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Where's Waldo by Martin Handford

Placed on the American Library Association's list of 100 top banned and challenged books for a time in the 1990s. A topless, sunbathing woman was clothed in a green bikini for editions after 1997, and the book was removed from the list.

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Both branches will close Monday and Tuesday to allow staff training time with our new computer software. We are sorry for the inconvenience. In the meantime, if you aren't taking advantage of our electronic resources, you can find out more at:


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Fight censorship! Volunteer to read banned books here at the library during Banned Books week. Individuals and small groups are welcome to sign up at the Adult Department desk or by calling (501) 758-1720 for short shifts during public reading performances held Sept 25-30.

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Join us this evening for an opening reception welcoming Culture Shock and the Shelter In Place Exhibit to the gallery from 6 to 8 p.m.

Culture Shock is a group of female artists, including Melissa Cowper-Smith, Rachel Trusty, Sofia Gonzalez, Dawn Holder, Holly Laws, Sandra Luckett,...

A Mighty Girl - William F. Laman Public Library 2017-09-15 12:51

Happy 101st birthday to Roald Dahl, who is widely considered one of the greatest storytellers for children of the 20th century! The British author once said, "I have a passion for teaching kids to become readers, to become comfortable with a book, not daunted. Books shouldn't be...

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Just One Day by Gayle Forman

Challenged, but retained in the Rosemount, Minn., middle and high school libraries in 2015, despite a parent's concern about "a graphic sex scene, underage drinking [and] date rape" and "inappropriate language." Th...

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Fun Home: a family tragicomic by Alison Bechdel

In 2014, Fun Home, an award-winning autobiographical graphic novel, faced a challenge in South Carolina. The state legislature debated punitive budget cuts against the College of Charleston, where the book was incorporated into a volunt...

Downloadable Music - William F. Laman Public Library 2017-09-09 02:48


With Freegal music downloading service, Laman Library cardholders may download 7 free songs per week.

Browse a library of more than 13 million songs and 40,000 music videos that's updated several times per week, c...