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Tag: BOOKS

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Autauga-Prattville Public Library seeks dismissal of federal lawsuit after conforming rules with state regulations

The Autauga-Prattville Public Library board is requesting a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit brought by left-wing advocates after the library developed policies regarding the availability of sexually explicit children’s books.

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Hoover City Schools takes online library system offline to ensure 'books with mature sexual content are removed'

On Thursday, Hoover City Schools announced the online library system, SORA, students use to access books online has been made unavailable while the system conducts an internal audit.

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Conservative group sends mailers urging citizens to contact Fairhope leaders over sexually explicit books

The Baldwin County Conservative Coalition sent mailers to residents of Fairhope following a tense council meeting where concerned citizens came forward about inappropriate books.

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Kristin Landers: The push to sexualize Alabama’s children

I used to think Alabama was a state where kids could be kids, but it looks like we could use some sage wisdom from that big dancing rat at Chuck E. Cheese right now.

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Sexually explicit book removed from Prattville library after child on field trip was 'severely disturbed' by its content

The Autauga Prattville Public Library recently removed a sexually explicit book from its shelves when a child became “severely disturbed” after picking up the book on a field trip.

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Fairhope pediatrician, retired minister want Fairhope Library to keep questionable books in children section; Anti-human trafficking activist raises concerns

The Fairhope Library's Board of Trustees met Monday and heard from the public about concerns over books that some say contain inappropriate material. These books, they say, are in the children and teen sections of the library, and they want them moved to the adult section.

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Autauga GOP passes resolution fighting against 'obscene, sexually explicit' books for minors at local library

The Autauga County GOP approved a resolution on Thursday, backing those opposing sexually explicit books made available to minors in the Autauga-Prattville Public Library.

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ALGOP chair Wahl says adults must protect children from 'disturbing material' in libraries — 'Let's get one thing straight, we are not talking about banning anything'

The day after the Alabama Public Library Service voted on a measure concerning inappropriate books in children and teen sections of libraries, board member John Wahl spoke in Fairhope about what he heard.

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Amie Beth Shaver: Stop giving the green light to blue material

Recently, adults gave the green light to blue material. It's happened repeatedly in Alabama, but Prattville is the only place elected officials have shaken hands with what's wicked.

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Foley mayor responds to Ivey's letter questioning Alabama Public Library Service: 'Parental control is paramount'

The mayor of Foley says he agrees with Gov. Kay Ivey after she wrote a letter questioning Alabama Public Library Service (APLS) director Nancy Pack.  Ivey listed nine questions about inappropriate books being made available to children and teens across the state and how the process works in the state.

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Foley library director refuses to remove pro-LGBTQ children books — Calls selection 'a pretty good reflection' of community

The director of the Foley Public Library says he would not remove a book deemed inappropriate by some from the children's or young adults section because he is against censorship and constitutional rights.