Challenged book to stay on shelf at Seaside Library
When heroes die by Penny Raife Durant
patrons; Seaside Library; Seaside Library Board
A Seaside couple challenged "When Heroes Die", a book about an adolescent boy and his homosexual uncle who has AIDS. The Seaside Library Board voted unanimously to retain the book; the majority of citizens who attended the board's meeting were in favor of the library keeping it.
Library director Shirley Gibbons, gay, complaint procedure, Rachel Lundell, Russ Taggard, Patricia Wright, Kay Aya, Coley Beghtol