I get to leave tomorrow for the SLA Annual Conference and I’m really looking forward to it. I still plan to visit the Holocaust Museum if I have the time – it’s an amazing museum. I’m also looking forward to hearing Colin Powell speak. I’ve got a lot of sessions that I am hoping to attend including a couple by SU’s own Jill Hurst-Wahl.
Anyway in browsing for the news today, I uncovered a story about excerpts from Penthouse magazine (x8) being on the shelves of a library and a patron raising a stink. Personally, I think that the library’s response was completely appropriate – it is up to the parents to monitor the reading habits of their children and libraries shouldn’t censor. For more: read full article here.