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Libraries Get More Use But Less Funding

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | Bob Hoover | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Preliminary figures from a new American Library Association survey of how libraries fared in 2009 show that nearly 75 percent of them were handed sign...

As Congress Prepares to Reauthorize the Patriot Act, Reader Privacy Must be Protected

Judy Platt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Judy Platt

Readers need to make it clear to their members of Congress and Senators that the privacy of what they read is non-negotiable and that they're entitled to that privacy whether the books they read are borrowed or bought.

A Poem Highlights Banned Books Week

John Lundberg | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
John Lundberg

This week is Banned Books Week here in the U.S., an event sponsored primarily by the American Library Association (ALA) to draw attention to recent acts (and attempted acts) of book banning.