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741.5: Your Right To Deadpool

I could be standing behind the glass-front counter at my retail comic shop job, or behind the formica circulation desk the library where I serve as assistant manager, young adult services coordinator, and overseer of graphic novel collection development, but the parent will always be the same:  ...

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Libraries v. Parents

Last week a library in Hertfordshire, England, put new restrictions on who could check out certain materials. Children under 16 can no longer check out graphic novels shelved in the adult section. A parent complained after she was able to check out graphic novels such as Fatale with her ten  ...

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741.5: Greetings From Your Local Librarian

About a year ago, I was helping my boss, the director of the public library at which I am employed, shift books. We were in the 740’s–for those unfamiliar with the nightmarish nonsense that is Dewey Decimal, that’s “Arts and Recreation”–and both of us were sighing heavily at the  ...

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