FReadom to Read

FReadom to Read

Two weblog posts in a row about our Library remaining a Harmless Place for our LGBTQIA+ kiddos. Why? For the reason that we’re aggressively passionate about staying allies to our little ones. Also, the information is chock comprehensive of alarming examples the place moms and dads, faculty districts, and communities are NOT supporting the liberty to examine. The democratic freedom to give ALL youngsters the alternative to find books with no censorship or barriers.

It boils my blood! Why does it seem to be like we are heading backwards with FREADom to examine?

So, I needed to give you (pricey reader!) an example of our Pride Thirty day period book exhibit, our checklist of Fiction textbooks, and how we boost it to our kiddos. Most of this put up is copied from our Daring College Library Web site, Instagram posts, &

what I shared via our Canvas local community announcement.

A single of my most respected Library buddies, Laura C. Davies (Adore her!) who I fulfilled when I was keynoting the ASTE Tech Meeting in Anchorage Alaska had this to say on my Instagram publish:

lauracdavies  Commented:

“Sure! I have my own classroom library, total of numerous publications,
and for the first time in my occupation I actually questioned if a person
would complain about my assortment. I am likely to continue to keep on bringing new
guides into my classroom because pupils who want guides that really encourage
inclusion know in which they can find them.”

What do you imagine?

Whilst you might be in this article, get a duplicate of our Leading 25 LGBTQIA+ Listing of Fiction Publications   Or appear to the Library Media Middle for a paper version on screen. We’re that includes both equally fiction and nonfiction textbooks!

From our Instagram Posts:

Hey #MHMSMd Mountain Lions come check out out our #MHMSPride 🏳️‍🌈 e book show! You even now have another 7 days or so to verify out a reserve & these are amazing! We have usually been and hope will often be a #SafeSpace for all our youngsters! #LGBTQIA+ #Ally We’re featuring each fiction and nonfiction books! #NOCensorship listed here!

🏳️‍🌈One of my learners checked out a e book from this show appropriate soon after I completed environment it up and requested – “Do my dad and mom know what books I test out from listed here?” To which I replied, “Nope. Not this 12 months. 

You have the ideal to read through no matter what you want with entire perception of confidentiality. We would by no means out you. But Politics can improve items. “

Of course, sadly, there are some faculty districts and states that want to notify mothers and fathers of the books they look at out!” HORROR!

Why does it seem to be like we’re going backwards and not forwards? i’d like to hear what you believe of the remarks. It scares me!

This is the entire pyramid show! 🏳️‍🌈 #MHMSMd Mountain Lions arrive on in & test out our #MHMSPride guide exhibit!

We have usually been, and hope to constantly be, a #SafeSpace for all our children! #LGBTQIA+ #Ally.

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