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Masterman students Numar Ahmed (left) and Gomian  Konneh. (Credit: Pat Loeb)

Students, Librarians Speak Up For Lack Of Libraries In Phila. Schools

Librarians in town for a national conference joined Philadelphia public school parents, students and staff, yesterday, to call attention to the lack of libraries in district schools.


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Thousands Of Librarians In Town For Mid-Winter Conference

The American Library Association’s Midwinter Meeting & Exhibits is taking place at the Pennsylvania Convention Center.


Banned Books Week

Banned Books Week, the last week of September, is sponsored by the American Library Association and celebrates the freedom to read. It started in 1982 responding to the sudden increase in the number of challenges in bookstores, libraries and schools.