Jacob’s New Dress, Facial Recognition, and banned horror comics
#SaveIMLS; Howard Zinn; and student journalism about transgender restrooms
Howard Zinn’s “A People’s History of the United States,” “Eleanor and Park,” and Net Neutrality
Gay “Captain Underpants”; Milo Yiannopoulos; Open Carry in Libraries; and current challenges to “A People’s History of the United States,” “The Color Purple,” “The Bluest Eye,” “The Kite Runner,” “The Catcher in the Rye,” “The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian,” “Stuck in the Middle,” and “The Glass Castle”
A first: Request for a library to delete their tweets. Sensitivity readers to flag potentially offensive content. And, anti-protest bills hit Arizona.
Challenges to Eleanor & Park, Gutless, The Glass Castle, and This Book is Gay; Why was Juno Dawson uninvited to a school in the UK? And a special Black History Month webinar from the Freedom to Read Foundation about Libraries in the Jim Crow South and the story of a nine black students arrested for using a whites-only library.
New Privacy Checklists, Webinar on Libraries in the Jim Crow South, A Bad Boy Can Be Good For a Girl by Tanya Lee Stone, and a defiled prayer rug in Michigan.
Gutless and Animal Farm removed. Protecting Teen Privacy. Filtering Library Wi-Fi. Rowling Responds to Burning Harry Potter Books. And the Riots at Berkeley
January 27, 2017- Information about government censorship and updates on the Virginia Board of Education rejection of red-flagging books and the censorship of a student’s painting in a U.S. Capitol building. It’s a double issue with lots of news, don’t miss out!
January 13, 2017 – All Douglas County libraries (OR) to close, Email Privacy Act, and a fond farewell to Nat Hentoff.