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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
Alabama Public Library System director Nancy Pack boasted on Thursday about contacting Millbrook and Madison libraries regarding Brave Books events, one of which has been canceled, while the other was announced on Friday as back on.