All Things Library

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ohsoyourealibrarian:

WHEN A PATRON WALKS IN WITH A BOOK CHALLENGE FORM

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There are lots of resources on the web to help librarians who are dealing with book challenges, including ALA’s strategies and tips and this quick guide from the Center for Children’s Books. And for a less serious approach, try these authors’ funny responses to bans on their books. Happy Banned Books Week!

(via juliafred)

heyboobooks:

This awesome poster is a free download from the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund, and it’s especially great considering this year’s focus on comics and graphic novels that have been challenged.

heyboobooks:

This awesome poster is a free download from the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund, and it’s especially great considering this year’s focus on comics and graphic novels that have been challenged.

(via librarylisah)

"This is Barb. Barb’s leaving."

(via shayera-librarian)

universitybookstore:

"What is freedom of expression? Without the freedom to offend, it ceases to exist.”
― Salman Rushdie

Banned Books Week is September 21-27, 2014

#saturdaymorning #coffee #thisiswhatlibrarianslooklike

A teenage girl to her friend reading Sarah Dessen, “Girl that book is BORING! You gotta get you some Zane.”

ewchihasasuke:

looking at the comments of a yahoo article about JKR’s new book and -

Damn right. Just finished The Cuckoo’s Calling after resisting for so long.

Moving in a month and somehow this happened. #bookaddict #librarianproblems

bloggingbreak:

"The archetype of the witch is long overdue for celebration. Daughters, mothers, queens, virgins, wives, et al. derive meaning from their relation to another person. Witches, on the other hand, have power on their own terms. They have agency. They create. They praise. They commune with nature/ Spirit/God/dess/Choose-your-own-semantics, freely, and free of any mediator. But most importantly: they make things happen. The best definition of magic I’ve been able to come up with is “symbolic action with intent" — “action" being the operative word. Witches are midwives to metamorphosis. They are magical women, and they, quite literally, change the world."

-"The Year of the Witch" by Pamela J. Grossman

(via thatgothlibrarian)