The progress in the library books and with the APLS appointments by our governor shows that all is not lost. The people still have power and pushback on this Marxist agenda.
After much pressure from the community and state lawmakers, The Alabama Public Library Service (APLS) Board did the wise thing last Tuesday, unanimously voting to withdraw its membership in the American Library Association (ALA).
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.
In the war of ideas, the battle for the minds of men, the library is a central field of conflict, because the library is a repository of ideas.
Groups like Read Freely Alabama and other leftist groups claim the removal of books from libraries violates the First Amendment. This is simply an error based on a faulty interpretation of the First Amendment and a general ignorance of Constitutional Law.
Parents across Alabama are demanding that libraries change their policies to ensure books with sexualized content are unavailable to young children. This should not be difficult, but everyone from town mayors to library directors to city councils are pointing the finger and passing the buck.
The Alabama Public Library Service recently voted to delay the anticipated vote to disassociate the agency from the American Library Association.
Activists gathered at the North Shelby County Library on Thursday night to praise the library board members for keeping an LGBTQ display in the children’s section in June after backlash from residents who felt it was inappropriate for kids.
Whether it’s books that obviously have a social agenda in a library, the curriculum in their school, or even which school they attend, all parents have the right and responsibility to choose what is best for their children.
Alabama State Department of Education (ALSDE) Superintendent Erick Mackey said at a Thursday meeting that he is encouraging school superintendents to adopt policies for challenging school library books.
Alabama Republican Party chairman John Wahl said there were actions the Alabama Legislature could take to respond to public libraries opting to include what some deem objectionable sexual content in their children and young adult collections.
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.
In her response letter to Gov. Kay Ivey, Alabama Public Library Service (APLS) director Nancy Pack expressly contradicted previous statements made to 1819 News regarding the state library’s connection with the American Library Association (ALA).
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.
The time has come for Alabama libraries to disaffiliate from the toxic American Library Association.
Library board members are charging ahead, making the giant leap to equate protecting the innocence of children with “censorship” and “book banning.”
Dozens of books containing LGBTQ content in one form or another are available, with many catering to teenagers, young adults, and children.
The North Shelby Library Board voted to keep a “pride” display in its children’s area on Monday as a large crowd gathered to speak for and against the display at its meeting.
By Brandon Moseley Congresswoman Terri Sewell (D-AL07) announced that schools and libraries in Alabama can apply now through October...