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. While this poll refers to school libraries specifically, the change in attitude could present implications for public libraries.
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