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From the Archives: The Quest for “Bob’s Place”

This week, dear reader, I present to you a mystery. Don’t worry, no one was murdered. On Thursday, I was indexing as per usual when I noticed that “From the Corner,” a weekly column from the 1963-1964 school year written … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays and Good Luck on Finals!

Happy Holidays from Collins Memorial Library!

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Library Open All Night on December 2-4 and 9-13!

The Collins Library will be open 24/7 – December 2-4 and 9-13, 2012!  We wish you the very best on Finals week as the semester ends!  Good luck!

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BBW2012: Friday's Books

Today we highlight three banned or challenged books: These three books were banned or challenged for various reasons: To the Wedding was challenged in CA schools because of mature content. Water for Elephants was removed from a NH high school … Continue reading

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BBW 2012: Thursday's Books

Today we’re highlighting three more banned or challenged books. Speak was challenged in MO school (but ultimately retained) due to complaints about drinking, cursing, and sex. The Perks of Being a Wallflower was challenged but ultimately retained in a NY … Continue reading

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BBW 2012: Wednesday's Books

Today we’re featuring two banned or challenged books: The Hunt Club, and In Cold Blood. The Hunt Club, a mystery novel, was challenged as an option in a SC school’s summer reading program because of language and perceptions that it … Continue reading

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BBW 2012: Tuesday's Books

Today, we’re highlighting three banned or challenged books. Montana 1948, a novella about the intersections between family problems, sexual misconduct, and racial tension and oppression, was challenged in WI school because of language, sexual, and racial themes. Slaughterhouse-Five is a … Continue reading

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Banned Books Week 2012: Celebrating 30 years of the freedom to read

This week is the 30th annual Banned Books week, a week dedicated to celebrating the freedom to read around the world. We’ll spend this week highlighting some banned books on the blog, and providing you with more information about why … Continue reading

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BBW 2012: Monday's Books

Today we’re highlighting two banned or challenged books, the Bhagavad Gita as it Is and Great Soul: Mahatma Gandhi and His Struggle with India. The first, the Bhagavad Gita as it Is, was challenged in Russia, where a call was … Continue reading

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