September 23, 2014

Brentwood, MO: “Library Board Unanimous: Challenged Book Stays”

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From the St. Louis Post-Dispatch:

Trustees for the Brentwood Public Library held a special meeting this week and voted to keep “Uncle Bobby’s Wedding” in its children’s collection.

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The library was responding to a written challenge from a Brentwood resident, who did not like the book’s subject matter. “Uncle Bobby’s Wedding” is a picture book involving a young guinea pig and her beloved uncle, who is going to marry. The marriage involves a male partner, but the niece’s concern is more about whether her uncle will still have time for her.

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See Also: Official News Item from Brentwood Public Library

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