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John Wahl Alabama News
State library board's Wahl praises Ivey for proposed rules addressing sexually explicit books — 'Libraries should be a safe place for our kids'

Alabama GOP chairman and Alabama Public Library Service Board member John Wahl recently praised Gov. Kay Ivey for her attentiveness and recommendations for the state library board to address sexually explicit library books.

Kids playing Alabama News
Kristin Landers: Let’s bring back childhood

My childhood was not perfect – no one’s is without blemish – but for the most part, my parents and even society let me be a child. I’m very blessed. 

Nancy Pack Alabama News
State library director contradicts previous statements on ALA relationship, defends DEI in libraries in response to Ivey letter

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).

Library Alabama News
Laura Clark: Do our children belong to the libraries or to us?

Public libraries are at the center of any town and state. They’re also at the center of the minds of concerned parents. And if you aren’t concerned about public libraries, you are not paying attention.

State Sen Chris Elliott Alabama News
State Sen. Elliott: Tired of 'incremental indoctrination' in libraries and other public venues

State Sen. Chris Elliott (R-Josephine) spoke Tuesday to the Common Sense Campaign at the Foley Public Library about top issues facing his constituents.