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Banned Books Week highlights books that have been challenged or permanently removed from library shelves. 'Shelves' via

How do libraries get away with banning books?

While legal precedent makes banning books difficult, it still happens.
Since 1982, over 11,000 books have been challenged by individuals seeking to have them banned from schools or libraries. 'Book' via

I’m a librarian who banned a book. Here’s why.

When only six people showed up for a panel designed to raise awareness of banned books, the pot needed to be stirred a bit.
Lower-income students benefit the most from libraries. Yet, budget cuts are leading to a decline in their numbers. Pesky Librarians

The calamity of the disappearing school libraries

The number of libraries is dropping drastically across almost all states. Will a revised No Child Left Behind law make a difference?

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