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Tag: American Library Association

APLS Board meeting Alabama News
State library system votes to withdraw from American Library Association

After months of calls from residents and lawmakers, the Alabama Public Library Service voted unanimously on Tuesday to withdraw its membership with the American Library Association.

Library Board Alabama News
State library board delays vote to end membership with American Library Association

The Alabama Public Library Service recently voted to delay the anticipated vote to disassociate the agency from the American Library Association.

Wahl Alabama News
State library board member John Wahl plans to call vote on state disaffiliation from American Library Association

Alabama GOP chairman and Alabama Public Library Service Board member John Wahl announced on Wednesday his plans to motion for the board to officially disaffiliate from the American Library Association.

American Library Association Alabama News
State library director Nancy Pack concedes to Ivey, dissolves state board membership with American Library Association

A recent letter from Alabama Public Library Service director Nancy Pack announced that the APLS would discontinue its membership with the American Library Association and offered guidelines for libraries to address sexually explicit children's books.

Governor Kay Ivey visited J.F. Shields High School and spoke to students during an assembly Monday September 11, 2023 in Beatrice, Ala. Alabama News
Ivey responds to state library director, calls for policy changes: 'I still lack confidence that our libraries are most effectively fulfilling their mission'

Gov. Kay Ivey recently responded to Alabama Public Library Service director Nancy Pack’s defense of the state’s partnership with the American Library Association, expressing no abatement to her concerns and suggesting policy changes.

Nancy Pack Alabama News
APLS's Pack argues case for same-sex couples in library children's books, downplays role of American Library Association

During this week's broadcast of Alabama Public Television's "Capitol Journal," Alabama Public Library Service director Nancy Pack addressed some of the controversies confronting her organization and other libraries around Alabama.

Susan Dubose Alabama News
DuBose condemns American Library Association for pushing sexually explicit books on minors — 'Our Alabama Library Association is just as woke'

Local libraries are quickly becoming the latest battleground in today’s culture war, but State Rep. Susan Dubose (R-Hoover) is determined to keep them a safe place for children to study and learn without being exposed to sexually explicit materials.

Foley library books Alabama News
State Rep. Susan DuBose: It's time our libraries 'disaffiliate from the toxic American Library Association'

The time has come for Alabama libraries to disaffiliate from the toxic American Library Association.

Emily Drabinski Alabama News
'Marxist lesbian' American Library Association president not backing down despite Alabama, other states seeking separation

Although several states have separated or are seeking to separate from the American Library Association (ALA), the newly elected, self-proclaimed Marxist lesbian is not backing down from her politicized comments.