Little Banned Library


‘Little Banned Library’ featuring books removed from schools opening in Houston’s Heights neighborhood

Posted on · A variation of the popular Little Free Library concept, the forthcoming installation in the Heights was designed to resemble a prison cell and feature books that have been banned by public schools in Texas.



League City’s proposed library ordinance prompts pushback amid censorship fears

Posted on · The city council will consider Tuesday night whether to create a new committee charged with reviewing the appropriateness of library materials, even though such a group already exists. The proposed ordinance could potentially make League City susceptible to First Amendment legal challenges, according to the American Civil Liberties Union of Texas.


Education News

Conroe ISD removes ‘The Perks of Being a Wallflower’ from high school curriculum after parent’s complaint

Posted on · The public school district north of Houston is keeping the popular 1999 novel in its libraries for high school students and plans to revisit whether prior parental consent should be required before checking it out.