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BANNED! 8 Lesser-known Books Banned in the United States

by Ashley Mancill previously published 10/6/14 BANNED! 8 Lesser-known Books Banned in the United States Most of us have read or at least know some of the works that are on the American Library Association’s lists of banned and challenged books. From literary masterpieces, to edgy young adult fiction, to beloved tales and new classics in children’s…

My Right to Read – Banned Books Week

by Shayna Monnens, previous Head Editor, INALJ South Dakota previously published 9/22/13 My Right to Read – Banned Books Week It’s that amazing time of year again, the last week of September, in which libraries around the country celebrate their patrons’ right to read. It doesn’t matter who you are, a librarian, a student, or…

Nancy Kranich …Former ALA President

by Claire Schmieder, Senior Editor previously published 5/6/13 This interview is from 2013 Nancy Kranich…Former ALA President and Rutgers University–Lecturer, School of Communication and Information and Special Projects Librarian Claire:  Your career path has been pretty amazing. What are a few of your favorite moments along that path? Nancy: Retrieving books for UW-Parkside by bike…

Celebrate Banned Books Year Round!

by Leigh Milligan, Head Editor, INALJ Pennsylvania Celebrate Banned Books Year Round! So a few weeks ago I was shopping at my favorite tea shop in Historic Smithville NJ when I found this gem: Which then reminded me I never wrote part 2 of my 2 -part Banned Books Week Blog, so here it is!…

Banned Books Week – our top 5

by Leigh Milligan, Head Editor, INALJ Wisconsin Banned Books Week – our top 5 (pt 1) One of my favorite weeks of the year to promote libraries is Banned Books Week. Banned Books Week is the annual celebration of the Freedom to Read.  Libraries and bookstores all over the world bring attention to the problem…