Celebrate National Library Week: Libraries Lead

This week East Central Regional Library joins libraries nationwide in celebrating the many ways libraries lead their communities through the services, programs, and expertise they offer. April 8-14 is National Library Week, an annual celebration of the life-changing work of libraries. Libraries aren’t just places to borrow books or study—they’re also creative and engaging community …

Read a Banned Book

  Every September the American Library Association focuses on the books that have been challenged and banned in either a school or public library.  Since 1990, the American Library’s Association’s Office for Intellectual Freedom (OIF) has recorded more than 10,000 book challenges.  A challenge is a formal, written complaint requesting a book be removed from …