North Bend library marks banned book week
The World (Coos Bay)
As part of Banned Books Week, North Bend Public Library displays some of the books on ALA's "100 most frequently challenged books of 1990-2000". 14th annual report from the Oregon Intellectual Freedom Clearinghouse announced 47 challenges about library material between July 1, 2000 and June 30, 2001: 41 public libraries and 6 school libraries. The material was retained in 46 of the cases. According to Gary Sharp, North Bend library has had no challenges in the past 18 months.
Gary Sharp, Oregon Intellectual Freedom Clearinghouse, ALA