations, such as drug... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
Checking Out: Drug Users Take Advantage of Public Librariespart of the job. Many librarians don't go that far, turning instead to emergen
Checking Out: Drug Users Take Advantage of Public Libraries
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 20 days ago
part of the job. Many librarians don't go that far, turning instead to emergency responders or security staff. The American Library Association encourages librarians to get training on interacting with special populations, such as drug... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
Checking out: Drug users take advantage of public librariespart of the job. Many librarians don't go that far, turning instead to emergen
Checking out: Drug users take advantage of public libraries
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 20 days ago
part of the job. Many librarians don't go that far, turning instead to emergency responders or security staff. The American Library Association encourages librarians to get training on interacting with special populations, such as drug... Read more
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FOX 59 Indianapolis
Checking out: Drug users take advantage of public librariesEureka, California, one librarian revived an unresponsive man by injecting him
Checking out: Drug users take advantage of public libraries
FOX 59 Indianapolis / Posted 20 days ago
Eureka, California, one librarian revived an unresponsive man by injecting him with an overdose antidote. The American Library Association encourages librarians to get training on interacting with groups such as drug users and to... Read more
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CBS Baltimore
Checking Out: Drug Users Take Advantage Of Public Librariespart of the job. Many librarians don’t go that far, turning instead to emergen
Checking Out: Drug Users Take Advantage Of Public Libraries
CBS Baltimore / Posted 20 days ago
part of the job. Many librarians don’t go that far, turning instead to emergency responders or security staff. The American Library Association encourages librarians to get training on interacting with special populations, such as drug... Read more
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KHSL Chico-Redding
Checking out: Drug users take advantage of public librariesEureka, California, one librarian revived an unresponsive man by injecting him
Checking out: Drug users take advantage of public libraries
KHSL Chico-Redding / Posted 20 days ago
Eureka, California, one librarian revived an unresponsive man by injecting him with an overdose antidote. The American Library Association encourages librarians to get training on interacting with groups such as drug users and to... Read more
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