Banned Comics: Very Graphic Novels

During Banned Books Week, libraries across the country celebrate intellectual freedom, one of KCLS' guiding values. Calls to ban books continue to happen every year, and some of the most frequently challenged materials come in the form of comics and graphic novels. Why might that be? The Comic Book Legal Defense Fund explains: "Comics are challenged for all of…
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Modern Book Groups Online

Joining a book club can be a fun way to connect with a community of readers, experience new perspectives, and discover books you might not otherwise have read. You can find a book group at a KCLS library near you or get inspired to read along with your favorite celebrity-curated book clubs online 1. Emma…
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Genre-Love at First Read

Do you remember the first book that made you fall in love with a genre? Here are 5 childhood classics of speculative fiction that made us lifelong fantasy, horror and sci-fi readers. More Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark With their truly terrifying cover art and macabre tales contained inside, this spooky book series was…
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The Woodmont Public Garden

The Woodmont Library is celebrating the 5th anniversary of its wildly successful public garden. Created in 2012 by Children’s Librarian Deborah Sandler, each year it just gets better and better. Thanks to this year’s Children’s Librarian Robin Howe, we are continuing the tradition. The peas and kale are ready and the strawberries are coming on…
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