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Jan 25, 2023

Baltimore County library foundation honors longtime director with memorial scholarship

The Foundation for Baltimore County Public Library announced the creation of the Charlie Robinson Endowed Master of Library Science Memorial Scholarship.

Amanda Darrow, director of youth, family and education programs at the Utah Pride Center, poses on Dec. 16, 2021, with books, including “Gender Queer,” that have been the subject of complaints from parents in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)
Nov 4, 2022

Book banning resonates as an issue in Maryland school board races

Some books, including memoirs from LGBTQ+ authors, have become flash points in school board races nationwide, including in Maryland.

Jun 14, 2022

Judge in Maryland strikes down library e-book law

A federal judge in Maryland struck down a state law requiring publishers to make e-books available on “reasonable terms" to libraries if they were also being offered to the public.

Jan 4, 2021

Judge finds gender bias at Enoch Pratt, orders nearly $200,000 in back pay

Baltimore and its Enoch Pratt Free Library system discriminated against female librarian supervisors by paying them less than a male colleague, a federal judge has ruled in ordering the city to pay the five women a total of nearly $200,000 in double back pay and to raise their retirement compensation as a remedy for the […]

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