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Have we forgotten what a public library is for?

Oct 04 2022

In an opinion piece in the Washington Post, Deborah E. Mikula, executive director of the Michigan Library Association and Loren Khogali, executive director of the ACLU of Michigan, respond to the population of Jamestown, Michigan voting that they would rather defund — and possibly shutter — their only public library than keep books with LGBTQ themes on the shelves.

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Award Winners

  • Book Jacket: Horse
    Horse
    by Geraldine Brooks
    Voted 2022 Best Fiction Award Winner by BookBrowse Subscribers. Geraldine Brooks creates a ...
  • Book Jacket: In Love
    In Love
    by Amy Bloom
    Voted 2022 Best Nonfiction Award Winner by BookBrowse Subscribers. In 2019, author Amy Bloom and her...
  • Book Jacket: Remarkably Bright Creatures
    Remarkably Bright Creatures
    by Shelby Van Pelt
    Voted 2022 Best Debut Award Winner by BookBrowse Subscribers. Shelby Van Pelt's debut novel, ...

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Cradles of the Reich
by Jennifer Coburn
Three women, a nation seduced by a madman, and the Nazi breeding program to create a so-called master race.
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