‘The Things They Carried’ challenge in Utah; upcoming webinar on fake news; and Facebook data breach
By: Kate Lechtenberg I was recently working on a proposal for a new course, and my book list kept getting longer and longer. The solution was clear: choice. If there […]
Get ready for Banned Books Week 2018 with new handbook; Drag storytimes bring fierceness—and fierce opposition; Want to defend democracy? Start with your public library.
Facial recognition surveillance at the library? Data Collection and Privacy: Balancing Information Needs with Patron Protection;
Libraries invited to join Dear Banned Author letter-writing campaign this Banned Books Week
It’s almost that time again, the most wonderful time of the year! Back to school!
The best educating requires academic freedom; I Love My Librarian! 2018 Award nominations now open; Hate in schools: An in-depth look
Why the Janus decision matters to library unions; Southern Utah library workers told to remove buttons, displays featuring LGBTQ-themed materials; Choose Privacy Every Day!
Library meeting rooms for all; SC Police Union Challenges Summer Reading List with “The Hate U Give” and “All American Boys”; Human Rights Watch calls on Hong Kong government to put LGBT-themed children’s books back on open shelves at public libraries
My professional concerns collide with my parenting worries: What is “appropriate” for young people? How should schools and communities respond to “controversial” content and issues? How can teens and adults communicate about difficult topics? Here’s a peek into the talks my daughter and I’ve had about Rise, Spring Awakening, and the tough topics that teens and adults work through every day.