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WLTX-TV Columbia
Challenged and Banned Books in SCthose materials about all different topics and point of view so that people can
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted 2 hours ago
those materials about all different topics and point of view so that people can inform themselves,” Gough said. The American Library Association reports there have been books removed from some South Carolina schools. The list includes “Fat... Read more
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Variety
Selma Blair’s Production Company to Adapt Novel ‘The Lost’ Into Moviehas purchased. Durst is an award-winning author who was honored with the Mytho
Variety / Posted 2 hours ago
has purchased. Durst is an award-winning author who was honored with the Mythopoeic Award and Alex Award from the American Library Association. Blair is best known for her roles in “Cruel Intentions,” “Legally Blonde,” and “Hellboy.” Most... Read more
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EuroNews
School Board Pulls 'To Kill a Mockingbird' From Reading Listby the late Harper Lee in 1960, centers on racial inequality and injustices in
EuroNews / Posted 5 hours ago
by the late Harper Lee in 1960, centers on racial inequality and injustices in the Deep South. In 2009 and 2011, the American Library Association listed the novel as one of the "Top Ten Most Challenged Books." The move has sparked national... Read more
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Daily Press
Mississippi school district bans 'To Kill a Mockingbird' for racist languagewhich the boy declared that he wanted the book "out of the school system." Gar
Daily Press / Posted 9 hours ago
which the boy declared that he wanted the book "out of the school system." Garvey's public protest earned a spot in the American Library Association's very long list of formal efforts to ban "Mockingbird" - from the alleged "psychological... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
The ironic, enduring legacy of banning ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ for racist languagewhich the boy declared that he wanted the book “out of the school system.” Gar
Bangor Daily News / Posted 11 hours ago
which the boy declared that he wanted the book “out of the school system.” Garvey’s public protest earned a spot in the American Library Association’s very long list of formal efforts to ban “Mockingbird” — from the alleged “psychological... Read more
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Al.com
The 'n-word' makes 'To Kill a Mockingbird' a favorite target of book banswhich the boy declared that he wanted the book "out of the school system." Gar
Al.com / Posted 14 hours ago
which the boy declared that he wanted the book "out of the school system." Garvey's public protest earned a spot in the American Library Association's very long list of formal efforts to ban "Mockingbird" - from the alleged "psychological... Read more
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Gulf News
European publishers urged to invest in Sharjahindustry professionals. The Sharjah delegates have also highlighted the joint l
Gulf News / Posted 3 days ago
industry professionals. The Sharjah delegates have also highlighted the joint library conference between SIBF and the American Library Association, which is held annually during the fair, in order to establish greater cooperation in the field... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Novelist and YSU professor charged with domestic violence“Jamie Marks is Dead.” His most recent novel, “Wonders of the Invisible World,
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 4 days ago
“Jamie Marks is Dead.” His most recent novel, “Wonders of the Invisible World,” won a Stonewall Library Award from the American Library Association. He will appear at a pretrial hearing before Judge Robert Milich at 11:15 a.m. Oct. 23 in... Read more
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Bay Area Reporter
LGBT History Month: Lahusen brought events to life through photosbut he said it was all Lahusen's effort. Lahusen joined Gittings in her fight
Bay Area Reporter / Posted 4 days ago
but he said it was all Lahusen's effort. Lahusen joined Gittings in her fight to change the homophobia permeating the American Library Association. The Task Force on Gay Liberation sponsored a kissing booth in the exhibit hall at the 1971 ALA... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Novelist and YSU English professor charged with domestic violencedenied hitting his husband. Barzak, who teaches English at YSU, is the author
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 5 days ago
denied hitting his husband. Barzak, who teaches English at YSU, is the author of four novels, one of which was adapted into the film “Jamie Marks is Dead.” His most recent novel won a Stonewall Library Award from the American Library Associ... Read more
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Business Wire
Több mint 1,5 millió kötet és 2600 rendezvény tekinthető meg a 2017. évi Sardzsai Nemzetközi Könyvvásáron2017. évi SIBF legfontosabb eseménye a negyedik SIBF/ALA Konferencia lesz. Az S
