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Poet, author Maya Angelou dies at 86

...melodrama. Meanwhile, Angelou's passages about her rape and teen pregnancy have made it a perennial on the American Library Association's list of works that draw complaints from parents and educators."'I thought that it was a mild book. There's...
Augusta libraries, schools say calls to ban books are rare

The American Library Association's latest list of most challenged books is striking in its diversity.Toni Morrison's The Bluest Eye and Stephen Chbosky's...
The human story

...but it's a feather in the Evans center's hat: It is one of only 18 sites chosen for the exhibit by the American Library Association Public Programs Office.And, as Ms. Lazarus did with the statue itself, the Augusta Jewish Community Center...
Book week puts focus on purpose of libraries

...materials removed or restricted, according to the American Library Association's Office for Intellectual Freedom. In 2009...Caldwell-Stone, the deputy director of the American Library Association's Office for Intellectual Freedom."It's...
Library visits rise; sales fall at booksellers

...industry's troubles are mostly because of the lack of any hit titles for sale, not a surge in library usage. The American Library Association says usage nationwide was 10 percent higher in the past year than during the 2001 economic downturn, when...
Across the area

...the status and salary of library workers. The winners will be honored at a breakfast reception during the American Library Association's Annual Conference in June in Anaheim, Calif. Ms. Reid will receive $2,000. Mother gets probation...
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Group forms to offer guidance, understanding to single mothers

...a children's librarian in Columbia County, has received one of the most prestigious awards given by the American Library Association, has a cake business and is preparing to compete in the Ms. Black Georgia USA pageant in April. She said...
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Techbits: Library access, Facebook privacy, Security warranty, and more

...average 11 public-access terminals, comparable to findings in a 2004 survey. The new study, sponsored by the American Library Association and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, found a doubling of wireless access, to 37 percent. High-speed...
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...Services Association (RUSA), a division of the American Library Association. - Midnight at the Dragon Caf, Judy Fong...Hummingbird's Daughter, Luis Alberto Urrea Source: American Library Association AROUND TOWN TODAY PLANETARIUM SHOWS: In My...
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25th Banned Books Week is about to begin

...record, with 405 challenges reported to the American Library Association. The ALA has been tracking efforts to pull...and inappropriate language. On the Net: The American Library Association,
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