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Looking for a book to read?

Exciting news over here at the Gingrich Library blog! Library Marketing Assistant Abby Army is going to start posting book reviews! They will be of books we have here in the Gingrich Library. If you like one of Abby’s reviews … Continue reading

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Game Night/Day of the Dead

Below is a guest post from Abby Army  the library marketing assistant here in the library!   By day, Gingrich Library is a (mostly) quiet space, filled with students studying and working to further their education. However, last week, the … Continue reading

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Research a book before you challenge it!

Think of your favorite board book or book from your toddler years. Do you have fond memories of ” Brown Bear Brown Bear What Do You See?” This children’s book staple was at one time a banned book. In 2010 … Continue reading

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“Fun Home” raises concerns

Students usually associate bans and challenges within a k-12 education setting. However, that’s not always the case. In 2015 a Duke university  freshmen expressed concern over the summer reading selection of “Fun Home” by Alison Bechdel. The award winning graphic novel … Continue reading

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A book about penguins tops the banned list

Penguins can cause controversy.  The book “And Tango Makes Three” is about penguins in the Central Park Zoo. It was also the “American Library Associations Most Challenged in 2006, 2007, 2008 and 2010.  It has been challenged in public schools … Continue reading

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