You probably saw this on the tubes today. Library workers in Jessamine County Kentucky [a library system I’ve featured in talks before, though I can’t remember why] got fired when it was discovered they’d colluded to sort of permanently check out graphic novels to keep kids form being able to check them out Please feel free to read more
- Alan Moore, destroyer of library workers
- Child protection or censorship? [with 105 comments!]
- Jessamine library board hears public comment about book-checkout policy
Amusingly, the graphic novel in question was Alan Moore’s The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen: The Black Dossier. Yesterday was his birthday.
2 thoughts on “Jessamine county has very little in common with me”
Gaiman has the best roundup of the incident that I’ve seen so far. About halfway down this post: http://journal.neilgaiman.com/2009/11/local-man-in-hate-mail-outrage-shock.html
‘”People prayed over me while I was reading it because I did not want those images in my head,” she says.’ *snort*
Comments are closed.