Three Crandall librarians write books | Place

Three Crandall librarians write books |  Place

Dan Hubbs, a librarian at Crandall Public Library, has published a book of poetry titled, “Downtown Super Tells All,” about his time working as a super in an apartment building in downtown Manhattan in the 1980s. Gretta Hochsprung GLENS FALLS — Dan Hubbs spent three years in the early 1980s working as a super in … Read more

Roanoke County School Board passes more restrictive library book policy | education

The Roanoke County School Board that policy lastly passed a new library’s more restrictive adding new books at its meeting night. The matter comes after a book, “When Aidan Became a Brother,” was removed from Herman L. Horn Elementary last year, amid debate. That book is about a transgender boy wanting to be a good … Read more

After book removal, library policy up for adoption by Roanoke County School Board | education

The Roanoke County School Board is set to vote on an updated media policy Thursday which would make it harder for librarians to add books to school collections, while also expanding the power of parents to potentially remove them. The matter comes after a book, “When Aidan Became a Brother,” was removed from Herman L. … Read more

Editorial: In the Roanoke Valley, dodging discussions by making books disappear | Editorial

We have in our possession an item so potent that at least one Roanoke Valley school system has taken great pains to make sure no grade school student can idly get their hands on it and put themselves in danger. We’re referring, naturally, to the Stonewall Book Award winning children’s picture book “When Aidan Became … Read more

Librarians Want More Funny YA

Sorry, but Greg Heffley won’t age up, says “Diary of a Wimpy Kid” creator Jeff Kinney. TM and © 2007-2022, Wimpy Kid, Inc. What do fans of “Diary of a Wimpy Kid” read in high school? The shelves of any teen section in a library or bookstore are dominated by black covers featuring swords, wings, … Read more