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Stop Trying to Make Book Banning a Thing

Book banning has become an unfortunate trend. According to ALA, the rate of attempted book bannings in September 2021 was a 67% increase from September 2020. Challenged books deal overwhelmingly with two topics: race and LGBTQ+ issues.

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Improving Virtual Reference Services for LGBTQIA+ Users

Public libraries can do more to improve virtual reference services for their LGBTQIA+ users and customers. Cincinnati and Hamilton County Public Library and other library systems are leading the way.