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Tag: OZARK DALE COUNTY LIBRARY

Blankenship Alabama News
Ozark Mayor unfazed by censure vote: 'It means nothing — Doesn’t change a thing'

Ozark Mayor David Blankenship is unphased by those applauding his recent censuring by Ozark City Council after the mayor received criticism after getting the local library to relocate several sexually explicit books.

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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.

Ozark Library Alabama News
Prescription drugs found in Ozark Dale County Library; Librarian took pills to CVS

The Ozark Dale County library director said she responded immediately after finding out prescription pills were found in a free book bin in the library.

Ozark Dale County Library Alabama News
VIDEO — Outrage in the Wiregrass: Ozark Dale County Library board reconsiders explicit ‘young adult’ books access after 4-hour meeting

Members of the Ozark Dale County Library Board of Trustees said they’d vote on a policy change at their next meeting to add parental consent requirements for kids to read some explicit books currently in the “young adult” section of the library after they heard from Dale County residents for and against such a change on Wednesday.

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Dale County Commissioner requests 'young adult' books depicting bestiality, orgies and sexual assault be moved to the adult section of the Ozark library

Dale County Commissioner Adam Enfinger made official requests Tuesday to remove two books from the young adult section of the Ozark Dale County Library.

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Children, teen LGBTQ book controversy moves to Ozark Dale County Library; Ozark mayor calls to cut funds

The Ozark Dale County Library pulled all young adult LGBTQ+ books from the shelves to review them after a complaint from the Ozark mayor. The books have been returned to the shelves, but the library is now planning a community meeting to hear from the public and discuss what actions will be taken going forward.