November 17, 2017

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Libraries Included in Lawmakers’ Summer Learning Proposals

An emphasis on literacy and partnerships in pending legislation throughout the country likely means that libraries will play an increasing role in preventing summer learning loss.

Authors Pen Letter of Support to NC Youth

A North Carolina law seen as LGBT discrimination has prompted roughly 270 members of the kid lit community to show their support for all young readers.

Virginia Bill Requires Educators to Offer Alternative Book Option Upon Request

The protests of one mom, who didn’t want her son reading Toni Morrison’s “Beloved,” led to legislation that would require an “opt-out” option for assigned literature.

Updated: The E-Rate Window Is Wide Open—So What Next?

Libraries and schools applying for E-Rate’s Wi-Fi program have an extra $1.5 billion of funds to tap until the March 26 deadline. Here are some tips and tools to maximize your application.