Business Wire / Posted 7 days ago
2017. évi SIBF legfontosabb eseménye a negyedik SIBF/ALA Konferencia lesz. Az SBA és az Amerikai Könyvtárszövetség (American Library Association [ALA]) évente megrendezett közös konferenciája az egyetlen olyan ALA konferencia, amelyet az... Read more
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The Times and Democrat
Voorhees welcomes 3 new directorsfrom the Interdenominational Theological Center. He is a member of the African-
The Times and Democrat / Posted 9 days ago
from the Interdenominational Theological Center. He is a member of the African-American Family History Association Inc., American Library Association, Black Caucus of Library Association and Metro Atlanta affiliate of the National B... Read more
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New Kerala
More Than 1.5 Million Titles and 2,600 Events at Sharjah International Book Fair 2017 - newkerala news #278097of SIBF 2017 is the fourth edition of the SIBF/ALA Conference. Organised annual
New Kerala / Posted 10 days ago
of SIBF 2017 is the fourth edition of the SIBF/ALA Conference. Organised annually by SBA in partnership with the American Library Association (ALA), the event is the only ALA Conference to be held outside the United States. Share it!More... Read more
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Business Wire
Na mezinárodním knižním veletrhu Sharjah International Book Fair 2017 můžete vidět více než 1,5 miliónu knižních titulů a zúčastnit se 2 600 akcíTuto konferenci každý rok organizuje Knižní úřad emirátu Šarjah (SBA) ve spolup
Business Wire / Posted 10 days ago
Tuto konferenci každý rok organizuje Knižní úřad emirátu Šarjah (SBA) ve spolupráci s Americkou knihovnickou asociací (American Library Association - ALA) a jde o jedinou konferenci asociace ALA pořádanou mimo území Spojených států... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Rowan Public Library to host special screening of Ken Burns Vietnam WarRowan Public Library has been selected by the American Library Association (ALA
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 11 days ago
Rowan Public Library has been selected by the American Library Association (ALA) and WETA Washington, DC, to receive a programming kit for “The Vietnam War,” a 10-part documentary film by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick that began airing on PBS stations... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Standoff in Gaston County ends with man in custodyWarRowan Public Library to host special screening of Ken Burns Vietnam War Row
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 11 days ago
WarRowan Public Library to host special screening of Ken Burns Vietnam War Rowan Public Library has been selected by the American Library Association (ALA) and WETA Washington, DC, to receive a programming kit for “The Vietnam War,” a 10-part... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
Storyland exhibit at Brainerd Public Libraryskills defined by the Public Library Association and Association for Library Se
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 13 days ago
skills defined by the Public Library Association and Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association: disposition to read, print awareness, letter knowledge, sound awareness, vocabulary, and... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Books liberate, empower young mindsThis week was Banned Books Week, an annual event spearheaded by the American Li
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 17 days ago
This week was Banned Books Week, an annual event spearheaded by the American Library Association that aims to draw national attention to censorship of the written word. Whether you are a librarian, teacher, parent, bookseller or publisher, this week... Read more
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The Hill
The American Library Association's misguided war against ‘banned books’The American Library Association foisted “Banned Books Week” on us again this w
The Hill / Posted 17 days ago
The American Library Association foisted “Banned Books Week” on us again this week. The annual event runs through Sept. 30. It is designed to “celebrate the freedom to read” and emphasize “the value of free and open access to information.” Nobody can... Read more
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The Journal-Standard
Banned Books Weekand call it sexist and manipulative or old fashioned and boring. “Not every boo
The Journal-Standard / Posted 18 days ago
and call it sexist and manipulative or old fashioned and boring. “Not every book is right for every reader," former American Library Association President Loriene Roy observed in 2007. "Libraries serve users from a variety of backgrounds.... Read more
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EuroNews
Why the Most Challenged Book of 2016 Was This Graphic Novela teen who has a transformative summer during a lakeside vacation was the most
EuroNews / Posted 18 days ago
