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Books Flyer Alabama News
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.

Fairhope Alabama News
'Can we say f***, d***, p****?': Fireworks at Fairhope City Council meeting over library books available to kids

Citizens from Fairhope and beyond attended the city council meeting Monday evening to read books they say are too inappropriate to be in the children's and teen’s sections at the Fairhope Public Library. ___group opposing

Trussville Library meeting Alabama News
Trussville Library board announces decisions on 41 challenged books — 'This is vulgar filth that’s in some of these books and we want them removed'

The Trussville Public Library Board meeting Monday night was packed with over 100 people wishing to speak out about books in the children and teen sections that have caused quite a stir over content some call “sexually explicit” and “inappropriate.”

Orange Beach Books Alabama News
Orange Beach Middle, High School library books in review for foul language, sexual content

After a review of the books offered, 1819 News identified seven books that contained foul language or explicit sexual content. Now, Superintendent Randy Wilkes said a regular review of the selection may be warranted.

Foley Public Library Alabama News
Foley library makes leadership changes, moves explicit books to adult section after complaints

The Foley Public Library is now under new leadership and changes have already taken place following complaints about inappropriate books in the children and teen sections.

Library Board of Trustees Fairhope Alabama News
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.

Ozark Dale County Library Alabama News
Ozark Dale County Library Board makes changes in response to juvenile book controversy

The Ozark Dale County Library Board made changes during a meeting Wednesday to protect juveniles in the children and teen sections of the library.

Foley Mayor Ralph Hellmich listens to concerns over library books Alabama News
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.

Foley library books Alabama News
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.