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Jennifer Oliver O'Connell: Alabama libraries and the battle for the minds and hearts of our youth

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.

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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.

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State library board member John Wahl plans to call vote on state disaffiliation from American Library Association

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.

Governor Kay Ivey visited J.F. Shields High School and spoke to students during an assembly Monday September 11, 2023 in Beatrice, Ala. Alabama News
Ivey responds to state library director, calls for policy changes: 'I still lack confidence that our libraries are most effectively fulfilling their mission'

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.

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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).

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APLS's Pack argues case for same-sex couples in library children's books, downplays role of American Library Association

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.

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State library director appears to have played role in Madison, Millbrook library events

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.