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Study: School Book-Banning Has Gained Support

Libraries are meant to be places where anyone can read on any subject, as described in the Library Bill of Rights. So it was concerning to see a “Library Journal” article that discussed a March 2015 Harris Poll which found that 28% of adults now support book banning in school libraries. In 2011, only 18% of adults supported it.[1] While this poll refers to school libraries specifically, the change in attitude could present implications for public libraries.