Libraries hold a conflicted place our collective imagination. To many of us, they’re magical. We were first exposed to worlds of imagination and ideas on the shelves of our local libraries. To others, these buildings serve as indispensable community gathering spots, places to learn and meet and share. But to a small and vocal group, school and town libraries threaten social order.
This week, Kansas Reflector opinion columnists read books challenged by parents and residents and give their thoughts. In this podcast, opinion editor Clay Wirestone speaks with Lori Brack, Iridescent Riffel and Mark McCormick about their responses.