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By Noel Nash
The Chronicle 

Creswell library won't ban 'Skippyjon' books

 

February 6, 2020

CRESWELL – The recent public concerns regarding Hispanic stereotypes in the Skippyjon Jones children's book series made its way onto the agenda for the Library Board meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 28. No one from the public attended the open meeting, which means there was no further public input.

Board members had been given copies of the books to prepare for the meeting, said librarian Su Liudahl, and "there was a very thoughtful conversation about the pros and cons of the books and about the perils of banning books in general."

Ultimately, Liudahl said, there was consensus that the city libr...



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