a teen who has a transformative summer during a lakeside vacation was the most challenged book of 2016, according to the American Library Association (ALA). Created by cousins Mariko and Jillian Tamaki, "This One Summer" was released in 2014 and... Read more
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WBUP - WBKP Marquette
Meaning behind banned books weekto read what they wish to read. Banned books started back in 1982, you can find
WBUP - WBKP Marquette / Posted 18 days ago
to read what they wish to read. Banned books started back in 1982, you can find a variety of lists on banned books at the American Library Association website. “Until that point banned books weren’t really cataloged. Nobody knew which books were... Read more
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The Demopolis Times
Transform your school year with public library cardto find what they need to help improve their quality of life. This September, D
The Demopolis Times / Posted 19 days ago
to find what they need to help improve their quality of life. This September, Demopolis Public Library is joining with the American Library Association and libraries nationwide for Library Card Sign-up Month, an initiative to make sure that every... Read more
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The Dalles Chronicle
School libraries note ‘Banned Book Week’of the importance of intellectual freedom and First Amendment rights in America
The Dalles Chronicle / Posted 20 days ago
of the importance of intellectual freedom and First Amendment rights in America. This is a partnership including the American Library Association and the American Civil Liberties Union. For more details, go to: www/ala.org/advo- On Tuesday,... Read more
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KOMU Columbia
Missouri River Regional Library participates in Banned Book Weekis participating in the event. Banned Book Week is an annual celebration of th
KOMU Columbia / Posted 21 days ago
is participating in the event. Banned Book Week is an annual celebration of the freedom to read that is part of the American Library Association. The week is used to raise awareness for peoples’ rights to choose what they want to read. Many... Read more
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KOMU Columbia
Missouri Regional River Library participates in Banned Book Weekis participating in the event. Banned Book Week is an annual celebration of th
KOMU Columbia / Posted 21 days ago
is participating in the event. Banned Book Week is an annual celebration of the freedom to read that is part of the American Library Association. The week is used to raise awareness for peoples’ rights to choose what they want to read. Many... Read more
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Salon.com
Why your kid should read banned booksBooks Week gives families a chance to talk about censorship and decide for them
Salon.com / Posted 21 days ago
Books Week gives families a chance to talk about censorship and decide for themselves what kids should read The American Library Association (ALA) — champions of free access to books and information — launched Banned Books Week in 1982... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Panel celebrates freedom to readat 7 p.m. in the Library Event Space. The panel is part of the national Banned
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 21 days ago
at 7 p.m. in the Library Event Space. The panel is part of the national Banned Books Week campaign, first organized by the American Library Association in 1982 and intended to raise awareness about censorship and celebrate the “freedom to read,”... Read more
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Raw Story
Banned Books Week: Harry Potter and the censors’ wrathBanned Books Week: Harry Potter and the Censors’ Wrath The American Library As
Raw Story / Posted 22 days ago
Banned Books Week: Harry Potter and the Censors’ Wrath The American Library Association (ALA)’s yearly Banned Books Week, held this year between Sunday September 24 and Saturday September 30, is both a celebration of freedom and a warning against... Read more
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Eureka Times-Standard
Check it out: September is Library Card Sign-up MonthHumboldt County have library cards and, with September being Library Card Sign-
Eureka Times-Standard / Posted 24 days ago
Humboldt County have library cards and, with September being Library Card Sign-up Month, that number is sure to grow. The American Library Association campaign — which takes place each fall as school is starting — is designed to promote the value... Read more
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The Monroe Evening News
Novel chosen for county's annual community readactivities we can do,” she said. One Book, One Community of Monroe County, mod
The Monroe Evening News / Posted a month ago
activities we can do,” she said. One Book, One Community of Monroe County, modeled after a program developed by the American Library Association, promotes the value of reading by recommending a compelling book that links community members in... Read more

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