Wyoming librarians under fire for books about sex, LGBTQ

Campbell County Public Library officials in Wyoming have been facing a local outcry over the books and for scheduling a transgender magician to perform for youngsters, an act canceled amid threats against the magician and library staff. https://abcnews.go.com/US/wireStory/wyoming-librarians-fire-books-sex-lgbtq-80360733

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New LGBTQ library and archives in Iowa opens

The LGBTQ Iowa Archives and Library opened last month in Iowa City. University of Iowa graduate student Aiden Bettine, one of the founders, says: “There’s a deep affinity that this place is here and it’s happening and it’s prioritizing Iowa in particular …You don’t find these books all together in a room, unless you’re in […]

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Sheridan Library purchases 6th known copy of John Addington Symonds’ ‘A Problem in Greek Ethics’

Symonds privately printed just 10 copies in 1883, but until know there were only 5 known surviving copies. https://hub.jhu.edu/2019/12/05/john-addington-symonds-greek-ethics-rare-book/

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ALA Midwinter – Rainbow Round Table Events

The ALA midwinter meeting is coming soon from January 24-28, in Philadelphia. The Rainbow Round Table will be holding events throughout the conference. Make sure you attend the events and come to the Executive board sessions on Saturday morning! See you all then! 2020alamidwinter.org

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