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Learn about the recent spike in book bans in the United States and what you can do to fight censorship.

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U.S. Book Challenges Update: March 22 Edition

Libraries and schools across the country are experiencing unprecedented levels of attempts to ban or remove books from their shelves. I Love Libraries will continue to raise awareness by highlighting attempts to censor library materials, as well as efforts by librarians, parents, students, and concerned citizens to push back against them. This report includes news from Nebraska and Minnesota, as well as a look at the economic impact of book bans.

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NYPL Continues Its Books For All: Teen Banned Book Club with “The Downstairs Girl”

Readers across the country now have unlimited access to the young-adult bestseller, “The Downstairs Girl,” as part of The New York Public Library’s (NYPL) Teen Banned Book Club. Set in Gilded Age Atlanta, Stacey Lee’s award-winning novel tells the story of 17-year-old Jo Kuan, who gets into hot water when her anonymous advice column soars.

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I Love Libraries Launches New Podcast, “How I Library”

The American Library Association and I Love Libraries are proud to release the new podcast “How I Library.” This monthly series will feature authors, filmmakers, musicians, scholars, thought leaders, and, of course, librarians discussing the importance of libraries, their favorite library memories, and issues facing the library world.

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U.S. Book Challenges Update: January 26 Edition

Libraries and schools across the country are experiencing unprecedented levels of attempts to ban or remove books from their shelves. I Love Libraries will continue to raise awareness by highlighting attempts to censor library materials, as well as efforts by librarians, parents, students, and concerned citizens to push back against them. This report includes news from Iowa, Massachusetts, Virginia, and Texas.

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